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Posted - 11 July 2010 :  1:52:47 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add thefishingbear to your friends list

can anyone tell me what sorty of rating this rod will have.
its brand new, never been out the bag, its 8m long, has eyes and a reel seat.
its as you would think in mint condition.
what can i use it for?
i would think its something to do with river fishing maybe?
sorry forgot to take the serial number and left it in my storage unit till monday morning.
anyone used one?
bargain at 25.00 plus a shimano 4000 super x reel 10.00 same fella.

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Posted - 11 July 2010 :  1:59:17 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add glasses to your friends list

Hi pal your right about the river thing . they are designed for fishing on deep rivers with a stick float or avon style float as it will give you far better line control . If you can get hold of a back copy of match fishing magazine Alan Scotthorne did a article about fishing the bolo

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Posted - 12 July 2010 :  12:37:21 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cess monkey to your friends list

You could use it on stillwaters like a 8m pole with the added bonus of a reel, light rigs tight up to snags or pockets in weed, at that price i`d buy it just to have a play.

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Posted - 12 July 2010 :  01:43:50 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Philocalist to your friends list

Bear ... You have a PM:-)

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Posted - 12 July 2010 :  11:48:17 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jayson69 to your friends list

25 quid for a speedmaster 8m bolo? that is a bargain, I payed 200 for my 7 m version!

another article about bolo fishing on a river can be found at:

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