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#12722350 - 04/19/18 12:16 AM Best redfish rod?
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
I've never been redfish fishing but I'm going in a couple months and I have no idea on what type of rod to get. I mainly stick to bass. I'm thinking something around 7 ft with a fast action. Any input would be great

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#12722369 - 04/19/18 04:46 AM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
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Pro Angler medium heavy works well for me and has for the past dozen years.
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#12722926 - 04/19/18 01:53 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
thank you for your input I'm definitely going to check those rods out

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#12723024 - 04/19/18 03:04 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
Alumacraft 14 Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 258
Loc: Texas
Berkley inshore rod, medium or medium heavy. Penn Spinfisher V 3500. 30lbs braid power pro. That's my favorite set up for inshore. It will handle red\specks and wading

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#12724425 - 04/20/18 04:02 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: Alumacraft 14]
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
I forgot to mention reels to in the post but thank you for putting that it definitely helps out brotha. I'm going to buy that reel. I'm trying to learn more on redfish and fish the coast more anymore input would be greatly appreciated thanks

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#12724466 - 04/20/18 04:31 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
MinMirny Offline
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Registered: 11/21/17
Posts: 83
Loc: Austin, TX
My favorite: rod Fenwick HMX 9' MH; reel Quantum Cabo 40 PTs.
Feel happy every time I have a chance to use it! Magnetic bail lock of Cabo reel is something different smile
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#12725466 - 04/21/18 05:47 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: MinMirny]
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
Thanks I'm going to check out those rods and reels

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#12725688 - 04/21/18 09:14 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
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Registered: 06/18/16
Posts: 2100
Loc: Hitchcock,Tx.
ML-M-MH 7' BC Rod Ugly Stick Abu Garcia 6000 Made in Sweden
20# Fluro Mainline Spro swivels 30# Fluro leader line
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#12726292 - 04/22/18 02:59 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
Fishspanker Offline
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Registered: 01/19/08
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Loc: Island of Jeff (Humble)
Falcon Coastal 7"6' MH is a great all around saltwater rod. From throwing a 1/16th oz jig head to a popping cork. Trout or reds. $89 at Academy.
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#12729087 - 04/24/18 03:07 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
Thanks for y'alls input on the rods and reels it helps out a lot

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#12729450 - 04/24/18 07:51 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
I just was givin 2 rods 1 is a castaway go2 line weight: 10-50lb lure weight: 1/2-1oz the other rod is a falcon HD line weight: 12-20lb lure weight: 1/4-1/3oz. Both are medium heavy rods and casting rods would they work

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#12736199 - 04/30/18 06:56 AM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
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Registered: 09/28/14
Posts: 1688
Loc: Carthage Tx
What type of fishing do you have in mind?....are you referring to surf fishing,jetty fishing, bay or back water flats,?... The rod and reel set up will differ greatly depending on application, or presentation...I am still in this learning curve as well.
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#12736479 - 04/30/18 10:03 AM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
dk2429 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 527
Loc: Pearland, TX
Sarge Custom rod
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#12739430 - 05/02/18 07:43 AM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: big z]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4606
Loc: Longview, Tx
If you are using cut bait or crabs as bait I'll second the Pro Angler. If you are using corks or lures, I would just use a good medium heavy bass rod. I would bring a couple extra though. Those reds will test your equipment. I would absolutely not use Dobyn's rods for redfish. First time to the coast we broke 4 Dobyn's fishing for bull reds. Didn't break any other rods though.........

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#12742130 - 05/03/18 05:08 PM Re: Best redfish rod? [Re: TroyKing]
big z Offline
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Registered: 04/05/18
Posts: 22
I will be jetty fishing

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