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5 minutes ago, Matthew Gaffney said:

For baitcaster for... What is the best rod and reel for a heavy, never will quit, lasting rod and reel for jigs, flipping, anything other than worms pretty much.

Broad question, but here goes:

I'd recommend a MH rod 6'6"-7' Fast action.

Brand is up to you. Get your hands on several in
a store local to you and see how they feel in your
hands.

If you have a bait caster to put on the rods, bring
it with you to see how it balances out.

EDIT: I should ad that you may want to get a separate
rod for flipping if you want to do heavy weights.

As well, look at each rods lure rating...will give you an
idea of what you can use it for.

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 What price range are you looking at, if you can afford a rod in about the $100 range, the Fenwick Aetos is on sale right now for $95, I would suggest looking into one of those if it is in your price range.

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If you already have a good 6'6" to 7' medium action spinning rod then i recommend either a 7 foot Medium Heavy or Heavy rod baitcasting rod.  Go find an Abu Garcia 7 ft MH fast tip rod. All Veritas2 rods run a bit heavier than you would think so I run a 7 foot MH micro guide series to fish frogs but it would flip and fish jigs as well. You could also get the same rod in a 7'3" or the 7'6' but the 7'6 may be a little stiff for lighter 1/4 to 3/8 jigs.  The action is up to you. These rods retail for $99. They can often be purchased online for less.  Check here they are selling them for $60   http://www.manventureoutpost.com/products/Abu-Garcia-1324165-Veritas-Casting-Rod-7'3"%2C-Medium{47}Heavy-036282615717.html  There are  lots of other choices but it will perform well for you.

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13 hours ago, Matthew Gaffney said:

For baitcaster for... What is the best rod and reel for a heavy, never will quit, lasting rod and reel for jigs, flipping, anything other than worms pretty much.

Avoid slamming the rod in doors, stepping on it, driving over it, smacking it against something like a tree, motor or edge of boat, high sticking, transport it correctly, etc. and any rod should never quit.  Start with a quality reel and keep it lubed properly...avoid the above...and it will last a long, long time.

Next thing is your price range.  I second the Aetos. Great deal.  The older Tatulas are fine rods.  Pick up an older Zillion in a fast ratio.  Actually there are a lot of reels that should work for you...both old and new.  Pick out a brand and model you like.  Come back here and ask for opinions on your selection.  You will get plenty.  :rolleyes::lol:

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check out the NRX 894 and the Shimano Metanium reels. I'd go with the XG (8.5:1) for the applications you described.

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51 minutes ago, new2BC4bass said:

Avoid slamming the rod in doors, stepping on it, driving over it, smacking it against something like a tree, motor or edge of boat, high sticking, transport it correctly, etc. and any rod should never quit.  Start with a quality reel and keep it lubed properly...avoid the above...and it will last a long, long time.

^^This. There aren't many rods that won't last if taken care of correctly. 

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id like to add walking with the tip near the ground to that list. 

Loomis and St. Croix have excellent replacement programs if you do break the rod. Im sure other companies do too. Might be something to consider...

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Watched a buddy turn his Mojo into a two-piece with his tail gate a couple days ago....sad.  No rod I've owned would have withstood that, either

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Is Bill Dance your buddy? Seems he has done that more than once!  God some of his bloopers are painful to watch.  Somehow I can not stop watching them though.

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Thank you guys for all your response... I will do some research and check in to it... Also if I only fish worms and frogs do I really need a rod and reel for both or not? Right now I my setup is a Shimano aldeberen with a medium power duckett even ghost. What do u guys think of that

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2 hours ago, bigfruits said:

id like to add walking with the tip near the ground to that list. 

Loomis and St. Croix have excellent replacement programs if you do break the rod. Im sure other companies do too. Might be something to consider...

Or falling in a pile of rocks.  :(  Lost what was my favorite rod at that time.  A 7' Medium Falcon Expert.

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1 hour ago, Matthew Gaffney said:

Thank you guys for all your response... I will do some research and check in to it... Also if I only fish worms and frogs do I really need a rod and reel for both or not? Right now I my setup is a Shimano aldeberen with a medium power duckett even ghost. What do u guys think of that

I think that's a pretty sweet setup myself.
I've thrown smaller worms on Medium power
rods and done fine. With worms, M is fantastic.

You could add a MH to that and swap out
the reel until you can afford a second one to
go with the new rod.

I am down to one Chronarch 50e and I use it
on two separate rods, one a MH, the other a
ML. I have settled more into spinning so I've
whittled down my casting setups. This paring
is working great. But I'm probably a rarity for
doing it that way.

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Falcon Cara T7 Amistad 7'3'' Heavy action

perfect tip for hard hook sets. My favorite rod of all time.

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