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7'6" to 8' heavy action for hollow body frogs in slop. I like a moderate fast action on these.

 

7'- 7'6" MH for soft body frogs, I like fast to X-Fast tips on these. 

 

the 7'6" MH would be the best compromise if you only want one rod.

 

Mitch

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BigAL, I would go with more than 12# Mono. You can throw the Spro Frogs anywhere without getting Hung up cause of the weedless design. Therefor, your line is going to get beaten up pretty easily if you are doing this. I switched to 50-65# braid because it can hold up to the wear and tear. The fish you will catch on Frogs typically are of good size and losing a big fish stinks hardcore. I would go with at least 17-20 lb mono if you are throwing the frog on mono. If you really wanna throw on the 12# I would be feeling the first few feet of line every few castts to make sure there are no gashes in it. Just my thought.  I would also suggest the 7-7'6" MH rod

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Thanks bro u r right gotta go with braid its pretty thick n heavy in those pads, thanks for clearing my head lol

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Don't throw mono for frogs...too much stretch and it doesn't cut through weeds well. Rod selection is generally pretty simple: heavy power (some manufacturers' mh is like others' heavy like Abu rods and vice versa). I prefer a heavy powered rod with an extra fast action for accuracy and bait manipulation. I have a dobyns champion 736c for frogs and it is a beef stick, but that's what I wanted. I love the tip on this rod and I will probably buy a 735 for lighter cover applications like docks and light weeds.

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I use a Savvy 735 specifically as a frog rod.  Great power and action.  Doesn't need to be sensative since the strike is obvious.  Its a rod that you don't need to spend a ton of money on.  I think a heavier duty reel would be more important as it has to stand up to heavy applications which can cause alot of wear and tear on the gearing and drag. 

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I prefer a slightly shorter rod for throwing frogs since it is a tip down technique.  I use the Falcon Cara Jason Christie frog rod, It is a  6'11" H/F rod, I use 65lb braid and it makes walking the frogs and pulling them from cover a breeze.

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I don't understand how guys use such long rods for frog fishing. Is it because they are just dragging the frog across the slop? How do I work a frog with such a long rod? I know guys who use a 7'6 ans it just seems too long

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I have 7' Heavy Falcon Lowrider Carolina Lizard Dragger I which I have been told can do double duty as a frog rod. Caught my first frog fish on it last year...throwing 65# Spiderwire Stealth on it.Hoping to get into froggin alittle more thiscyear.

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I use a 7' 9" Fast/Mag Heavy with 65lb. Sufix Braid.....Either in the soup or open water.

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I don't understand how guys use such long rods for frog fishing. Is it because they are just dragging the frog across the slop? How do I work a frog with such a long rod? I know guys who use a 7'6 ans it just seems too long

G Man,

            If you show up at the NCRU this year, you are more than welcome to take my Frog Rod out for a spin.....

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I dont have any Heavy rods. I throw my frogs on an old 6'6" MH Berkley Lightning Rod. Its a heavy weighted stiff rod that I only use for frogs because its really not that sensitive and wouldnt feel comfortable using it on much more except maybe an alabama rig.  I dont see the rod as being nearly as important as it is fro jigs, plastics, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits, but that may be just me.

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G Man,

            If you show up at the NCRU this year, you are more than welcome to take my Frog Rod out for a spin.....

 

Man I would love to try that out....Always game for a new experience. 

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I use a dobyns 735 as a frog rod as well. Also use a 7'6 mh flipping stick as well. I guess the longer rods allow me to take up more slack line on a hookset. Also it gives me better casting distance which to me is somewhat important to me. Plenty of good options for a frog rod under $150 or even under $100 for that matter.

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