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Flipping Sticks #13193496 06/22/19 09:22 PM
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Anyone use them for catfish?
I like the slimmer profile and weight. Just wondering how well they would hold up on bigger cats.

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Re: Flipping Sticks [Re: Dwight Hardy] #13193789 06/23/19 12:18 PM
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Should work fine!....Only one way to find out!


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Re: Flipping Sticks [Re: Dwight Hardy] #13194454 06/24/19 04:29 AM
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When I made the transition over from bass to blues I slowly built up my cat-fishing gear but while doing so I used my jig and soft plastic rods. They worked fine. It was the reels that that had a hard time keeping up with sling that much weight and lower line capacity.

I often keep a med action bass spinning rod set up in my boat and rig it with a suspended rig with a small piece of cut bait and it sure is fun when a blue grabs a hold of it. A 3-5lb blue feels like a tank on it.


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Re: Flipping Sticks [Re: Dwight Hardy] #13205081 07/05/19 01:23 AM
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They work great with a clicker and kahle hooks or J hook types but I prefer a softer tip action for circle hooks.


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