Might have to get a '22 7'MH Ultima for that. I can feel the fishies think before taking my bait. I can feel their neurons firing prior to it even knowing what to do. I can feel the vibrations of its heart beating with excitement when it sees my lure._diggy_ wrote: ↑Sat Jan 14, 2023 3:40 amI think you will get some sun next week out there. I saw some other people receive tracking info on other sites, hopefully they chime in. Although I am catching fish where I am with my other rods; I want to hear some outrageous rod sensitivity stories. "I can feel the crayfish trying to mate with my jig and then I felt a bass breath on both" You know what I am talking about
That's what I am talking about I remember reading all kinds of wild quotes before buying my NRX. I NEED more of this type of content from the Epitome owners. We are waiting!
we have had increases and improvements since the NRX, but not to the same level of jump the NRX brought the marketplace.
if it wasn't for the McReelSeat it would likely be considered the greatest rod release ever.
Initial observation is that it's really light, and reminds me of my X-Bites power and action wise although I have not compared them side by side yet.
I should be getting a 2022 Bantam I ordered for this rod in today that should balance it out nicely and look great also.
Seems sensitive, we'll see, I have Racing Designs, NRX's, Custom SCV builds, Black Raven Extreme, etc to compare it to.
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I haven't had a chance to use mine for its intended purpose yet (inshore redfish and flounder), but have used it a few times in the neighbourhood pond and am really loving it so far. Sensitivity is great, even hits from small crappie register amazingly well, almost electric feeling. I've got an Alphas sv tw on it with 16lb Sunline Sniper.
It is slightly tip heavy, but not annoyingly so to me, and feels great in hand.
One negative for mine though is my tip top was slightly bent when it arrived, which has proceeded to turn into a broken tip top, so trying to decide whether to send it in under warranty (and have no idea when I'll get it back based on how long it took to ship out), or just take it to a local builder to have the tip top replaced.
Despite the tiptop issue, it's become one of my favourite rods and I really think once I can use it for my intended purpose I'll love it even more.