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#11493615 - 03/22/16 12:48 PM Anyone tried the Johnny Morris "Titanium 8" combo?
MtnHm203 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/12/09
Posts: 442
Since BPS no longer handles Team Daiwa products, I stuck my neck out & ordered a Johnny Morris Titanium 8 combo.

Anybody tried out one of these?

Thanks

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#11493831 - 03/22/16 02:33 PM Re: Anyone tried the Johnny Morris "Titanium 8" combo? [Re: MtnHm203]
Jobucko Offline
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Registered: 06/06/11
Posts: 84
I purchased a Titanium8 8.1:1 ratio reel about a month ago and put it on my existing CarbonLite 6'9" rod. I had a high end Shimano Calais on the rod and loved it but wanted to turn the Calais into a pure bait caster on a 7'6" rod. I thought the 8.1:1 ratio and massive 19lb drag on the Titanium would help me fish heavy cover. I have not been disappointed. This is my first Johnny Morris/BP reel and it is a quality piece of equipment. I have loved the Carbonlite rods for years. Together they make a great combination.
I just checked the BP site and for some reason the 8.1:1 ratio reel is no longer listed. In my opinion the retrieve ratio on this reel is a bit much for traditional bait casting which is why I chose it to rapidly horse fish out of cover.

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#11493858 - 03/22/16 02:46 PM Re: Anyone tried the Johnny Morris "Titanium 8" combo? [Re: MtnHm203]
young gun 12 Offline
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Registered: 10/27/14
Posts: 351
Loc: Aubrey and Wylie Tx
I have two of the titanium reels. i LOVE them. acutally thinking about selling all my other stuff and moving to just those rods
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