Originally Posted by chased
How much does a reel and rod in that weight range weigh in terms of pounds or ounces? Seems like your arm would be dead after a day of casting, not to mention fighting a beast of an animal.
You don't cast all day. As for the weight it's heavy but how you catch them does not require a ton of casting. You tease them with a lure so to speak and then bait and switch. So you "cast" very little!