Conquest 101 HG

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Conquest 101 HG

Post by Cyacnba » Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:13 pm

Hi everyone,

I recently pulled the trigger on the CQ 101HG, but I'm debating on which rod to pair it with. What rod are you guys mounting this reel on and for what applications?

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by stingray23 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:35 pm

I have the right hand version of that reel and I use it for spinnerbaits on a MB Orochi XX spinnerbait special.

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by papabassin » Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:39 pm

I have mine on a Megabass Black Jungle Shallow Fast Moving Special. Gary from The Tackle Trap hooked me up. Squarebills. :D

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by Cyacnba » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:32 pm

That combo looks beautiful! I was thinking about pairing it with the Evoluzion Super Diablo-II that I pre-ordered from Gary, but for now, I only tried it on the Phase 3 BD. So far, it seems like the CQ is more used for moving baits however.

Btw, I just noticed something that I hope it's not an issue. Does everyone else's CQ have this "mark/cut" on it?

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by stingray23 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:35 pm

Mine is like that as well.

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by Dalleinf » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:38 pm

I use it on a number of different rods, primarily for moving baits although I fail to why it shouldn't be used for other lures.

My reel has the exact same cut. Not an issue imo. Enjoy.

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by lifeofRiley » Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:40 pm

Man I want one of these so bad. Only problem is these are the reels I'm looking at right now for a next purchase. SV103, met mgl xg, scorpion 70 xg, sustain 2500 (found for about $220 online). I'm going to do a little research about spool capacity and make some notes before I buy. I have 2 ch50mgs, 2 ch50e, a cu100b, and I don't even get a chance to use all those. Hopefully the yen keeps dropping for a while.

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by paulito » Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:28 pm

I have the same cut on mine :) I use mine with a medium light or medium power rod. Use it for plastic swimbaits and crankbaits. The IPT is like 23 inches so I prefer faster IPT reels for jigs, topwater, etc. Castability is not an issue, its just the IPT

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by bronzefly » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:36 pm

papabassin wrote:I have mine on a Megabass Black Jungle Shallow Fast Moving Special. Gary from The Tackle Trap hooked me up. Squarebills. :D

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Beautiful combo =D> I'm really enjoying the Shallow Fast Moving Special myself.

There are so many great options out there for your new Conquest 101HG. It's a very capable all around reel, but I like cast and retrieve moving baits with them more than jig/worm presentations. I'd focus in on something moving, the Megabass SFMS would be a great choice obviously!
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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by Cyacnba » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:53 pm

Thanks everyone, glad that "cut" is normal. I've had some bad luck when buying some high end products in the past.

For now, I will pair mine with the P3 Bearing Down for jigs since I need to slow down with this cold weather. Once I receive the new MB Evoluzion, it will be dedicated for moving baits.

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by bronzefly » Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:23 am

Cyacnba wrote: For now, I will pair mine with the P3 Bearing Down for jigs since I need to slow down with this cold weather. Once I receive the new MB Evoluzion, it will be dedicated for moving baits.
Please post a photo of the 101HG paired up with your Legend Works LTD rod, I bet that's going to be beautiful... they are shipping out to Tackle Trap customers tomorrow \:D/
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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by Cyacnba » Tue Dec 06, 2016 3:03 am

bronzefly wrote:
Cyacnba wrote: For now, I will pair mine with the P3 Bearing Down for jigs since I need to slow down with this cold weather. Once I receive the new MB Evoluzion, it will be dedicated for moving baits.
Please post a photo of the 101HG paired up with your Legend Works LTD rod, I bet that's going to be beautiful... they are shipping out to Tackle Trap customers tomorrow \:D/
Will do and that's great news! I was just about to ask you if you had received the rods.

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Re: Conquest 101 HG

Post by reznor » Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:57 am

Same cut as mine.

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