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by wbook01
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: 2017 Shimano Soare Ci4+ S408UL-S Ajing rod
Replies: 11
Views: 335

Re: 2017 Shimano Soare Ci4+ S408UL-S Ajing rod

Thanks for the heads-up. I picked up a new one on eBay last night, to go on a 5' 2" Nissin ultralight.
by wbook01
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Gloomis rod above NRX????!!!!!
Replies: 76
Views: 5862

Re: Gloomis rod above NRX????!!!!!

:lol:
by wbook01
Thu May 11, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Goodbye Gander Mountain
Replies: 19
Views: 1883

Goodbye Gander Mountain

Gander Mountain just announced the bankruptcy liquidation of all its in-store inventory. Don't know what sorts of deals you can get online.
by wbook01
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: New GLX 782C MBR
Replies: 9
Views: 904

Re: New GLX 782C MBR

I've never fished the original. I bought it for jerk baits, which I have always fished on spinning gear before.
by wbook01
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: New GLX 782C MBR
Replies: 9
Views: 904

New GLX 782C MBR

My new GLX 782C MBR arrived from American Legacy today. That puppy is light! It feels like a wand.

Of course, it was cold and spitting snow here all day.
by wbook01
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: First round reel
Replies: 21
Views: 1433

Re: First round reel

100DC doesn't seem to be available anymore, which may indicate a new one coming out next year. I can't speak about the new Calcutta's, but I own several old Calcuttas and Conquests, in regular and DC versions. JPangler.com still has 50 Conquest DCs listed on its website, and at a much better price ...
by wbook01
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Grabbed a Wal-Mart bargain
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Grabbed a Wal-Mart bargain

Walked into a local Wal-Mart last night and saw that fishing tackle had finally gone on clearance. I picked up a few lures at an OK price and found three Yumbrellas for $7 (regularly $10-something). Then, on the other side of the display, I found four Mann's "Original" A-rigs, regularly $2...
by wbook01
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs
Replies: 29
Views: 2165

Re: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs

Marabou jigs tied on 1/64th-ounce jig heads. Standard fare for Missouri trout. Not much weight there to load up a rod, so you kind of have to shoot the jig so that line peels easily off the reel. At the end of the cast, your spinning rod should point directly at the spot where your jig will (hopeful...
by wbook01
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs
Replies: 29
Views: 2165

Re: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs

Thanks for the tip. I just looked at that at Rakuten. Wish I could make sense of the translated comment there. :) Haven't bought a new rod, yet. Too caught up with bass fishing. In the middle of the U.S., we've had two straight weeks of temperatures in the 60s and 70s. April weather. I have bass rea...
by wbook01
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: TT Announcements
Topic: New Forum & Consolidation - Classifieds
Replies: 7
Views: 8396

Re: New Forum & Consolidation - Classifieds

I'm disappointed that Hot Deals got stuffed inside another folder. I drop by TT several times every day, and the first thing I look for is a new posting on Hot Deals. I like it when that's the first thing that can catch my eye as I look down the forum page. :(
by wbook01
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel
Replies: 6
Views: 1956

Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

I will pay the shipping if you send me the loser.
by wbook01
Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs
Replies: 29
Views: 2165

Re: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs

I'm using tied marabou jigs on Trilene XL. I can shoot a single jig maybe 30 or 40 feet with the noodle-curve St. Croix--farther, if there's a wind to my back. I think the rod's moderate action dampens the energy I can transmit into the cast. I like to work the jig with a constant, subtle twitching ...
by wbook01
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs
Replies: 29
Views: 2165

Rod for light (1/64th ounce) jigs

I'm looking for an ultralight rod for casting a single, 1/64th-ounce jig on 2#-test mono line. The rod should be short, in the 4.5- to 5.5-foot range, and fast or (better) extra-fast action. I want the marabou tail on a jig to bounce with every blood pulse in my fingertip, and I want to feel it when...
by wbook01
Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:02 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 2016 Antares DC owners, verdict?
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

2016 Antares DC owners, verdict?

If you have fished with the new Antares DC, what is your opinion so far? With the dollar getting stronger against the yen nearly every day, this is becoming a pretty good time to buy one. Also, the DC weighs the same as the 2015 Calcutta 100, 220 grams. The Calcutta has 12 bearings, the Antares 10. ...

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