Daiwa Gekkabijin 70-ULS Mebaru rod.
by Harold Brown
I have found the Daiwa Gekkabijin 70-ULS Mebaru rod to be excellent for panfish in farm ponds and small streams. It casts very light lures easily and is a joy to use to play smaller fish. It also has a surprising amount of backbone to handle larger fish when you hook them. I have caught 10 to 12 inch largemouth bass with it and was able to land them easily.
Recently when fishing for pumpkinseed in a small steam, I hooked a 22 inch carp on 4# monofilament and a #14 ice jig. I had to handle the fish gently and slowly tire him out until I was able to land him, but I was amazed how well this small rod handled such a heavy fish. I am very pleased with this rod and would recommend it to anyone looking for a panfish rod with enough backbone to go a little beyond its design when needed.
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