Casting Rods... What will you spend?

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What's your comfortable price range when looking for a new casting rod?

Under $100
4
2%
$100 - $125
5
2%
$126-$150
6
3%
$151-$200
35
15%
$201-$250
33
14%
$251-$300
35
15%
$301-$350
24
10%
$351-$450
19
8%
$451 and above - the only holes I have are in my wallet
78
33%
 
Total votes: 239

Giqqo
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Re: Casting Rods... What will you spend?

Postby Giqqo » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:08 am

Depends on the techniques. If i do one technique more than another that will be a big thing to think about

Steffen_82
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Re: Casting Rods... What will you spend?

Postby Steffen_82 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:20 pm

My most expensive rod i own is a spinning rod i had s o convert to a bfs casting rod.
The rod itself was 500 $ then i had a rod builder strip it measure it again to get the best result for its bending action.
strip and re-design the entire handle so it blends in with the other casting rods of that line up. Putting new microguides on it cost me another 380$
but it was worth it and it casts lighter than i expected.

nrx_fever
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Location: Howe Indiana

Re: Casting Rods... What will you spend?

Postby nrx_fever » Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:24 pm

I have spent as little as 200 and as much as 650 for rods so basically I buy what I can afford for what i need

Kroberts9
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Re: Casting Rods... What will you spend?

Postby Kroberts9 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:36 pm

Hey fish junkies and bait monkeys a like. New to the site and I would like to weight in on this topic. I am a sucka for the daiwa tatula series of rods having elites and regular. I also have a JDM Zillion flipping. I am not saying I wouldn't spend more for a rod I just found what I prefer.
I did how ever just placed an order for a new drop shot rod from megabass and if I like it as much as everyone seems to like them I may be switching my daiwa rods over


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