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#11612314 - 05/19/16 10:19 AM Bait casting Drop Shot rod?
Danny L. Weems Offline
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Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 1193
Loc: Como, Texas
Hey guys, I'm in the market for an additional drop shot casting rod and want to know what you are using.
I currently use a Falcon Cara Weightless worm rod and it does fine but I wanted to see if there are other options that I may like better before I go buy another falcon.
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#11612321 - 05/19/16 10:24 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
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Registered: 06/11/12
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G. Loomis DSR 822 C or get Ron Grantham to build you a drop shot rod.
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#11612323 - 05/19/16 10:25 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
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MajorCraft Don Iovino finesse special casting Rod. Designed and Built specifically for DS and finesse fishing for Mr. Iovino by MajorCraft. It has a regular tip with plenty of backbone. Great DS rod. Check it out...We have 1 available....

Check it out!

Reviews
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#11612325 - 05/19/16 10:26 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
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I'm using a Falcon Bucoo 6 1/2 MH and it works great. The Bucoo MH is more like a medium.
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#11612341 - 05/19/16 10:30 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Doug R.]
Danny L. Weems Offline
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Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 1193
Loc: Como, Texas
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
G. Loomis DSR 822 C or get Ron Grantham to build you a drop shot rod.

Doug, Where is this Grantham guy located?
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#11612342 - 05/19/16 10:30 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
starclan Offline
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Registered: 09/02/14
Posts: 127
Loc: Granbury, TX
Ron Grantham at Reel Time Rods builds a great bait casting drop shot rod.

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#11612348 - 05/19/16 10:33 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
Danny L. Weems Offline
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Loc: Como, Texas
I'll check him out.

thanks!
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#11612363 - 05/19/16 10:43 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
rkd Offline
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Registered: 09/15/03
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I have a TFO 6'9 Medium casting rod which works great. I've found TFO rods to be a little lighter than the stated action so this might be more ML. I've caught some good fish in timber and around docks on this rod so it has decent backbone. I see that TFO makes a drop shot specific rod but I use the regular bass rod.

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#11612367 - 05/19/16 10:44 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
Sinkey Online   content
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Loc: Lewisville, TX.
Duckett 7' medium crankbait rod.......trust me!

Dobyns made a good one too, 701c, but they no longer make it in casting.
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#11612402 - 05/19/16 10:59 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
ko bass attack 27 Online   content
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I use the Dobyns 702 c. No complaints.

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#11612435 - 05/19/16 11:16 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: starclan]
JimmyP Offline
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Registered: 11/26/12
Posts: 805
Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
Originally Posted By: starclan
Ron Grantham at Reel Time Rods builds a great bait casting drop shot rod.


+1 Ron builds a great drop shot rod. I was also using a Falcon Cara until I tried one of his. You'll love it.

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#11612445 - 05/19/16 11:19 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
Doug R. Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Danny L. Weems
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
G. Loomis DSR 822 C or get Ron Grantham to build you a drop shot rod.

Doug, Where is this Grantham guy located?



His shop is located at Pope's at Fork.


He builds some great rods
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#11612462 - 05/19/16 11:29 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Sinkey]
HARD WORKN HAROLD Offline
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Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 1009
Loc: Williams Creek, Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: Sinkey
Duckett 7' medium crankbait rod.......trust me!

Dobyns made a good one too, 701c, but they no longer make it in casting.
thumbDuckett medium action is about as good as they come. Spinning rod or bait caster, this action works great on drop shot. Very sensitve, using 20# power pro and fluoro 10-12# leader.
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#11612463 - 05/19/16 11:29 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
Danny L. Weems Offline
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Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 1193
Loc: Como, Texas
I just got off the phone with Ron. Headed that way to look at the 2 models that he stocks.

Thanks!
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#11612470 - 05/19/16 11:32 AM Re: Bait casting Drop Shot rod? [Re: Danny L. Weems]
Chris G Offline
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Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 1696
Loc: Frisco, TX
I use the Champion 702C. It's been great for me.
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