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What kind of rod does everyone use for throwing bulldogs?

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Just curious as to what rods people are using for throwing bulldogs. Brand, length, action, etc. What about for throwing pounders?

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I would think a pool cue type, heavy action. 6 out of 10 times it works every time.

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8.5 Compre XH for me on the mag dawgs. I borrowed a friends St. Croix XXH last fall for pounders and such, it was an 8 foot pool cue.

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8'6" monster heavy. From Musky Innovations. I've tried a lot of different ones and thats my favorite. Only thing I dont like is the guides. After one summer I needed to put new guides on it which wasnt a big deal cuz I got it for dirt cheap. Pounders are not a problem casting with that rod.

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I also use a St. croix XXH and it works good for me.

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8'6" St.Croix Legend Tournament Series Big Dawg for me!

Hey Matt, I'll have to check out your link. I've done a lot of winter laker fishing up there, and I'm dying to try Manitou for some 'skies!

Paul.

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Also a bulldog series legend tourament. Never tried throwing the pounders with it. Just regular and magnums bulldogs.

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Biggest I throw out would be Magnums... Mag SuperD's, Mag Bulldawgs, 9" Curly Sue... and I use my 8'6 Professional Edge Edge series for this... Heck... it floats even with a Mag SuperD connected to it... grin

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Standard -

8'6" X-Heavy St.Croix Legend Tournament

Custom -

9'6" X-Heavy ST. Croix Legend Tournament Thorne Bros. Custom 20 inch handle.

Handles mags - 2lb'rs

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st. croix xx- heavy 4- 14oz. lure 8' with an abu garcia ultra cast reel and 120 lb. tuf line.

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I've been happy with the Okuma EVx Heavy action for mag's, never thrown a pounder but I'm sure it could handle those as well.

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