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Post  Walter on Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:04 am

i need a lure rod that fits niceley into the car boot and will chuck small to midium lures. i can pay up to £50 - £60. a case would be nice to stop it gettin smashed around the the boot.

any ideas folks?

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Post  noodle on Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:11 am

couple of questions 1st

what length do you want muti or fixed spool

amd what are small to medium lures any ideas on weights?
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Post  Walter on Mon Aug 31, 2009 2:14 pm

Hi noodle

about 9 foot long will be ideal and i am using a fixed spool reel.

the lures are no bigger than 6 inches long, quite light.

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Post  noodle on Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:23 pm

the world is your oyster then i have two drennan esox spinflex ods that come with a 2.5 test rating, i use them for just about everything from stalking carp every now and then to throwin lures in the sea trolling baits and lures in the boat

lure wise i tend to use them with crankbaits like baby depthraiders storm shallow and big macs abu terminators etc ill sort a photo out of the lures to give you an idea but most wont weigh much over two ounces

extremely verastatile BUT they have quite a slow taper so may not be the best for throwing lures all the time, dont get me wrong they are good but there may be better out there from the likes of shimano daiwa greys fox wyhcwood etc

the piker multispin by fox ws ok but i only used it once for half an hour

photo the compartments are six inches long to give you an idea of the size
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Post  Chumley Warner on Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:51 am

Check out the Prologic rods mate. I use an 8' 6 Savagear MP Predator for those kinds of lures and also used it for stalking carp. Good rod for about £45-55. Had no bother with mine and used it weekly for about 6 months now.
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Post  noodle on Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:45 pm

Chumley Warner wrote:Check out the Prologic rods mate. I use an 8' 6 Savagear MP Predator for those kinds of lures and also used it for stalking carp. Good rod for about £45-55. Had no bother with mine and used it weekly for about 6 months now.

id forgot about those, they are faster ctioned than the esox. similar price as well
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Post  Bazz on Tue Sep 01, 2009 7:56 pm

noodle wrote:the world is your oyster then i have two drennan esox spinflex ods that come with a 2.5 test rating, i use them for just about everything from stalking carp every now and then to throwin lures in the sea trolling baits and lures in the boat
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Good choice, I have one of these Smile

Good for catching Pike.................and the odd canoe too lol!

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Post  Walter on Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:10 pm

without wantin to sound like mb in the am... are the f*x elite rods any good?

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Post  noodle on Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:40 pm

Walter wrote:without wantin to sound like mb in the am... are the f*x elite rods any good?

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fox rods are usually very good just be wary ot the reel seats, take what ever reel your planning on using and give it a good play
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Post  Andy Macfarlane on Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:31 am

The majority of Fox rods I've handled have been very good quality for the price. I can't think of any I really didn't like.

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Post  siwood99 on Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:00 am

I would also recomend a savage mp pedator 8'6" 30-90grm i use mine for pretty much all of my lure angling and it handles the big beasties too. i have used lures like the bbz 1 10" quite a heavy lure and had no problems with it all. What a Face
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Post  esox lee on Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:53 am

Walter wrote:i need a lure rod that fits niceley into the car boot and will chuck small to midium lures. i can pay up to £50 - £60. a case would be nice to stop it gettin smashed around the the boot.

any ideas folks?

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if you can still get one try a shimano beast master 8ft 10-30g 4 section comes in a nice handy case that would fit in most backpacks.

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Post  stubbo on Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:05 pm

penn do agood range of spinning rods had one for years plugging for bass Very Happy
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