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#10878473 - 05/28/15 01:01 PM Catfish spinning rod n reel?
Cole Miller Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 57
Loc: Lawton, OK
Need suggestions for a spinning rod n reel for catfish, i want one thats not too big and bulky to carry around. I want something thats small and light enough for me to walk with down creeks and streams but has to be strong enough for a good sized channel, small blue or flatty. I can mix and match or do a combo, just dont want it to be outrageousley expensive. Thanks grin
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#10878539 - 05/28/15 01:23 PM Re: Catfish spinning rod n reel? [Re: Cole Miller]
catman89 Offline
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Registered: 05/21/15
Posts: 27
it depends on how much you wanna spend all I buy now is Stella spinning reels ... I still have my old tiger combo rod and reel and has held up 40+ pound blue catfish


Edited by catman89 (05/28/15 01:23 PM)

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#10879022 - 05/28/15 04:41 PM Re: Catfish spinning rod n reel? [Re: Cole Miller]
Dave P Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/12/14
Posts: 653
Loc: Houston
I have a 6'6" Ugly Stik with a Pflueger reel, not too heavy, cost about $80 or so, and can handle both small or large fish.
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#10881239 - 05/29/15 02:08 PM Re: Catfish spinning rod n reel? [Re: Dave P]
centxhunter Offline
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Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 20
I like an Okuma Baitfeeder 40 on an Ugly Stik

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#10883523 - 05/30/15 12:38 PM Re: Catfish spinning rod n reel? [Re: Cole Miller]
jasoniam Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1159
Loc: Bedford
ACADEMY HAS A PENN PURSUIT PAIR THAT WITH A PRO ANGLER ALL FOR AROUND 90 BUCKS IT IS A SMOOTH CAST AND A WORKHORSE I GOT TWO OF EM AND THEY CAN HANDLE ANY FISH YOU PUT ON IT!!!
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#10896581 - 06/04/15 10:10 PM Re: Catfish spinning rod n reel? [Re: Cole Miller]
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Registered: 05/07/13
Posts: 6441
Loc: Richardson, Texas
My "working-man prices" recommendation for spinning reels, fishing for any kind of fish, is always the Pflueger President. It kills at a decent price. The rod, well, mine came with a Bass Pro Carbonite, and I also like the H20 Ethos from Sports Academy!

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