Jerkbait Rod ?
Posted December 01 2012 - 09:45 PM
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Posted December 02 2012 - 12:15 AM
I took a long time to decide on a perfect jerkbait dedicated rod, and I got advice direct from the company - this was recommended as the ideal jerk bait rod. I only have a few trips with it but the action does seem ideal. Also double up with this rod on shallow cranks. I've been on a Dobyns kick lately so it's hard for me to suggest anything else, but I'm sure there are similar action rods out there.
Posted December 02 2012 - 01:47 AM
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Posted December 02 2012 - 02:21 PM
I'm on the lookout for a better set up, but I haven't found one yet. I'd consider a bait caster for jerk baits except generally when the jerk bait bite is on it is windy, and I'm not real good at throwing jerk baits into the wind with a bait caster. So that is that
Posted December 05 2012 - 06:43 AM
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Posted December 05 2012 - 09:48 AM
St. Croix Avid 6' 2" M/XF. I can really make my bait do whatever I need it to do with the extra fast tip.
I use the same rod.
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Posted December 19 2012 - 09:00 AM
Spinning gear: Dobyns 703sf (7' Medium/Fast) OR Abu G. Vendetta (6'6" M/F)
I like to use the vendetta for soft plastic jerks, lots of control with that rod. It's much stiffer however, than the 2 dobyns I have listed. The difference here is I can drive a 2/0 skip gap into the fishes mouth much better with the vendetta. The dobyns are softies. They're for use with treble hooks...keeps them buttoned right up.
Posted December 19 2012 - 11:25 AM
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