Field Testing Papa Joe Lure on NEW Prototype Rig! - 2CoolFishing
Home  |  Contact Us  |  Advertise   |   Follow:
Go Back   2CoolFishing > Bluewater Forums > Jigging & Popping Forum
Register FAQ Social Groups Calendar Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-09-2020, 12:03 PM   #1
Scuba Chris
Registered Users-pm+
 
Join Date: Mar 12 2018
Posts: 308
Rep Power: 135341
Scuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of PrivateerScuba Chris has been promoted to the rank of Privateer
Field Testing Papa Joe Lure on NEW Prototype Rig!

Lure Caught a 99lb GT on Kauai by Joe Olivas & Rig is Untried by Okuma!

Years ago Joe Olivas (Whipping With Joe of YouTube fame) on Kauai managed to hook & fight in a 99.2lb GT by himself on a light rated St Croix rod, Spheros 6K spinning reel & 50lb PP braid line. Since then Mr Olivas has sent out the Kaku Lures to his comrades & friends that helped make this huge solo feat possible. The lure has been re-named Papa Joe in Joe's honor.

Also a few years ago i was given a prototype rig at the Izuo Brothers New Product Show consisting of Okuma's 9'6" Shoreline Plugger & a Rockaway Surf 6000 Spinning Reel for long distance casting. Never thought about combining the 2 until the ending of 2019. After i field tested this duo late in the day i never put it together & it lay dormant in my external drive, until i found it again today.

So i'm releasing my review of this field tested combo today. Too bad nothing hit the lure. The rod easily loads the weight of the Kaku Lure & i can cast it easily. The reel is a long casting model & is perfect for this combo. Smooth & weighted perfectly. It would've been better if i got an early start at 5am but because of my dog's vet appointment i arrived after 1pm. I used 50lb braid but 30/40lb would be ok as well. Here's the stats-

Okuma 9'6" Shoreline plugger (HSP-S-962MA)
30-65lb line test/30-160g lure weight/8+tip guides/med rod power/mf rod taper/2pc

Rockaway 6000 Surf Reel (RA-6000)
4bb + 1rb/5.3:1 gear ratio/40.9in line retrieve/26lb max drag/17oz weight

https://youtu.be/Nnd9rcsFrLE
Attached Images
 
Scuba Chris is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the 2CoolFishing forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 14.29%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2019
© 2013 Noreast Media, LLC | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertise