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#11703721 - 07/04/16 10:07 AM Frog Combo
Bas-ii-tis Offline
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Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 711
Loc: W.Falls, TX
I finally decided on what i wanted..fell free to give me your opinions

7'3 Heavy Abu Garcia Veritas 2.0

7.2 Quantum PT Accurist Baitcast Reel

30lb PowerPro Braid

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#11703725 - 07/04/16 10:09 AM Re: Frog Combo [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Doug R. Online   content
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Registered: 06/11/12
Posts: 8579
Loc: On the right side of "THE WALL...
If you are fishing any kind of cover you can trash the 30lb braid, go up to at least 65lb...


Edited by Doug R. (07/04/16 10:26 AM)
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#11703822 - 07/04/16 11:15 AM Re: Frog Combo [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 791
You may want to upsize that line if you are fishing heavy vegetation or cover.

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#11704089 - 07/04/16 02:20 PM Re: Frog Combo [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
wetduck Offline
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Registered: 03/31/08
Posts: 425
Loc: grandview
65# power pro save that you got for jigs or some thing

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#11704498 - 07/04/16 08:07 PM Re: Frog Combo [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
EastTexasBassin Offline
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Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 879
Loc: Lake Ray Hubbard
50lb braid is what I would consider the minimum. 65lb would be preferred. You need to be able to get a really thick hook to penetrate the fish's mouth, and often muscle them through a bunch of grass. I've snapped 50lb braid on the hookset before, no way I would risk using 30lb when fishing a frog. 30lb is great for drop shot on a spinning rod though


Edited by EastTexasBassin (07/04/16 08:09 PM)
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#11705002 - 07/05/16 09:33 AM Re: Frog Combo [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2085
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I know this hasn't been mentioned, but I would use 65lb braid... but besides that, you have a good working setup.


Edited by lipjerk (07/05/16 09:37 AM)
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#11706054 - 07/05/16 06:17 PM Re: Frog Combo [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
largemouthokie Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 829
Loc: Broken Bow, OK
That's a good rod for the money, but I like the 7-6 better.
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