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  About washing down your gear
  Posted by: old_user on Jun-07-12 6:19 AM (EST)

I *used* to rinse my gear after every salt water outing. The result was RUST in the reels. My reel repair guy said he never found corosion from salt, only rust from the cleaning. SO, unless you dunk the reel, get a washcloth and hot water and wipe it down, same for the rod. Go back and lube, but fight the urge to blast a reel that didn't get wet to begin with.

As far as rod/line/lures go, anything that would work on largemouth would work on reds, trout, and snook. If you hook in to a monster (which is possible), even a heavy rig might not turn it ... you should be so lucky. :)

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