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#10985983 - 07/18/15 08:58 PM Best cranking rod?
Drop_shot_king Offline
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Registered: 07/04/15
Posts: 91
Loc: Irving tx
I've been looking for a new cranking rod I throw everything from really deep stuff to bds 1's I really don't have much of a budget for one so what is your favorite cranking rod?

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#10986007 - 07/18/15 09:13 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
H B Offline
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Registered: 09/15/14
Posts: 149
Dobyns 765CB
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#10986017 - 07/18/15 09:17 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 1733
Loc: ft.worth
Power tackle glass rod
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#10986060 - 07/18/15 09:39 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
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Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 2456
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I know you have a light budget, but the Dobyns 764 CB RM or the 765 Glass are awesome CB rods for all around. Hope this helps.

Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#10986226 - 07/19/15 12:11 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
RodBreaker aka cwill Offline
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Loc: Lake Conroe Texas
broom sticks are cheap
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#10986241 - 07/19/15 12:41 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: B.Hollingshead]
Red Eye Bandit Offline
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Posts: 383
Loc: Farmers Branch
Power tackle glass rod thumb
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#10986256 - 07/19/15 01:39 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
ogles824 (aka Lakewaydr50) Offline
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Registered: 12/11/05
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Loc: NETX
When looking for a deep cranker it don't need to be sensitive, just STRONG and rated for the lure weight you'll be attaching. A good STRONG inexpensive glass rod 7 foot or better would be the ticket. There should be plenty of these out there. Probably even the Bass Pro Crankin' Rods would even be OK.


Edited by ogles824 (aka Lakewaydr50) (07/19/15 01:40 AM)
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#10986407 - 07/19/15 07:39 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
ko bass attack 27 Online   content
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Registered: 01/05/12
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Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
My favorite is the Dobyns 805 RM.

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#10986440 - 07/19/15 08:05 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: ko bass attack 27]
361V Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4180
Loc: somervell county
Originally Posted By: ko bass attack 27
My favorite is the Dobyns 805 RM.
x2. My favorite for DD22's and any big crank up to a 10XD. I have used it for medium sized swimbaits too. At close to 2oz anything heavier than the 10XD overloads the rod. Great rod....but there are other good choices well under that $250 price. Allstar Rods makes a 7'10" "Big Cranker". Allstar rods are excellent for their price and you can get them @ Academy.


Edited by 361V (07/19/15 08:20 AM)
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#10986443 - 07/19/15 08:06 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
reed35 Offline
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Registered: 06/07/07
Posts: 211
Loc: Point
Custom Angle Hot Rod Series, great rod.
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#10986450 - 07/19/15 08:13 AM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
timbertoes Offline
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Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1332
Loc: Van Alstyne
found a Powell inferno spec'd for crankbaits at Cabelas. so far fine. but I am no expert.
maybe on day I will try a st croix Mojo


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#10987011 - 07/19/15 02:27 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
C.J Online   content
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Registered: 08/29/11
Posts: 642
Loc: Belton Texas
Really can't go wrong with the Power Tackle PGC 170. It's a 7' glass rod. It will handle the 10xd all day long and will not wear you out
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#10987015 - 07/19/15 02:30 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
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Love my Cumara

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#10987042 - 07/19/15 02:47 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
921 Phoenix Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 1861
Loc: Lake Fork
Dobyns 806 and 705 are great crank bait rods depending on what size crank you are using.

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#10987313 - 07/19/15 06:05 PM Re: Best cranking rod? [Re: Drop_shot_king]
Thad Rains Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 2456
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
Guys, if you read what he wants, HE DOES NOT WANT A DEEP CB ROD. He wants an all-around rod to handle ALL CRANKS. Most of the ones mentioned are intended for DEEP CBs. A few mentioned are all-purpose, but he wants something to throw DEEP CBs AND little bitty squarebills. Just something to think about. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains.

I might also consider a St. Croix Avid 7'0" MH rod for the all-purpose, too.
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