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#11403615 - 02/09/16 04:03 PM Spoon fishing tackle?
bbassfishes Offline
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Registered: 09/30/12
Posts: 589
Loc: Granbury, TX
What does everyone throw spoon fishing in terms of rods and reels stiffness and gear ratios? I've never really thrown a spoon outside of the smaller ones used on spinning tackle. Any justification for a new rod and reel would be helpful. peep
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#11403921 - 02/09/16 06:16 PM Re: Spoon fishing tackle? [Re: bbassfishes]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12981
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Shimano Crucial A-rig rod with a 6-1 gear ratio Lews Super Duty reel for flutter spoons.


Edited by ezbassin (02/09/16 08:45 PM)

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#11404115 - 02/09/16 07:57 PM Re: Spoon fishing tackle? [Re: bbassfishes]
NickHasty Offline
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Registered: 12/11/11
Posts: 1320
Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
i use the same rod I use for throwing fb jigs and crigs. a 7 1/2' Fast action rod with a high gear ratio reel. 15lbs fluro.

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#11404168 - 02/09/16 08:14 PM Re: Spoon fishing tackle? [Re: bbassfishes]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Registered: 10/05/10
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Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La
7'-7'6 mh fast for me I'll step up to 25lb test if the lake has striped bass 15lb if not.
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#11404398 - 02/09/16 09:30 PM Re: Spoon fishing tackle? [Re: bbassfishes]
James Biggs Online   content
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Registered: 07/11/06
Posts: 2831
Loc: DFW area
If you talking flutter spoon 7'H 20lbs floro 7:1 reel

If your talking CC spoon I use 7mh 12lbs 7:1 1/2oz bait
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#11404480 - 02/09/16 09:56 PM Re: Spoon fishing tackle? [Re: bbassfishes]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 4826
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I use a Steez 7.9:1 reel on a Steez 7'1" medium heavy rod. Works good too. Caught about a fish a minute last Sunday. Only problem was it was white bass instead of large mouths. Haha. Well....caught 3 LMs. Then nothin-but-sandies.
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