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#10958612 - 07/05/15 09:45 PM rod broke today need a replacemnet
wburke2010 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/08/13
Posts: 66
Loc: Wylie, TX
I was out on the kayak and all of a sudden the reel feel off my rod and into the water. Luckily I was able to catch it by the line but the rod is done. The handle seat that holds the reel on broke. So no I am looking to get a new rod to use for plastic worms. I am looking at a g loomis e6x casting rod 7'1" med heavy. The reel I have right now is a abu garcia black max that I will be upgrading after a little while. Is this a good choice for texas rigged worms from my kayak or should I choose a different rod? It is a little more than I want to spend but I would rather have a good rod that will last.

Thanks

Walter

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#10958863 - 07/06/15 03:18 AM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
TanHner36 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/03/15
Posts: 1015
Loc: Houston, TX
I've never heard of a rod breaking at the reel seat that's pretty wild. A lot of guys on here like the Dobyns rods and they are about half the price of a GLoomis. If you get it before the 7th on Tackle Warehouse you can most likely get 15% off. Not all brands are included in the sale though.

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#10958874 - 07/06/15 05:28 AM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
Fishing on a string Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/05
Posts: 1879
Loc: Emory Tx
If the reel seat has broke off the rod we can fix it, if the rod broke down at the reel seat then it is time to replace.

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#10959414 - 07/06/15 11:23 AM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
txbassnewbie Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/02/14
Posts: 137
Loc: Flower Mound
look at tfo rods they have lifetime warranty and are local to dfw if you ever need to have warranty work done

http://www.tforods.com/conventional-rods.html


Edited by txbassnewbie (07/06/15 11:24 AM)

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#10962616 - 07/07/15 08:28 PM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
Gilbert M. Offline
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Registered: 09/16/06
Posts: 922
Loc: Midlothian, TX
TFO would be a great choice, they also have a line of rods for kayak fishing! Shoot me a pm for info. At a great price also $100.
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#10962718 - 07/07/15 09:12 PM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
Mybrainisflied Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 470
Check out Batson Rainshadow Revelation REVC72M. Sweet blank for a good price. Its the kayak worming rod I chose.

Check it...






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#10962933 - 07/07/15 11:37 PM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
stratos1760dv-Jeremy Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 520
Loc: McKinney, TX
TFO RODS

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#10962983 - 07/08/15 02:11 AM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
T54 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 3293
You can't go wrong with Loomis

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#10963017 - 07/08/15 05:24 AM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: Mybrainisflied]
Fishing on a string Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/05
Posts: 1879
Loc: Emory Tx
Nice thread work and winding checks

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#10964083 - 07/08/15 02:14 PM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
GREENE29 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/01/14
Posts: 11
Loc: Athens TX
TFO Rods are the way to go!!
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Super 8 Athens TX.

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#10964623 - 07/08/15 07:04 PM Re: rod broke today need a replacemnet [Re: wburke2010]
wburke2010 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/08/13
Posts: 66
Loc: Wylie, TX
Thanks for all the info guys. Still looking into it and trying to make a decision.

Walter

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