Something snapped my rod any guesses?

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  1. joshx1137

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    Hooked into something big around pier 32 marina in south sdbay. I got excited as it pulled dragged then made the rookie mistake of locking down the drag and trying to overpower it with the rod which led to it snapping (probably not that big of a feat considering i was using a crappy 10$ zebco slingshot from Walmart). It didnt bite or fight very hard. Just kind of casually swam off after i set the hook. I was using a texas rigged berkley gulp squid imitation. I've only ever caught spotted bay bass with that set up. I'm thinking it was a bat ray on the other end. Anyone have any guesses as to what it might've been?
     
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    prob kelp drifting by
     
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    Batty, angel, pelagic, soupie, gill shark, silky, huge hali, moray, etc.. my guesses
     
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    Those 1 foot smoothhounds have some real power. LOL! JK! I'd say a big diamond ray
     
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    grabbing the rod half way up instead of using the handle?
     
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    Ray. happens to me alot.. sans the busted rod. I wont go that far with my fly rods.
     
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    I’ve learnt that one ...
     
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