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I just got an amazing g.loomis crankbait rod and am now looking for the best spinnerbait and topwater baitcasting rods that g.loomis makes.  could someone please let me know what they are.

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The crankbait rod is probably just fine for all

treble hook lures. For spinner baits and other

single hook techniques, I suggest the MBR844C

as an "all around" rod. However, take a look at

both the 842 and 843, you may find them more

suitable if your main focus is going to be spinnerbaits.

8-)

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I just got an amazing g.loomis crankbait rod and am now looking for the best spinnerbait and topwater baitcasting rods that g.loomis makes. could someone please let me know what they are.

Congrats on the rod - which model did you get?  You'll need to be more specific about the topwaters and spinnerbaits you'll be throwing most often.  A rod for a super spook isn't always the best rod for a pop-r!  Are you looking for one rod?  Two?  Budget?

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I have tried the SBR812 and the SBR813 (not the GLX version) and both are very good rods, but the 812 is too light for spinnerbaits over 1/2 oz. and the 813 is too heavy for spinnerbaits under 1/2 oz. Well, I throw spinnerbaits that range from 1/4 oz. to 3/4 oz and I didn't want to have to carry 2 rods just for spinnerbaits. Therefore, I sold both rods and tried out the G Loomis MBR783 in IMX. It's a very nice rod, but just didn't feel right with spinnerbaits. Then I got the MBR783 in GLX and this thing is perfect for spinnerbaits in the weight range I specified. The GLX is slightly softer than the IMX, which seems to allow it to load just right when casting a 3/8 oz. Spinnerbait. I know is sounds strange, but there is a subtle difference between the IMX and GLX. As far as topwater goes, I used the SMR814C-CB for topwater. This rod has suited me well for topwater lures (mostly Sammies and poppers) and I haven't had a need to try anything else out, so I can't comment on the new topwater series or any other G Loomis rod for topwater applications.

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i forget the number for my rod but it is the crankbait 6 foot 6 medium power and i believe mod/fast action

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I just got an amazing g.loomis crankbait rod and am now looking for the best spinnerbait and topwater baitcasting rods that g.loomis makes. could someone please let me know what they are.

I had a lot of fun with a SMR702C-TW mounted with a Calais 200DC this summer for topwater.

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"best" is a tough call...folks have different hands.

personally, prefer the mbr 3 power for blades and the mbr 2 power for topwaters (and jerks) over the more technique specific loomis series.

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is the MBR844C

a sensitive rod? like could i feel the fish messing with the lure.

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is the MBR844C

a sensitive rod? like could i feel the fish messing with the lure.

if we're talking imx, glx...yes.

not the first rod i'd pick up for topwater but, excellent rod for plastics...or blades when you get above 3/8.

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so they would be good for spinnerbaits and like weightless senkos?

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I have several rods that I use for spinner bait. One thing to consider, is length. If fishing docks or trees hanging over the water, I want a 6-6 Med H to roll cast. But if I am fishing large flats, I want 7 to 7-6 in a med action to cast a long way. If grass is present, Med H.

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so they would be good for spinnerbaits and like weightless senkos?

if we're talking 5" senko's, yes.

4" or smaller, would look at the mbr 3 or even the mbr/sjr 2.

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ok thank yall, and btw i am going to post some pictures of my new setup on this thread tommarow.

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