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#11883325 - 10/16/16 03:36 PM Crankbait rod
tpvegas2213 Offline
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Registered: 11/28/15
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I am looking to get a rod for the big crankbait like the strick king 10xd or the giant square bill crank baits I would like to not spend over $100

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#11883609 - 10/16/16 05:15 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
Not many that I am aware of for thqat purpose in your price range. I would consider the Dobyns Fury Flipping stick as a PRIME possibility. It is rated from 1/4 to 2 oz lures, MH with a fast tip. Here is a link to it.

http://dobynsrods.com/rod/fr-765flip/

I would consider flipping sticks to be in the category for this kind of rod.

Another possibility is the old Academy Ethos rods. I use a 7'6" XH for this application and it works well. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

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#11883830 - 10/16/16 06:08 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
tpvegas2213 Offline
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Tanks

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#11883849 - 10/16/16 06:15 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
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go buy a UglyStik, ya can't break it and it has a great bend for crank baits...
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#11884009 - 10/16/16 07:28 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
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^agreed. You still want the parabolic bend that a crankbait rod needs to have.
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#11884020 - 10/16/16 07:33 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
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Yep, 7' Ugly Stik Elite in medium heavy--your arms will get tired casting and retrieving with that rod all day, but if you do a lot of trolling/strolling, it'll work fine

For just at $100; take a look at the Falcon Bucoo XD Cranker.
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#11884212 - 10/16/16 09:08 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 647
Go on abugarcia.com, they have the Veracity 7'11" heavy and extra heavy winch(their version of a crankbait rod) on sale for 104.00.

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#11884213 - 10/16/16 09:08 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
tpvegas2213 Offline
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Registered: 11/28/15
Posts: 88
Thanks I have a flipping stick I can use it just was not sure if it was to stiff for cranking

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#11884275 - 10/16/16 09:46 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
Big Swimbait Offline
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Registered: 02/01/14
Posts: 380
Loc: Irving
Try the Berkley Lightning Rod Shock 7'6" Heavy. It has the action you need for the big baits & it's $55.00.

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#11884336 - 10/16/16 10:42 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
lipjerk Online   content
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Registered: 03/04/09
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Loc: Lantana,Tx
I have the 7'10" Mag Heavy and use it for 10XD, works great, I got mine for a song, since a buddy worked there, good rods for the purpose/money.

http://www.basspro.com/Bass-Pro-Shops-Crankin-Stick-Casting-Rod/product/14050107113767/

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#11884382 - 10/16/16 11:51 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
sandman79 Offline
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Registered: 09/29/11
Posts: 47
Loc: tyler,tx
Try lews Fritts crankin rod

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#11884563 - 10/17/16 07:59 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: tpvegas2213]
Chris_K Online   content
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Registered: 01/14/15
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Loc: TX
Bps cranking stick

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