Veni, vidi, vici - I waggled, I dithered, I bought

OldTaff

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Popped up a thread recently about making the mistake of spotting a rod in my local tackle shop and giving it a waggle.

Well yesterday someone I did a bit of work for back in the summer handed over some folding and lunchtime I popped into my local tackle shop once more.

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Having handed over the princely sum of £70 I am now the happy owner of a Korum Snapper So Solid 6’ (1-7g) dropshot rod, Shimano Sienna reel in 2000 size and a spool of 8lb Fox braid.

Not a lot of money for what feels like a superb little rod & reel.

There is zero weight to the setup and once I’ve spooled up the reel I hope to test it out Monday with some teeny lures and / or dropshotting on the Thames & Medway canal hopefully winkling out a few or perch and chublets.

It will also be my go to setup for rockpool & LRF work with Jacob at the seaside.
 

SeanB

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Looks a nice bit of kit, I hope you get to give it a proper workout on some clonkers.
 

OldTaff

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Looks a nice bit of kit, I hope you get to give it a proper workout on some clonkers.

Will be happy to christen it with anything of any size but perch will always oblige I find and I’ll tuck a few worms in a pot too just in case the plastics don’t work out.
 

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Popped up a thread recently about making the mistake of spotting a rod in my local tackle shop and giving it a waggle.

Well yesterday someone I did a bit of work for back in the summer handed over some folding and lunchtime I popped into my local tackle shop once more.

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Having handed over the princely sum of £70 I am now the happy owner of a Korum Snapper So Solid 6’ (1-7g) dropshot rod, Shimano Sienna reel in 2000 size and a spool of 8lb Fox braid.

Not a lot of money for what feels like a superb little rod & reel.

There is zero weight to the setup and once I’ve spooled up the reel I hope to test it out Monday with some teeny lures and / or dropshotting on the Thames & Medway canal hopefully winkling out a few or perch and chublets.

It will also be my go to setup for rockpool & LRF work with Jacob at the seaside.
Taff mate, you KNOW that you have to go back and buy for the third time, (It's in the Tackle dealers rule handböök)! ;-)

It reminds me of that old song, 'Wiggle it, just a little bit', except you Waggled it. LÖL
 

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Nice one Butty, enjoy your first trip and dont forget the photos👍
 

OldTaff

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Taff mate, you KNOW that you have to go back and buy for the third time, (It's in the Tackle dealers rule handböök)! ;-)

It reminds me of that old song, 'Wiggle it, just a little bit', except you Waggled it. LÖL

Not buying any more bits - wouldn’t have got this if someone hadn’t had Christmas guilt pangs and settled up with me for work I did 6 months ago :)
 

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I’ve a 2000 FD sienna on my korum snapper rod as well as it happens! Yours looks a lot smarter set up though as mine are much older models the sienna in particular must be 15 years old.
 

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Popped up a thread recently about making the mistake of spotting a rod in my local tackle shop and giving it a waggle.

Well yesterday someone I did a bit of work for back in the summer handed over some folding and lunchtime I popped into my local tackle shop once more.

2307CD07-99A2-4108-91EF-1604FDA1C536.jpeg


2E5ECF8D-1B61-479F-A027-53C1E61DCDBE.jpeg



91792D27-1DAC-42A5-A476-F73368799CA1.jpeg



Having handed over the princely sum of £70 I am now the happy owner of a Korum Snapper So Solid 6’ (1-7g) dropshot rod, Shimano Sienna reel in 2000 size and a spool of 8lb Fox braid.

Not a lot of money for what feels like a superb little rod & reel.

There is zero weight to the setup and once I’ve spooled up the reel I hope to test it out Monday with some teeny lures and / or dropshotting on the Thames & Medway canal hopefully winkling out a few or perch and chublets.

It will also be my go to setup for rockpool & LRF work with Jacob at the seaside.
Looks a bargain ,i hope you have many a happy days fishing with them 😀, tight lines mr Taff.
 
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