Having difficulties finding the perfect combo to outfit your new boat or to update your old gear before your next offshore trip? TackleDirect has taken all of the guess work out of matching the industry?s best reels along with the brand new series of Platinum Hook rods by TackleDirect.TackleDirect Platinum Hook Conventional Standup RodsTackleDirect Platinum Hook Conventional Standup Rods are high performance and the result of stringent ”on the water” design and testing by some of the finest sport anglers around the world. These rods feature durable E-glass blanks with heavy duty Fuji SIN (Silicon Nitride) guides, allowing for trouble free use with your choice of braid, monofilament, or braid backing with a mono topshot. The TackleDirect Platinum Hook TDPS603050SIN Conventional Stand Up Rod is ideally paired with a 30 class reel for most trolling and chunking applications, making it a great all around option when targeting tuna, dolphin, wahoo, and billfish.Shimano TalicaThese Shimano Talicas are high speed, compact lever drag reels with powerful gears and drag curve. These reels were designed for fly-lining live baits or chunks into the chum line on Long Range stand-up tuna boats, utilizing PowerPro with short top shots. Small Reel – Big Fish!