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Bass Rod Recommendations 1 month 1 week ago #1


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What do you all recommend for length and actions of rods for bass fishing out of a kayak? Mostly throwing crankbaits and soft plastics.
I'm throwing a 6'6" medium action spinning and a 6'6" medium heavy bait caster. Both work well but I'm wondering if I should go longer.
Thanks for any advice.
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Bass Rod Recommendations 1 month 1 week ago #2


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I use mostly 7' rods, medium or medium heavy fast action, but the heaviest lure I throw is a Spook or Mirrodyne.I throw a lot of soft plastics un-weighted or weighted with 1/8, 3/16/and sometimes 1/4 oz..

Went to 7' rods form 6'6" long ago.. but those rods you have will work fine.

My inshore and bass rods are the same no matter if I'm walking banks, fishing form a boat, or canoe.sup, kayak
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Bass Rod Recommendations 1 month 6 days ago #3


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Thanks for asking this rexfly. Was wondering about a bass setup myself. Just getting started so need advise. I'll post a new topic and ask about rod/reel/setup. Please reply to it if you have suggestions.Thanks!
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I'm using mostly 6'6-7'0 medium action spinning gear. Will be getting a 7-7'6 medium heavy bait caster this weekend for heavier lures. I started using 12" worms on a 3/8 Texas rig trying for bigger bass and it's to heavy for the spinner right now. I'm really liking the Lews gear right now. The prices on some of the gear out these days is crazy.
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