Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by MRQturbo » Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:30 pm

conquest 101 with zodias 7'6'' glass for cranking and met 13 xg with dobyns champion 734 for 4.8" keitechs are the two most used combos when i'm out fishing...i bring a total of 6 setups with me each time but find i use these two the most all day...

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by chiroden » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:40 am

Hey everyone, as for me, I cant decide at all...use both of them)))

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by Matt_3479 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:30 pm

Well I think I went way past the buy 2 limit of this thread and not sure if I can narrow it down to using just 2 but I’d say I’ve been using the loomis imx pro 884 twfr paired with the chronarch mgl for frogs, and the kistler helium lta medium heavy fast paired with another chronarch mgl. I believe the next rod will be a glx or nrx in the 893 or 894!

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Post by Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:06 pm

ccass wrote:It usually varies by season for me but overall I'd say:

1. 7' M Steez Fle-X-Lite paired with Steez SV TW 7.1

2. Custom punch rod (Phenix K2 765, extended to 8'9") with a Zillion TWS 9.1. If the rod doesn't have the power to punch than I will most likely either build another custom or I will just get the 8' Archangel.

Last year, top combos were:

7' M Steez Fle-X-Lite with a T31016 (SV Spool) for spring and fall.

Archangel 7'2" MH with a T3 AIR (SV custom) 8.6.
Wow...this changed.

This year:
1. K2 714 custom with Steez SV TW
2. 9'3" St Croix Legend Glass (custom) with 12 Antares

1. So versatile.
2. Getting addicted to deep cranking
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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by Fishinfanatic115 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:31 pm

Daiwa Steez LTD 105XH/Megabass Destroyer Warhammer
Daiwa Steez LTD 105XH/Megabass Destroyer FMJ

17lb AbrazX on both, I love a good flipping bite. ;)

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by Markanthony404 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:10 pm

Shimano Conquest 200
Shimano Cumara 7'2 med heavy

Daiwa Certate 2500 (First gen)
Shimano Cumara 7'1 med

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Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:34 pm

To start this spring I will be using a Conquest rod and Stella FJ for local rivers.

After that I will be using all other rods from boat :big grin:

super excited for the snow and ice to go away even though I love ice fishing...

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:04 am

Hobie-Wan Kenobi wrote:
ccass wrote:It usually varies by season for me but overall I'd say:

1. 7' M Steez Fle-X-Lite paired with Steez SV TW 7.1

2. Custom punch rod (Phenix K2 765, extended to 8'9") with a Zillion TWS 9.1. If the rod doesn't have the power to punch than I will most likely either build another custom or I will just get the 8' Archangel.

Last year, top combos were:

7' M Steez Fle-X-Lite with a T31016 (SV Spool) for spring and fall.

Archangel 7'2" MH with a T3 AIR (SV custom) 8.6.
Wow...this changed.

This year:
1. K2 714 custom with Steez SV TW
2. 9'3" St Croix Legend Glass (custom) with 12 Antares

1. So versatile.
2. Getting addicted to deep cranking
For bass:
1. NFC SJ 736 X-RAY custom with Shimano Stile 100
2. NFC MB 7109 X-RAY custom with Daiwa Zillion TWS 9.1

1. Super excited for this setup. Should be a dream for lighter Texas rigs.
2. I seriously neglected punching last year.

Overall:
1. Daiwa Silver Creek AGS 52L with Daiwa Alphas AIR Stream Custom
2. Phenix K2 714 custom with Daiwa Steez CT SV TW 8.1

1. Plan on doing a lot of trout fishing. Panfish as well
2. Will use this for everything...bass, walleye...whatever.
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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by poisonokie » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:58 am

Which two?? That does not compute.

If I had to throw all but two Fargo style into a wood chipper, I suppose I'd...

Christ, I don't know! I'd probably just dive in head first to avoid trying to make that impossible decision.
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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by staten island angler » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:17 am

Me loving to finesse for smallmouth it’s going to be:
1-Kistler KLX Ned Rig rod 7’0 light action fast.
2-Kistler Helium 3 Med/light 7’0

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by leggomye990 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:46 am

Hmm this year I think I'll start with
Steez 701MH racing design + steez A or steez 105ltd or steez CT sv
Steez 761mmlfs ags + tatula LT silver

UPS update says my RD arrives by the end of the day today, but I'm 16h drive away from my house for the whole week so I won't even be there to take delivery, hopefully my wife doesn't look at the invoice :-$

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by Team Bass » Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:21 am

MB Faust paired with a 18 Zillion 1516 HLC and a MB Eliminator paired with a 19 Alpha CT SV 70.

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Re: Which 2 rods and reels are you guys going to mainly use this season?

Post by Patex » Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:32 am

Evergreen Heracles Fact HFAC-66MST with Megabass IS71 + ZPI NRC M spool
Evergreen Heracles Fact HFAS-65ULST with Daiwa Steez Type II
8-)

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