Rod for calcutta conquest bfs?

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timinmo
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Re: Rod for calcutta conquest bfs?

Postby timinmo » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:29 pm

I have an ultra light casting rod made on a NFC 5'4" spin jig blank. An old school Calcutta Conquest 51 lives on it but maybe I need to try the BFS on it. I got on a kick of making casting rods out of light and ultra light spinning blanks. Some worked out great some not so much. While I like fast and extra fast rods it seems that for BFS a little slower blanks works better, at least for me.

Winstondry
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Re: Rod for calcutta conquest bfs?

Postby Winstondry » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:31 am

Find a used Daiko BRSC-64L and never look back. ;)


I'll have to pull mine out from the dusty dark, I forgot I had it until seeing this thread. I've been using an old Kistler Helium LTA, I mean really old rod for my UL casting duties but I think the Daiko is about to get resurrected!

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Re: Rod for calcutta conquest bfs?

Postby ss30378 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:56 pm

You could try to find a st croix legend inshore extra light powered rod. 6'6" and I've casted down to 1g with it.


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