Which G Loomis NRX rod - 1/8 ounce (+/-) hair jig | Ned head | micro jig

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Which G Loomis NRX rod - 1/8 ounce (+/-) hair jig | Ned head | micro jig

Post by n8cas » Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:23 pm

Which G Loomis NRX rod - 1/8 ounce (+/-) hair jig | Ned head | micro jig ? 872s JWR? 902s? 852s ?? Thanks for your help.

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Post by Thunderblack1984 » Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:28 pm

901S

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Post by n8cas » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:09 pm

I worry about a 1 power in any rod / series. I think that's based on personal preference (don't like a noodle / too soft rod), lack of experience (I guess that's part of the reason I don't like the too-soft feeling) AND LAST... poppin' a hair jig / ned-head from a snag. That happens a ton and I feel like a little extra backbone in the rod helps to pop it out.

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Post by spencerinstl » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:43 pm

The extra fast action of a JWR is going to give you a little more hook setting ability in a 2 power like the 802. If you want a fast action I really like the 842S SJR.
Thanks for the epiphany captain obvious

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Post by n8cas » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:07 pm

I have a GLX 822 SYR and love the action for shakeyheads. I think I want an extra fast JWR 2 power for thin wire hair / Ned and micro-jigs

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Post by casterus » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:28 pm

842s sjr x2

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Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:08 am

Thunderblack1984 wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:28 pm
901S
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Post by steve1206 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:42 am

n8cas wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:07 pm
I have a GLX 822 SYR and love the action for shakeyheads. I think I want an extra fast JWR 2 power for thin wire hair / Ned and micro-jigs
The 822 DSR feels like the SYR when you pick it up, but when you hooks a fish, it feels more like a 1.5 power-ish with the super forgiving tip. This may be what you're looking for....

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Re: Which G Loomis NRX rod - 1/8 ounce (+/-) hair jig | Ned head | micro jig

Post by Okiekev » Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:08 pm

steve1206 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:42 am
n8cas wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:07 pm
I have a GLX 822 SYR and love the action for shakeyheads. I think I want an extra fast JWR 2 power for thin wire hair / Ned and micro-jigs
The 822 DSR feels like the SYR when you pick it up, but when you hooks a fish, it feels more like a 1.5 power-ish with the super forgiving tip. This may be what you're looking for....
The DSR is my go to for ned rigs. It is just a bit lighter than the 852 which may be the best 1/8-1/4 shakey head rod i have used. I also built an eternity that is 7'1" and it is great for ned rigs as well. The extra length helps with distance in open water.

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