The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

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The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby freelancer27 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:21 am

Hi all,

I would be interested in what the community thinks are the best (rod/reel/line) combos (money is not an obstacle) for the following techniques:


3/8 - 1/2 oz Jig
** Rod Name:
*** Length:
*** Lure Rating:
** Line


3/8 - 1/2 oz Spinnerbaits
** Rod Name:
*** Length:
*** Lure Rating:
** Line

3/8 - 1oz Paddletail Swimbaits
** Rod Name:
*** Length:
*** Lure Rating:
** Line


3/8 - 1 oz Lipless Crankbaits
** Rod Name:
*** Length:
*** Lure Rating:
** Line


3/8 - 1oz medium - deep running Crankbaits
** Rod Name:
*** Length:
*** Lure Rating:
** Line

Ultra finesse applications (1/32 - 1/8 oz)
** Rod Name:
*** Length:
*** Lure Rating:
** Line


Looking forward to your choices!

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby Finnz922 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:27 am

Hope your pockets are deep :lol:

Lots of top gear will be recommended 8-)
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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby goldrod » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:04 pm

just call Gary at the tackletrap.
but first take the wife to dinner
Catch fish not feelings!!

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby goldrod » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:06 pm

sbr 812? maybe 813 gloomis rod is a great spinnerbait rod imo for the lure ratings
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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby ayo8 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:14 pm

goldrod wrote:just call Gary at the tackletrap.
but first take the wife to dinner


And not just Jack in the Box either, Lol

i agree, just call Gary and he will set you up.

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby freelancer27 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:11 pm

I am not asking in order to make a purchase decision. It is more to see what people think.

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby fffishing » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:55 pm

Ultra finesse applications (1/32 - 1/8 oz)
For what kind of lures ? I'm using a couple different set up in this weights...

3/8 - 1/2 oz Jig
G loomis GLX (842C Mag Bass,803 BCR)
Any Daiwa top reel vs mag brakes.(I'm using Ito103M,Zillion PE)

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby ScoobyDoo » Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:04 pm

For the 3/8 to half ounce spinnerbaits......

I don't know if a better rod has been made than the 7'1 cumulous.

It's perfect. I used to think the butt was a hair too short but after fishing some other similar sticks.....nope...perfection.

Pair it with a 6.3:1 steez sv tws.
Or a conquest dc...

I haven't fished a more enjoyable spinner outfit to date.

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby freelancer27 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:19 pm

ScoobyDoo wrote:For the 3/8 to half ounce spinnerbaits......

I don't know if a better rod has been made than the 7'1 cumulous.

It's perfect. I used to think the butt was a hair too short but after fishing some other similar sticks.....nope...perfection.

Pair it with a 6.3:1 steez sv tws.
Or a conquest dc...

I haven't fished a more enjoyable spinner outfit to date.


Since I consider you as one of my fishing gear tackle gurus (enjoying ur YouTube channel) I would love to get your thoughts particularly on the Jig combo.

I know that you have the Daiwa AGS. I am complaining to either get the St a Croix legend x or the Daiwa (not sure yet on the exact model) for that technique and pair it either with my Steez sv tws or get a Abu my extreme. Weight, balance and sensitivity are what is important to me in a rod. I have already a helium 3 7' hxf, so would like to get a noche above in the three mentioned categories but also in rod length.

Thank u sir!
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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby bigfruits » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:24 pm

3/8 - 1/2 oz Jig
MB FMJ
7'1"
braid


3/8 - 1/2 oz Spinnerbaits
Old G-Loomis MBR 783c
6'6"
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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby JBcrankaddict » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:06 pm

For the first 4 categories, I don't think you could go wrong with the 844 (7'H, 3/8-1oz) or 904(7'6"H, 1/4-1oz) Conquest rods. Super versatile moving bait and jig rods, could probably handle the deep diving crankbaits as well.

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby ScoobyDoo » Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:15 pm

freelancer27 wrote:
ScoobyDoo wrote:For the 3/8 to half ounce spinnerbaits......

I don't know if a better rod has been made than the 7'1 cumulous.

It's perfect. I used to think the butt was a hair too short but after fishing some other similar sticks.....nope...perfection.

Pair it with a 6.3:1 steez sv tws.
Or a conquest dc...

I haven't fished a more enjoyable spinner outfit to date.


Since I consider you as one of my fishing gear tackle gurus (enjoying ur YouTube channel) I would love to get your thoughts particularly on the Jig combo.

I know that you have the Daiwa AGS. I am complaining to either get the St a Croix legend x or the Daiwa (not sure yet on the exact model) for that technique and pair it either with my Steez sv tws or get a Abu my extreme. Weight, balance and sensitivity are what is important to me in a rod. I have already a helium 3 7' hxf, so would like to get a noche above in the three mentioned categories but also in rod length.


Thank u sir!


Thanks man!

I don't have any time on any other ags rods..And i know from past experiences that a rod or two in a lineup may be gems. And the others turds..So i don't know about the others.

I like throwing lightwire hook jigs. Even in heavy cover... That said...the mgxtreme2 would be the last reel i would buy for jigs. The max drag on it is 6lbs. I've confirmed that with a few people already. And the 12lb stated max drag is incorrect.
I tried adding carbontex smoothies and even the drag washers from teh old mgx. And couldn't get it over 6.5lbs. Any tighter i would break the drag star or ruin the threads.

That being said....the steez has been great throwing jigs. No dig in issues if you worry about pitching with the t wing.

As far as rod. Cumulous doubles as a good jig rod and that has been what i've been using.

The 8' steez i use works great for jigs...but it's a tad slow in the tip. Taking a bit more to get it loaded up.

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby spencerinstl » Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:26 pm

3/8 oz jig shorter rod NRX 803 longer rod NRX 893
1/2 oz jigs shorter rod Phase III Bearing Down Longer Rod Evergreen Hercules Airy Flip
3/8 oz spinnerbaits SBR 812
1/2 oz spinnerbaits Megabass Black Jungle Deep Cranking Slow Rolling
3/8 to 1/2 oz paddletail swimbaits Dobyns Champion 734C
3/4 oz - 3 oz swimbaits Megabass Black Jungle Power Versatile
3/8 - 1 oz lipless crankbaits Gloomis 855 CBR
3/8 - 1 oz medium to deep running crankbaits Megabass Black Jungle Deep Cranking Slow Rolling
Ultra Finesse 1/32-1/8 oz Megabass Orochi F1-70X4S Hyena Yuki Ito Special

I'm sure there are other good choices for these categories, maybe better, but these are some of my favorites.
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Thanks for the epiphany captain obvious

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Re: The ultimate best combos for the following techniques

Postby Obz » Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:38 am

3/8-1/2oz Spinnerbait: st.Croix Legend elite: 7MHF, 3/8-1oz
3/8-1/2oz Jig: MB f6 Super deystroyer, 3\8-1 1/4oz, mod fast action.


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