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Well more specifically what exactly do you like to use your 7' mh/f avid for? I have mine and I havent found what I really like it for, and I found it has taken a backseat to my Powells. Just wondering what you all like yours for because mine hasn't seen too much time on the water.

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Sounds like it could do spinnerbaits

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I have the same rod, I use it for jigs, t-tigs, c-rigs, spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, frogs, 3/4 oz lipless cranks, big squarebills around really heavy cover. I wouldn't be without that rod most of the year.

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I thought about that, but I love using my Powell 6'7" MH/XF for spinners.

And pretty much all I use is plastics, jigs, and spinnerbaits with a little dabbling into hardbaits.

Maybe I should just use it as an AP rod for when I only want to take one? :Idontknow:

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If you don't like/need or want it, sell it and get another Powell. Fish with what you like. Besides those Avids are terrible......just send it to me and I'll get rid of it.

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I have that same rod and faced the same problem. I hated that rod until I put a Curado 50E on it. It took awhile to get used to, but now its a pretty decent t-rig rod. It is very sensitive, but it just doesnt feel right in my hands sometimes. It feels too tip heavy. Im with you, I like my Powells, Dobyns, and Phenix rods alot better!

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I got that exact rod for a STEAL from Dick's when they had their .97 cent sale. rod was marked down to 99.97 and i got it for just shy of 75$. had a model number from st.croix only 2 years old i believe and i trade up to the legend tournament for WAY less than cost or a legend, led alone an avid. i did use it for a few days and it was a very nice trig/plastic rod.

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I thought about that, but I love using my Powell 6'7" MH/XF for spinners.

And pretty much all I use is plastics, jigs, and spinnerbaits with a little dabbling into hardbaits.

Maybe I should just use it as an AP rod for when I only want to take one? :Idontknow:

hmm, I could give it a home ;) haha

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hmm, I could give it a home ;) haha

Depends on what you'll give me for it

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Depends on what you'll give me for it

80? 90?

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80? 90?

Nah, i'll keep it

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Nah, i'll keep it

Alright!!! Try maybe using it for a Jitterbug

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My 7 foot MH Avid has been moved to a camping rig (to make space for my elite, same model). I use mine for soft jerk baits, spinner baits, and t-rigs.

Mike D

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That rod will work for 1/2 oz and up spinnerbaits and chatterbaits, larger squarebills, t-rigs, jigs, and pitching, and even sizmic or horny toads. It is a VERY versatile rod.

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Wow, I love that rod. Since I fish from shore and wade, I will take just one rod, with a spare in the truck of course. I can use that rod for just about everything except the very light stuff. I especially like it for any type of T rigging or spinnerbaits/buzzbaits.

Mike

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I have the same model in the LE line, and paired with a Calcutta 201 DC, it is the best 1/2oz spinnerbait combo I've had the pleasure to use.

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I haven't really gave it a fair shot with alot of techniques. I think tomorrow I'll give it a go with larger texas rigs. This morning I threw some red eye shads on it and I thought it handled them well, but just seemed odd. I think it might just be too tip heavy.

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Mine is paired with a core 50 and is used for T-rigs.

Jeff

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I love mine, I primarily use it as my carolina rig rod which is a technique I use frequently. It's got a Daiwa Zillion on it.

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