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#11220742 - 11/12/15 12:58 PM Pitching and flipping setup
Aggie34 Offline
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Registered: 02/01/15
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Loc: Glen Rose
What setup do yall have for going down a bank flipping docks, lay downs, etc?
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#11220753 - 11/12/15 01:05 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 158
Loc: Houston county, Grapeland
7'2 Medium hvy rod 17lb fluro 7:1 reel!
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#11220820 - 11/12/15 01:37 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Dobyns 745 Extreme with a jig 20# Invizx
Dobyns 744 Extreme with a craw tube 17# Invizx
Custom Reel Time rod 7ft M/H for pitching a bug (beaver type bait)15# Invizx
Dobyns 703 Extreme with a baby brush hog.12# Invizx or PLine Halo.



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#11221043 - 11/12/15 03:48 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
SAKS Offline
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Falcon Cara Amistad with Revo STX. 20lb flouro.

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#11221144 - 11/12/15 05:12 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3164
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Shimano Metanium XG

I love this reel and it's great for pitching and flipping. It's super lightweight and it pairs well with any rod. I like the XG because it's an 8.5:1 gear ratio and that's gonna help me pick up a lot of line.

G. Loomis Mossyback Flipping

I use the BCFR894. It's a 7'5" fast, heavy. This rod is one of the most sensitive rods on the market and I can feel a fish breathe on my bait. It's lightweight so I can flip or pitch with it all day long and not get tired. It's got a long handle on it so I can really lay into a fish and jack their jaw.

Sunline Flipping FC

More often than not, I use the 20 pound test. This line is the ultimate flourocarbon for flipping and pitching. I feel so much with this line because it's so sensitive. It's made for flipping and pitching exclusively and let me tell you, this stuff is strong! Very impact resistant as well!
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#11221202 - 11/12/15 06:06 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
Aggie34 Offline
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Loc: Glen Rose
Just a little different bigbass94 I use the mossyback with the new citica but I throw braid. Usually 30-40lbs.

When your just flipping and pitching this stuff and not punching mats what size weights yall throwing? I love my mossyback but don't use it much because I don't throw much heavy stuff other than a crig
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#11221337 - 11/12/15 07:43 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
M. Alexander Offline
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Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 545
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Unless I'm in the thick stuff, I like my 7' Falcon Low Rider Lizard Dragger I w/ a 7:1 reel.
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#11221545 - 11/12/15 09:26 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
Mo_Cat Offline
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Registered: 01/12/15
Posts: 125
Loc: LOZ Mo.
Great Question. I fish LOZ docks a lot. If I'm pitchin and flippin in the dock wells-close quarters I use NRX 804 with Revo MGX 7-1. When I get around the sides, front or outer edges I pick up the NRX 853 with Revo MGX 7-1. Fishing in the wells you have a low overhead-don't like longer rod smackin the tin roof on hookset. Need stiffer rod when fishin in the wells because there's a lot of steel under there and you gotta have a rod to hoss em out. I get better distance and accuracy with the 853. It takes TWO rods to pitch and flip, docks, laydowns or stumps.
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#11221634 - 11/12/15 10:58 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: ezbassin]
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Loc: Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: ezbassin
Dobyns 745 Extreme with a jig 20# Invizx
Dobyns 744 Extreme with a craw tube 17# Invizx
Custom Reel Time rod 7ft M/H for pitching a bug (beaver type bait)15# Invizx
Dobyns 703 Extreme with a baby brush hog.12# Invizx or PLine Halo.



What he said ^^^^^^^^^^^

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#11221674 - 11/13/15 12:32 AM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: M. Alexander]
skeeter james Offline
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Registered: 05/16/14
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Loc: Corinth,tx
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Originally Posted By: deuce41
Unless I'm in the thick stuff, I like my 7' Falcon Low Rider Lizard Dragger I w/ a 7:1 reel.

That's exactly my set up, glad to see I'm not the only 1 using it. I fish alot of Bitsy Jigs on it...
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#11221732 - 11/13/15 06:16 AM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Originally Posted By: Aggie34
Just a little different bigbass94 I use the mossyback with the new citica but I throw braid. Usually 30-40lbs.

When your just flipping and pitching this stuff and not punching mats what size weights yall throwing? I love my mossyback but don't use it much because I don't throw much heavy stuff other than a crig


Jig 3/8 or 1/2oz most of the time.
Craw tube 3/8
Bug 3/8
Baby brush hog 1/4

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#11222020 - 11/13/15 09:59 AM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
Posts: 8100
Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Shimano crucial 7' MH extra fast
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#11222513 - 11/13/15 02:58 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
Aggie34 Offline
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Registered: 02/01/15
Posts: 175
Loc: Glen Rose
Right now I'm using a powell inferno 7' MH with a quantum smoke. Super light setup. Other than that I throw a drop shot on a shimano crucial.
Probably going to start using the Gloomis more with a trig even though it's a 7'6" H rod
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#11222534 - 11/13/15 03:11 PM Re: Pitching and flipping setup [Re: Aggie34]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
I just bought a TFO GTS C736. It's fantastic. Very sensitive, light, and the tip is perfect. I love it. Paired with a Lew's BB1.


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