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#11445710 - 02/28/16 06:22 PM Falcon rods
robster Offline
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Registered: 04/25/14
Posts: 46
anyone here a fan of Falcon rods? i dont hear them mentioned much. was looking at the new Lowrider 20 rods at academy and thought they were really nice. fuji components. made in use. very light. anyone a fan of their rods and anyone use this particular rod?

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#11446431 - 02/29/16 07:55 AM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
Joseph H Online   content
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Registered: 10/30/09
Posts: 375
I own 5 Falcon Caras. 2 6 ft. spinning, 2 6.6 ft casting and 1 7ft casting. These are great rods that I use in between my St. Croixs (Legends and Mojos), G Loomis' (E6X's and GL2s) and All Star Titaniums. And they hold up to the others which are more expensive.

I owned one Low Rider once and really liked it a lot but sold it and stuck with the Caras, since they are a better made rod and incorporate alconite guides which matters because I use braid almost exclusively.

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#11446779 - 02/29/16 10:54 AM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
jasoniam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1217
Loc: Bedford
I do have a falcon spinning rod for sale here if ya wanna save a few bucks on a goodun!!
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#11449870 - 03/01/16 03:04 PM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
Capt Craig Offline
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Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1251
Loc: Richland-Chambers
I have been fishing Falcon rods for years. I think they are great rods!
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#11450397 - 03/01/16 07:24 PM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
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Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 793
Loc: Harrah, Oklahoma
My son has one of the Lowrider 20's and it is a great rod. I personally have 15 or so Cara T7's and love them. I think the Lowrider will have a tough time making it because I feel it's at a bad price point. I am going to pay $199 for the Cara before I pay $169 for the Lowrider. If it was a $129-$139 rod I think it would sell like crazy

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#11456402 - 03/04/16 02:34 PM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
Sschofield Offline
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Registered: 04/17/14
Posts: 274
Loc: Denton,Tx
Great rods!! Pretty sensitive!
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#11456757 - 03/04/16 06:25 PM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
374 Trigger Offline
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Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 1121
Loc: Burleson TX/DelRio
Great Rods and Tackle Warehouse has them on sale

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#11469369 - 03/10/16 05:42 PM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
Cajun Bass Buster Offline
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Registered: 05/10/09
Posts: 494
Loc: Carencro, LA
I have one of the Lowrider 20 rods. I have the same model in the Cara line. For the price, I wouldn't hesitate to get another Lowrider. I've used the Cara and Lowrider rods for years and have no complaints. Falcon makes an excellent rod.
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#11483168 - 03/17/16 09:14 AM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
arlnitro14 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/10
Posts: 105
Love my lowrider and my HD's.
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#11505250 - 03/28/16 01:23 AM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
soap Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/23/14
Posts: 5
Love the low rider. I have 3 of them. And castaway makes good rods too.

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#11507589 - 03/28/16 10:13 PM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
BigCaseyB206 Online   happy
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Registered: 10/15/08
Posts: 3111
Loc: Grand Prairie
I have a few St. Croix and G. Loomis rods that are way more expensive, but I always seem to be using a Falcon Lowrider the most. Light enough, balanced well, and like you said, are built with quality components.

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#11522924 - 04/05/16 10:08 AM Re: Falcon rods [Re: robster]
Ram4bass Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/14/13
Posts: 228
Loc: Dallas, TX
Bought one. Fished for a day and then returned it. Maybe I got a bad one, but the reel seat kept coming loose. Went back to my favorite TFO.

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