Help id an older rod

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frank2104
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Help id an older rod

Post by frank2104 » Fri May 14, 2021 10:57 am

I have a Daiwa 6013 rod that belonged to my wife's uncle. It's 7 foot with recommended line wt of 2-15. No guess as to how old it is but is in great condition. I am trying to determine if this is a freshwater or salt water rod? I was thinking of setting it up for light tackle in back bays or inlet of lower Delaware. Any suggestions of a decent moderate price reel to mate it with?
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Help id an older rod

Post by ftl1951 » Fri May 14, 2021 11:14 am

frank2104 wrote:
Fri May 14, 2021 10:57 am
I have a Daiwa 6013 rod that belonged to my wife's uncle. It's 7 foot with recommended line wt of 2-15. No guess as to how old it is but is in great condition. I am trying to determine if this is a freshwater or salt water rod? I was thinking of setting it up for light tackle in back bays or inlet of lower Delaware. Any suggestions of a decent moderate price reel to mate it with?
Thanks in advance.
Sounds like maybe a vintage “Regal” from Daiwa. I would suggest it be used like you’re wanting to as light tackle. If you are using it in saltwater, a Daiwa Procyon AL reel would be durable and good in salt. Also, the new Daiwa Regal reel might serve your purpose, too. I’d go with a 2500 size. Just make sure to rinse off the salt after use.

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