Complete Wahoo Planer Rod Kit

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  • Our planer rod set up is ready to go right out of the box with no guesswork, time wasted on the fishing forums, or wasted money.
  • We offer two complete wahoo planer rod kit options – Both based upon the workhorse Penn International VISX platform in size 50 or 80
  • Our planer rod kit starts with a Star Rods handcrafted deep drop 80 bent butt rod with lifetime warranty – enough backbone for planer fishing, but also outstanding sensitivity for folks who keep a keen eye on rod tips.
  • We spool the reel with 350 yards of 130lb Diamond Braid (200lb on the 80W), tied to a custom, hand made planer bridle.  An Old Salty #16 planer is standard with our 80 kit, a #12 comes with the 50 kit 100 feet of 150lb mono is next on the list; ending with a C&H Wahoo Wacker lure.
  • For other sizes, please allow 7-10 days for shipment due to the custom nature of this product.  Custom rods in lieu of the Star rod are approx 3-4 week lead time.

 

Complete Wahoo Planer Rod Kit is ready to put big Wahoo in your boat

A complete wahoo planer rod kit is something many anglers need, but may not necessarily know where to start.  Also, it can be tough to determine what the best components are in terms of long term value and quality.  Our planer rod set up is ready to go right out of the box with no guesswork.  Forget about wasting time on the fishing forums, or wasting money.  We offer two planer rod and reel options, a Penn International 50VISX or an 80VS

Planer Rod Combo Includes the Following:

Our planer rod kit starts with a Star Rods handcrafted deep drop 80 bent butt rod with lifetime warranty.  This rod has more than enough backbone for planer fishing, but also outstanding sensitivity.  We can also upgrade to one of our custom planer rods.  Reel choices consist of the powerful and proven Penn International 50VISX or 80VS We spool the reel with 350 yards of 130lb Diamond Braid (200lb on the 80), tied to a custom, hand made planer bridle.  An Old Salty #16 planer is standard with our 80 kit, a #12 comes with the 50 kit.  100 feet of 150lb diamond leader is next on the list; ending with a C&H Wahoo Wacker.

These set-ups are extremely effective, and a great buy if you're looking for a turnkey wahoo rig.  Please allow up to 7-10 days for shipment due to the custom nature of this product.  Lead time with our custom planer rod is 3 weeks as these are built to order.  Once you've placed the order, we'll contact to confirm wrap colors and boat name, etc.

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