7-10 Day Trips

SUGGESTED TACKLE

Berkley Fishing Okuma Fishing Seeker Rods Pelagic Mustad
Leader Size / Spectra Reels Rods
#25-30 Leader /#50 Spectra Makaira 20II / 20IISEa
Cedros Star Drag 12CS
MK-8II / 8IISEa
Seeker - SS670 or G670
Seeker - Hercules SHS70H
Seeker - Stealth STL7030
Cal Star - 700ML or 700M
#40 Leader /#50-65 Spectra


#40 Surface Iron**

Andros 12IIa
Makaira 10II / 10IISEa
Cedros Star Drag 12CS

Cedros Star Drag 15S
Makaira 10II / 10IISEa
Seeker - SS6470 or G6470
Seeker - Hercules SHS70H
Cal star - 700MH or 700H


Seeker - SS-Ulua 93H-10
Seeker - SS 6480H or G6480H
#40-50 / #65 Spectra
(Yo-Yo Iron - Wahoo Jig's)
Makaira 15II / 15IISEa
Andros 12S / 12SIIa
Cedros Star Drag 15S
Seeker - SS6470H or G6470H
Seeker - Hercules SHS60XH or 70XH
Cal star - 700H or XH
#50-60 / # 65 Spectra Makaira-16II / 16IISEa

Makaira 15II / 15IISEa
Makaira 16II / 16IISEa

Seeker - SS6465XH or G6465XH
Seeker - Hercules SHS70XH or 60XH
Cal star - 765ML
#80 / # 100 Spectra
(Live Bait/Trolling/Dropper Loop)


#100-130 / 100-130 Spectra*
(Live Bait)


#130-150 / #130 Spectra*
(Kite- Large Live Bait)


Makaira 20II / 20IISEa
Makaira 16II / 16IISEa
Makaira 20II / 20IISEa

Makaira 20II / 20IISEa
Makaira 30II / 30IISea
Makaira 50II / 50IISEa

Makaira 50II / 50IISEa
Makaira 50WII
Makaira 50IISEa
STAND UP
Seeker - SS6465XXH or G6465XXH
Seeker - SS6463XXH or G6463XXH
Cal Star - 7455XXH


RAIL RODS
Seeker - SS 1x3
Seeker - Rail Boss RR60
Cal star - 770XH


STAND UP
Seeker - SS6463XXXH or G6463XXXH
Seeker - SS6455XXXH or G6455XXXH


RAIL RODS
Seeker - SS 2x4
Seeker - Rail Boss RR80
Cal Star - 770XXH


STAND UP
Seeker - SS6463XXXXH or G6465XXXXH
Seeker - SS6455XXXXH or G64555XXXXH
Cal Star - 7465XH


RAIL RODS
Seeker - SS 3x5
CalStar - 770 XXXH

*Necessary on trips 10 days or longer trips from November to Early June

TERMINAL TACKLE SUGGESTIONS

  • 10-20 each: 5/0, 4/0, 3/0, 2/0, 1/0    Mustad 3X Ringed Sea Demo circle hooks or Owner Ringed Mutu
  • 10-20 each: 6/0, 5/0, 4/0, 3/0, 2/0, 1/0   Mustad  4X Ringed Hoodlum J -hook or Owner Ringed Offshore or Ringed Gorilla
  • 10 each 6/0, 5/0,4/0 Mustad 4X Ringed Sea Demon or Owner Ringed Super Mutu
  • 1/4 and 1/2-oz rubber core and/or egg sinkers
  • 6 heavy yo-yo jigs SALAS 6X and/or 6X JR. Blue and White, Dorado, and Scrambled Egg are long time favorites.
  • 1 Chrome and Blue or all chrome yo-yo jig 
  • 6 wahoo jigs  Sea Strike 33H, Raider 200, Raider 150
  • 3 wahoo bombs
  • 2 wahoo trolling lures: Catchy Tackle Large Spinner Jets , Yo Zuri Bonita
  • 2 packs each: 40, 60, 90 and 275-lb. 7-strand braided wire, with 7-strand braided wire sleeves (assorted)
  • 12 each: Berkley #1 and 4/0 black barrel swivels
  • 4 Sabiki rigs: Owner  4 squid skirt #5525-075
  • Trolling gear and Kite rods are supplied by the EXCEL on all trips.
*we sell all the terminal tackle listed above on the boat at internet prices!!!!

The suggestions above are general guidelines only.  There are additional manufacturer’s models, plus a variety of other manufacturer’s whose products are of excellent quality and may be readily substituted for those we outlined.  To best serve your needs, please contact our office or reputable saltwater/long-range tackle dealer for the most current recommendations for your particular trip.