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#11040113 - 08/13/15 03:36 PM Drop Shot Rod Recommendation?
Walker_wilson13 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/17/13
Posts: 546
Loc: Keller, TX
Wanting to get a new drop shot rod, the Dobyn's Fury 7' Medium Light seemed like a good rod to get for the price point but wanted to know some personal thoughts on it, anybody have a good recommendation within $150? Anything helps!
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#11041604 - 08/14/15 10:13 AM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
txtider Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/10/07
Posts: 1185
Give Ron at reel time rods at fork a call ! Great rod super sensitive and one heck of a warranty!

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#11041654 - 08/14/15 10:35 AM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
Robbie Milam Offline


Registered: 01/31/07
Posts: 5932
Loc: DFW
I've been using a Dobyns 702 for a while
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#11042129 - 08/14/15 02:50 PM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: txtider]
Big Worm78 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/13
Posts: 461
Loc: Deck of my boat
Originally Posted By: txtider
Give Ron at reel time rods at fork a call ! Great rod super sensitive and one heck of a warranty!
I would recommend the Reel Time Dropshot rod for sure. I use the dobyns champion series and like Rons rod better. Seems more sensitive and casts a mile for a dropshot rod. Have no experience with the fury line but do the champion and savvy series. Spend a few dollars more than the fury and get a way better rod IMO. Don't skimp on quality when dropshotting. You want to be able to feel the slightest of bites and difference in bottom structure easily, his rod will do that.
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#11042188 - 08/14/15 03:09 PM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
JimmyP Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/26/12
Posts: 804
Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
Another vote for Ron's Reel Time Rods. I love mine. You won't be sorry.

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#11042277 - 08/14/15 03:54 PM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
Reel Time Rods Lake Fork Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 976
Loc: Lake Fork
Thanks guys !! You are more than welcome to come to the shop and take one out for the day to see if you like it . They also have some loaners at lake fork tackle .

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#11042311 - 08/14/15 04:12 PM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
jagg Offline
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Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 3824
Loc: South Texas
I like my St Croix AVS69MLXF for drop shot rigs and other finesse rigs.
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#11042926 - 08/14/15 09:47 PM Re: Drop Shot Rod Recommendation? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
skeeterdoubleT Offline
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Registered: 12/20/09
Posts: 196
Loc: anson, tx
tie fluoro leader (12 to 15ft) to 20 to 30 pound braid and then whatever rod and reel you use will be enhanced in my opinion.

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