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MuskieJunkie

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My friend broke my old lindy rig rod (7' Medium) so I'm in the market for a new one. I'm not a big walleye guy anymore so I thought best to ask for opinions on here.

I'd like to stick with shimano but am open to other suggestions. I run 10/4 fireline. I'm thinking about the Compre 7' Medium Light - Fast.

Any thoughts? Length actions brand... There's no wrong answer...

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I broke my sons shimano and ended up at Reeds and picked up a St Croix for less then 90 bucks much better rod and balanced much better than the shimano. Just my thoughts. Jeff

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If you are looking for something around $100 I would suggest a Limit Creek smoothie 6'9" rod that is awesome for riggin and jiggin

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The Compre isn't a bad rod for the money. But if you're willing to spend a little more, I would highly recommend the Shimano Crucial 7' med-light fast. I think they're in the $170 range.

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I'm thinking about the Compre 7' Medium Light - Fast.

Don't go with anything else. That is a superb rigging rod for a reasonable price.

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What is your budget. Can't go wrong with a Loomis IMX HSR 9000 7'6" ML, or St. Croix legend Elite 7' ML

The Loomis is a great rod but for a St. Croix I'd go with the tournement legend 7'6" live bait rig. Both are great rods and even my wife can lindy rig with one of these two.

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compres have a lifetime warranty and shimano is very good to deal with. I have the same rod you described and would definitely buy another. i have owned nearly every brand of rod and am most impressed with shimano value and service

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compres have a lifetime warranty and shimano is very good to deal with.

That's part of the reason I usually buy the Compre I've never had to exchange one but my friend has at Thorne Brothers and it was no questions asked.

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Rodmaker is right, don't overlook cabelas. They too have great rods for great prices.

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Cabela's XML rods are nice . I would compare them to a GL2 or GL3. Watch for specials on these.

Cabela's is having specials on these (XMLTi) rods now. I picked one up for $59 online today.

Price depends on model you want. Seems like the best prices were on the split grep models which is what I wanted to try since I have never fished with a split grip

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If you are looking for something around $100 I would suggest a Limit Creek smoothie 6'9" rod that is awesome for riggin and jiggin

I would concur.

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Here's the WARRANTY info from the Limit Creek HSOforum.

It's a good warranty IMO. I think they are awesome rigging rods. I have a GLoomis HSR9000, St. Croix LE76MLF and Shimano CRS70ML and put them in the same boat, figuratively and literally.

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