What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby johnnybassboat » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:41 pm

Between my GLX845 cbr and NRX893. Probably better numbers on the crankbait rod, but better quality on the NRX with a beaver and a 1/4 tungsten weight. BUT I sure love pitchin a jig to cover with my NRX894.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby Finnz922 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:00 pm

Irod Air 754. Caught over 50 in one day on frogs 8-)
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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby NJ Jigman » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:47 pm

I caught my pb 6.4 limb on a Shimano zodiac spinning rod paired with an older c4 and 8lb Berkley 100% flouro and a TRD tied to the end.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby Schlag » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:32 pm

Powell Max 701c. Been looking for something to replace it, but never have for river fishing. It's ashame it never caught on.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby MNBassin03 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:53 am

daiwafan wrote:Daiwa Tatula Elite 7 ft M/MH AGS with Steez SV TW or Tatula SV.

It also caught 30 in 2019 so far. Lol


This is such an underrated rod. I have two and have tried many Tatula Elite models this and Ish's Frog rod stands out for me. Oh and Fieders Hair Jig/Neko rod. But I saw a TackleWarehouse video of Ehler's about his 2019 rod lineup, he didn't even mention it. I'm a big fan of the action.

The rod that caught the most for me in 2018 though was the NRX 893 like so many others it seems like. The Ehler 7ft m/mh was not too far behind though.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby accodn2ryan » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:03 pm

That Phenix M1 7'2 Medium spinning rod was the one that caught me the most fish in 2018. 2018 was the year I put in the time to work on my finesse fishing, and it was fun for sure.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby daiwafan » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:04 pm

MNBassin03 wrote:
daiwafan wrote:Daiwa Tatula Elite 7 ft M/MH AGS with Steez SV TW or Tatula SV.

It also caught 30 in 2019 so far. Lol


This is such an underrated rod. I have two and have tried many Tatula Elite models this and Ish's Frog rod stands out for me. Oh and Fieders Hair Jig/Neko rod. But I saw a TackleWarehouse video of Ehler's about his 2019 rod lineup, he didn't even mention it. I'm a big fan of the action.

The rod that caught the most for me in 2018 though was the NRX 893 like so many others it seems like. The Ehler 7ft m/mh was not too far behind though.


I'm right there with ya on the underrated part....Seth Fieder is the only one that I've seen giving the rod any love and he was using it to fish jigs in grass.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby smallies » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:33 pm

Probably either Alpha Angler Zilla or Kistler Z Bone LE4. Swim Jig rods did some damage this year

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby domthewon » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:20 pm

For me it was diablo spec r gen 1 xx or conquest 843 with a jackhammer chatter. Chatter was blowing away my bottom contact techniques every place I fished in 2018 and is already my number one producer again.
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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby Gone Phishin » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:51 pm

The 7'1" MH Shimano Cumulus. The Cumulus/Core 51 combo always has a 1/4oz t-rig tied on...usually a baby Rage craw.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby Heddonfrog » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:58 pm

No question it was my G-Rod Pro Bass 7MH-F by a mile. Mostly because there isn’t a technique it can’t handle with either bottom contact or moving baits from 1/4 to 1-1/4oz. I really wish they’d get their inventory & distribution issues resolved. They’re so focused on launching their Fly rods they keep selling out their limited inventory Pro Bass line. I’d love it if they offered their JDM line of Special Edition Pro Bass rods here but if they can’t keep the standard models on the shelf, that’s probably never going to happen. I look every day on the TT classifieds and the BBC boards for guys selling theirs and have yet to see one for sale, that’s says a lot.

JDM good looks, amazing blank, titanium & SIC guides with unbelievable power and excellent sensitivity. Plus they’re all under $380, makes a winning combination any way you look at it...if you can get your hands on one, lol
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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby AlgonquinFan » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:44 am

Daiwa Generation Black V2 Short Bite Special 603LFS, now discontinued. Probably around 75% of the fish I caught in 2018 was with this rod.

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby Hennessy » Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:16 am

Gone Phishin wrote:The 7'1" MH Shimano Cumulus. The Cumulus/Core 51 combo always has a 1/4oz t-rig tied on...usually a baby Rage craw.

That’s probably the #1 rod I hate that I didn’t get, shame it got discontinued

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Re: What rod caught you the most fish in 2018?

Postby Gone Phishin » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:33 pm

Hennessy wrote:
Gone Phishin wrote:The 7'1" MH Shimano Cumulus. The Cumulus/Core 51 combo always has a 1/4oz t-rig tied on...usually a baby Rage craw.

That’s probably the #1 rod I hate that I didn’t get, shame it got discontinued


Amen. It holds a special place in my quiver. I literally may cry if anything ever happens to it. Lol. :lol:


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