7'6" Spinning Rods

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7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by cutthroat » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:55 pm

I'm definitely picking up a 7'6" spinning Rod for Ned rigs and other finesse techniques. I'm seriously thinking of the Loomis Imx-Pro 901SJR. For me, I find the NRX 852S is a little too stiff in the tip. I primarily throw 1/16 oz. but will go up to a 1/8 and down to 1/20oz. I'd love to have the NRX 901S or the Daiwa Steez AGS 76MML but with the $Cdn./US exchange rate either would cost a small fortune. Other rods I'm considering are the St. Croix Legend Elite/Extreme ML/XF from what I've gathered has a soft tip. Megabass Destroyer Flyssa, Daiwa Tatula AGS and the Phenix Feather 7'7" light. I'm open to your guys feedback on these particular models or any other rod in a 7'6" length up to $400.

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Post by slipknot6 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:51 pm

I own the 7'6 tatula ags and legend elite 7'6 mlxf. I'd go with the legend elite personally. The tatula ags is a very very nice rod, but for a ned rod I'd take the st croix. The st croix has better sensitivity IMO.

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by Revofisher » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:48 pm

the 7'6 ml legend elite does have a soft tip i love that rod for throwing ned rigs with.

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by Real » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:28 am

I've got a NRX 901 and it's a fine rod, soft but with lots of power. I can go down to 1/16.

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by cutthroat » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:18 am

Thanks guys. :D I

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by TravisNY » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:39 pm

Revofisher wrote:
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the 7'6 ml legend elite does have a soft tip i love that rod for throwing ned rigs with.
Yes sir. I own a few.
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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:20 pm

Love my NRX 901 but also take a look at the Megabass Flyssa.

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by cutthroat » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:56 am

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:20 pm
Love my NRX 901 but also take a look at the Megabass Flyssa.
Thanks. The Flyssa is one of the rods I'm considering. Do you prefer the NRX or the Flyssa?

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by bronzefly » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:00 am

Perhaps consider saving up a bit more and buying the Steez AGS 76MML. If your budget is already at $400, and you're in Canada so presumably season is over or close to it, you could be ready to go by spring. Do it once and do it right, the rod is that good. I can offer info on getting one to you in Canada if you are interested...

The Flyssa is lighter in power than the 76MML, comfortable to fish, not quite as versatile for things like shaky heads, senko, etc. due to the lighter power. It is a great spy bait rod however!

The Croix LE ML 76 (and others) have a great blank, but horribly uncomfortable reel seat in my hands which is too bad because I really like the rods otherwise.
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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by Tim Kelly » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:45 am

bronzefly wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:00 am
The Croix LE ML 76 (and others) have a great blank, but horribly uncomfortable reel seat in my hands which is too bad because I really like the rods otherwise.
Absolutely. The St Croix handle design department need a swift kick in the 'nads. :lol: I had to replace mine.
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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by falcon » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:32 am

Add the fact st croix doesn’t trim the reel seat threads. Which is a sin for a company like them.
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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:31 am

cutthroat wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:56 am
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:20 pm
Love my NRX 901 but also take a look at the Megabass Flyssa.
Thanks. The Flyssa is one of the rods I'm considering. Do you prefer the NRX or the Flyssa?
Thats a tough call...

901, its definitely more sensitive and I love the blue :big grin:

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by cutthroat » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:54 am

Much appreciate all the feedback everyone. I'm still leaning towards the Imx-pro.

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by big_gee » Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:22 am

I'm with Bronzefly on this one. I would save a little and the get 7'6" AGS. I have several of the Steez AGS rods and the are awesome.

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Re: 7'6" Spinning Rods

Post by cutthroat » Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:50 pm

big_gee wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:22 am
I'm with Bronzefly on this one. I would save a little and the get 7'6" AGS. I have several of the Steez AGS rods and the are awesome.
I figured it would cost me between $800-900 Cdn. all said and done. The exchange, duty, G.S.T., etc. I have other high end spinning rods that cover the upper lure weight range of the Steez AGS 76MML.

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