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#10773493 - 04/16/15 07:15 PM Dobyns savvy for texas rigs
lodell23 Offline
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Registered: 03/12/14
Posts: 504
Loc: Denton TX
Would you get the 703c or 704c? Some reviews say the 704 feels more like a MH than a H. Thanks

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#10773520 - 04/16/15 07:27 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
lamoon78 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 4331
Loc: Livingston Tx
I use the 704 and Im sure it is a MH the 705 is heavy. The 703 is a bit to light especially if your going to fish it around any kind of cover.

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#10773553 - 04/16/15 07:42 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
Cpace Offline
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Registered: 06/26/12
Posts: 207
Loc: Rockwall, TX
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#10773597 - 04/16/15 07:58 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
C_Fisher Online   content
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Registered: 07/05/07
Posts: 569
Loc: weatherford, tx
I use the dobyns dx 704 and it's just right. I have a dx 703 and it feels more like medium. I use the 703 for shakey heads. The savvy series should be the same.

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#10773608 - 04/16/15 08:03 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/12
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Loc: Denton, TX
I use the dx 703 and I really like it for t-rig. I usually use smaller worms (baby brush hogs, craw worms) and lighter weights (1/8 to 1/4) and feel that it's great for it. If I'm stepping up to a mag worm or heavier weights for pitchin' or something, then I'll use different heavy rod.

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#10773611 - 04/16/15 08:04 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I am strange, I use the 766 Savvy as my T-rig and jig rod. Use the 804 Carolina Riggin for that purpose. I just like long heavy rods. Hope this helps. I would go with the 704, not the 703, unless you are throwing like 1/8th to 3/16th weights.

Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#10773737 - 04/16/15 08:46 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
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Registered: 04/20/10
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703/704 is right on the borderline for t-rigs. 1/4 oz and heavier - 704. 1/4 oz and lighter - 703.

Since 75% of my t-rigging is with a 3/16 oz weight, I use my champ 703. My savvy 704 is far too heavy for light t-rigs.

If I only had to choose 1, I'd go with the 703. It's easier to fish the heavy stuff on it than it is to fish the lighter stuff on the 704.
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#10773767 - 04/16/15 08:54 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
lodell23 Offline
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Registered: 03/12/14
Posts: 504
Loc: Denton TX
I appreciate the advice! How do y'all feel the sensitivity is on the savvy for tx rigs? Worth the money?

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#10773875 - 04/16/15 09:29 PM Re: Dobyns savvy for texas rigs [Re: lodell23]
Skeeter_Man1 Offline
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Registered: 05/01/12
Posts: 2078
Loc: Wichita falls, Tx
Originally Posted By: lodell23
I appreciate the advice! How do y'all feel the sensitivity is on the savvy for tx rigs? Worth the money?
They are worth more money! Dobyns rods are super sensitive and well worth the money.
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