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#12627350 - 02/14/18 08:52 AM Cabelas CGR rods
rleblanc61 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/08/14
Posts: 14
For anyone looking for glass rods, I noticed recently that Cabelas dropped their regular prices on CGR rods to $69.99. Just happened to look at the online Bargain cave this morning, they are $39.99 and currently all sizes are in stock

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#12627403 - 02/14/18 09:12 AM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
skeeterK Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 364
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
Thanks for the heads up as I've been checking Cabela's over the last several weeks looking at this same rod in a 4wt. At that price it flys under the wife's radar when the statement comes in . smile

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#12627476 - 02/14/18 09:49 AM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
karstopo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 590
Loc: Brazoria County
Awesome. I have the 2, 4/5, 5/6, and two 7/8 models.

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#12627516 - 02/14/18 10:08 AM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
karstopo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 590
Loc: Brazoria County
I just ordered the 6'6" 4 weight. Thanks for the heads up.

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#12628141 - 02/14/18 04:01 PM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
tx8er Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/29/17
Posts: 5
Thanks for the tip. Picked up a 5/6 to go with my 4.

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#12636302 - 02/19/18 06:25 PM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
skeeterK Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 364
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
So my rod arrived today and I immediately knew something was up as the CGR 4 wt is suppose to be 6'-6" and this one was a full 9'. After looking at the part number on the new rod and checking their website it turns out it's a newly released Cabela's Vector AW which sells for $189. Not sure what I'm going to do here as all of the $39 CGR rods are sold out.

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#12636315 - 02/19/18 06:29 PM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: skeeterK]
Smurfs Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 3748
Loc: Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: skeeterK
So my rod arrived today and I immediately knew something was up as the CGR 4 wt is suppose to be 6'-6" and this one was a full 9'. After looking at the part number on the new rod and checking their website it turns out it's a newly released Cabela's Vector AW which sells for $189. Not sure what I'm going to do here as all of the $39 CGR rods are sold out.


Did you pay $189 or $39 for what you got?
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#12636366 - 02/19/18 06:51 PM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: Smurfs]
skeeterK Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 364
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
Originally Posted By: Smurfs
Originally Posted By: skeeterK
So my rod arrived today and I immediately knew something was up as the CGR 4 wt is suppose to be 6'-6" and this one was a full 9'. After looking at the part number on the new rod and checking their website it turns out it's a newly released Cabela's Vector AW which sells for $189. Not sure what I'm going to do here as all of the $39 CGR rods are sold out.


Did you pay $189 or $39 for what you got?

I paid $39. They just grabbed the wrong rod as the receipt shows the CGR. The only thing its a 6wt which I don't have. Currently have a 5, 7, and 8.

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#12636535 - 02/19/18 08:04 PM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
Txmedic033 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4642
Loc: Longview, Tx
Sounds like a helluva deal. I have a couple of their LSI rods that I really like and just got a Theorem 4 wt that I haven't had a chance to try yet.

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#12637378 - 02/20/18 10:47 AM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
Smurfs Offline
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Registered: 01/31/14
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Loc: Fort Worth
Skeeter K, sent you a PM
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#12637733 - 02/20/18 01:54 PM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
Jerry Hamon Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 7382
Loc: Van Alstyne, TX USA
Great rods!

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#12640954 - 02/22/18 08:55 AM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: Txmedic033]
crapicat Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6598
Loc: Grandview, TX
Originally Posted By: Txmedic033
Sounds like a helluva deal. I have a couple of their LSI rods that I really like and just got a Theorem 4 wt that I haven't had a chance to try yet.


I agree withMedic...but look, if you are TRULY DISAPPOINTED, I will offer you your money back and pay for the shipping... grin

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#12643015 - 02/23/18 09:56 AM Re: Cabelas CGR rods [Re: rleblanc61]
skeeterK Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 364
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
I reordered the CGR 4wt and surprisingly it arrived the next day as is it shipped from the Cabela's in Dickinson. Here's my bargain rod haul for the week.



The 4wt is my shortest rod at 6'-6" and to be honest I didn't know what to expect casting wise but after giving it a test run yesterday I'm really pleased. I paired it with my old Cahill reel. The Vector rod is very simular in appearance and feel to my Orvis Clearwater.

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