big cats

Discussion in 'Fishing Rod Review' started by mustad1, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. mustad1

    mustad1 New Member

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    I bought 2 medium action big cat rods Friday. I have had quite a few bcs before, but new meduim action. I needed something with a little softer tip and flinging action for long casts of sour shad without it coming off the hook. I paired the rods with new 6500 abu reels and they are awesome. Actually puts some play into a 5 lber but also handled a 25lb carp i snagged easily as well. cant wait to try em for flatties!
    Great buy too. I think they are like $38 at cc.
     
  2. catfisherman_eky3

    catfisherman_eky3 New Member

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    They should be pretty good rods
     

  3. bownero

    bownero New Member

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    Congrats on your purchase Bentley. The Abu 6500 series reels are awesome!
    Should get many years of fishing out of those reels with the proper maintainance. Glad you like them and the rods you bought. Good luck fishing this year!!:wink:

    Take Care!!
    Mark..
     
  4. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    Sounds like you are all set. I think those rods will work nicely. Good luck
     
  5. catchaser1

    catchaser1 New Member

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    I have four of these rods with abu 7000i reels, and love them, good for cirlce hooks
     
  6. brad kilpatrick

    brad kilpatrick New Member

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    I've broken every one of those rods i've ever owned, I switched to catfish safari rods, much better!
     
  7. Junior42

    Junior42 New Member

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    That's a pretty good setup you got there.
     
  8. crazy

    crazy New Member

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    I own one. By the time I got it home the top eye insert fell out. They suck. Going to replace it with a stainless steel eye
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