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#11579031 - 05/02/16 05:18 PM Rod for throwing square bill cranks
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
What rod do you like best for throwing square bill crank baits?

I use an older model Shimano TC-4, 7ft in length. I was just wondering what everyone else likes best.


Edited by ezbassin (05/02/16 05:46 PM)

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#11579095 - 05/02/16 05:56 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
moto382 Offline
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Registered: 07/06/10
Posts: 537
Loc: Frisco, TX
Irod Genesis stone cold square bill rod
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#11579097 - 05/02/16 05:58 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
Posts: 5342
currently using a Falcon Trap Caster

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#11579136 - 05/02/16 06:14 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
James Biggs Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/11/06
Posts: 2588
Loc: DFW area
Loomis cranking rod

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#11579230 - 05/02/16 07:03 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
TanHner36 Offline
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Registered: 04/03/15
Posts: 917
Loc: Houston, TX
7'6" Veritas 2.0 winch series Cranking rod.

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#11579266 - 05/02/16 07:15 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
JT Evans Offline
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Registered: 04/18/07
Posts: 3713
Loc: DFW
Falcon original series medium-heavy. It's heavy enough to feel the hard knocks of hitting brush and pull it free. And soft enough to tell the difference from hitting brush and having a fish on. Its just a different feel which over time I have learned much in the same way I get a certain vibration from a Carolina Rig as opposed to the feel of a T-Rig bait. IMO the key to it is consistency and like time on water with the rig...

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#11579282 - 05/02/16 07:21 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 653
I use a 6'10" Powell Inferno Composite. Like the shorter rods for accuracy.

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#11579378 - 05/02/16 07:57 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
bbassfishes Online   content
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Registered: 09/30/12
Posts: 524
Loc: Granbury, TX
Denali N2 Series cranking rod.
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#11579744 - 05/02/16 10:27 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 7273
Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
704 Dobyns champion cranking rod or a 705 champion cranking rod.

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#11579755 - 05/02/16 10:31 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
For all my small and medium diving CBs, I use the Dobyn's Champion 764 CB RM. It handles all those CBs really well. Graphite, but with a good limber tip and enough backbone to get the job done on big fish. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

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#11579760 - 05/02/16 10:34 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
921 Phoenix Online   content
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 1819
Loc: Lake Fork
705 CB Dobyns

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#11579773 - 05/02/16 10:45 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Broom stick with fly rod tip !
That'll do it... woot

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#11579818 - 05/02/16 11:56 PM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
SoCal Tom Online   content
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Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 8556
Loc: Garland, TX
Dobyns Champion 705CBMF Glass. Love the all fiberglass rod.

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#11579904 - 05/03/16 06:39 AM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3045
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I use a Tatula 7'1" medium heavy regular taper. Great distance and not too much tip.
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#11580012 - 05/03/16 07:49 AM Re: Rod for throwing square bill cranks [Re: ezbassin]
lipjerk Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Dobyns 764cbrm or Dobyns 705cb

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