Bass Pro Shops Johnny Morris CarbonLite Micro Guide Trigger Rod
Never will I buy a BPS brand rod again.
This was my first rod I ever purchased in this price range. At first I was pleased but I bought it as a worm/jig rod at the end of the 2010 so I havent had a chance to use it like I would normally untill recently. I can count how many fish this rod has landed on half of one hand, today I hung a jig on 14lb mono and the rod snapped in half when trying to break off the line. Normally I would give a rod brand another shot but I have owned various BPS rod and reel combos, this being the 4th and so has my brother and EVERY one of them has broken, I'll never spend another dime on a BPS rod again, I'm getting my money back and switching brands.
May 28, 2011
Ok, so I haven't actually fished with this rod, but I have done everthing but in the house and yard. Still frigid and lakes iced over. The model I bought was the 6'6" Meduim action. When I first picked up the rod I immediately noticed the lightweight over the regular carbonlites. I held it with the pro qualifiers and the Johnny Morris series rods and it feels even lighter than those. Put a pro qualifier on it once i got it home and tied on a bass jig. I can close my eyes and feel every bump and crack in the basement floor when reeling the jig across the floor. Tugged on the line and the rod seems to have all the back bone needed. Hope to get a 6'6" Medium heavy as well before spring for the bigger jigs in heavy cover. Good work Bass Pro.
January 20, 2011
I purchased this rod back in January and it's already helped me to win over $1000! Honestly, I don't think I would have caught some of the fish I caught using another rod. The bite on one particular fish was so subtle, I don't think I would have felt it with another rod. The Carbonlite rod is the most sensitive rod I've ever used and I can't wait to be able to buy more of them.
I did break off an eye on my original rod, but simply returned it to BPS with the receipt and they gladly exchanged it for me. A+ for customer service and A++++++ for the lightest, most sensitive rod I've ever used. I can't say enough good about this rod!
May 6, 2011
Bass Pro Carbonlite micro guide
After purchasing a 7ft m fast action micro guide and paired it up with my 7:1.1 bps pro qualifier, I am casting farther than I need to. So I went and bought another rod and reel set up the same way. Unbelievable performance on both.
June 12, 2013