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#11556539 - 04/21/16 09:16 AM What rod do you use for Medium divers?
C.C. Near Nuthin Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 284
Loc: Midlothian, Tx
I'm not really happy with the two 6'6" medium rods that I am currently using for medium divers (6 to 14 foot deep)

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#11556845 - 04/21/16 11:14 AM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I use one of the rods designed for that depth range CB. I bought a Dobyn's CB RM 764 that works GREAT for that range of CB. Enough backbone, but enough tip, too. It is a Champion rod series. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#11556859 - 04/21/16 11:22 AM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
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Registered: 06/11/12
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Loc: back in the day
Power Tackle 7'3" composite cranking rod
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#11556900 - 04/21/16 11:41 AM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
LinkLowrance Offline
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Registered: 07/06/15
Posts: 449
Loc: On the Wheel
I use a Duckett Micro Magic Pro 7'3 crankin rod for anything above 18-19 ft. Great feel and you can really launch them out there, but at the same time has the accuracy to throw up in some tight pockets.

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#11556907 - 04/21/16 11:46 AM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
921 Phoenix Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 2641
Dobyns 705 CB rod

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#11557135 - 04/21/16 01:24 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
capt grumpy Offline
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Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 945
Loc: west tx
Waterloo deep cranker

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#11557299 - 04/21/16 02:38 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
C.C. Near Nuthin Offline
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Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 284
Loc: Midlothian, Tx
Thanks for the input so far.

I think this statement really sums up what I'm looking for

"..Great feel and you can really launch them out there, but at the same time has the accuracy to throw up in some tight pockets."

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#11557566 - 04/21/16 04:50 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
Lake Fork Guide-David Morris Offline
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Registered: 03/09/12
Posts: 271
Loc: Alba TX
Dobyns 705CB
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#11557585 - 04/21/16 04:57 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: Lake Fork Guide-David Morris]
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Registered: 12/16/10
Posts: 1905
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Lake Fork Guide-David Morris
Dobyns 705CB

Another vote for the 705CB.
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#11557656 - 04/21/16 05:29 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
BrudBass Offline
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Registered: 10/18/12
Posts: 125
Loc: Buda, Texas
I have been using a Kistler Argon 7'9" mh crankbait rod, which has been versitile for throwing crankbaits from 6xd down to 3xd, Bandit 200, and wiggle warts.
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#11557740 - 04/21/16 06:18 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: Thad Rains]
ba$$fan Offline
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Registered: 02/08/07
Posts: 1462
Loc: Aledo, TX
Originally Posted By: Thad Rains
I use one of the rods designed for that depth range CB. I bought a Dobyn's CB RM 764 that works GREAT for that range of CB. Enough backbone, but enough tip, too. It is a Champion rod series. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains


This rod is what you are looking for. It doesn't act like a 7'6" rod until you want to throw a long ways.

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#11557930 - 04/21/16 08:05 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
Ban-D Offline
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Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 6711
Loc: Tx
A 7'-7'3" medium moderate

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#11557954 - 04/21/16 08:14 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
AgSellers04 Offline
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Registered: 04/15/08
Posts: 2068
Loc: Burleson, Texas
7 foot medium action. Something with a floppy tip.
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#11558077 - 04/21/16 08:51 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I use a Daiwa Tatula 7'1" medium heavy regular taper. The reel is a Zillion TWS 6.3:1 and spooled with 10lb InvisX.
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#11558111 - 04/21/16 09:12 PM Re: What rod do you use for Medium divers? [Re: C.C. Near Nuthin]
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Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Highway 1
Megabass Orochi XX Swingfire

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