Our #16 rod has a line rating of 40lb to 80lb. It is the longer 8' version of our #15. This rod has been popular with anglers who Tarpon fish from piers with live bait, but it can also be used in deeper water exceeding 200 ft for bottom fishing with braid or mono. At 8', the rod will take a lot of the abuse when the fish is on the way up which will prevent pulling hooks and will save the angler's back. We built this rod standard with a nylon gimble, an HD Fuji hooded reel seat, and HD Batson boat guides. We recommend pairing these rods with Shimano TLD 25’s, Shimano Tekota 700 or 800, and Shimano Talica 20II or 25II for pier Tarpon fishing. We also recommend pairing these rods with electric reels like the Daiwa Tanacom 750 or 1000 and other similar size reels. We back our rods with a one year warranty against manufacturer's defects.
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Dogfish Stik Warranty
Our rods come backed by a one year manufacturer’s warranty on any manufacturing defect. All warranty claims must be accompanied by a receipt or other form of proof of purchase. This warranty (as with any other manufacturer) does not cover guides. This warranty does not cover improper use or mishandling of the rod. If you have any questions concerning our warranty program please give us call at 727-393-2102.