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#12340758 - 07/15/17 07:58 AM McCain Rods
Struggle Offline
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Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 144
Loc: Allen, Texas
Does anyone use or tried out the Kayak series McCain rods? I need to buy some new rods and I am thinking about giving these a try. I have never used any of the McCain rods but there seems to be decent reviews on the other series. Thanks.
https://www.tackleselect.com/collections/kayak-series

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#12341437 - 07/15/17 06:09 PM Re: McCain Rods [Re: Struggle]
Brad R Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1402
Loc: Texas
Struggle, I think I had heard Ty Southerland had some input regarding rods specifically for kayakers, but I had never seen them. I watch his videos on YouTube. He's pretty knowledgeable so if he imparted any ideas that were put in, these should be good rods.

If you get one, give us a report.

I have already posted this, that I have "gone short" with two new rods, one each in spinning and casting forms. Mine are St. Croix, 5'6" Moderate power, fast tip.

In both cases they fish like 6 footers since most (4" of the 6") comes out of the butt end of the rods. The accuracy is off the wall compared to longer rods. I still own 7 footer, love them when I am standing, making really long casts, etc., but when I can get so close to my targets in a kayak, other factors dominate.

Brad

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#12343202 - 07/16/17 07:40 PM Re: McCain Rods [Re: Struggle]
BKT Offline
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Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1257
Loc: Apple Springs
I have one that I won but really haven't used it much.

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