7' ML BC rod with my Abu Garcia 6000 with all upgrades and power handle.
BTW, you don't need a rod heavy enough to snatch his lips off. All bites
are soft.Just a good hook set will suffice with the right tackle.
Texas Anglers Recognition Program
TPWD Official Weigh Station,77563
Coastal Bend Weigh Team, Cert. Weigh Master
USMC66'- Trout Support.com