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Weightless Fluke/Senko Rod #14553128 12/02/22 05:28 PM
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It finally happened. First rod I ever broke on a hook set. looking for suggestions on a bait casting rod for my weightless set up. Price range 150 to 250.

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Falcon lowrider lizard dragger


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My suggestion....as I use this rod for this exact combination

https://daiwa.us/products/tatula-elite-signature-series-bass-rods

TAEL731MHFB Brent Ehrler MH F 7'3" 1 10-20 1/4-1 9 Fuji® Alconite $179.99

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Falcon 7' mh is what i use. I do use a 7' heavy when i start losing fish in the grass but that doesnt happen often

Re: Weightless Fluke/Senko Rod [Re: avid_basser] #14553243 12/02/22 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by avid_basser
My suggestion....as I use this rod for this exact combination

https://daiwa.us/products/tatula-elite-signature-series-bass-rods

TAEL731MHFB Brent Ehrler MH F 7'3" 1 10-20 1/4-1 9 Fuji® Alconite $179.99



Never owned a Diawa rod. I will be pairing it with Tatula so this might work.

Re: Weightless Fluke/Senko Rod [Re: Darin S.] #14553246 12/02/22 07:46 PM
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I was strictly a Falcon BuCoo guy (medium heavy). In my opinion that's one of the best rods under $100, but my fiancé gave me a Shimano SLX last year and its more sensitive that my Falcons. I got a Medium action for throwing the Senko's and drop shots. the biggest I've caught on it thus far was a 6 lber so I don't know how it'll hold up to a real hawg.


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I've been pleased with the Dobyn's Fury for that.
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I bought one on a whim and acquired a second one in short order. They're both on the deck of my boat quite a bit!


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Either Falcon Weightless Worm or Finesse Jig rod. In the Lowerider, Expert or Cara line. The finesse jig has a little more backbone and little longer. I have or had all of them.


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Originally Posted by Darin S.
Originally Posted by avid_basser
My suggestion....as I use this rod for this exact combination

https://daiwa.us/products/tatula-elite-signature-series-bass-rods

TAEL731MHFB Brent Ehrler MH F 7'3" 1 10-20 1/4-1 9 Fuji® Alconite $179.99



Never owned a Diawa rod. I will be pairing it with Tatula so this might work.


I use the 7'3" Tatula (Non elite, cork handle). I like it


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I wish I could put all of these in my hands before buying. The BPS here doesn’t have a very big selection.

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Originally Posted by Barn
Either Falcon Weightless Worm or Finesse Jig rod. In the Lowerider, Expert or Cara line. The finesse jig has a little more backbone and little longer. I have or had all of them.



The weightless worm rod is too “whippy”. Seems like whatever is on it is either too light to cast, or too heavy. A weightless senko is too heavy. I have three if I had it to do over again, I’d have not ordered a single one of that model. I would have ordered 10 lizard draggers.


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Dobyns Kaden 714 or similar in XP line

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Anyone have any reviews on ole18rods?

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Re: Weightless Fluke/Senko Rod [Re: Darin S.] #14553513 12/03/22 12:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Darin S.
It finally happened. First rod I ever broke on a hook set. looking for suggestions on a bait casting rod for my weightless set up. Price range 150 to 250.


Let me guess, it was a Dobyns?

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