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Hey, I'm debating on whether i should get a carrot stick and witch one i should get for what. Please help me if you have any information on carrot sticks. Also if you can please answer these questions if you can.

1) For worm fishing should i get the medium or medium heavy rod?

2)Should i get the casting or spinning rod for worm fishing

3)Can i use a crank-bait on the ltx and still have good feel?

4)Should i get a Cranking carrot or can i just use the ltx

5) Are casting carrot stix good for setting the hook with worms?

6) Some people say these rods break easy, any thoughts?

Any information at all you have about carrot stix or stick please respond answering my questions or posting your opinion about the e21 carrot sticks.

Thank you

Evan

Acworth,Georgia

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1) MH

2) Whatever you want

3) On the LTX Parabolic

4) Cranking (Parabolic)

5) Yes

6) Mine ain't broke. If they do, they have a lifetime warranty.

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i dont know much about carrot stix, but you ALWAYS want MH/fast action rods for worms, so that a) you get a good feel and :) you have plenty of backbone to drive that hook. also, if you think about it, you're frequently trying to pull those big ol' lethargic bass out of deep cover, and you need some control. i lost the biggest bass of my life (deep cranking) cuz i had a ML rod and she hung herself up on a tree and used that leverage to get the hook out. she was about 10+ pounds. so ya, MH is what you want lol.

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The carrots are good rods man. Every kind of rod will have some break. I actually used to not like em because I thought they were kinda cheesy. Then I tried my brothers and fell in love with em. This past weekend I took one of my Loomis rods back and got 2 carrot sticks. I got a 7'2" m/m crankin to throw 1/2-3/4 oz rattle traps and medium diving cranks and I got the 7'3" mh/f to throw bigger jigs and big worms and plastics in deeper water. The 7'3" is rated at a max of 7/8 lure weight and it can handle every bit of that and probably a little more, it's pretty stout. I think I could throw 1 oz spinnerbaits on it if need be. Bottom line is they are light, sensitive and have a great warranty. Plus the guys at my BPS said they haven't had any come back and they are shimano rod pushers. I think the 6'9" mh/f would be a good choice for all around worm fishing and you could throw a lot of other stuff with it as well.

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There are many different rods in the LTX series. The Parabolic is just one of them, and its made for cranking. Your worm rod will be different.

For instance, I have a 6'9" MH (CLTX691MH-C) for my worm rod, and the 6'9" M Parabolic (CLTX691P-C) for cranking.

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you are going to have to decide which you want, one for worms or one for cranking.  For worms I would say the 6'9'', 7', or 7'3'' all MH.  For cranks get a parabolic cranking rod, size and power to be determined by types of cranks, now that I look at them it doesn't really matter, they are all Medium, I would get the 7'3'' for casting reasons

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Well my main question for the cranking was that e21 offers a cranking carrot stick, but i was wondering if the paroblic carrot stick would be ok so then i could use it for top waters to? also is thier any other lures i can throw on the parobolic? thanks

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Also daviscw, I don't see the Parabolic (CLTX691P-C) The cranking rod on tackle warehouse? Is that a LTX? or is that under the cranking series?

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Also daviscw, I don't see the Parabolic (CLTX691P-C) The cranking rod on tackle warehouse? Is that a LTX? or is that under the cranking series?

I had to order mine from Cabela's. It's not listed as Parabolic there though I don't think. I think it's listed as Medium Moderate

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Well my main question for the cranking was that e21 offers a cranking carrot stick, but i was wondering if the paroblic carrot stick would be ok so then i could use it for top waters to? also is thier any other lures i can throw on the parobolic? thanks

I use the Parabolic for treble hooks, the and MHF for everything else.

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The carrot stix are experiencing a slightly higher (than the industry norm) rate of breakage.  I've heard that they modified the construction on at least a couple of LTX casting models a while ago to try & correct that issue.

I like the rods, but durability is a bit of a concern for me.  I know they have a limited lifetime warranty, but what happens if they quite making rods in a couple of years? :-?

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I think they are making and selling (the key) rods so fast that they will be around for quite a while. I just purchased a C.Stix CG-661M-C 6'6" mf/med. Tried one and had to have it. Must be like 'crack' or something?? Gonna put a Plueger Patriarch on it. Just what I like.

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What would you think of this as a beginner rod? I'm currently looking at getting a Shamano Citica for my reel. Do you think this would make a good starter combo or is this more rod and reel then I  will know how to work.  :)

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The carrot stix are experiencing a slightly higher (than the industry norm) rate of breakage. I've heard that they modified the construction on at least a couple of LTX casting models a while ago to try & correct that issue.

I like the rods, but durability is a bit of a concern for me. I know they have a limited lifetime warranty, but what happens if they quite making rods in a couple of years? :-?

Facts and/or data to back this up? Or internet mumbo jumbo?

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What would you think of this as a beginner rod? I'm currently looking at getting a Shamano Citica for my reel. Do you think this would make a good starter combo or is this more rod and reel then I will know how to work. :)

The new citica E and a carrot stick would be a great first combo. Heck that setup should be one you can keep forever.

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That is what I am looking at but I am a little nervous about the durability of the carrot stix's. I will only have one rod and reel for a bit because this is kinda an expensive setup to start playing with :/ But the rod works that good that its worth it I am guessing.

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If durability is a main concern of yours then I would look at the shimano crucial line up. Haven't heard of many people breaking those, and if you do just send it back.

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The carrot stix are experiencing a slightly higher (than the industry norm) rate of breakage. I've heard that they modified the construction on at least a couple of LTX casting models a while ago to try & correct that issue.

I like the rods, but durability is a bit of a concern for me. I know they have a limited lifetime warranty, but what happens if they quite making rods in a couple of years? :-?

Facts and/or data to back this up? Or internet mumbo jumbo?

My statement was based on what has been noted by a couple of large retailers, and what has been happening at the largest returns clearance center in the country.

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