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Rod Geeks or NFC
Posted by: David Riesenbeck (---)
Date: May 09, 2024 07:59PM

Hi guys. General blank question. I prefer softer tipped rods. So from what is offered at a retail level I’ll take a St. Croix Legend Xtreme over a G Loomis NRX. With that in mind, would it make sense I stick with rod geeks for my next build and go with the carbon 5? Or should I go with NFC?

The main duty is bottom bouncing for walleye (up to 3oz but mostly 2oz, just dropped over the side of the boat). I know the rod isn’t (from both manufacturers) rated to 3oz but im not casting it. So a M/H-fast is what I’m looking at)

Let me know your thoughts…

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Re: Rod Geeks or NFC
Posted by: Brian Jackson (---)
Date: May 09, 2024 08:36PM

I just finished a NFC CB Delta 7115 for this exact purpose. Have not used it for this task yet but first impression is good. Soft top 1/4 of the rod transitions nicely into a stout mid section and powerful bottom section. Caught several lake trout on it last weekend and it whipped them quickly

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Re: Rod Geeks or NFC
Posted by: Jeff Saxby (---.ashwwi.broadband.dynamic.tds.net)
Date: May 09, 2024 11:10PM

I think the NFC Delta blanks are a great value. Surprisingly sensitive in my opinion and I think they make awesome bouncer rods. Just a matter of picking the power you like.

I am not adverse to paying what it takes, but I think the NFC Deltas are better tool for BBs than a Carbon 5.

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