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#11406500 - 02/10/16 08:30 PM What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod?
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Loc: Cut and Shoot, TX
What is you C Rig rod and why do you like it compared to others?

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#11406641 - 02/10/16 09:26 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1111
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Custom 7'10" slow heavy. Moves a lot of slack while allowing a big
Fish to surge. If you have one built make sure they put the lure keeper at the bottom of you do split grip. This really helps with long leaders.

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#11406714 - 02/10/16 09:47 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
Dan A Offline
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Registered: 02/15/08
Posts: 385
Loc: Cincinnati, Oh
Falcon's Carolina Lizard Dragger... Dan

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#11406735 - 02/10/16 09:52 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12213
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Dobyns Extreme 784. It is 7 foot 8 inches long and a 4 power rod which is a great set up to give you a lot of distance with the C-rig. The tip loads up very well and the rod has plenty of backbone also. I use a 6-1 gear ratio Lews Super Duty, 20# Invizx main line and P-Line CXX 12# as my leader.

Before that rod I used a Kistler LTA 7foot 6 inch H action rod. It had a soft tip even though it is rated as a H action rod. It is also a good C-rig rod.

Before that I used a 7ft 6 inch Falcon low rider lizard dragger. It is a good rod if you are on a budget.




Edited by ezbassin (02/10/16 09:56 PM)

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#11406759 - 02/10/16 09:58 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
When I am ready to move to another spot I reel the weight up near the tip and use a rubber coated wire tie to hold the bait to the rod. (3 inch model)
https://www.niteize.com/product/Gear-Tie-3.asp

It also works great holding the wires of an A-rig together while moving to another spot on the lake.

Get them at Home Depot, online, or @ Reel time rods @ Popes Landing, Lake Fork.

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#11406786 - 02/10/16 10:08 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I use the Dobyns Savvy Flippin' rod for C-rigs. 7'6" and H, but with a fast tip to it. It is a 6 power rod, so PLENTY of backbone and hefty feel to it. I would probably choose the If money were no object, I would go with the 804 C-rig Special Dobyns 804C rod. REALLY designed for C-rigging and a SWEET rod it is. Hope this helps.

Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#11406787 - 02/10/16 10:09 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
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Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
764 Dobyns champion I'm not a fan of supper stuff rods for c-rig needs to be stout but not like a broom stick

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#11406790 - 02/10/16 10:11 PM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4042
Loc: somervell county
I have several Dobyns that do the job with excellence. 734 & 735 models but for way less its hard to beat my Falcon Lowriders in the Lizard Dragger 1 model. If you regularly fish larger C-rig baits like big Brush Hogs or 10"-12" worms go with the Lizard Dragger 2 model. Excellent C-rig rods.


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#11406953 - 02/11/16 01:33 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
Flippin-Out Offline
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Registered: 02/25/15
Posts: 1564
Loc: Magnolia, TX
My sweet C-rig rod is a Dobyn's Champion Series Carolina Riggin Special, 804C. Also good for A-rigs and big flutter spoons. When I c-rig, I don't tend to do light weights, so this rod is a good fit for my use. I also have a 200 size reel on it for those super-long casts. Gear ratio gives 35 IPT so I can catch up to a fish running toward me.

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#11406991 - 02/11/16 04:56 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Falcon "Carolina Lizard Dragger"
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#11407033 - 02/11/16 06:02 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
big mike Offline
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Registered: 12/19/04
Posts: 2647
Loc: forney, tx
Dobyns 804c.
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#11407073 - 02/11/16 06:39 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 4545
Loc: Red Oak
Dobyns 764C
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#11407117 - 02/11/16 07:12 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 09/28/14
Posts: 734
Loc: Carthage Tx
Carolina honey med power.Has a great parabolic bend that is more forgiving when using braid. It loads really well when casting 1oz of tungsten way further than I need,plenty sensitive, and an easy short side snap does the job for a hookset.
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#11407121 - 02/11/16 07:13 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 03/02/15
Posts: 83
Loc: Keller Texas
halo 7'6 med heavy its great
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#11407136 - 02/11/16 07:22 AM Re: What is your choice for a "C Rig" rod? [Re: Skeeterbrain]
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Registered: 02/28/04
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Cara Amistad 7'3"
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