texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Buchanan61, JPearce157, Trentskies, dnnymcdnl, Beagledad 01
113944 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 97,735
hopalong 90,729
Pilothawk 80,365
John175☮ 77,777
Bigbob_FTW 67,822
JDavis7873 67,400
Derek 🐝 65,200
Mark Perry 60,992
Tritonman 59,005
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums62
Topics782,821
Posts9,936,607
Members113,944
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Light rod set up #13670521 08/17/20 01:55 AM
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 598
F
fonzie_r0cks Offline OP
Pro Angler
OP Offline
Pro Angler
F
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 598
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?


Wild Hog Removal
817-823-8939
Wet Rooster Jigs Fishing Super Store
Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13670967 08/17/20 02:39 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 18,086
Jimbo Offline
TFF Guru
Offline
TFF Guru
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 18,086
Shakespeare Ugly Stik


Just one more cast!

[Linked Image]
Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13671121 08/17/20 05:16 PM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 122
K
KEGracing Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
K
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 122
I second the Ugly Stick. I liked the old models, and the new generation seem more sensitive to me, but just as strong.

Good luck - stay safe.

Ken


2014 Premier Alante 235 RF tritoon. Momma's boat. But I get to fish on her.

A country boy will survive... but those who cross him?
Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13671367 08/17/20 08:33 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,535
J
JJ4MEL Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
J
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,535
I like the Ugly Stik striper rod. 7ft med hvy. Works great with an Abu reel.

[Linked Image]

Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13673119 08/19/20 03:18 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,287
L
littlewheel Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
L
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,287
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.


Lake Fork Channel Catfish Guide
Stubby’s Cheesebait
903-987-2315
Re: Light rod set up [Re: fonzie_r0cks] #13673200 08/19/20 10:35 AM
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 598
F
fonzie_r0cks Offline OP
Pro Angler
OP Offline
Pro Angler
F
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 598
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.


Wild Hog Removal
817-823-8939
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3