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1/2 flipping/pitching rod #13552998 05/11/20 08:41 AM
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looking for a new rod that is good for flipping 1/2 jigs with a trailer in medium/sparse cover (mainly wood).

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Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553056 05/11/20 11:35 AM
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Kistler klx 7’3” heavy

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I use the Megabass Orochi XX Perfect Pitch

Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553247 05/11/20 02:16 PM
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Good value option
Falcon Jason Christie pitchin’ stick

The rod is a joy to fish with

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Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553259 05/11/20 02:24 PM
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Haven't fished with the new Expert series, but the Falcon Amistad is great. It's 7'3" which is great for shorter guys like myself. If you're taller, lots of guys use a 7'6" or longer. I'll let them comment on those


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Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553420 05/11/20 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by CCTX
Good value option
Falcon Jason Christie pitchin’ stick

The rod is a joy to fish with

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I agree, great rod for the price.

Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553463 05/11/20 05:22 PM
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7’6” hvy abu garcia veracity or villian for me. Im on the taller side

Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553528 05/11/20 06:20 PM
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+1 on the Jason Christie pitchin stick my favorite ever so easy to use and stout enough for wood and $99

Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553548 05/11/20 06:39 PM
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+1 for Amistad rod

Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: G Love] #13553662 05/11/20 08:35 PM
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seems to be a lot of falcon recommendations. Only have one christie rod for top water so may need to increase the falcon arsenal a bit

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+++ on the Falcon Rods.



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Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553809 05/11/20 10:45 PM
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I have a Daiwa Kage Flipping 7’6” that is great. It was around $200ish....I think. [Linked Image]
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It is light, and has double footed guides over half way down the rod. This is important for fishing heavy cover and braid.


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Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13553822 05/11/20 11:00 PM
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There are a lot of good rods on the market for "flipping". If you are actually going to "flip" a bait I would go with a 7ft 5inch or 7ft 6inch rod. I don't flip but I pitch quite a bit and use a 7ft, rod to 7ft 6inch rods.

I use Dobyns, Kistler, Daiwa, and Power Tackle rods for pitching.

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Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: CB-52] #13554011 05/12/20 01:30 AM
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I use a G.Loomis JWR 854 NRX. Rod is designed specifically for fishing 1/2 oz jigs. Have the same rod in IMX also. I prefer the NRX when fishing deeper, such as dragging a football jig. The sensitivity is amazing.


Re: 1/2 flipping/pitching rod [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13554208 05/12/20 06:47 AM
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You think it would be good for floro 20-25 pound or just braid

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