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Old 08-16-2008, 09:51 AM   #1
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What type of rods do you guys prefer for fishing small live baits like LY's and shrimp? I've been using medium weight 6'6" Falcon lowriders. It seems like a 7' medium rod with a very fast tip would work better, especially with LY's. I don't seem to be able to get much distance without casting them off the hook.

Also, what is the best way to hook an LY?
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Old 08-16-2008, 04:46 PM   #2
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Default RE: question on rods

Look for a rod that is extra fast with a line rating of 4-10 or 6-15 pound test. Seven to seven and a half foot is a good length.Shimano makes some beautiful rods that will throw a shrimp or an alewive. If you can afford it get the shimano crucial with the split grips. If that is out of your budget you can get a Clarus or a Compre. Hook the alewive thru his nostrils just in front of his eye. You can hook them in the belly so they swim differently [more likely to get hit]but you will sling them off a little more.
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