Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

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Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby Big-Bass » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:04 am

I am in need a rod for finesse stuff to match my SV105HS. Mostly smaller jerkbaits and finesse jigs/worms. Any suggestions? Bait range from 1/8-3/8oz.

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby poisonokie » Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:41 pm

I use mine with a Tatula 6101mxb and 10# fluorocarbon for stuff like that and it's a match made in heaven.
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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby scrapiron » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:18 pm

Hey, that's a good looking SV105HS..... :D

What's your price range on a rod?

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby Big-Bass » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:42 pm

scrapiron wrote:Hey, that's a good looking SV105HS..... :D

What's your price range on a rod?


Yes it is! I bought it off of a pretty cool angler :D

Price range would be under $250 ideally.

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby Houndfish » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:07 am

Big-Bass wrote:
scrapiron wrote:Hey, that's a good looking SV105HS..... :D

What's your price range on a rod?


Yes it is! I bought it off of a pretty cool angler :D

Price range would be under $250 ideally.


The Megabass Black Themis is right at the top of your range. Its rated 1/8-1/2 and is best in the 3/16-3/8 range. Its very much an XF rod and is great for finesse bottom contact. I like a short rod for jerks, but the BT has done well with tiny squarebills for me.

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby Just_Bass » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:10 am

[quote="poisonokie"]I use mine with a Tatula 6101mxb and 10# fluorocarbon for stuff like that and it's a match made in heaven.[/quote]
I used to pair my SV 105 with Tatula 6101Mxb too, I like it for light weight 1/8oz up to 1/4oz but heavier the accuracy when casting is compromised. I broke rod tip on hard hook set when fishing Fluke. The tip is super soft and load well with lighter lure, the power is nice got a lot of backbone but that soft tip would make any bass feel bigger.
I feel that it hard to find any rod that can handle true 1/8oz lure all the way to 3/8oz. I use Majorcraft go emotion 652L/BF for 1/8-1/4oz.

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby LowRange » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:37 am

Big-Bass wrote:I am in need a rod for finesse stuff to match my SV105HS. Mostly smaller jerkbaits and finesse jigs/worms. Any suggestions? Bait range from 1/8-3/8oz.

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I've fished my Alphas SV on Zodias ML and a Steez Skyray Power Plus. The Zodias 1610ML was great with the reel but it will struggle with 1/8 total weight. 1/8 jigheads + small plastics and it'll be just fine. The Skyray "shallow cover finesse" is amazing with the Alphas SV, looks great too and is my dedicated small jig and worm skipping rod. Love that rig.

There is also the Daiwa Blazon and red accents and cork handle would match the SV105 well. Don't know anything about them though.
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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby zodiak311 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:46 am

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby Hogsticker2 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:20 pm

I agree, look at the Daiwa Blazon (new model) on the Daiwa Japan website. These match perfectly. I would pair it with an 18 Jackall Poison Adrena, but some folks will say blasphemy. Don't worry, it won't explode.

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Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

Postby E73Bass » Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:50 pm

Big-Bass wrote:I am in need a rod for finesse stuff to match my SV105HS. Mostly smaller jerkbaits and finesse jigs/worms. Any suggestions? Bait range from 1/8-3/8oz.

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Just Discontiniued...But if you can find the Zillion ZIL701MXB. 1/8-5/8 lure weight, 8-17lb test.

It is the perfect Rod for the SV105.

or look at the Fenwick Elite Tech Bass MODEL # ETB70M-FC. says 3/8-5/8 on their website...should be 1/8-5/8.


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