Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
0700, Gary Bowman ( Catfish), Msing48, mrdeath, Huizarr
106532 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 87146
hopalong 78833
Pilothawk 75799
JDavis7873® 67386
John175 ® 65912
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 59029
Tritonman 57767
LoneStarSon® 53825
SkeeterRonnie 53123
facebook
Forum Stats
106532 Members
61 Forums
864152 Topics
12280283 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#10825902 - 05/07/15 02:02 PM Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig
Frank the Tank Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 21092
Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
How many of you use spinning gear for your drop-shot/finesse/weightless techniques?
Spinning vs. bait-cast
Multiple choices allowed


Votes accepted starting: 05/07/15 02:02 PM
You must vote before you can view the results of this poll.
_________________________
Proverbs 3:5&6
Talon Lures - high quality, hand tied lures made in Texas.
Team McRib - unable to get logo to upload
Cowboys fan and a Jerry Jones fan (for now)


Top
#10825968 - 05/07/15 02:25 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
shank-n-bass Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/22/08
Posts: 60
Loc: Cleburne
Can't reel with my left hand to save my life and am way more accurate bait casting
_________________________


Top
#10825980 - 05/07/15 02:27 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
Fishinfellow Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/12/10
Posts: 2962
Loc: North Richland Hills, TX
what is this "drop shot" you speak of?
_________________________
Thats my money fish

Kris Winhold

Top
#10826026 - 05/07/15 02:40 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Fishinfellow]
Bas-ii-tis Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 719
Loc: W.Falls, TX
Originally Posted By: Fishinfellow
what is this "drop shot" you speak of?


Whatever it is I hear its EFFICTIVE!!!!
_________________________
PB: LM Bass 8.75


Top
#10826315 - 05/07/15 04:01 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
FMJshooter Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/24/08
Posts: 1390
Loc: Belton, TX
Must be pretty convenient being a spinning reel guy you can just put the baits in your purse.


Edited by FMJshooter (05/07/15 04:01 PM)

Top
#10826321 - 05/07/15 04:03 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
RangerBass21 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/09/15
Posts: 2210
Loc: Plano
roflmao
_________________________
bannana2

Top
#10826355 - 05/07/15 04:20 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: FMJshooter]
Sparlin Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/15/13
Posts: 396
Loc: The Colony, Texas
Originally Posted By: FMJshooter
Must be pretty convenient being a spinning reel guy you can just put the baits in your purse.


roflmao
_________________________
“There is in fact a true law - namely, right reason - which is in accordance with nature, applies to all men, and is unchangeable and eternal.”

[image]http://m1284.photobucket.com/albumview/a...=2&newest=1[image]

Top
#10826455 - 05/07/15 04:58 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
Moved to Sandlin Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/28/13
Posts: 414
Loc: Dallas
A farri wand.. you hold them like a wand. I do see people using them and I keep one for guest but nope.
_________________________

Top
#10826478 - 05/07/15 05:10 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
kirbydog Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/18/06
Posts: 699
Loc: Colorado/Conroe
I grew up back east and spinning was all we used. I've tried baitcasting off and on over the
years but I've stuck with spinning and its served me well, Can't flip or pitch very well with spinning but
I don't do either of those techniques.

Most guys on her I'm sure use baitcasting for everything but finesse techniques.

I've got some MH and Heavy spinning rods that I use to drag jigs up to 1 oz and it works well. Do whatever
you feel comfortable with.


Edited by kirbydog (05/07/15 05:11 PM)
_________________________
Triton TR 186
Mercury 150 EFI
MK 101 Fortrex

Top
#10826516 - 05/07/15 05:21 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: FMJshooter]
Chasin Hogs Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 2742
Loc: Earth
Originally Posted By: FMJshooter
Must be pretty convenient being a spinning reel guy you can just put the baits in your purse.

roflmao

Top
#10826651 - 05/07/15 06:32 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
Mayo Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/13/08
Posts: 514
Both. I have zero issues using either one. Both are very effective when used properly depending on the circumstances. I've been thinking of buying a left handed bait caster and giving it a try because I use a spin cast and fly fish that way.

Top
#10826804 - 05/07/15 07:33 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Mayo]
ezbassin Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12931
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
[quote=Mayo]Both. I have zero issues using either one. Both are very effective when used properly depending on the circumstances.


I agree. I drop shot with a spinning set up, and use both spinning and a baitcaster for a shaky head. I can cast and pitch with my spinning set up just as easily as I do with my baitcasters.

I use a Reel Time Rods spinning rod for drop shoting and a Power Tackle spinning rod for a light shaky head and a baitcaster for a heavy shaky head.

When I "power" shot, (use heavier line and larger baits) for drop shoting, I use a baitcaster.


Edited by ezbassin (05/07/15 07:53 PM)

Top
#10827165 - 05/07/15 09:32 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 4616
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Ok. So, I've had some REALLY great spinning gear in my days. Stella's, Steez's, with GLX rods. I wanted to like them. Hated them. Had each one for less than 2-3 weeks. I don't, for the life of me, understand WHY people would EVER want to use a spinning setup for drop shot fishing. The worst thing that effects spinning gear is line twist. Also, the worst fishing technique for CAUSING line twist is drop shotting. It's like a marriage made in HELL!! Also, the whole thing about the spinning reels being SOOOOO SLOOOOOWWW. WTH?!

So, what I do now is I use a Daiwa Pixy and a Falcon Cara medium fast baitcaster. And if the line twists...so be it. It NEVER flies off the spool. It is fast enough to actually reel in a fish before its time to go home. And it doesn't hurt my finger when casting.

Keep the spinning gear at the crappie barge.
_________________________
RIP little Nitro




Top
#10827251 - 05/07/15 09:52 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: SteezMacQueen]
SpiderJig Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/22/14
Posts: 1955
Loc: Wylie
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Ok. So, I've had some REALLY great spinning gear in my days. Stella's, Steez's, with GLX rods. I wanted to like them. Hated them. Had each one for less than 2-3 weeks. I don't, for the life of me, understand WHY people would EVER want to use a spinning setup for drop shot fishing. The worst thing that effects spinning gear is line twist. Also, the worst fishing technique for CAUSING line twist is drop shotting. It's like a marriage made in HELL!! Also, the whole thing about the spinning reels being SOOOOO SLOOOOOWWW. WTH?!

So, what I do now is I use a Daiwa Pixy and a Falcon Cara medium fast baitcaster. And if the line twists...so be it. It NEVER flies off the spool. It is fast enough to actually reel in a fish before its time to go home. And it doesn't hurt my finger when casting.

Keep the spinning gear at the crappie barge.
You will never hit your goal of Future Bassmaster AOY without a spinning setup.
_________________________
PB- 10lb 5oz Purtis Creek 7-25-15

Top
#10827308 - 05/07/15 10:10 PM Re: Spinning rig vs. bait cast rig [Re: Frank the Tank]
The Searchers Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/28/13
Posts: 269
I've seen a lot of those sissy rods taking money from you big, bad, snot blowing, power fishing cats. For shore.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide