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T-rig rod - Need a bit of help.

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I am ready to get a first real nice rod.  I use T-rigs a lot, and would like to get a rod for that purpose.  

I use weightless finesse worms a lot.

They cast great on my 6'6" medium action cheapo spinning rod.  But, I can't cast them for $h!t on my MH 6'6" casting rod, that is very stiff, so probably has a slow action.  The lure weight listed is 3/8 to 1 ounce, so obviously, I am not well tuned.  

I am hoping to use a casting rod for T-rigging.  As said, I do a lot of weightless plastics, but also will use spotstickers (shakeyhead rig) a bit more in the future.  It probably is too much to ask for, to try to use 1 rod for both, but worth asking.  

If yall use casting rods for baits like I mentioned, please don't hesitate to give me some advice.  

Thanks a bunch.

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This is the rod I use for those same baits  ;)

Shimano Crucial CRC-X610MH

Length: 6' 10

Line: 10-20 lb

Lure: 3/8-3/4

Power: Medium Heavy

Action: Extra Fast

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i use a 6' MH extra fast casting rod for everything...except weightless and small jigs....i use it for cranks, jigs, t-rigs, topwaters, everything....i use a med x-fast spinning for the weightless stuff

Cliff

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I use the BPS Extreme Woo Daves Worm rod for my worm fishing. 6'6" MH etc... but, why do you want to throw a shakey head on casting gear? It's a light line finesse technique, unless you're going to be throwing some big ol' jig heads.

Whatever you decide, good luck and tight lines!

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Only 3 people fish T-rigs?

Thanks yall, those are the answers I am looking for.  

I am pretty good on spinning gear, but am gonna possibly try and get it out of the equation in the long run, aside from drop shotting.  Any more opinions either way?

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being that you are fishing a some-what light t-rig...i would go for a Falcon Cara.....and, I wouldnt bother fishing a shakey head on a BC set up.......stick with a spinning combo and 6 pound flouro for that.

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You can use the same rod for T-rigs and shakey heads, if you're using approximately the same weight.  For example, 1/4 oz shakeyhead and 1/4 oz T-rig.  But if you want to mix a 1/2 oz T-rig and a 1/8 oz shakey head, that may be a bit of a stretch.

Bottom line is to find a rod with F or XF action, and is rated for the lure weight you want to use.

How much do you want to spend on this rod?

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This is the rod I use for those same baits ;)

Shimano Crucial CRC-X610MH

Length: 6' 10

Line: 10-20 lb

Lure: 3/8-3/4

Power: Medium Heavy

Action: Extra Fast

here's a second vote for it. I have the same rod.  The only that makes it sweeter for me is that I got it for $59.00!  You'll cry tears of joy wielding this baby.

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I fish tubes, brush hogs, and craws Trigged.  I use a Gloomis IMX 843c with braid and a fluro leader most of the time for that application.

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