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What Rod/reel Would You Buy If Money Was Not An Issue?

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So money is not an issue.  What Rod/Reel would be your dream set up?  You can list up to 4 rod/reel.

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If money was not an issue, I would speculate that 99% of the anglers on this forum would be eliminated from the discussion, as very few of us could afford things like $500 reels and $1000 rods.  Besides, a dream combo in one man's hands is a piece of trash in another's.  I've said it time and again, regardless of the price, find a rod and reel that feels good in your hands, and go fishing. Remember, all we want to do is catch bass.  A $150 combo, in the right hands, will catch as many bass as the dude with the $1,500 rig.

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I agree with Long Mike but I will still like a Nrx 893/Core combo.

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I'll stick with my Steez. It'd be nice to have a sweet megabass rod for it though.

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If money was not an issue, I would speculate that 99% of the anglers on this forum would be eliminated from the discussion, as very few of us could afford things like $500 reels and $1000 rods.  Besides, a dream combo in one man's hands is a piece of trash in another's.  I've said it time and again, regardless of the price, find a rod and reel that feels good in your hands, and go fishing. Remember, all we want to do is catch bass.  A $150 combo, in the right hands, will catch as many bass as the dude with the $1,500 rig.

 

You are correct sir, but sometime a Ferrari, etc.. is everyone dream and a Mustang is what we can afford.  Anyway, the subject is about your dream rod/reel is, not what works.

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That's a tough one.  If money were no object, I would probably have a couple of Megabass rods and a couple of the new Loomis GLX's.  For reels, it would be a mixture of Daiwa's top end reels.  I would love to have a Ryoga a Steez EX, a Pixy Type R and Zillion J Dream.   It would probably take me a month to decide which 4 combos I wanted. :D

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If money wasn't an issue I'd go custom

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I would get the most expensive four rods I could get my hands on.. then sell them for the stuff I would rather use.. and probably get about 8-10 combos out of it :) is this cheating?

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I have pretty much everything I want right now, but I could make a couple tweeks.  Get a Penn torque to replace my conquer, and replace my Avet with a Fin Nor marquesta.  I like all my rods, in fact there people I fish with that have replaced their more expensive rods for what I use.  I am looking to make an addition, not a replacement as I have a reel in perfect shape not being used.  One of my buddies bought a TFO inshore rod, knew he had but I saw it for the first time recently, I've never seen a rod cast further in my life and it's only a 7 footer, I gotta buy it.

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Megabass Arms rod- metanium dc

Megabass destroyer x7 - metanium xg

Dobyns zayta - megabass is71

Dobyns zayta spinning - shimano stella

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I'd still use my southbend or shakespear fishing rods. I save $$ buying discounted, affordable fishing rods to spend more $$ on new and different lures. I also stock up on

everything I use for the fear of it being discontinued at anytime like BPS did with my hottest topwater lure the topnocker.

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Shimano Cumulus blank customized... and a NIB Diawa TD-ito

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Anything JDM "pimpafied" from Shimano and Dobyns DX's.

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Steez 711 HFBA heavy casting rod.

 

Steez 103SHA 7:1:1 reel.

 

20-pound test Big Game line.

 

Look 'em up and do the math.

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Shimano Cumulus blank customized... and a NIB Diawa TD-ito

 

Im going with this for rods, would like to try a megabass as well. For reels, id like to try a zonda, conquest dc, metanium, and other jdm shimano reels. For spinners ive had my eye on a stella for a while now, some jdm daiwas, presso/exist/certate.

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20 old school morrums 20 new models and 40 avids....then about 30 abu suverens....30 more avids..that would cover me

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About 40 gran

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ergh.. daiwa jdm of odd reel. Id go custom on rod, I believe it was discussed on the forum before, that after a certain price point, a custom would be the best way to go, that was a great thread btw

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4 lews team pro reels. no clue on the rods though.

LC

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Calcutta CT100A mounted on a Crucial CRC-X610MH spooled with 15# Berkley Big Game Mean Green.

Ah snap it's already on the deck of my boat ;)

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i think some of you are missing the point here lol

 

i can pay all my bills in one week of pay so i pretty much have all my dream setups...although i would like to add a bailless van staal to my group i just havent found the need for it yet but maybe soon so thats my dream right now :D

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Core on a Loomis NRX

Core on a Loomis GLX flipping stick

Chronarch Ci4+ on a 13 ***

team lews Pro on a 13 ***

 

I don't need anything to crazy lol

 

i'll have a team lews pro or a chronarch on a 13 *** for next season for sure

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ABU GARCIA mgx extreme on a falcon cara micro guide.

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I have a Curado 50E reel that I love. I would like to find the lightest 6' rod that a 32" redfish wouldn't break.

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i think some of you are missing the point here lol

i can pay all my bills in one week of pay so i pretty much have all my dream setups...although i would like to add a bailless van staal to my group i just havent found the need for it yet but maybe soon so thats my dream right now :D

Not missing the point, lol. Im the guy that still buys the mustang even though he can afford the ferarri.

LC

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