Bass Pro Shops® Crankin' Stick™ Trigger Rods
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Crankers: Stacy King wants you to LIGHTEN UP! Ain't broke--don't fix it. For some, that's good enough, but not for Stacey King and our product team. At Stacey's urging, they took one of the world's great specialty rods, applied some beyond-the-cutting-edge technology, and created the crankbaiter's dream rod! The Crankin' Stick's blank composition is a unique blend of IM6 graphite, fiberglass, and basalt fibers--yes, volcanic rock in its purest form, because of its ultra-high strength-to-weight ratio and incredible vibration resistance (you feel the bait working, not the rod). Result: the blank is now 20% lighter (it's ridiculous how good this rod still feels after casting deep divers or double-blades all day), strong as heck, and incredibly sensitive due to the rock-solid stability of the basalt fibers. The reel seat is a more-compact version of our original XPS® Soft Touch graphite seat, which makes the rod even lighter and easier to handle. Meanwhile, we use unidirectional, thin-wall construction to maximize feel, and of course our famous ''Fiberglass Feeling'' tip provides the distance and flexibility you count on. Other features include contoured PowerHump® premium cork handle, hard aluminum oxide guides, and Pro-Guard™ epoxy finish.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Benstubbz What a Rod!
Recently purchased the 7'10" MH Crankin Stick and paired it with a BPS Pro Qualifier in 4.7:1. This is my new go-to setup for any larger crankbaits like 2.5 squarebills, 6XDs, 10XDs, and spinnerbaits in the 1oz range. The sensitivity in this rod is amazing. I can feel anything and everything going on with my bait, BUT I don't feel like I'm being shook by it like other rods often make you feel. There is also something to be said for how LIGHT this rod is. At 7'10" and being MH, you would think it would be tiring to powerfish all day... NOPE! I can wing big baits and crank all day long without any noted difference in stamina. I love this rod, and you will, too!
May 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by bigred28 bassproshoper
I own three of them now all paired up with bass pro qualifier. They are great rods real sensitive and fits you hand beautiful. You can run strike king 6xd all day and not wear out and cast a mile. Love them and the price is unbeatable.
May 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by falseantidote Great Rod!
Bought this rod in 7' medium and fast action to do my crankbaiting and so far it is amazing. It's also the first fiberglass (a mix of it anyway) rod I've ever owned and so far so good. It casts lures well and has a good backbone and bend to it. Also the grip is comfortable.
Paired up with a 6.4 Revo SX gen3 and it's real nice. For the price, I can't complain and would buy another! Definitely recommend!
May 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
by Tennesseemike1 Crankin Stick CS601MLT
I like the extreme rods the best but the crankin stick changed my mind. The power and flexibility is unmatched anywhere else and the fiberglass allows you to get a good hook set.I like the power hump and cork handle plus the Pac Bay Hialoy guides and much more for your money.Yes I will buy more of these Crankin Sticks for sure!
April 26, 2013
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