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stifler51

walleye planer boards......

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looking to get a new rod just set aside to run planer boards, any suggestions? List low, mid range and high price rods, im not looking for everyone to say the most expensive one.

planer boards: offshore planer boards with tattle tale mod

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8' telescoping Gander Mt. rods are my main stays. Gary Roach makes some nice mid range stuff and St. Croix has some nice upper end I think Tournament rods.

Cant forget that Jason Mitchel has some very nice trolling rods in the med to upper end as well.

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You can actually get into the lower-end (if that exists) St. Croix for semi-reasonable dollar amounts. They're pretty kick-butt too. The PGT80MM is a great telescoping 8' glass trolling rod. Pretty much all I run for cranks, boards, etc..

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Low end cost...Peregrine makes a decent planer rod. It's 7'10" telescoping and they call it Planer Rod. I've seen them run in the $38 range.

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I would highly recommend Shimano Compre rods. I love mine! Everything else I use is from St Croix and have used the same rods Matt mentioned, but I like the Shimanos better.

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I have a couple Mr. Walleye "planer board" rods that work good. They are telescoping 8'ers, medium. Cost was around $60 each.

I like the 8' length rods for boards. The rod tip can be set up and out at ~45 degrees or so to allow the line to clear any larger waves nicely.

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I agree with the 8 foot telescoping rod for boards. I've got several, not even sure what brands they are but I know I've got most of them from Cabelas and Gander. They work great for boards and maybe even leadcore but I don't use them for flatlining, I pretty much can't stand them for that.

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