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#11165667 - 10/14/15 10:56 PM Penn 60 Long Beach reel setup
mrbelvetron Offline

Registered: 02/16/11
Posts: 257
Loc: Tarrant County, Texas
I just got a passed down Penn 60 reel (from a long departed uncle). I know its primarily a salt water reel but I don't live anywhere near the beach (DFW). It is clean and has been stored well so I'm looking at making it a catfish combo. Any suggestions for a dedicated big cat setup using this reel? Primary fishing will be from a boat. Thanks for looking!
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#11166409 - 10/15/15 10:17 AM Re: Penn 60 Long Beach reel setup [Re: mrbelvetron]
BigPoppa007 Online   content
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Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 1309
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
I'd put it on an 8' MH MeatHunter Rod, spool it with 20lb Suffix Elite mono, run 40/50 lb mono leaders.

Edited by BigPoppa007 (10/15/15 10:18 AM)

#11168221 - 10/16/15 09:04 AM Re: Penn 60 Long Beach reel setup [Re: mrbelvetron]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/05
Posts: 6160
Loc: texas
you would need 2 miles of 20 lb to fill that reel!

I would spool it with 30 and stick it on a proangler.


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