Australians fish for mulloway from the beach. I don't know what rods they use, but they might be similar to what I want.
The rod I've got at the moment is a bit unusual. It's an old 12ft Silstar Crystal Powertip, 8-12 kg. I've cut 22 cm off the glass tip - it was soft, wobbled around like jelly. It's still got a fairly soft tip, but I think it's a fairly strong rod. Not great for casting, but that's not its main purpose. It's a bit heavy to hold and has got a short butt, so I should fish it with a light rod bucket.
There must be a better rod for the job, but there's not a lot of choice I can see.
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