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Best Jig Rod #12787928
06/11/18 05:06 PM
06/11/18 05:06 PM
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ARGYLE, TEXAS
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ARGYLE, TEXAS
Looking at to upgrade to a decent Jig Rod... 1/4oz-3/4oz and possibly Flipping (Mainly Jig)

Only exception is I really prefer FOAM over CORK (Durability)

-CASTAWAY SKELETON V2 MAG MED HEAVY?
-DOBYNS- ANY SUGGESTIONS??? FURY or OTHER???
-DOBYNS 766 FLIP ANY GOOD? Cork but maybe worth it...

ANYWAY-THANKS YA'LL!
Sorry if this has been asked a Hundred times...


Simon Peter said to them "I am going fishing" They said "We are going fishing also."
-JOHN 21:3
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Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12787936
06/11/18 05:09 PM
06/11/18 05:09 PM
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North Richland Hills, TX
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North Richland Hills, TX
Falcon Cara Amistad micro.


Thats my money fish

Kris Winhold
Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12787954
06/11/18 05:18 PM
06/11/18 05:18 PM
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If your looking for the best Powertackle PG104.5 all there rods ran with foam handles

Last edited by B.Hollingshead; 06/11/18 05:18 PM.

Branden Hollingshead

32-DD's and counting
Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788072
06/11/18 06:29 PM
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Texas
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Loomis GLX or NRX


We didn't catch 60+,might have boatd in the 30
should,we didn't have fun expept alot more thie time of yearhope you get ready you'll be calling mr or E-MILK to a foods donatiom,,,Arter drin some red bullmdnd Vodlea
Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788259
06/11/18 08:56 PM
06/11/18 08:56 PM
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Brenham, Texas
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Dobyns Champion 744 is an awesome jig rod

Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788261
06/11/18 08:59 PM
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Rowlett, TX
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Rowlett, TX
Falcons... Cara Amistad or Cara Mike McClelland Heavy Cover


Mark
Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788395
06/11/18 10:36 PM
06/11/18 10:36 PM
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Belton Texas
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Power Tackle PG104

Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788396
06/11/18 10:37 PM
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NC (Formerly TX)
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7'4" Heavy, Fast action, everyone has their company they prefer.


Faith. Family. Fishing.
PB - 11 lbs 1 oz

Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788489
06/11/18 11:47 PM
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Lubbock, Texas.
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I am a Dobyins fan so my vote is either the 744 Champion XP or the 755 you have listed. That is my ultimate rod for flipping and pitching even though I am only 5'8" tall. GREAT ROD for the money. I use the rod for all my flipping and pitching. I have not tried the 765 Fury rod but it might be good too. Hope this helps. Tight lines keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains


Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788534
06/12/18 12:33 AM
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Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
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My go to jig rod is a Dobyns DX 784 ML.

Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788548
06/12/18 12:39 AM
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KO bass...I'm right there with you!

Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788549
06/12/18 12:39 AM
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No best, just what in the end you think will fit you...check out the Major Craft 7.3H MS1. We designed the rod with jig flippers in mind. Stout rod with all Fuji components. Double footed Fuji K frame guides all the way to the top. Power handle for leverage in getting those bass in the boat. Lightweight and super sensitive. We have one you can try out. Thanks


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Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788565
06/12/18 12:56 AM
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Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
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Falcon bucoo heavy jig is foam and inexpensive $99+

Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788893
06/12/18 11:27 AM
06/12/18 11:27 AM
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ARGYLE, TEXAS
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A lot of ya'll saying Falcon I really like Falcon and affordable too

I found a "Lightly used" Dobyns DX 784C marked down to $180

Not sure retail but sure feels good!

I did notice what appears to be a fairly heavy metal weight on the rod Butt?

Never seen this on a rod before-is this standard on Dobyns?

Thanks


Simon Peter said to them "I am going fishing" They said "We are going fishing also."
-JOHN 21:3
Re: Best Jig Rod [Re: AMERICAN-TEXAN] #12788904
06/12/18 11:44 AM
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Campbell, TX
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Powertackle PG104 FB Jig Rod! you said the best.... there it is. I have had the same one for 3.5 years with no faults!

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