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#12223443 - 04/29/17 08:05 PM Crankbait rod
MurraynTx Offline
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Registered: 06/17/08
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Whats the best one out there?

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#12223531 - 04/29/17 09:17 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
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What's the best one on the market?

There is no best, it's all opining in the big scheme.

I like the H20 Ethos at Sports Academy, offered at "working man" prices.

Good luck...many more opinions coming I'm sure.

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#12223835 - 04/30/17 08:43 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
robster Offline
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Registered: 04/25/14
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Depends on budget. The new St Croix Legend Glass won rod of the year at a couple expos already. I want one badly but my cheap Powell Diesel glass rod wont give me a reason to get rid of it

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#12224848 - 05/01/17 05:46 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
MurraynTx Offline
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Registered: 06/17/08
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Thinking about the G Loomis E6X but wanted some different opinions, thanks

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#12227290 - 05/02/17 02:03 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
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Depends, looking for a deep diver setup or something else? An ALLAROUND ROD for ALL CB's? I think the BEST out there is the Dobyns 764 CB RM for shallow and medium diver baits and the 805 CB RM for deep divers, but if you are going for the 10XD range, the 806 is better, because it is rated for it. All are Champion XPs and run for $260 or so, but THEY are the best I have found, with LOTS of CB experience. MOF, I have 6 published CB articles. But, what do I KNOW????? As mentioned above, it is ALL about preference. I PREFER to go with full graphite rods, because of the sensitivity of the rod. I have fished glass and composite rods, but still prefer the graphite. If you go with a graphite rod, back up on your drag so a 3# fish can pull a little drag and you won't rip the hooks out of their lips. Just a tidbit of knowledge that has come for mutltiple hours or decades of fishing CBs. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

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#12231908 - 05/05/17 02:32 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: Thad Rains]
MurraynTx Offline
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Registered: 06/17/08
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Loc: Nederland Tx
Thanks

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#12232245 - 05/05/17 09:14 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
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I like the Halo twilite 2 rod 7' 11" Heavy for cranking.
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#12233042 - 05/05/17 04:22 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
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I picked up the Abu Garcia Ike delay series crank rod in a 7' 3" Medium. Well balanced composite blank. Launches you're typical 2.5 squares and 300 jerks out there and has great sensitivity as well as backbone to keep the fish pinned. Well spent $120 in my opinion.
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#12233886 - 05/06/17 12:46 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
progolferv1 Offline
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Registered: 05/08/16
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e6x are great rods. I got the cranking rod and didn't like the length of the handle seemed short. bought a Dobyns fury and a St croix LTB both great rods just depends on your budget

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#12235569 - 05/07/17 10:27 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
jackwabbit Offline
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Registered: 10/06/08
Posts: 262
Loc: Rowlett TX
Opinions on BPS crankin stick?

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#12246066 - 05/15/17 09:12 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: jackwabbit]
redskeeter190 Offline
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Registered: 05/02/09
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Loc: Knoxville, TN
Originally Posted By: jackwabbit
Opinions on BPS crankin stick?

I've got the 7.11 m/h....I love it for DD22 and 10X cranking.....you don't get beat up fishing them as you would fishing a med action.....on the down side....it's a tad heavy....

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#12247157 - 05/15/17 08:26 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
Buckshotbuddy Offline
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Registered: 03/05/17
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I have a falcon bucoo cranking rod I'm not too fond of....

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#12269022 - 05/30/17 08:09 AM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
Eddyc01 Offline
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Registered: 12/06/12
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Loc: Leslieville
G Loomis

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#12271734 - 05/31/17 03:39 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: MurraynTx]
Crankalot Offline
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Registered: 06/01/12
Posts: 476
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I have a St Croix Premier and it is stellar. Very sensitive and responsive

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#12285543 - 06/08/17 10:00 PM Re: Crankbait rod [Re: jackwabbit]
Diezel_Rocker Offline
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Originally Posted By: jackwabbit
Opinions on BPS crankin stick?


One of my favorites and probably the best deal going. I have $500 rods and still throw deep diving crankbaits and chatter baits on a BPS Crankin Stick. I don't think you need a $200 rod to throw crankbaits. The idea isn't to use the most sensitive rod for those kind of baits.
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