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#11018242 - 08/03/15 09:13 PM Shaley head rod
Blayne Wallace Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 502
Loc: Fort Worth
What Dobyns CASTING rod is the best for shakey heads? Looking at getting one in the champion series but am open to other good casting rods as well. Thanks!

#11018276 - 08/03/15 09:22 PM Re: Shaley head rod [Re: Blayne Wallace]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 909
Loc: Denton, TX
I've used the 702c for the past 6 months. I've used it for shakey heads, split-shot rigs, and smaller weightless worms and have liked it for these presentations. Dobyns will say it's rated for drop shot as well, but I have not liked it for that. I used it for drop shot on a day when I didn't have my normal drop shot set up, and the 702 has more backbone and a stiffer tip than I would like for D.S.

#11018343 - 08/03/15 09:46 PM Re: Shaley head rod [Re: Blayne Wallace]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4222
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." - Doug Larson

#11018547 - 08/04/15 12:04 AM Re: Shaley head rod [Re: Blayne Wallace]
Billy_Lawson Offline
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Registered: 02/11/12
Posts: 2638
Loc: Van, Tx
there ya go, that should do ya

#11018780 - 08/04/15 07:59 AM Re: Shaley head rod [Re: Blayne Wallace]
921 Phoenix Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
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I agree with above I would add this if you are fishing deep shaky head you may want to also look at the 742. I would use the 702 shallow just because it is shorter and lighter. the 742 can also be used for Tx-rig

#11019264 - 08/04/15 11:42 AM Re: Shaley head rod [Re: Blayne Wallace]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 13063
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
I like the Extreme 703 but I mostly use a 3/16oz or 1/4oz shaky head.

I also use it for a Tx. rigged Zoom speed craw.


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