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> What are the ideal stats for a top Flippin Rod., Reel retrieve, line cap/ Rod classifiati
Fozzy47
Posted: Feb 20, 2020 - 02:20 pm


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Going to purchase new good quality "Flippin Rig" before the season starts.
What should I be looking for in Reel quality, size, retrieve and line cap and what Rod length, action and classification? To be used 99% Bass fishing
Hope for some help.

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Seguin Fisher
Posted: Feb 20, 2020 - 04:44 pm


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When you say flippin, are you mainly talking about pitching, cause there’s actually a bit of a difference. Most times I’m pitching, and I have several rods I use, most are heavy action, fairly stiff as well. I’m not a big braid guy, at least for pitching, I typically use 20lb fluorocarbon. Definitely want a faster gear ratio reel, minimum 7:1. I have a couple Abu Garcia Revo Rockets, 9:1 and they are fantastic reels. Since the reel isn’t actually used to “work” the bait, you want a fast one to both get your lure back to the boat quickly to make another pitch, as well as to get any slack out quickly to set the hook if a fish hits. Pretty much any length from 7’ up will work, I have one that’s 7’6” and 7’4” and they are a good length for me. Some length preferences would change depending on the layout/height of the boat deck as well as your own height.
And you don’t need to spend huge $ on a setup either. I have a couple rods that were under $200 and they are wonderful, super sensitive and work well for me. If your going to be doing a lot of pitching, try to find a fairly light rod ( weight, not action), as this will make for a much more comfortable day when slinging baits nonstop for hours on end.

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Fozzy47
Posted: Feb 21, 2020 - 02:10 pm


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Thanks for the good advice Seguin Fisher, appreciate it.


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