The Best Swimbait Rod

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by Polkfish1 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:19 pm

Stateside, low down customs seem pretty bad arse for the price. Guys that know how to sling a big bait certainly like them. They just had a run of 3 models of the no frills white label and those sold out in a couple three days...west side

https://lowdowncustomrods.bigcartel.com/products

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by i_am_R2 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:11 pm

Megabass XX Leviathan is worth checking out. I never really got into swimbaiting because the equipment felt too cumbersome but to me that rod is pretty sick. Never thought an 8 foot rod could feel that light and balanced

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by Chode » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:22 pm

ONAGER!!!!

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by zodiak311 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:23 pm

Chode wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:22 pm
ONAGER!!!!
X2 I can't believe how powerful yet balanced this rod is.
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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by bbates3 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:52 pm

Any reviews or thoughts on the Megabass TS Destroyers???

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by poot04 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:29 am

bbates3 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:52 pm
Any reviews or thoughts on the Megabass TS Destroyers???
I just received the black jack but haven’t fished it or thrown a reel on it yet. I can tell you the fit and finish is absolutely striking. I will give a report when I get a chance to fish it. I have a tranx 301 coming on Thursday so I can give some info on how it feels and balances then.

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by bronzefly » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:48 am

The Onager is one of the best balanced big bait sticks I've ever fished. The Destroyer TS rods are sharp looking, especially the Black Jack and Poker. Those are the only ones I've fished much in the series, and both are really nice. The Black Jack is one extremely impressive rod, and its VERY versatile, not just a dedicated big bait stick.
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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by jdbassman32 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:53 am

Been very happy with my Double X Leviathan.

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by Cristo » Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:22 pm

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by Cranky » Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:46 pm

Poison Glorious 76XXH.

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by Bay_Bassin86 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:09 am

I’ve fish both the mark 48 and onoger. They are both incredible rods but after switching to lowdown customs there is no looking back the white label 79MH is one amazing small swimbait rod and the 8XH is a beast for baits like the deps 250 and baitsmith/hawghunter mags.

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Re: The Best Swimbait Rod

Post by Revofisher » Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:58 am

i really like my low down customs white label rods for sure great big bait sticks. Those T.S destroyers also!! cristo turned my direction to the black jack a while back and its such a great big bait rod for sure and just a top notch build on that series and megabass used the right reel seat! If you throw 6' freestlye magdrafts a lot take a hard look at the t.s destroyer poker as well. I know its a shorter rod but its awesome for those baits and solid hooksets.

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