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What's the lightest setup you have? #13979277 04/29/21 09:13 PM
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What's the lightest setups you have? casting and spinning. I am just now getting into the ultra light setups and I have become addicted to it. I have become a rod snob. The high end rods and reels have ruined me lol


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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979337 04/29/21 09:43 PM
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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979361 04/29/21 10:07 PM
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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979397 04/29/21 10:37 PM
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Casting, G.Loomis 802 JWR, Curado 51, 12# YoZuri
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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979405 04/29/21 10:44 PM
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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979410 04/29/21 10:49 PM
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None. Never want to break off a fish and always fishing heavy cover.


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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979447 04/29/21 11:20 PM
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The lightest one I have in a bait caster is an NRX 1/8-3/8 oz lure rating with a Daiwa Tatula Elite.

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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979524 04/30/21 12:21 AM
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Two Daiwa Steez CT SV and one Daiwa Steez Air with Kistler 6'-8" and 6'-9" and a 7'-0 light rods.

Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13979829 04/30/21 03:16 AM
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Mediums are the lightest in both styles that I use.


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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13980140 04/30/21 01:42 PM
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What do you mean by Lightest setup? Going by weight (rather ounces) or like 4lb test line on a light action spinning rod?

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Lightest bait casting setup I have is a NRX 852c w/ Metanium MGL and 12# Sniper. Lightest spinning combo is 13Fishing Muse Black 7'1" M w/ Shimano Stradic Ci4 and 8# Invizx.

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St. Croix Avid AC 69MLXF with a Shimano Metanium reel used for drop shotting. Have 15 # Seaguar Invix on it because I throw it right into fairly heavy shoreline cover.
Have 12 # on the other one for more open water. Neither are much good when you get a giant on and it runs into the standing timber and goes around trees..


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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Weekender] #13980289 04/30/21 02:59 PM
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Lightest by weight of your rod and reel.


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PB between 8-9 pounds.
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7' 1" Phenix Feather L action topped with a Daiwa Pixy reel from Japan. Usually run 8 lb mono or Fluorocarbon on it, but if I need to, I'll drop down to 6. Great for 1/16 oz jigheads with a grub in the winter and weightless Trickworms in the spring.


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Re: What's the lightest setup you have? [Re: Ibock] #13980597 04/30/21 05:50 PM
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Oh. That lightest.

I have a few Steez/Steez AGS combos that weigh in under 10 oz with line and lure attached.


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