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#11380152 - 01/29/16 09:24 PM Rod Arsenal!!!
JAlderson Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/10/11
Posts: 254
Alright, give me your Rod/Reel Arsenals !!!!! Recommendations too !

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#11380363 - 01/30/16 02:43 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
-Clay- Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/13/14
Posts: 100
Loc: Lubbock
I would go shimano on the reels and If I was going to try a new rod it would be enigma, but their are a lot of good rod brands out there just make sure you match the rod to its application. Such as flip with a flipping stick, crank with a cranking stick, ect. Research and go to the retail stores to find the one that you think feels the best in your hands.
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#11380397 - 01/30/16 05:43 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
CrazyCajun Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/31/13
Posts: 879
Loc: lindale
custom made rod by Bayou Kustoms
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#11380405 - 01/30/16 06:08 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
jasoniam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1202
Loc: Bedford
Phlueger president 30 size on a 7' G-rod with 20# power pro yellow braid! This is good to catch anything I want!! Striper, hybrid, bass which it can all muscle in with no problem and still feel the tiny thump of a .5lb crappie!!! It is a game changer for around $180! It's the only rod/reel combo ya need!!!
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#11380479 - 01/30/16 07:49 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
pelican Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2428
Loc: Grapevine
For everything other than Blue cats I use Shimano reels (mostly Curados) for Blue cats it's ABU 6500 C3 (made in Sweden)
All my rods are Falcon (made in USA) with the exception of one G Loomis rod (very sensitive)
If you want something really special in a rod get with Walker Nelson (Wafflejaw here on the Forum)
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#11380516 - 01/30/16 08:33 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
CrappieTX Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 631
Loc: Frisco, TX.
I'm having the hardest time finding a 7' spinning G-Rod. That's the longest single piece rod they have. Everything seems to be on backorder
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#11381640 - 01/30/16 10:49 PM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
pontiactech Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/12
Posts: 1024
Loc: Haltom City Tx
I am using the 13 fishing black omen rods paired with Lews reels

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#11381728 - 01/31/16 03:04 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
District Paddle Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/16/11
Posts: 1632
Loc: Dallas, Texas
I keep 3 with me on the kayak:

A 6.5 MH with a bait cast for soft plastics
A 7.0 M with Moderate Action bait cast for cranks and top water with treble hooks (Zara Spook/Popper etc)
A 6.5 M with Medium Action spinning for finesse applications (drop shot etc)

Brand is personal preference. I like Shimano and BPS brand gear.

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#11381742 - 01/31/16 05:28 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: pontiactech]
jasoniam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1202
Loc: Bedford
Originally Posted By: pontiactech
I am using the 13 fishing black omen rods paired with Lews reels

How do you like those rods? They got some good back bone? Spinning or baitcaster?
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#11383350 - 02/01/16 08:10 AM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
C-Frog Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/11/12
Posts: 1584
Loc: The Colony,TX
I use strictly Impulse Rods. They are all hand made right here in Texas

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#11383953 - 02/01/16 12:38 PM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
Matty Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/17/06
Posts: 166
Loc: Plano
I strictly stick to the "Whatever is on sale" brand
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#11384336 - 02/01/16 03:34 PM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: Matty]
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Registered: 11/06/14
Posts: 6274
Loc: Benbrook, TX
Originally Posted By: Matty
I strictly stick to the "Whatever is on sale" brand

Yup^

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#11385182 - 02/01/16 09:01 PM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
Mark Ray Offline
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Registered: 05/06/10
Posts: 14419
Loc: Arlington, TX
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#11385233 - 02/01/16 09:20 PM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
JAlderson Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/10/11
Posts: 254
How many Rods do you have in the yak at a time? And are you a tournament fishermen?

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#11385255 - 02/01/16 09:29 PM Re: Rod Arsenal!!! [Re: JAlderson]
pelican Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2428
Loc: Grapevine
4 to 6 rods, some tourneys.
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