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Blackfish stick.....SCORE!!!

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Went to the englishtown auction in NJ sunday morning. Walked away w/ a 8ft GLoomis BBR-966-C. I think this is the bounceback stick rated 25-45lb 3-10oz. It was paired w/ an blue Avet 6:0:1 with some scratches on the reel handle. I payed $120 for this whole setup....SCORE BABY!!
Now is this a preferred blackfish stick? i would think this blank is ideal for blackfishing. However i think i would be a bit hesitant to use braid as there is a lot of "bounce" to this rod. Spool the Avet with mono is the way to go?? if so what lb test? 30#??? I want to use this setup for blackfishing inshore and offshore. I would think the rod can handle more than 10oz, didnt check yet to see what is the max weight i can use.
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A great price for that combo
i am not familiar with the rod but i think Lep has a Custom Loomis BB so you may want to ask him
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Well Lep now you went and did it, i am totally curious about these blanks
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