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I'm looking for a new ultra lite spinning rod and I was wondering what types of travel rods were available in the 50-100 dollar price range. I am hoping to get a 7' UL with fast action. I want a rod to keep in my car for when I pass ponds driving and stuff. I have found a few models I am considering that break into two pieces, but I was hoping to get one that breaks down into 3. Still, if you can help me out or suggest a rod it would be great.

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Do an online Google search for the B n' M tackle company. They specialize in crappie gear and have fine line up of quality UL spinning rods. Great customer service too! I have two of them.

My favorite is their Sam Heaton's Super Sensitive in 7' length. this is 2-piece UL rod with a fast tip and plenty of back bone. Match it with a quality UL reel and some 2# test mono and you're good to go. You can call them or request a catalog online.

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Ive never had a Bnm pole, but ive heard nothing but GREAT things about them, and I am looking to purchase one soon. They sound like a great option for what you want. A ultra light rod that I have that i would highly recomend is the Gander mountain 6' or 6'6" ultra light rod for a great all around pole for $30. Sensitive and durable, ive caught many crappie and gills on it (and its taken some abuse). I dont think that you can go wrong with either rod.  :)

Do an online Google search for the B n' M tackle company. They specialize in crappie gear and have fine line up of quality UL spinning rods. Great customer service too! I have two of them.

My favorite is their Sam Heaton's Super Sensitive in 7' length. this is 2-piece UL rod with a fast tip and plenty of back bone. Match it with a quality UL reel and some 2# test mono and you're good to go. You can call them or request a catalog online.

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Have any of you guys used these rods to catch bass with for fun? I intend to use the rod for bass as well as crappie and panfish

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I also have a Gander Mountain UL rod. Its a 7" rod that lists 4-8lb test. I use 4lb on it and have caught some bass on it.

This isnt one of the old school UL buggy whips. It doesnt droop under it own weight. I highly recommend this rod.

The part number is GSPS-70SUL.

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also check out bps microlite rod. 2 piece...caught a 6 pounds bass on that rod with 4 pound test stren original mono. good rod for the price

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also check out bps microlite rod. 2 piece...caught a 6 pounds bass on that rod with 4 pound test stren original mono. good rod for the price

BPS has changed the Microlite this year and last year's model is on clearance. I picked up a 7' ML two-piece model for about $28 a couple weeks ago. Stuck a used Pflueger Trion GX-7 4730 from the Flea Market on it, spooled with 20# PowerPro and a 6' leader of 6# mono. Light enough for 'gills/sunfish, but heavy enough for small pond bass.  :)

Total investment: about $55, including the line.

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also check out bps microlite rod. 2 piece...caught a 6 pounds bass on that rod with 4 pound test stren original mono. good rod for the price

BPS has changed the Microlite this year and last year's model is on clearance. I picked up a 7' ML two-piece model for about $28 a couple weeks ago. Stuck a used Pflueger Trion GX-7 4730 from the Flea Market on it, spooled with 20# PowerPro and a 6' leader of 6# mono. Light enough for 'gills/sunfish, but heavy enough for small pond bass. :)

Total investment: about $55, including the line.

I've got one of the old Micro Lite ul's with a 4725 gx on it. If only that rig could talk, oh the stories it could tell....... :)

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I don't understand, as a BPS micro lite rod, do these rods have lighter power than others, because I assumed they were all ultra light, but some of them are L and ML. Stasher, did you feel the ML was actually an ultra light or what? I'm confused

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Pretty sure "micro light" is like the model ( like pro qualifier). I think the actions are from light to ultra light. idk about micro light. But i also believe that the bps rods are fiberglass. Ive had cheap rods and reels that have the bps name, and ill never make that mistake again. But other guys like them, so go figure. I really dont think you can go wrong with the Gander mountain rods, though.

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I don't understand, as a BPS micro lite rod, do these rods have lighter power than others, because I assumed they were all ultra light, but some of them are L and ML. Stasher, did you feel the ML was actually an ultra light or what? I'm confused

No, it's definitely a ML. I already have a UL, and was looking for a longer rod for weightless Trick Worms and Floaters.

It's an interesting rod. It has a really soft tip and a parabolic action, almost like fiberglass but different. Hook something large and you can actually feel the entire rod flex, all the way down to the butt.

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