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What else could you use this frog setup for? I thought about flipping but I mostly fish around wood. 50lb braid with a 7' MH/F rod. I fish from the bank as well. Suggestions? 

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A MH/Fast can be used for just about everything.  Well, actually you can use it for everything.  I may go with a lighter braid, like 30 pounds and you'd be good to go.  Cranks, buzz, jerk, plastics, spinnerbaits, jigs

It's not perfect for everything but can be used for everything.  If I could only bring one rod that would be the one. 

But lighter braid.

 

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Depends on what "MH" means in this case. I was recently shopping for a MH rod and saw ratings anywhere from 1/8-5/8 to 3/8-1 1/4 labeled MH depending on the manufacturer.

 

Flipping in cover (not the heaviest cover), big worms and texas rigged creatures (with a leader probably), jigs, chatterbaits, a heavier spinnerbait maybe, depending on how much tip and how sensitive maybe weightless senkos but that might be a stretch if it's the heavier end of MH

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My multi-purpose rod runs 40lb braid straight or to 16lb flouro, it’s a MH/XF with a 7:3:1 reel. You could change the reel to a 6:3:1 or 8:1:1 and it would just as versatile. Rod could go 7-7’5 and still do a lot. If I was fishing around thick weeds, I’d jump to 50lb braid straight or for bigger fish, then add a flouro simply because I fish around big pike and muskie. 

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A 7 MH/F tends to be among the most versatile in bass fishing.  

 

Spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, swimjigs, vibrating jigs, Texas rigs, jigs, carolina rigs, smaller swimbaits, frogs, lipless crankbaits...

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In my opinion... your average 7ft m/h is good for almost everything except frogging and flipping heavy cover.

 

And braid’s enemy seems to be wood. I moved from a state that is covered in grass in the lakes, to one that has almost none. But we got tons of flooded trees my flippin rod went from braid to fluoro, much to my dismay. I’m not a fan of straight fluoro, but I kept sawing into limbs. 

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On 7/27/2019 at 8:04 PM, bassheel said:

What else could you use this frog setup for? I thought about flipping but I mostly fish around wood. 50lb braid with a 7' MH/F rod. I fish from the bank as well. Suggestions? 

Depends on how the rod actually fishes as opposed to how it is labeled. That being said, the rods I like best for frogs also work well for large spinner baits and swim baits. I also use them for live lining striped bass. They do an acceptable job with jigs, but there are better options for that.

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On 7/27/2019 at 8:13 PM, Dens228 said:

 

But lighter braid.

 

^This.

 

Unless you have a reel that holds 300 yards of 50lb braid or more, there’s no reason to go so heavy. 20-30lb braid will pull through just about anything. There is rarely a need for more than 20lb test,IMO.

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