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Wacky worm rod #13275806 09/10/19 01:15 AM
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I’m looking for a new baitcasting wacky worm rod. Suggestions? Trying to stay at/under $150. Thanks.

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Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13275813 09/10/19 01:20 AM
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Shimano Zodias medium worm/jig.

Actually just about any medium/fast will work. The hook set is almost a reel set. So the rod really just needs to be sensitive and somewhat flexible weight to keep the hook pinned while the drag stack does its work.

I use a medium Zodias and a Stella reel (spinning setup) on Athens a lot. It has no trouble bringing in 8+ plus fish, you just gotta let the reel do the work and have a good net man.


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Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13275825 09/10/19 01:30 AM
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Falcon LowRider weightless worm rod

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13275988 09/10/19 03:25 AM
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H2O Tac40 6’-9” MH at Academy.

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: RMOROTT21] #13276003 09/10/19 03:53 AM
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Originally Posted by RMOROTT21
Falcon LowRider weightless worm rod

This is the one I use. Works very well.

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13276054 09/10/19 10:19 AM
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Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13276113 09/10/19 12:24 PM
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I’m using a Falcon BuCoo 6’8” MH, really like it for weightless plastics.

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13276341 09/10/19 04:01 PM
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I looked around and researched this a lot since weightless wacky rig is my favorite springtime bait. I ended up with a Phenix Feather 7'1" Med Light paired with a Daiwa Pixy reel. Casting distance is as good or better than a spinning reel and you get the feel and fish fighting ability of a bait caster. Thinking about upgrading the reel to a Daiwa JDM SV Light, but I'm not sure it would be that much of a performance upgrade over the Pixy.


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Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13276938 09/11/19 01:15 AM
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Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13277548 09/11/19 04:52 PM
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Dobyns Champion XP 702 baitcasting rod. You can't beat it!

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13277711 09/11/19 07:26 PM
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I like my med fast st chroix rod matched with higher end abu. Get sensitivity and distances with the fast tip.

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13277722 09/11/19 07:43 PM
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Anything 7'-7'3 MH.

Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: SAKS] #13277973 09/12/19 12:09 AM
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Originally Posted by RMOROTT21
Falcon LowRider weightless worm rod

This is the one I use. Works very well.


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Re: Wacky worm rod [Re: Jiggy wid it] #13278027 09/12/19 01:12 AM
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Castaway skeleton 6'10 spinnerbait rod


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