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by Canga-
Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: X-factor spinning reel at Gander
Replies: 7
Views: 1477

Re: X-factor spinning reel at Gander

i was looking at one last year, and the employee at my local gander said they were a supreme xt, and they are pretty similar, different trim bits, but other than that they seem to be about the same as the 2010 gold supreme xt. when he told me that, i had just seen the gold XT on ganders webstie for ...
by Canga-
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:19 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: more money towards spinning rod or reel?
Replies: 10
Views: 1099

Re: more money towards spinning rod or reel?

wish i had a recon to be able to recommend that (have heard nothing but good things) but i do have both a fuego and pfluger supreme, and a couple avids. and either way on those setups would be a good choice imho. also consider the 2011 LTB series, they are on clearance in many places (i got my 6'9" ...
by Canga-
Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Spinnimg reel help
Replies: 9
Views: 1126

Re: Spinnimg reel help

i have 2 of the 3 listed (patriarch and fuego) and while i just got my fuego from the TW 12 days sale yesterday, with all that i have read on it on this and other sites and reviews, and now for the price TW has them for...i would choose the fuego. the patriarch is lighter, has a bit larger spool arb...
by Canga-
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:01 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Spinning reel under 150.00
Replies: 24
Views: 2699

Re: Spinning reel under 150.00

i would agree that if you can swing the $165, get the fuego! i have mine on the way as of about 15 mins ago, should be here tomorrow (hooray for $10 overnight shipping, TW is awesome!) if not, there is still a ton of options, both of the supreme's form Pflueger (XT and MG) are great reels, as is the...
by Canga-
Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Legend Elite ES70LF - anyone on this rod?
Replies: 4
Views: 871

Re: Legend Elite ES70LF - anyone on this rod?

i had a les68mxf before i upgraded it to a legend extreme, wish i hadnt done that, as i hate the recoils now! (i broke the rod in my car, no fault of st croix, but they took it back and did the upgrade with no cost above the difference in the 2 rods) the elite was very light and sensitive, loved the...
by Canga-
Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Pflueger anti-reverse problems in the cold....
Replies: 12
Views: 3194

Re: Pflueger anti-reverse problems in the cold....

i havent had any problems with either my patriarch or gold supreme XT's, i had the same problem with my brother-in-laws quantum catalyst pti-b...but none of my pfluegers. the quantum works fine in warmer weather, but when it got down to about 25 last year the anti-reverse wouldnt work. interested to...
by Canga-
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Anyone handle the new LTB rods?
Replies: 9
Views: 1223

Re: Anyone handle the new LTB rods?

i havent fished the new LTB rods, and not sure that i will (unless i happen to break one of my 2011's and am forced to warranty it for the new ones). i handled a couple of the spinning rods in store with a reel on them and i did NOT like the reel seat, it looked fine to me, but it was not comfortabl...
by Canga-
Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Jerkbait Spinning Rod
Replies: 7
Views: 1645

Re: Jerkbait Spinning Rod

i like a moderate action rod for my jerkbaits, that being said. i have a st croix legend tournament walleye series "deep cranker" tws70mhm, 7'0" medium heavy / moderate. i throw everything from rapala clackin minnow 11's to size 5 berkely flicker shads on it and it handles them all great. (i dont ha...
by Canga-
Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Fenwick Elite Tech Rods
Replies: 19
Views: 4419

Re: Fenwick Elite Tech Rods

i havent been able to find one locally to play with yet, but Reeds sporting goods has a combo of the 6'9" mlf smallie elite tech (or 6'6" mlf walleye elite tech) and the new pflueger supreme 8225mgx for $159 (i couldnt find it online, was in the ice fishing catalog that came with the in-fisherman ic...
by Canga-
Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Phenix Recon Now IN STOCK!
Replies: 99
Views: 9769

Re: Phenix Recon Now IN STOCK!

i have been looking for a replacement for my lost :( st croix legend extreme 6'9" mlxf spinning rod. i dont have the budget to replace it with another xtreme, so i am looking in the 150-200 range, the recon is on my short list to look at more in depth, but living in central wisconsin there is no pla...