What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

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What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by Ong Jim » Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:06 am

Curious to know what application everyone uses their Zillion 7.1 and 7.3 for?

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by ecu daniel 14 » Sat Apr 30, 2011 1:20 pm

burn spinnerbaits and lipless cranks....nothing else really its too fast...
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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by vArm » Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:20 pm

Zillion Type R - Jig, Rip, Frog
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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by mobassman » Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:22 pm

I use mine for, frogs, jigs, burnning spinnerbaits and flipping.
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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by Ong Jim » Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:44 pm

I use it jigs, senkos, any baits that doesn't require much movement. Its too fast for my style fishing, which is in the back of the boat...if I'm lucky.

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by Johnny A » Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:51 pm

I just got the 7.3 and used it for the first time today, pitchin'. High speed is for jerkbaits, pitchin', flippin', froggin', lipless cranks and topwaters.

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by SPAZ » Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:04 pm

I like fast reels for texas rigs and jigs. Nothing worse than seeing a bass take off with you bait and not being able to reel in the slack fast enough :)

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by Smalleyez » Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:30 pm

I like 7:1 for my river fishing. There is often a very short strike zone right next to shore, and it's a matter of cast, twitch, twitch, twitch, and burn it back because you are drifting downstream and need to get to that next sweet little pocket in the boulders before it's too late! Mostly throwing plastics or topwater.
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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by spicytuna » Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:55 pm

Lipless cranks, jigs, topwaters, frogs, spinnerbaits, and flipping.

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by ah_long » Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:17 pm

jigs, frogs, punching, lipless

the only thing it doesn't really do well is cranking

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by Good351 » Sun May 01, 2011 3:17 am

I use my zillion 50th for dragging big jigs. I like the fast ratio for taking up slack line quickly. Thinking of picking up a zillion coastal for my other jig rod...

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by STETSON1B » Sun May 01, 2011 2:35 pm

wow ! i'm surprised no one said buzz baits or buzz frogs unless that's what you mean by frogs and topwater

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by rh_916 » Sun May 01, 2011 5:36 pm

I use my 50th for topwaters and pitching jigs

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by NickN » Wed May 04, 2011 10:39 am

x2 on burning spinnerbaits and lipless cranks

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Re: What do you do with your 7.1 and 7.3?

Post by godshippy » Wed May 04, 2011 11:58 am

Everything. I don't use anything less than 7:1!

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