HELP wife wants us tosurf fish.will be on DE. beachs,or up newcastle on river. rod&reel rec? complete new ,i am used to boat thing. what is ref. to 8 and 8 ? how much weight does rod need to handle 4oz ok?how about 10 ft stick?is 30 lb power pro. ok? is it better to have less guides on rod? we are both about 5 ft 8in tall. 12 ft rods seem huge. would like to stay in $2-300.00 dol. range. thanks for any help. b dog ,gone.