High end trout specific rods

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby Allsorts » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:36 am

7'1" Rayz Spectra deffo worth a good look. It fishes very well on the light end, 3-4g.

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby ultralight » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:51 am

Anyone on this board knows of a 8' single piece UL rod in the market? Curious.

Thanks.

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby Alphahawk » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:24 pm

ultralight wrote:Anyone on this board knows of a 8' single piece UL rod in the market? Curious.

Thanks.


I don’t....but I’d like to see one....LOL.That’s going to be a hard find.

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby hoohoorjoo » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:50 pm

Just have a custom rod built to your specs. With CRB or Matagi carbon tube handle assemblies, you can push a blank out almost 1 foot longer than the blank length, depending on how long you need the rear grip to be.
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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:12 pm

How are the Phenix Iron feather rods?

They sell a 7'1" and a 7'7" one piece.

3/16oz is my most used weight for fishing rivers for large browns.

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby Gloomis34 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:07 pm

The shimano Cardiff monster limited would be a great option

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby ultralight » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:48 pm

Bronzeback...you mentioned the weight of your most used lure at 3/16. What lb test is your most used line?

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:15 am

ultralight wrote:Bronzeback...you mentioned the weight of your most used lure at 3/16. What lb test is your most used line?


10lb braid.

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby ultralight » Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:27 pm

3/16, 10 lbs braid. Seems like you may do better with L rather than UL rods? normally trout rods are UL but your type of fishing may land fish more efficiently (defined by landing fish with highest % success per hour of time invested and in the shortest fight time possible to land) by using L blanks, or heavier UL blanks that on the higher power range within the UL category. However, it may be more enjoyable to fight fish on a rod that is more limber and one can feel the bend from the fish more...:)

This is, of course, all conjecture as only you know exactly what you need. :D

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:49 pm

ultralight wrote:3/16, 10 lbs braid. Seems like you may do better with L rather than UL rods? normally trout rods are UL but your type of fishing may land fish more efficiently (defined by landing fish with highest % success per hour of time invested and in the shortest fight time possible to land) by using L blanks, or heavier UL blanks that on the higher power range within the UL category. However, it may be more enjoyable to fight fish on a rod that is more limber and one can feel the bend from the fish more...:)

This is, of course, all conjecture as only you know exactly what you need. :D


I think you might be correct. :big grin:

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby ultralight » Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:25 pm

How large is your average fish? Presumably trout?

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby Hulkster » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:06 am

not sure how if its high end enough, but the G. Loomis Trout series rods are awesome and they make a 7'6 UL one peice rod.

I have the TSR791 (6'7 UL one peice) and its awesome.

but I do wish I got the 7'6 one peice version instead.

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:14 am

I forgot about a rod a while back and just remembered today.

The St-Croix Legend Elite 7'6" ml or the 7' light

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby Gloomis34 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:29 pm

I have a 7’6” legnened elite and I love it

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Re: High end trout specific rods

Postby Isaiah20 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:04 pm

ultralight wrote:Anyone on this board knows of a 8' single piece UL rod in the market? Curious.

Thanks.



Phenix Dragaonfly is 8ft and 1 Piece.


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