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Broomsticks - Not the 13ft 3lbs Fox Extreme rods

Advantages: very strong yet light with good feel
Disadvantages: Can be a handful in tight swims

I always considered 3lb TC carp rods to be too heavy duty for 'normal' carp fishing situations. Sure they could bang out a large method feeder 90 odd yards but surely the feeling would be lost when playing the fish? I originally stumbled across a pair ...

yackers1 13.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Fox Extreme Carp Rods 13ft 3lbs tc

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Can they go the distance?

Advantages: Good price, nice to play fish on, good name
Disadvantages: Cant cast long distances

Having looked at a few rods around this price range, i was very interested in these, they looked good quality and and had the name to go with it. I got them home and chucked on my reels and they seemed to balance up fairly nicely. I got them to the bank ...

richchappy 09.09.2008 · Read full review

Review of Fox warrior xt carp rods

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Fox Warrior

Advantages: Cheap and very effective
Disadvantages: none

...for a cheap carp rod for a while now and thought for what money I had I would not be able to get a rod with a quality name on it like such as fox. Having brought fox products before I have never been disappointed by the quality so wh ...

whitby_qpr 24.07.2008 · Read full review
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Best back up rod

Advantages: Very good flex distribution for multi-piece rod
Disadvantages: Handle and guide could be better for its price

A very reasonable all around freshwater fishing and light saltwater fishing. I own the 7'/8' interchangable rod for about 8 month now. Not my first choice of rod to fish with, but conviniences to carry around, this rod is always there as back up. The reas ...

seaweed78 21.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Shimano exage stc spinning

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Daiwa Supercast - Thoroughbred amongst donkeys

Advantages: Easy casting, excellent bite detection, robust,
Disadvantages: Difficult to load the power version during cast for massive casts

The Daiwa Supercast beach rod is made in the UK. It has a powerful butt construction and a lightening quick recovery. It comes in multiple versions. The rod has been quoted by sea angler as "destined for classic status amongst UK sea anglers". Feature ...

Twistedpro 11.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Daiwa supercast beach rod

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