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by Matt_3479
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: New reel dilemma
Replies: 11
Views: 1072

Re: New reel dilemma

Thanks guys, picked up a bantam mgl xg, threw some 50lbs power pro, tied on my favourite frog (jackall karea) and sat ir on top my imx pro 884 twfr and boy does it ever feel sweet! Can’t wait to get that thing going. And the chronarch mgl spun up with 30lbs power pro to 8lbs leader tied with an fg k...
by Matt_3479
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: New reel dilemma
Replies: 11
Views: 1072

Re: New reel dilemma

Thanks guys. I’ll stsrt with the bantam
by Matt_3479
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: New reel dilemma
Replies: 11
Views: 1072

New reel dilemma

Right now I’m looking at 3 reels but can only afford two at the current time and the 3rd will be pushed back for quite some time. I have an imx Pro 884 twfr with a chronarch mgl on top and love it! I recently acquired an nrx 853c and an expride 7’ lite+ spinning rod. I’m looking at a new bantam mgl ...
by Matt_3479
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Jig/T-rig Rod
Replies: 36
Views: 3292

Re: Jig/T-rig Rod

cndbasshunter wrote:Expride 7'2" heavy
How long have you had the rod? How does it compare to other rods you’ve used in the technique? Thinking about an upgrade on my 13 fishing envy black 7’6” heavy rod I use for t-rigs and was debating a 7’2” or 7’6” expride. I use a glx 894c for jigs and always have one tied on.
by Matt_3479
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

In addition to what has already been mentioned, the 853 NRX is a very good walking bait and jerk bait rod if you run mono. I just picked up a few spoons and poppers but haven’t fished them yet as we are just loosing Ice! That’s great to know cause I wasn’t sure what rod to throw them on! I thought ...
by Matt_3479
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

I have the GLX version of the 853c and really like it. I don't think it's the most versatile rod there is but it excels at certain things. I use it for finesse jigs mostly (3/8th oz ball heads), works great. I also think it works great for light t-rigs and keitechs/underspins. I personally don't lo...
by Matt_3479
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

No matter what, you are not going to hate the 853. If this will be your first NRX then you are in for a treat. The 853 isn't a bad rod, its just not as versatile as the 893 or 873. Power wise the 853 and 893 are about the same with the 873 being the next step up in power compared to the 853 and 893...
by Matt_3479
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

Having had both the 853 and 893 nrx rods my vote is one or the other. Both sticks have their merit but one doesn't really do much that the other cant do. They are different sticks but the length is really the biggest difference between the two rods. If I was wanting to mostly pitch/skip and sling a...
by Matt_3479
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

I use my 853C for 5” Senkos, 1/4oz trigs, 1/4oz shakey heads, up to 3/8oz jigs in open water, etc. It does these things so well I see no need for an 893. Balance is good enough as is with a 13 Met, whereas the 893 would likely need some weight added to the butt similar to what my 873 requires. For ...
by Matt_3479
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

just curious, where are the good deals on new NRX can be found? Looks like most of the well known online retails are not offering any discounts recently. It was a store in Canada, I pulled in on my way home from purchasing a boat and the store was being bought out by a larger franchise store that d...
by Matt_3479
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

If you value balance you’ll find it superior to the 893, if not you’ll appreciate the 893’s length. I’ve owned both I couldn’t feel as comfortable fishing the 893 or 894 because they’re so tip heavy. I found the 853 to be a fantastic rod. If I wanted a 7’6 ish jig rod I would personally go GLX or C...
by Matt_3479
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

I have one and have struggled to find a niche for it - I always have the 893/894 rigged so the 853 is kinda in limbo. Oddly enough, there's a review on YT where the guy was disapointed in it's peformance as a jig rod but found it excelled as a spinnerbait rod. Kinday spendy to dedicate it to a spin...
by Matt_3479
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Re: Nrx 853c?

Sell it if you need the money because once you fish it you'll be getting rid of that Helium. Jigs, t-rigs, spinnerbaits, great soft jerkbait rod, senkos, and a dynamite jig skipping rod around docks and low lying cover...light tip but can steer any fish away from trouble. I personally love that rod...
by Matt_3479
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Nrx 853c?
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Nrx 853c?

So made an impulse purchase today on an nrx 853c. I was actually in the market for either the 893c or 852s, but stumbled across this one and it was a wicked deal so purchased it without thinking. Wondering what uses other then jigs would this rod be good for. I have a glx 894c as my primary jig rod ...
by Matt_3479
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Best Squarebill rod
Replies: 5
Views: 916

Re: Best Squarebill rod

Been using the imx pro 845c cbr and absolutely love it! Weight and balance is superb, sensitivity is excellent, and when I hook up I haven’t lost a fish yet! Love fishing that rod