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How is your crappie and bass pole setup? Test, length, type of rod and reel, etc
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I have 2 St Croix Premier 5.5 foot long rods, with Shimano ST1000FJ reels, I like ultra lights for crappie and bass
BTW I use 4 pound mono with a 18 inch fluorocarbon leader
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It all depends on what i'm throwing at them. I'm 6'1" so the longer poles seem to fit me a little better. For frog fishin i like a 7' medium-heavy with 40# braid. Crankbaits=6.5' med-heavy or med 20#braid. Tubes=5.5 med w/12#braid. Pitchin jigs=8' med-heavy 20#flourocarbon.
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Crappie- 8.5-10 foot medium for vertical trolling/ shallow dipping in the brush
Bass- 7' MH baitcast w/ 14lb stren super knot covers most situations
7' M baitcast w/ 10lb. Stren super knot for clear water
7' M spin w/ 8lb. Super knot for drop shot/ weightless flukes
Striper- 7' M spin w/ 10lb. Power pro for topwater w/ 8lb leader for flukes
7' MH baitcast w/ 12lb super knot for freeline shad and jerkbaits
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Crappie and perch: I use ultra lights spinning rods with 4 lb test. My favorite is a 7.5' Loomis. I also use a 3-weight Orvis fly rod with an ultralight spinning reel for crappie when the bite is really on.
I catch a lot of bass while fishing for perch and crappie, but my "bass" rods are 6.5' bait casters with 12 or 15 lb test ... I also use these for steelhead or anything big.
Also have some spinning rods set up 6 and 8 pound test for bass, catfish, walleye.
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