What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by Samuel_b » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:00 pm

NRX 852s

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by Edward78 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:24 pm

I Generally throw everything on a baitcasters but when I do use a spinning reel for Finesse fishing I use my Shimano Sahara FI 2500 spooled with 10lb PowerPro Slick 8 line with a 6 or 8lb Fluoro leader on a Fenwick Elite Tech Bass 6’9” medium fast action rod.

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:52 pm

Just got the conquest 842s and added a shimano stella FJ 1000.

Super light and plenty of power.

I'm running sunline 10lb braid.

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by Winstondry » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:00 am

I'm going to go against the grain here, my favorite is my Edge BW Gen1 6101. It's built on an HMX blank with Ti recoil guides, split carbon grip and super sensitive. I have a 2018 Daiwa Exist 2500 on it and it's a match made in heaven, I didn't always think that as I also previously had a 2015 Exist 1000 on it which I really liked as well. I have since been able to source a second Edge BW 6101, also built on an HMX blank but with full carbon handle, that's the new home of the 2015 Exist models.

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by SteveSchmelzle » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:32 pm

was using my 802s NRX for some winter trout casting (casting open water)...just a small #2 mepps spinner...

such a great rod! i forget about it throughout bass season, but man is it light and sensitive.

use a 1000 sized stradic on it. great fun!
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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by adam lancia » Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:02 am

Good anyone have a GLX 852S? What do you use it for and how do you like it?

I'm getting warranty on my OG GLX and was told I should replace it with any of their GLX spinning rods since mine isn't made anymore.

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by capesmallie » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:49 am

For the real light stuff ( 1/16-1/4) Phenix K2 production 7’1” ml / ci4 1000
Some others in the rotation
NRX 902/ Stella 2500s
Megabass Arms super leggara ASL 7003XS/ Daiwa exist 2000
St.Croix legend x 7’ medium/ daiwa exist 2508
NRX 872s/ Shimano twinpower C3000xg
Kistler 2019 zbone 7’6”lite medium heavy/ Shimano exsence 3000MHG
St.croix legend elite 7’6” medium/ daiwa ballistic lt 2500
Dobyns extreme 792/ daiwa luvias 2500 ( this rod is no medium light it’s a beast and very powerful)

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by leggomye990 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:20 am

Currently have only 2,but after being frequent on this forum, it seems only appropriate to add more to the collection this year lol
MB Hedgehog evoluzion F4st-69RSDti with a tatula LT silver
852s with a stradic ci4+

Wasn't able to justify spending big $$$ on spinning gear but somehow this forum has gotten to me lately and now I need to :whistle:

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by TravisNY » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:42 pm

leggomye990 wrote:Currently have only 2,but after being frequent on this forum, it seems only appropriate to add more to the collection this year lol
MB Hedgehog evoluzion F4st-69RSDti
Great taste sir. Love that stick and love may be understating. I was able recently acquire my second one new with tags. Both ride Exist LT. Thanks to a member here I was equally pleased to purchase a brand new never fished A-Mart DGS which will get another Exist LT for. I'm still on the hunt for a F-3 - 610DGS Carrozzeria Limited. One day I'll find her. :) Maybe \:D/
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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by zodiak311 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:50 am

leggomye990 wrote:Currently have only 2,but after being frequent on this forum, it seems only appropriate to add more to the collection this year lol
MB Hedgehog evoluzion F4st-69RSDti with a tatula LT silver
852s with a stradic ci4+

Wasn't able to justify spending big $$$ on spinning gear but somehow this forum has gotten to me lately and now I need to :whistle:
=D> 8-)
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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by adam lancia » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:38 am

leggomye990 wrote:Currently have only 2,but after being frequent on this forum, it seems only appropriate to add more to the collection this year lol
MB Hedgehog evoluzion F4st-69RSDti with a tatula LT silver
852s with a stradic ci4+

Wasn't able to justify spending big $$$ on spinning gear but somehow this forum has gotten to me lately and now I need to :whistle:
Which 852 is that? I'll be getting one and am wondering about how heavy a reel I'll need to get it to balance well.

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by leggomye990 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:56 am

adam lancia wrote:
leggomye990 wrote:Currently have only 2,but after being frequent on this forum, it seems only appropriate to add more to the collection this year lol
MB Hedgehog evoluzion F4st-69RSDti with a tatula LT silver
852s with a stradic ci4+

Wasn't able to justify spending big $$$ on spinning gear but somehow this forum has gotten to me lately and now I need to :whistle:
Which 852 is that? I'll be getting one and am wondering about how heavy a reel I'll need to get it to balance well.
It's the nrx 852s, the stradic ci4+ is a light reel, I think it balances pretty well with the rod

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by adam lancia » Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:32 am

leggomye990 wrote:
adam lancia wrote:
leggomye990 wrote:Currently have only 2,but after being frequent on this forum, it seems only appropriate to add more to the collection this year lol
MB Hedgehog evoluzion F4st-69RSDti with a tatula LT silver
852s with a stradic ci4+

Wasn't able to justify spending big $$$ on spinning gear but somehow this forum has gotten to me lately and now I need to :whistle:
Which 852 is that? I'll be getting one and am wondering about how heavy a reel I'll need to get it to balance well.
It's the nrx 852s, the stradic ci4+ is a light reel, I think it balances pretty well with the rod
Gotcha, thanks!

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by OhioChamp183 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:59 am

I'm a cheapass compared to ya'll!
My finesse setups are a pair of St Croix Avid X 6'9"MLXF rods, with a pair of Stradic CI4+ 3000 reels.

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Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

Post by adam lancia » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:18 am

I have a couple:

7'6" MLMXS Tatula paid with a '14 Daiwa Caldia 2506
G. Loomis GLX 852S paid with a' 12 Shimano Twin Power 2500S

These are both newly acquired over the winter so I can't tell you how either of them fish yet.

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