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by Cal
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Spro's Dean Rojas Bronzeye Poppin Frog
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Spro's Dean Rojas Bronzeye Poppin Frog

Interesting choice of a frog rod. Orochi XX Diablo Spec R. I know those rods are versatile but I had no idea they could pull 1/2oz frog duty. I use rods in unconventional fashion all the time these days just to see what they can or can't do. Sometimes it makes it into articles, sometimes not. :lol:
by Cal
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Putting a Twist on Spiral Wrapped Rods and Making them Affordable – The Riverside M2
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Putting a Twist on Spiral Wrapped Rods and Making them Affordable – The Riverside M2

Actually, the reason it wasn't put on the RoD Wrack is because this fella who shall remain nameless (*cough-CAL*) has been shirking his duties... hopefully this will be corrected within the next couple of weeks :lol: ... we appreciate that you appreciate the measurables and apologize for the oversig...
by Cal
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Spro's Dean Rojas Bronzeye Poppin Frog
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Spro's Dean Rojas Bronzeye Poppin Frog

Spro's Dean Rojas Bronzeye Poppin Frog http://tackletour.com/images18/featureban_sprobronzeyepop.jpg Introduction: There was a time bass anglers only threw topwater hollow body frogs in the heat of the Summer over the top of grass beds that have matted over the surface of the water. Those days are ...
by Cal
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Putting a Twist on Spiral Wrapped Rods and Making them Affordable – The Riverside M2
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Putting a Twist on Spiral Wrapped Rods and Making them Affordable – The Riverside M2

Putting a Twist on Spiral Wrapped Rods and Making them Affordable – The Riverside M2 http://tackletour.com/images18/featurebanuriberiverside.jpg Introduction: Spiral wrapped, acid wrapped, whatever you wish to call them, these offset guide wraps are nothing new, and ever since custom rod builders s...
by Cal
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: G.Loomis's 820S DSR GLX : A Top Notch Performer, but...
Replies: 4
Views: 461

G.Loomis's 820S DSR GLX : A Top Notch Performer, but...

G.Loomis's 820S DSR GLX : A Top Notch Performer, but... http://tackletour.com/images18/featureban_gloomis_17820dsrglx.jpg Introduction: In March of 2017, we shared with you G.Loomis's reborn classic, the MBR842C GLX. Inspired by the recaptured performance and versatility of an old favorite, I felt ...
by Cal
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Higher End Affordability, Pflueger's Patriarch XT Spinning Reel
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Higher End Affordability, Pflueger's Patriarch XT Spinning Reel

Higher End Affordability, Pflueger's Patriarch XT Spinning Reel http://www.tackletour.com/images18/featureban_pflueger_patriarchxtspin.jpg Introduction: Of all the freshwater reel manufacturers out there, one that often gets overlooked is Pflueger and it's difficult to ascertain why. Afterall, if t...
by Cal
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Fanatik Baits Serves up a Feeding Frenzy with their Larva Plastics
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Fanatik Baits Serves up a Feeding Frenzy with their Larva Plastics

Fanatik Baits Serves up a Feeding Frenzy with their Larva Plastics http://tackletour.com/images18/featurebanfanatiklarva.jpg Introduction: Fishing is a global sport and there continues to be a trend of European companies making their products more readily available in the Americas. One such company...
by Cal
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Taking Another Spin with Phenix's K2
Replies: 0
Views: 406

Taking Another Spin with Phenix's K2

Taking Another Spin with Phenix's K2 http://www.tackletour.com/images18/featureban_phenixk2tx713s.jpg Introduction: Back in January of 2017, we took a look at a rare piece of equipment from Phenix Rods out of Southern California. Rare because this rod manufacturer is known for building sticks with ...
by Cal
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Post purple
Replies: 99
Views: 8680

Re: Post purple

New from Abu... Ike Series update...

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by Cal
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the ultimate 1/2oz Jig combo?
Replies: 29
Views: 2357

Re: What is the ultimate 1/2oz Jig combo?

bpettus2 wrote:Cal with the reviews you do I don’t know how you keep them straight .


Well I obviously don't/can't :lol:
by Cal
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Aldebaran is Next to Receive Shimano's MGL Upgrade
Replies: 0
Views: 787

Aldebaran is Next to Receive Shimano's MGL Upgrade

Aldebaran is Next to Receive Shimano's MGL Upgrade http://www.tackletour.com/images18/featureban__shimano_aldebaranmgl.jpg Introduction: Shimano Japan debuted the Aldebaran platform back in 2009 and the first iteration of this reel easily won this Editor's Choice Award. As Japanese reel manufacture...
by Cal
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Evergreen warranty
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: Evergreen warranty

Yes, the warranty is likely handled through Daiwa.
by Cal
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is the ultimate 1/2oz Jig combo?
Replies: 29
Views: 2357

Re: What is the ultimate 1/2oz Jig combo?

Cal, you would pick the Braillist over the FMJ? The FMJ is a moving bait stick where the Braillist is for vertical bait presentations. In my hands, the FMJ is purely a jig and worm rod, and a fantastic one at that. Aye... i got the FMJ mixed up with the EMTF... darn initials. :lol: :lol: ... I thou...
by Cal
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What is the ultimate 1/2oz Jig combo?
Replies: 29
Views: 2357

Re: What is the ultimate 1/2oz Jig combo?

vishus wrote:
Cal wrote:Hmmm... i'll try to play...
Either that or the new Orochi XX Braillist ... that's a good candidate too.



Cal, you would pick the Braillist over the FMJ?


The FMJ is a moving bait stick where the Braillist is for vertical bait presentations.
by Cal
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Live Target's Crawfish Hollow Body - The Most Talked About Bait of the Show
Replies: 0
Views: 1150

Live Target's Crawfish Hollow Body - The Most Talked About Bait of the Show

Live Target's Crawfish Hollow Body - The Most Talked About Bait of the Show http://www.tackletour.com/images18/featurebanicast18livetarget.jpg Introduction: Live Target has a well earned reputation for innovating and creating some of the most realistic looking baits that the industry has ever seen....

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