Originally Posted by Jess
You can't effectively toss bait and lures with the same rod.
For a Tica rod 3/4 to 3oz is ideal for most lures along with a reel under 20oz in weight.
I'll add this. I have a Shimano Stradic on a 7 foot Lami that I use for throwing lures, I wouldn't trade it for anything. That reel is SWEET!!!!