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Light rod set up #13670521 08/17/20 01:55 AM
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So I have a abu 5600 laying around, I’m wanting to get a light rod for it. Something around 6-6.5’ with a large handle of that makes any sense... anyways any suggestions?


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Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13670967 08/17/20 02:39 PM
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Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13671121 08/17/20 05:16 PM
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I second the Ugly Stick. I liked the old models, and the new generation seem more sensitive to me, but just as strong.

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Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13671367 08/17/20 08:33 PM
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I like the Ugly Stik striper rod. 7ft med hvy. Works great with an Abu reel.

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Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13673119 08/19/20 03:18 AM
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All depends on what you are targeting. If you are targeting larger blues, get one of those white medium heavy ugly sticks. If you are targeting eater size fish , get a medium or medium light action rod. The rods my clients use are the Berkeley CherrywoodHD medium action rods. 22 dollars at Walmart. I use a medium and medium light rod myself that are custom rods built by Stubby.


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Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13673200 08/19/20 10:35 AM
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I ended up buying me one of them 38” whisker seeker rods. I mainly want it for smaller eater size catfish, I have two of them catfish ugly sticks have had them for 10 years or so and love them.


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