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Planning a big tuna fishing trip - have got some diawa sealine 30s on the boat but need something a lot heavier - can anyone suggest the best reels to buy when targeting big tuna?? Will the 7000 abus be upto the task?? Please advise
 

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The 7000 would struggle both in line capacity and grunt - decent tuna strip line of at an alarming rate of knots.

If you want to go small with superbraid then you need something with a really smooth drag that doesn't stick when it heats up - a lever drag is probably best as its easier to adjust when playing a big fish.

A lot of the charters use heavy tackle with penn International reels and rods to match - if it's a one of then I still think it's better to rent the tackle - as it would be a shame to lose such a fish due to inadequate tackle.
 
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