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Field & Stream "Tec-Spec Black"

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Field & Stream Tec-Spec Black Casting Rods

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MSRP ($):
60

Tec Spec Rods are tailored for outstanding, technique-specific performance. Each specially engineered graphite blank is designed for a specific technique - from jerkbaits to soft plastics. Outfitted with a Strike Detect exposed reel seat, these casting rods boast high sensitivity that makes it easy to detect strikes. Field & Stream™ Tec-Spec Black Casting Rods are finely tuned to help you fish exactly how you need to for any situation.

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Shehbaz Khan
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rod snaps easily

I had read many reviews stating that the tip of this rod snaps off easily but I just assumed that it was people being dumb with their rods. Well, I went fishing a couple days ago and got caught on a snag. Using minimal force without jerking, i tried to clear the snag. As I pulled up, the first 3 inches of the rod snapped clean off. I will never purchase another field and stream product ever again.

User Info

Waters Fished:
Large Lakes
Used:
0-1 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
none
Cons:
breaks easily

Equipment Model

Model:
tec spec black 6'10
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Perfect match for my 300 size Daiwa Lexa

I have a big musky rod/reel for throwing big, heavy baits but was having issues throwing lighter pike/musky baits like bucktails, spinnerbaits, and mid-sized spoons so I was looking for something just a bit lighter. I stumbled upon this rod while browsing at Dicks and it seemed like just what I was looking for, but I didn't initially buy it because I thought I could find something nicer than a '$60 Dick's Sporting Goods fishing rod'. Well, after a good deal of internet shopping and some trips to Cabelas & Gander Mountain I ended up coming back to this rod. It had the lure/line weight I needed for lures that are too big for my medium setup but too light for my extra heavy setup. Matched with my new Daiwa Lexa 300 HSL-P this has become my preferred pike setup. Great rod at a great price.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
Used:
2-6 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
A lot of rod for the money
Cons:
Only available at Dick's

Equipment Model

Model:
Medium Heavy Extra F
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