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#12385239 - 08/14/17 07:24 AM Light plug rod?
i-Fish Online   content
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Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 720
Looking for a good crankbait rod that throws those small plugs well and with accuracy. I've got a medium power moderate fast action glass cb Ike series rod but it really doesn't like anything lighter than 1/2 oz. Won't load well with those 1.0, 1.5 and even the Spro Little John's and the like. What rods do you recommend?
If you can't find em wind em.

#12385299 - 08/14/17 08:23 AM Re: Light plug rod? [Re: i-Fish]
goodman1389 Offline

Registered: 07/01/14
Posts: 359
Loc: Mansfield,TX
I have a 7'0" medium TFO professional series that I throw lots of smaller crank baits on. Have it paired with an Abu Garcia Orra SX and I've never had any issues throwing smaller stuff.

#12385393 - 08/14/17 09:39 AM Re: Light plug rod? [Re: i-Fish]
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4225
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I'd go look for one of the G. Loomis crankbait rods that are being discontinued. They will definitely handle lighter cranks. I know because I have 2 of them. I believe they're still on sale at Tackle Warehouse. Monster Fishing Tackle still has them too.
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." - Doug Larson


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