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Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? #13748021 10/29/20 02:13 PM
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I'm considering purchasing a Castaway rod. I have heard stories good and bad about them. Does anyone care to chime in?

Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13748072 10/29/20 02:36 PM
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I have one that is a perfect companion to a Diawa Fuego. I liked it so much I tried to buy another one just like it. Wasn’t able to, though I forget exactly why not. This reminds me to try again.

It’s possible that the more serious bass fishermen would want a more expensive rod (and reel).

Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13748538 10/29/20 08:55 PM
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I have a couple of them. Good rods for the money IMO. I’m not one who buys the more top end rods though. 130.00 is about my max for a rod. Try to keep my combos under 250.00. And I use them for years!

Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13749220 10/30/20 01:36 PM
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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13751117 10/31/20 10:39 PM
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I have several Castaway Rods and they are are great rods.

They are all 20+ year olds ones and still catching fish! fish


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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13756726 11/04/20 06:37 PM
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Great warranty and friendly folks. Rod good too!

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Originally Posted by BigDozer66
I have several Castaway Rods and they are are great rods.

They are all 20+ year old ones and still catching fish! fish

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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13757059 11/04/20 10:54 PM
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I have one I use as my crankbait rod, it is a medium. I don't know the model but I am very happy with it.


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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13758241 11/05/20 08:34 PM
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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13758286 11/05/20 09:05 PM
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I have a couple 10yr old rods no problems, decent build


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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13758308 11/05/20 09:17 PM
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I just bought 4 new rods...2 ALX and 2 Dobyns. I have a Castaway I may let go pretty reasonably or take something in trade.


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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13759024 11/06/20 06:35 AM
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Have you fished with ALX & Dobyns before or is this your first time purchase of these rods?

Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13760193 11/07/20 02:28 AM
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First time. Just got a great deal on them. I am fishing them for the first time tomorrow but I can tell already the ALX Enox feels awesome! If it's as sensitive as it feels like it's gonna be I may ditch my Loomis rods and go all ALX!

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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13803673 12/12/20 09:06 PM
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Been using Castaway rods since mid 90’s, bought my first rod from Axtons ironically met Mr Honey Hole himself Jerry Dean the same day! Castaway is still one on the better rod companies out there, like Allstar: they’re tried and true!

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Re: Have you ever fished with Castaway Rods? [Re: ToledoBend58] #13808521 12/16/20 04:13 PM
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Have several. I like them and the warranty and people at Castaway are good.

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