Carolina Rig Setup (Rod/Reel/Line) - Patrick Walters

Wed, July 28, 2021

Patrick Walters has his Carolina rig setup down to every detail. He's looking for a setup that gives him long casting capabilities and quick retrieves. Both of those needs are perfect with a long rod and fast reel. See what Patrick thinks when it comes to choosing the right rod/reel/line for Carolina Rigs.

Rod:

Patrick Walters likes to go with a 7'4" - 7'6" Heavy rod depending on his leader length.

Daiwa Tatula Elite Series Casting Rods

LENGTH:

6'9"7'0"7'1"7'2"7'3"7'4"7'6"

POWER:

MLHMH

ACTION:

MED. FASTFASTXTRA FAST
$179.99 – 289.99Product Details

Line:

Patrick likes to go between 17 - 20 LB fluorocarbon depending on the size of the fish he's catching at that body of water.

Sufix Advance Fluorocarbon

Weight:

8LB10LB12LB14LB17LB20LB

Spool Length:

200 Yards
$23.99 – 38.99Product Details

Reel:

Patrick likes to go with a 7:1 gear ratio to be able to reel in slack quickly to set the hook.

Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Casting Reel

Retrieve:

RightLeft

Gear Ratio:

6.3:17.1:18.1:1

Related Articles