alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Trevala Rod for 25-30 #
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« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2016, 01:58:27 AM »

I am taking a Fathom 12 this year.  No trolling rig.  I also have 2 Penn spinners.  Work is a four letter word but income is nice to have for a change.  It looks like I will be "working" for 3 or 4 more days.

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« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2016, 06:20:49 PM »

I am looking for a rod to put a Shimano OCEA Calcutta 300HG reel on and want a Trevala, my problem is no one close stocks them to "feel".  Any suggestions for a rod (Trevala only) for fishing iron?  I will be using it for albacore and a light YT rig for the June LR trip.

Any suggestions on a 6'6" blank if I decide to build another "club" for this?

thats a beautiful reel Lee, I wouldnt mine owning one of those or the OCEA jigger reel


I know you already have your rod, I have a 5.8 XXH trevala and its paired with a calcutta 400TE, I like short rods and this seems to work really nice with the calcutta reel.

good luck with this combo on Cedros
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« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2016, 08:27:05 PM »

My go to salmon reel is a Calcutta 400TE.
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« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2016, 01:45:28 AM »

My go to salmon reel is a Calcutta 400TE.

By the way, what rods do you use when fishing salmon on Oregon when using the calcutta 400TE?

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« Reply #19 on: July 14, 2016, 02:00:37 AM »

Did you use the Trevala on the 5 day?  For what and how did it do?  I want to get something for jigging with the Valiant 300.
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« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2016, 02:23:36 AM »

No, I could not put my Stickfish built Hercules with MX down.  They work well for albacore.
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« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2017, 04:41:24 PM »

The reel is capable of a bit over 13# (6kg) of drag but line capacity is small.  I somehow got my hands on a JDM Shimano OCEA Calcutta..... Grin

http://www.shimano.com/content/eu/en/Home/products0/jdm/jdm-reels/ocea-calcutta.html



did you ever used this reel Lee?

I love my calcutta 400TE and this is suposed to be an upgrade from the TE series (JDM Japanese Market)
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« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2017, 04:49:00 PM »

I picked up a Trevala tfc58mh.  It's a prototype but looks like a factory rod. Should work well for jigging with my bv-300 or even a Calcutta TE300.
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« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2017, 04:49:28 PM »

Not for salmon Alex but it worked good for bottom fish.
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« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2017, 04:59:44 PM »

I have never fished salmon so, can I ask whats the difference when fishing for salmon and bottom fishing in which that reel was better suited?
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« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2017, 09:32:37 PM »

I have never fished salmon so....

We can fix that :0)


Salmon run and fight in the top 1/3 of the water, bottom fish just pull.
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