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Rod Selection: The Basics

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On 2/4/2014 at 11:37 AM, roadwarrior said:

For enthusiasts, technique specific gear is fun
to collect. However, three rigs cover all the

#1 6 1/2' or 7' MHF baitcaster for jigs, some
soft plastics and spinnerbaits

#2 6 1/2' or 7' MM baitcaster for treble hook

#3 7' MF spinning rod for lighter lures and a
variety of techniques


Thank you sir the tackle gods love ya and so do I🇺🇸

On 2/16/2014 at 6:40 PM, FrogFreak said:

I hope my wife doesn't see this!

When I started out back in 2001 I may have read a similar post as this. I ended up with 4 casting 1 spinning. Haven’t been for bass since then until now. I’m half way there

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I hope this comment hasn't been made before.  The problem with your recommendation is that bass fishing isn't about basics for most of us, even beginners.  Beginners might wish that success could be reduced to basics, but they will waste a lot of time and money to find that perfect "basic" setup that makes the dream happen for them.  It doesn't work.  "Basic" bass fishing doesn't exist in the real world.

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