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What's The Best G Loomis Nrx Rod For Fishing A Weightless Worm (Senko)

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Hi all,

I'm a newbie to fishing, I have been fishing 3 weeks and I started out with the St Croix Avid. I just got the G Loomis NRX 822s SYR and it is night and day, so much so, I wold like to replace my St Croix 7ft MF with a G Loomis NRX but I'm unsure what is the one I should get.

I plan to use this rod for spinning weightless worm fishing, using a Senko on a wacky rig.

My lake is pretty clear and not really know for huge bass and not too much weed.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Matthew

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I believe the popular opinion is the NRX983 is the best for fishing a Senko. It has to be the green one cause bass like green rods. LOL

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Are you talking about casting or spinning?  My 893 is my favorite senko rod to date.  Sensitive and the perfect tip to sling senkos, but I don't use it for wacky rigs.  I don't see a reason why it wouldn't work, but I might opt for an 852 if I was wacky rigging exclusively because of the exposed hook.

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You seem to be starting out the right way lol.

 

I don't have any input, except that the 893C (JWR) is a little too much rod (for my preferences) to fish 5" (unweighted) senkos.

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I believe the popular opinion is the NRX983 is the best for fishing a Senko. It has to be the green one cause bass like green rods. LOL

Aren't we supposed to go green anyhow?...lol.

Hootie

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Aren't we supposed to go green anyhow?...lol.

Hootie

I would like some more green in my wallet.

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I would like some more green in my wallet.

 

Me too!  Enough extra for at least 10 NRX rods.  :teeth:

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NRX893 gets weightless plastics duty for me, spinning I would go with the 852s/803s

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You seem to be starting out the right way lol.

I don't have any input, except that the 893C (JWR) is a little too much rod (for my preferences) to fish 5" (unweighted) senkos.

In what way? I'm curious because it seems perfect for 5" senkos. Actually I don't have a problem casting 4" either.

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Power.

 

I like my baits to *slightly* overload the rod while casting and retrieving.

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I use a 853c for t-rigged stick worms. I have a 852s on the way which I also plan on using for wacky rigged stick worms, among other things.

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so it comes down to power ? What's the difference between NRX Spinng gear with a rating of 2 vs 3.

Sorry to ask such noddy questions but this is comparative to teaching a child to walk.

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Relatively speaking a 3 has more power than a 2.  Personally I think the 852 will be the best for the 5 inch senko given that you aren't around cover.  I have the 893c and the 852c (which I read is the same blank as the 852s) and I would prefer the 852s for your purposes.  It has plenty of backbone and has an awesome taper for casting 3/8 oz lures.  It loads deeper into the blank without feeling overpowered and the lighter action makes it easier to feel lighter lures. The 893 has a strong backbone and a light tip which feels a lot different when casting a Senko compared to the 852.

 

My recommendation is If you want to use total weight of 3/8 or under go with the 852.  If you think you will generally be casting lures of 3/8oz or greater I would go with the 3 power.

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In what way? I'm curious because it seems perfect for 5" senkos. Actually I don't have a problem casting 4" either.

 

 

I have an 852c and absolutely love it for weightless mid-sized plastics around cover.  Lots of Slug-gos, worms and craws for sure and it does that perfectly.  I have it paired with an Alphas Ito Ai and could not be happier.  I can't imagine it being anything but awesome for Senkos although I'm not a Senko fan myself.  

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For 4" senkos the 852s is probably the greatest spinning rod ever imagined. I don't like throwing 5" on it though. I usually jump up to a baitcaster for that.

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