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What's a great choice for a spinning rod for wacky worming?

Between $100 range and $200 tops please....

Thanks-

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I use and like the Mojo 6'8" medium wacky rod with a Daiwa TD-Pro 2500.  It works for me, but I don't have experience with many other spinning rods. I have also thrown a lot of wacky rigged worms with a Cabela's Tourney Trail 7' M/L rod and a Pflueger 6730 President. Great rig for under a $100 (on sale)

I would like to hear about the Powell wacky rod that TW offers?

http://www.***.com/Powell_Max_Wacky_Rig_Spinning_Rod/descpage-PWMS.html

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I use and like the Mojo 6'8" medium wacky rod with a Daiwa TD-Pro 2500.  It works for me, but I don't have experience with many other spinning rods. I have also thrown a lot of wacky rigged worms with a Cabela's Tourney Trail 7' M/L rod and a Pflueger 6730 President. Great rig for under a $100 (on sale)

I would like to hear about the Powell wacky rod that TW offers?

http://www.***.com/Powell_Max_Wacky_Rig_Spinning_Rod/descpage-PWMS.html

Me too! I'm hoping someone has experience with that rod. I have recently picked up a few Powell's and love them. But would love some hands on time with the Wacky Rod. In lieu of that, some good reviews would be nice.   :)

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Not the exact Powell, but I do have a 7'3" Powell Max M/XF spinning that I use for all sorts of soft plastics, including wacky rigged senkos. A fabulous rod for its price of $169.99 IMO.

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What bait do you typically rig? A Senko is dense and fairly heavy by itself. I fish them on a Med/Fast rod with a 2500 size spinning reel. Lighter baits might be easier to handle on a Med-Lite or light. Get the most sensitive rod you can afford and keep in mind that it doesn't have to be labeled or branded as a "Wacky Rig" rod to work great.

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I use a Shimano Crucial 7'2" MXF drop shot/shaky head rod when I wacky rig.  That rod has a fantastic tip on it.  Plenty of backbone also.  I think they retail around 150 bucks.  Toss on your favorite 2500 spinning reel and you're good to go.

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The most frequent bait I wacky rig is a Zoom Finesse worm. Have also been using the Jackall Flick Shake.

Use a 4 inch Senko a bit.

I have tried several different rods I already own, but casting has been difficult - most of my rods are on the stout side.

Tried a lighter rod (it's probably med light) and I am a little skittish about it. I usually throw the rig near some pretty thick grass, docks, etc., and I don't have a  lot of confidence as far as moving a bigger fish away from the cover.

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Forget about the 4 inch senko, in practical terms ---> any rod can cast it well, a 4 inch senko is still a pretty heavy bait. So now we have a lighter bait selection, the Zoom Trickworm, for a bait that light I 'll use either my GLoomis SJR782S or my CR722 in my everyday lake which has a lot of submerged tough mesquite and huizache brush. A Shimano Crucial 6 '6" - 6 '8" M would be nice too.

As for the ML, nope, I don 't think it would be the best selection if you are going to fish near cover.

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As others said, depends where you are fishing.  In pretty openness water, i use a St Croix 6'0" Avid ultralight to fish wacky.  In open water with a wacky rig, i've had no problem setting the hook and landing fish with it, including 3 so far at 5lb+ this year.  BUT, i also snapped that same rod in half trying to get a smaller fish out of cover (their warranty is great, by the way!).   So, the heavier the cover, the heavier the rod.

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I've got the St. Croix Mojo 6'8"Mxf(Wacky style) paired up with a Pflueger Supreme XT. It's great for throwing wacky senkos or stickbaits. Also good with other weightless plastics. Doubles as a nice dropshot combo too. I use it primarily for throwing jigs and t-rigs.  :)

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avid 6'8" MXF

This one or the 63MXF, take your pick. I think the shorter one is better for skipping docks.

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I also have the Mojo (paired with a Soron STX) and really like the set up. Mojo's get hammered in some reviews but I really like the 6'8" wacky model.

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When you "wacky worm" you can throw the heavy Senkos or light finesse worms.

So may I suggest any medium heavy rod that you wish to purchase?

Be sure to check the rod's specifications so you can be sure it can handle your wacky presentations and line test on your 2500 spinning reel.

Some guys like the fast rod tips; others medium action. Some guys like the 7 foot and longer so they can pitch and flip the wacky rig easily while some like the 6'6" models so they can flip, pitch and skip the baits under docks, piers and cover.

If you try to consider too many rods and hear too many opinions you will drive yourself nuts, along with your family.

So check out the G. Loomis web site for their take on wacky rods and then blend that information with the three or four rods you are considering, make the purchase and go fishing.

I hate to say this, but the fish really don't care what brand your rod, reel and hooks are.

So get the rod that gives you warm fuzzy feelings and do some fishing!!!!  ;D   ;D   ;D

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St. Croix Avid series for sure, but you'll have to "pick your poison" within the series. Just my opinion is a Medium to med-heavy or an ultra-lite setup. I got to use RR's ultra light setup with his avid spinning rod, it was sweet!

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