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#10761713 - 04/12/15 11:43 AM C-rig rod?
coachfish Offline

Registered: 04/06/10
Posts: 197
Loc: Conroe, TX.
What rod length and action do you prefer for your C-rig rod?

#10761725 - 04/12/15 11:57 AM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
horseplaydvm Offline
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Registered: 05/07/09
Posts: 6616
Loc: Ok, USA
7'6" MH fast tip.

Gone Fishing
B.A.S. 6/5/47-6/6/12

#10761730 - 04/12/15 12:03 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
Chris G Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 2158
Loc: Frisco, TX
I throw a c-rig a bunch and I use a 7'6" heavy action rod with a fast tip. The length of the rod and the fast action let's me throw it a mile which can very important with using a c-rig.

#10761748 - 04/12/15 12:20 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: Chris G]
Ryan Somerville Offline

Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 308
Loc: Belleville Ontario Canada
7'6 medium heavy is perfect. I will go to a heavy if throwing about 1oz which isn't very often. Action I tend to lean towards a mod-fast I like how the rod loads which helps me land fish on a long cast better.
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#10761947 - 04/12/15 02:33 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
bassdoode Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/06/12
Posts: 605
i like anything above a 7 foot with a somewhat soft tip.

#10761980 - 04/12/15 02:49 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 9069
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Falcon Cara Lizard Dragger.

#10762081 - 04/12/15 04:07 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 937
Loc: Denton, TX
I've used a 7'3" MH Kistler KLX with a fast tip for the past year and have really liked it.

#10762433 - 04/12/15 07:01 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
ChrisBlackmon95 Offline

Registered: 01/31/15
Posts: 269
Loc: Tyler, Texas
I like my Carolina Rig All Star rod a lot!
"When you set the hook, break the rod!"
"Every bite I've ever had has been a reaction bite."

#10762574 - 04/12/15 08:06 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
GregMKJr Offline

Registered: 11/28/13
Posts: 144
Loc: Helotes
Carolina Special, by custom angle rods. The perfect Carolina rig rod.

#10763301 - 04/13/15 08:34 AM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 13157
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
These are the 3 that I have used over the years. I started with a Falcon Lizard Dragger 7-6 in length, then moved up to a Kistler Helium 7-6 H action, and now I currently use a Dobyns 784 Extreme. It is the best of all three, but also the most expensive. I have two of these I since I liked it so well.

#10763978 - 04/13/15 11:12 AM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
Thad Rains Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 3084
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I like the Carolina Rig rod from Dobyns Champion line. It is an 804 with a fast tip. Otherwise, a 7'6" H or XH rod, depending on which rod manufacturer you look at. Hope this helps.

Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains

#10764040 - 04/13/15 11:27 AM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
Flippin-Out Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/25/15
Posts: 2167
Loc: Magnolia, TX
The Carolina Riggin' Special (804) from Dobyns is an awesome C.R. tool. I place it above all others I have used for the purpose.

#10764737 - 04/13/15 02:21 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
90 5.0 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/13/10
Posts: 2020
Loc: Atascocita,Tx
7'11" GLX flip/punch rod.

Med/hvy fst

#10767523 - 04/14/15 01:11 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
bigbass94 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4373
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Dobyns Champion 734C

I like this rod because it has a fast tip and it's easy to set the hook in deep water.
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." - Doug Larson

#10767652 - 04/14/15 02:02 PM Re: C-rig rod? [Re: coachfish]
Cmack Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/14/04
Posts: 609
Loc: Onalaska,Tx
G. Loomis BCR 875 in either GLX or Mossyback series. Extra heavy fast action. That being said, I seldom throw less than 3/4 oz.


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