Tag Archives: Inshore

Inexpensive Rod/Reel Combo for Inshore Saltwater Fishing?

Hi all,

I’ve been saltwater fishing pretty consistently for about 2 years now and really love it, but I’m in need of a new (and inexpensive) rod/reel combo. I’m a poor law student and I’m always at my family’s beach house during breaks. I just got a kayak, so I’ll be doing a lot of inshore fishing in Mobile Bay within the next two weeks. I also fish from sandbars in the Gulf, so I’m looking for something that will stand up to different types of fish, from ladyfish and whiting to red bulls and flounder. My price limit is around $200 for both the rod and reel, but the cheaper the better. I just want to get the most bang for my buck. I like Daiwa rods and my Shimano 4000 spinning reel, but I’m open to trying a baitcasting reel as well. I’ve heard great things about Daiwa, Penn, and Abu gear.

What’s the best option for me?

Thanks in advance for your advice!!

Inflatable kayak for inshore sea fishing?

I’ve experimented with a Sevylor Tahiti, and have concluded that despite the initial worries about punctures, inflatable kayaks are practical fishing boats.

I’m now looking to spend a bit more money and get something a bit more hardcore. I’m looking for something that is good and rigid and that tracks well but can handle a light swell.

I’ve considered the Sevylor SVX200DS or maybe a Sea Eagle Paddleski.

Anybody any thoughts on other makes of inflatable kayak that would be good for fishing in estuaries or coastal inshore seas.

Ohero Inshore Slam Gold Series 7’6″ Medium Light Action Spinning Rod

  • IM-7 high modulus graphite blank
  • Single seated SIC guide
  • Cork grips
  • Hook keeper
  • Lure weight: 1/8-5/8 oz, Line weight: 4-10 lbs

Product Description
Ohero’s new Inshore Slam Gold Series rods are among the best valued rods on the market today. To achieve superior flexibility and strength, these rods utilizes high modulus IM-7 graphite for blanks, which also gives the rods its light weight characteristic. Its 9 guides are made with SIC(Silicon Carbide) material to ensure smooth line retrieval and longer cast. The handle has light weight yet sensitive corks so you can feel the slightest movement. With performance found on rods costing much more, you can’t go wrong with these Ohero Gold Series rods!

Ohero Inshore Slam Gold Series 7’6″ Medium Light Action Spinning Rod