I need a Jig stick

swami 805

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Mar 9, 2016
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Something all glass and soft like a tady , cui or a harnell. Maybe another old glass rod. That should absorb some of the load and requires less effort to cast.
 

Imbigdave

Old school
Jul 14, 2009
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All my reels are 2 speed. Even my SXJ. I know people will question why. After 5 surgeries on my right and the left is pretty bad now (just had PRP and gel injected into the shoulder) doc is talking about a full replacement!

2 speed reels have kept me at the rail for many years now. Not a gimmick, they work!

So I could use a rod that is somewhat forgiving for hucking iron.
The 530 I mentioned is pretty forgiving
 
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tjohnson619

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tony
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i use a calstar wcdh 6480 8' as my jig stick... on most private boats with rocket launchers you dont always have room for 9 - 10' rod to cast properly
 
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matt86m

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Apr 6, 2010
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Guess I should update this. Wifey got me a Calstar 800m for my bday.

Threw some surface iron with my Avet JX but haven't caught anything yet but I'm still trying!
 

NaClAddict

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Calstar 90j all day! Shoulder issues, best to avoid graphite. If you can’t whip a jig on a 7’6 start there and work your way up to a 9’ or 10’.
 

Irishman

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CUI 10’....easy to cast...load up a dream on the cast and when fighting a fish. This jig stick is my one and only custom, makes my 90j seem like a beast

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Shewillbemine

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Shewillbemine
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Guess I should update this. Wifey got me a Calstar 800m for my bday.

Threw some surface iron with my Avet JX but haven't caught anything yet but I'm still trying!
I don't know how you guys do it on larger conventional reels. I can't stand guiding the line back on with my thumb.
 

sealskinner

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I intend to change that. Probably a Fathom 25n
How well can you cast? Low profile, level wind might be your ticket. I was surprised how well my Lexa 400 cast. And once you get the cast control dialed in. You pretty much don't need your thumb.
I paid $160 for mine new online. Or you can buy one on BD for $200. They're proud of them here.
 
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