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#12759267 - 05/17/18 01:34 PM Fishing with an Ultralite Rig
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Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 1561
Loc: Texas
Crappie fishing with an ultralite rig is a lot of fun.

Which rod/reel setup is your preferred one?

What is your preferred bait/lure on an ultralite rig?

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#12759287 - 05/17/18 01:51 PM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 08/18/09
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Loc: TEXAS
try a shakespeare tiny deadbolt on a ultralight berkley cherrywood.( around a 40.0 rig), 2 to 4 pound P line,or berkley trilene XL , fish a 32/nd oz jig under a small balsa wood eagle claw bobber.
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#12759328 - 05/17/18 02:14 PM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 3297
Loc: Fort Worth
8ft. St Croix Pan fish series 4-8lbs
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#12760049 - 05/17/18 11:11 PM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 03/03/16
Posts: 508
Loc: Victoria, TX
My favorite ultralight rod is a custom made 4'10" Waterloo rod with a Shimano Sienna 500 spooled with 4lb mono. Weighs nothing and will even sling 14"ers in the boat.

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#12760328 - 05/18/18 09:10 AM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6482
Loc: Grandview, TX
I don’t fish them, but I got a buddy that loves the high end Diawa rods/reels and he can spank my arse with that setup, when we get under the bridges, or on the the deep water BP’s. Don’t know any specifics and he is out of country currently, so I would just suggestion you look at the various options...

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#12760359 - 05/18/18 09:36 AM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 4343
Loc: EAST TEXAS
I like the little berkley cherrywood rods. Shimano open face reel, I think it is a 10X. Really small & light.

I use 20lb braid, no line problems with a little bigger line.
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#12760409 - 05/18/18 10:24 AM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 12/23/14
Posts: 169
Loc: Marshall
My go to is 6' falcon

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#12761394 - 05/19/18 07:37 AM Re: Fishing with an Ultralite Rig [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 671
Loc: North Texas
I picked up an old 9 foot, #3 weight fly rod for a few bucks. Man that's a great set-up!

Cheers, cheers

George

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