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#12016601 - 01/02/17 05:57 PM These rods worth keeping or have any value?
AKMike Offline
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Registered: 12/27/16
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Loc: Montgomery/The Woodlands
I have 2 Castaway Rods in new condition ones a 7' M Cranking Rod, and the other is a Salt water light in 7', Both are the SLX3 line. Are a light and medium rod really worth carrying around? Most guys I know just have MH or heavy for most fishing. Any trade/sale value in them?

What is a light Salt rod even good for, bait?


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#12018522 - 01/03/17 04:43 PM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
topconmm Offline
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The 7' Light action is my go to rod for a jerkbaits. I have a Falcon Lowrider, that is no longer made that I would hate to lose.

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#12019131 - 01/03/17 10:45 PM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
AKMike Offline
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well I guess I need to buy a reel then...lol
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#12019204 - 01/04/17 12:21 AM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
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Casting? Spinning? The cranking rod is a must for a lot of guys. I have a few 7' MLF (medium light power, fast action) casting and one 7' LF (light power, fast action) casting I use for saltwater topwaters and light jigs with soft plastic tails. I have a LMF (light power, moderate fast action) casting for saltwater topwaters and a LF spinning for saltwater soft plastic tails. All Stars (Houston made) and Falcons.
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#12019966 - 01/04/17 12:48 PM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
AKMike Offline
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[censored] sorry yeah they are Casters. I know its probably a stupid question they were given to me a while back and I've been trying to figure out what to use them for, or if I'm better trading them off.

I know the crankin rods for crank baits it just seems almost too flexible, but maybe I'm just not used to the M action I guess.
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#12020460 - 01/04/17 05:03 PM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
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It would do real well cranking smaller crank baits like bandit 200 size or squarebills . You can also use that type of rod for lipless crankbaits. Would give it lots of action.

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#12021733 - 01/05/17 09:30 AM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
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Keep'em.......
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#12022059 - 01/05/17 12:06 PM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
AKMike Offline
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I appreciate it.
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#12045714 - 01/17/17 05:42 PM Re: These rods worth keeping or have any value? [Re: AKMike]
Matt Jackson Offline
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I have a 7'1" med exfast that is one of my favorite light weight 1/8oz and below tx rig rod. I'd keep them.
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