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#12014735 - 01/01/17 04:23 PM Dobyns champion 806HSB
Ryan T Offline
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Registered: 04/29/15
Posts: 28
how does everyone like this rod for swim baits? looking to get into swim baits this year and herd a lot of good things about it. Also, if anyone has an older champion in this model that they are looking to get rid of, send me a pm.

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#12014789 - 01/01/17 05:15 PM Re: Dobyns champion 806HSB [Re: Ryan T]
Amberlamps Offline
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Registered: 10/02/13
Posts: 310
Loc: Austin, TX
Great rod for mid sized glide baits and some jointed swimbaits. You can through a 8" hudd on it but it feels a little spongy compared to an 807. You can also throw a deps 250 but it's really pushing it.

Sweet spot is 2-5 oz. If your baits are more than that (or if you will throw a lot of 8" hudds), I would go with the 807.
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#12014860 - 01/01/17 06:10 PM Re: Dobyns champion 806HSB [Re: Ryan T]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4466
Loc: somervell county
I am blessed with several Dobyns Champion series rods. That said I have a Dobyns Fury 795SB model that I love for medium-heavy swimbaits. Incredibly good rod for a $120 Dobyns.
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