As for rods as well as reels are concerned, the finest encourage is to utilize a minimum 6'6" rod with either an open-faced (spinning) reel or baitcaster. And utilize the heaviest pound test line your reel could take care of or exactly what you feel comfortable using. After shedding among the greatest "tigers" during a recent fishing tour, braided/fused line as well as spinning reel/baitcaster aficionados have actually gained a new transform. Never ever once again will certainly a "tiger" be shed because of improper equipment ... next time it will be since the "tiger" was a worthwhile contender and also implied to eliminate an additional day.
Why the 9,999 th actors? Considering that, (1) the end outcome of the tiger muskie allegory in previous paragraph is that the "prize" stayed unscathed through jumping the hook and also (2) tiger muskie are reverently referred to as "the fish of 10,000 casts". Why, once again you ask? Because that powerful killer is just one of the most elusive types any fishermen has actually had the bad luck or fortune to come across. Understood to have actually consumed infant ducklings, this species has a mouth complete of teeth that commands regard. Albeit, regard for this types, will certainly be short lived. While withstanding IT (the hesitating task), ones' frustration management system will ultimately fall short triggering patience-overload to get to atomic levels. At which time, any kind of cursory and/or, glamorized ideas towards this beautifully-marked satanic force of the lake will then be totally wiped out ... never ever to return again. Yet I digress. Determination.