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#11667996 - 06/14/16 10:46 PM Best bargain rod..$100ish
crankn101 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/07
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Loc: Longmont co.
Just wondering what rods you guys are throwing in the $100 price range?

I have an older Shimano Compre I really like and a new one I havent used yet, a few lamiglass Infinity rods I also like but would like others opinions.

Rods would be for swimming jigs and skipping docks and under bushes or maybe a light weight flipping stick.

Thanks
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#11667997 - 06/14/16 10:47 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Epic backlash Offline
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Registered: 06/22/15
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Loc: Texas
For that price I think the Temple Forks

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#11668012 - 06/14/16 10:53 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
hookinbass Offline
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Registered: 02/09/14
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Loc: Oklahoma
Falcon Bucoo is a good rod
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#11668016 - 06/14/16 10:54 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
TrapCaster Offline
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Registered: 06/18/12
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Falcon Bucoo
St. Croix Premier
Omen Black
My three choices right around $100-$120

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#11668033 - 06/14/16 11:02 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Falcon Bucoo

If you ask me, the Bucoo is the best rod in the $100 price range. The lightweight design and overall sensitivity/balance blows all the others away. These rods are freakishly light and are built hardy. Their true to form and I've never had a problem with a single one. Hell of a rod for $100!
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#11668052 - 06/14/16 11:13 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
crankn101 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/07
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Loc: Longmont co.
RIGHT ON. I forgot all about the Bucoo series, I think im going to order one next week. Ordering a Crucial right now.
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#11668057 - 06/14/16 11:14 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
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Registered: 01/06/07
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Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Bucoo or lews

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#11668100 - 06/14/16 11:34 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Steven Hennige Offline
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Registered: 02/25/15
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Loc: kingston,ontario
Carrot stix, wild wild orange Very sensitive, Have what they call semi micro guides. in between the two.
A very forgotten brand the last few years, still make good rods.
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#11668124 - 06/14/16 11:59 PM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
bruton1 Offline
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Registered: 04/21/12
Posts: 355
Loc: Blanket, TX
Dobyns fury

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#11668135 - 06/15/16 12:12 AM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Billy_Lawson Offline
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Registered: 02/11/12
Posts: 2470
Loc: Van, Tx
Dobyns 704 fury
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#11668140 - 06/15/16 12:17 AM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Whitehog29 Offline
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Powell Inferno
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#11668165 - 06/15/16 02:03 AM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Crucial.
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#11668231 - 06/15/16 06:45 AM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Jdunn12 Offline
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Registered: 01/28/16
Posts: 64
Loc: Oklahoma
I am a fan of the Duckett Ghost Rods. I have used most of the $100 dollar rods out there and it has been my go to. The Falcon bucoo's are great and superlight for fishing all day. I would say the veritas are pretty close as well and good sensitivity with their 30 ton blanks.
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#11668363 - 06/15/16 08:08 AM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Greg Z Offline
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Registered: 11/06/04
Posts: 1724
Loc: Rockwall
I have an Omen Black that is less than a year old I would sell for $65. 7'+ Heavy.

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#11668405 - 06/15/16 08:22 AM Re: Best bargain rod..$100ish [Re: crankn101]
Ban-D Offline
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Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 6707
Loc: Tx
Falcon BuCoo
Used low rider in the classifieds for that price too.
Dobyns fury
Powel inferno
Omen black "I've owned 6 with no issues,others have had issues" o got rid of mine due to the short handle length.

Stay away from the ghost,any Abu Rod that price or below,any quantum that price or below, and I hate to say it but the lews line of rods that price or below are terrible too.

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