Straight up long distance

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Straight up long distance

Post by Hogsticker2 » Fri Jul 19, 2013 5:33 am

You tie a 1/2 oz rattle bait, tied to your favorite "distance" line, mounted on your favorite moderate stick and let her rip. Which reel makes you talk like Roland Martin - SON! This one may be a bit shocking, but I had Ian tune an Daiwa Aggrest (I know, what was I thinking). I know distant is hard to measure, but you pick an area or spot and cast to it, that's about as good as it gets. That Aggrest did some wicked $hi*! Now I got a CU201E7 back from him that I had to let go to pay some stupid bills. So now my Fuego with tdz 100m spool gets bomb duties. No Zillion or Steez on board, no round reels, just hanging out somewhere in the middle of the pack with Smalljaw. So lets not include round reels, LP only. So whats your bad boy, does he have a name? (Bear with me here, I just took my sleeping pill and am on my 2nd Guiness.

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by fishingandfords » Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:04 am

I of my D7s and the 100mg7 I use regularly both can bomb a jig

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:09 am

T3 or Pixy

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by tywithay » Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:54 am

The z can let it rip, but for normal size reels I'd say my Metanium in long cast mode

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by mhood » Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:59 am

Half ounce? Calais DC7 and/or Calcutta 100DC.

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by JBcrankaddict » Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:10 am

My buddy uses a Gen 2 Revo Sx and I use a gen 2 Premier and w/the magnetic breaks on them they will throw a lipless longer than anything else I have used including Core 101, Metanium Xg, Steez. I hate mag breaks in general, especially Revos but they work great for this technique and dont cost a ton.I think the Sx actually will outcast the Premier to but havent tested this.

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by BRbasser » Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:16 am

Ian tuned TD-Z 100 with PE long cast spool, 30lb Suffix 832 on Orocchi 72x4 Destruction.

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by BucketHunter » Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:25 am

I have a factory freak 201e7 that I use as my frog rod.
Continually cast 30ft past my target and have to be really careful about spooling it with 50lb braid.

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by Zimbass » Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:41 am

Calais DC.............by far !

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by bassinmaumee » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:35 pm

My t3b

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by africanbass » Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:08 pm

T3

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by Nevrsumma » Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:34 am

Hands down my Calais DC for 1/2oz. Nothing comes close.

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by RWSCHMITZ » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:17 am

Calais DC \:D/

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by DE_Bass_Enthusiast » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:13 am

I throw a lot of 1/2-5/8 oz rattle baits like the Xcalibur XR-50 on a Curado 200DHSV mounted on a Crucial 6'10" MH power F action rod. Although the tip is rated a fast action it is still pretty soft. I have this spooled with 10 lb mono and I can cast as hard as I want and it absolutely bombs everything and literally never backlashes on me. I dont mind the heavy weight of the Curado because it's such a good performer. I love my Zillion and I'm not too much of a "weight weenie" :lol:

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Re: Straight up long distance

Post by lpquick » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:48 am

Calais DC

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