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by capt1fish
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?
Replies: 57
Views: 2686

Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Variety is the spice of life. I rotate through NRX 822 DSR, NRX 822SYR, Steez compile-x Spin and Steez 7’ ML AGS.
by capt1fish
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Saving the Best for Last? Evergreen International's Brett Hite Medium Powered Casting Rod
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Saving the Best for Last? Evergreen International's Brett Hite Medium Powered Casting Rod

Cal wrote:
capt1fish wrote:...but personally can’t get over the camo EVA.


You're so uptight sometimes Capt ... ;)

LOL... Happy Holidays bud!


Yes, Merry Christmas to you and the family too Cal. :-)
by capt1fish
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Saving the Best for Last? Evergreen International's Brett Hite Medium Powered Casting Rod
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Saving the Best for Last? Evergreen International's Brett Hite Medium Powered Casting Rod

Informative reviews on the series Cal. I’ve handled these rods in the store but personally can’t get over the camo EVA.
by capt1fish
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Simms Challenges the Notion Gore-Tex Is the Only Viable Rain Fabric
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: Simms Challenges the Notion Gore-Tex Is the Only Viable Rain Fabric

Hmm, have you tested anything for rain up to say 80 degrees, with shorts underneath? Nothing worse then having a summer storm roll in and your choices are get wet or sweat. I don’t have any experience with summer temp rain suits, but the brand most often mentioned for those types of conditions are ...
by capt1fish
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Reel Boxes
Replies: 20
Views: 983

Re: Reel Boxes

I keep my reel boxes for storage of reels not in use/rotation and for future resale.

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by capt1fish
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Tackle Your Enthusiasm with Shimano's Metanium MGL
Replies: 6
Views: 508

Re: Tackle Your Enthusiasm with Shimano's Metanium MGL

With such high marks I'm surprised no Editors Choice award?

Wonderful reel nonetheless. I enjoy mine.
by capt1fish
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: black friday rod- catches fish already
Replies: 6
Views: 595

Re: black friday rod- catches fish already

Looks like it was the right choice in rod for you. Congrats on the 4lber.
by capt1fish
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Which G. Loomis GLX Dropshot Rod
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: Which G. Loomis GLX Dropshot Rod

I can’t comment about the GLX rods, but i do own a couple NRX 822DSR rods. Besides drop shoting with them, I also use them for darterhead fishing. I like the action of the rods for lightweight open hook techniques.
by capt1fish
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Bantam1, can we get a flipping reel please?
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: Bantam1, can we get a flipping reel please?

You're part of a small group that asks for this. The new reels have a two way clutch design on the clutch button. I think this is the direction they want to go since the flipping reels historically were not huge selling reels. The Core 100MGFV was probably the best we ever offered. It lived a short...
by capt1fish
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Bantam1, can we get a flipping reel please?
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Bantam1, can we get a flipping reel please?

Hoping you guys release a flipping and punching reel with Instagage clutch similar to the original Castaic but with today’s lighter/low profile/high speed/more power reel platform.

Please?

Thanks in advance!
by capt1fish
Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rod and reel storage in between trips
Replies: 13
Views: 849

Rod and reel storage in between trips

Looking for suggestions. Mostly towards reels.... How do you store your rods and reels between long periods of use? Do you just keep on rack and let it gather dust or do you have a storage solution? I’ve seen soft sided Cabelas and BPS reel cases. Ever try those? It doesn’t help that I own more comb...
by capt1fish
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Looking for a rod that I can use for medium swim and glide baits and heavy flipping
Replies: 8
Views: 651

Re: Looking for a rod that I can use for medium swim and glide baits and heavy flipping

Simple. Kistler MAD 8’ This is the Mark Daniels signature rod. Mark was a local here at the CA Delta prior to moving to AL to chase the BASS tour. It’s designed with a mod fast action which keeps fish buttoned in heavy cover and also aids in casting the baits you listed. If it wasn’t for Mark’s des...
by capt1fish
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: 13 Omen Black 2 H?
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: 13 Omen Black 2 H?

I followed a post on BBC about terrible QC and lacking customer service from 13 fishing. It’s made me leery and I own 4 of their rods from Omen to Envy series. Based on their lack of follow up I would consider other options.
by capt1fish
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Looking for a rod that I can use for medium swim and glide baits and heavy flipping
Replies: 8
Views: 651

Re: Looking for a rod that I can use for medium swim and glide baits and heavy flipping

Simple. Kistler MAD 8’ This is the Mark Daniels signature rod. Mark was a local here at the CA Delta prior to moving to AL to chase the BASS tour. It’s designed with a mod fast action which keeps fish buttoned in heavy cover and also aids in casting the baits you listed. If it wasn’t for Mark’s desi...
by capt1fish
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds User Feedback
Topic: Bassbandit : Feedback Request Topic
Replies: 11
Views: 950

Re: Bassbandit : Feedback Request Topic

Bought 2 reels and a rattle bait lure lot from bassbandit. Communication was spot on. Products were exactly as described. Items came packaged very well, no issues there either. Great seller and I would buy again in a heartbeat.

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