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#11707492 - 07/06/16 12:07 PM how many pitching steps do i need
basshunter2000 Offline

Registered: 07/05/16
Posts: 92
Loc: Fort Worth
I'm new to baitcasters and im finding they aren't my go to on windy days, can I get away with a baitcaster pitching setup even on windy days or should I set up a spinning combo also

#11707498 - 07/06/16 12:12 PM Re: how many pitching steps do i need [Re: basshunter2000]
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Registered: 02/05/06
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Loc: Farmers Branch/Sulphur Bluff
I always carry a spinning combo for hard to reach places like casting horizontally under docks etc...

There is always a legit reason for another rod and real grin

#11721011 - 07/13/16 02:46 PM Re: how many pitching steps do i need [Re: basshunter2000]
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Registered: 06/30/05
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Loc: Springtown, TX
Once you learn to pitch well with a baitcaster you should be able to pitch anytime anywhere. I don't have anything else in my boat. My ONE spincaster is for schooling sandies if I happen in to them........
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#11721174 - 07/13/16 04:10 PM Re: how many pitching steps do i need [Re: basshunter2000]
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One pitching setup with a jig should be fine. The wind shouldn't effect you much, what is it about the wind that's bothering you?
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#11721241 - 07/13/16 04:53 PM Re: how many pitching steps do i need [Re: basshunter2000]
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I don't get the wind thing either.

#11721828 - 07/14/16 05:17 AM Re: how many pitching steps do i need [Re: basshunter2000]
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Use whichever you have confidence in but the only thing that I use a spin cast for is dropshot. You might be trying too light if the wind is bothering you or more likely, you don't have it adjusted properly


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