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F San Jose!!!!! Lets get it on!
I picked up a Quantum Team KVD 6'9" Medium Heavy actionhttp://www.fleetfarm.com/detail/quantum-team-kvd-baitcast-combo/0000000239337The lake has a lot of shallow weed and lilly cover, some shallow rocks humps. I put on 12lb nanofill. I can fish anyway. I do a lot of musky fishing and rock cranks, jerks, pumping soft baits. So type of fishing isnt an issue.I also have 2 decent spinning combos 1 with 8lb fireline and the other with nothing on it so I can put something on there as well to help out. I believe both of those are 6'6" medium action (use them for my walleye fishing)
Ok well I have my gear bought and I'm sure I will stop and add some more before I get up there to fish but after discussion with the D man. I picked up the 6'9" MH baitcaster above and then yesterday I was at Gander and picked up a 7'1" Medium action gander rod with a 13 Fishing Inception baitcaster. I put Fluro on that one and braid on the 6'9". My spinning rod I put Mono on so I have a bit of everything. I picked up as far as baits go some lipless cranks, some shallow diving cranks, couple frogs, poppers, spinner baits, buzz baits, varitety of worms and tubes as well as some bullet weights and a few different hook sizes. I think that is everything but it will allow me to do a bit of everything to get started. To say I am excited is an understatement. I have never been into bass fishing but there are too many good lakes around me to not give it a go.
I would say get started and see what you like to throw and tailor your gear towards that. My suggestion once you get going is add a 7+ heavy action for pitching, flipping, Carolina, etc. I use a Johnny Morris Carbonlite with a Carbonlite reel and 50lb sonic braid. This rodd will have a Carolina ready to go about 98% of the time. Then a good light weighted medium with a fast action tip for the smaller cranks. I use a AG Veritas with a REVO STX for that, it will whip smaller cranks a mile. Sounds like you have the spinning rods under control. I have a Fenwick HMG medium light for finesse worms such as wacky rig senkos, ned rigs, drop shot, finesse jigs, etc. My wife always comments about how many rods I have. I just tell her its like golf clubs, there is one for every situation.
Now you hav eto worry about FAS vs CAS! Its a ****.
Lee, 6 rods, that's it???? LOL! I think in my locker I have anywhere from 8-12 then my dad has who knows how many in his. he cant fit another one and then encroaches on my side. to say its a problem is an understatement.
Prolly shoulda broke out the strike king sexy shad Just kidding. Nice bass. I got it on the Strike King Sexy Shad spinner (willow and Colorado blade) with the trailer hook actually. Have had that tied on for a while. Good thing I have the one you sent me as a backup because I love that setup and will be upset when she is gone.