How many rods?

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Re: How many rods?

Postby kdanh » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:45 am

I have a pro angler 14 and fishing the bay. I usually bring 3 combos (Shimano reel size): a 1000 for jigging, a 3000 fishing bridge/pylons, and a 10000 just in case there are something really big (tarpon, big snook, cobia... etc.) comes around.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby the hooligan » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:58 pm

I usually bring a spinning and casting rod. Hope to get a rod holder installed for the year to have 3.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby f15h1n6 » Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:24 am

My friend uses a crate with pvc pipeabout 10 inches long. In action, he'll leave two lines out, one on each side of crate, paddling home he'll stack 6 rods in the crate. He's comfortable with 4 because he wants backups available in case of anything. Each setup has a different jig/lure ready for action

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Re: How many rods?

Postby MN BassFisher » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:46 am

I have a milk crate in my tank well and I attached a 3 rod holder to it so I put 3 in there and a 4th with me between my legs or in the front rod holder.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby metanium » Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:15 am

I've carried as many as 4 and regretted having that much gear with me. Now I try to pick the 2 rods that will cover most of the techniques I expect to throw on a given outing.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby masterbass » Tue Aug 26, 2014 1:13 pm

I take 3, all casting usually. Sometimes 2 casting and 1 spinning.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby Redfish » Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:32 am

I try to keep it simple. I take one casting and one spinning rod normally.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby Dolores » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:31 pm

Depends on what i am fishing for and that kayak i am in. I carry only five.
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Re: How many rods?

Postby angry john » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:33 am

I have three rods with me most times but my son is using the spinning rod. He gets bored after a while and I can add that to the rotation
If I need to. I run a medium xfast casting and mhf casting in the back. Covers what I need so I am good with 3. Rotate out other selections
If I feel I want to.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby uljersey » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:08 am

3 usually, sometimes 4. Depends on the lake I'm on.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby JBcrankaddict » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:49 pm

Depends on location for me as well. Inshore flats, I take 3(jig, jerkbait, topwater), in the marsh I take 5(jig, jerkbait, topwater, crankbait, spinnerbait). At the lake I can take up to 7(2 chatterbait, 2 crankbait, punch, frog, jig/trig) but it depends on time of year. All rods are stored horizontally when on the water so I can go under docks and overhanging trees, and don't have to worry about hitting one on the cast while standup fishing.

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Re: How many rods?

Postby bigfruits » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:19 pm

if overhanging trees will be an issue i take 3 rods. on scotty holders at an angle, 1 in the front and two behind. if its an open area i will take up to five. usually 3 verticle and two in the scotty holders. 4 is a good compromise IMO.

what rods i bring depends on the body of water and what i feel like using.


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