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#12677629 - 03/17/18 08:56 PM Texas Rig Rod ???
whnigt Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/01/04
Posts: 1409
Loc: Troy, Tx.
Suggestions for a Texas rig rod for around $120 or less. Thanks

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#12682157 - 03/20/18 09:53 PM Re: Texas Rig Rod ??? [Re: whnigt]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 3172
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I like the Dobyns Fury rods for this, http://dobynsrods.com/rod/fr-765flip/ is the number of it. It is a 7'6" long rod that is MH rod with a fast tip. GREAT for small jigs and T rigs. Goes from 1/4 oz up to 2 oz. So, if you are throwing 3/16th, this SHOULD work okay, but check it out first. I normally T-rig with 1/4 oz, sometimes 3/16th and it works fine for that application. Good rod for the price and in your price zone, too. Hope this helps. If you have more questions, feel free to e-mail me or PM me. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#12682382 - 03/21/18 07:19 AM Re: Texas Rig Rod ??? [Re: whnigt]
Brad R Online   content
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1941
Loc: Texas
Thad mentions a good one, for sure!

I'd recommend a St. Croix Mojo Bass, MJC71MF, that is 7'1", rated down to 1/4 oz. (up to 5/8s) and a Medium power.

Just a personal thought here that most people over-power their rods, using H when MH would be better, MH when M would be better, and so on. I'd prefer M over MH.

But, there is also an MH Mojo, MJC68MHF, that is described as a Jig-N-Worm rod, 6'8", 3/8s to 1 oz. and it'd give you the additional range to use the rod to toss some heavier jigs, too.

$130 for either.

Brad

Mojo Bass Rods

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#12688720 - 03/25/18 04:56 PM Re: Texas Rig Rod ??? [Re: whnigt]
Monkeypuncher Offline
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Registered: 07/12/17
Posts: 173
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
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Both excellent suggestions.

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#12701704 - 04/03/18 04:18 PM Re: Texas Rig Rod ??? [Re: whnigt]
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Registered: 08/02/11
Posts: 1746
Loc: huffman tx
+1 on the Dobyns fury rods, excellent rod for the price and more sensitive than most 250 plus dollar rods I own...
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