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Berkley Lightning Rod Shock Series Trigger Rod

   

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7'6"

Heavy

Line Weight:
12-25 lbs.

Lure Weight:
3/4 - 2-1/2 oz.

Pieces:
1

Handle Chart Reference:
C

Model:
SHC761H
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  • SKU: 1944820

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6'

Med Hvy

Line Weight:
10-25 lbs.

Lure Weight:
1/4 - 1-1/4 oz.

Pieces:
1

Handle Chart Reference:
A

Model:
SHC601MH
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  • SKU: 1548363

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6'6"

Medium

Line Weight:
8-20 lbs.

Lure Weight:
1/4 - 3/8 oz.

Pieces:
1

Handle Chart Reference:
B

Model:
SHC661M
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6'6"

Med Hvy

Line Weight:
10-25 lbs.

Lure Weight:
1/4 - 1-1/4 oz.

Pieces:
1

Handle Chart Reference:
B

Model:
SHC661MH
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7'

Med Hvy

Line Weight:
10-25 lbs.

Lure Weight:
1/4 - 1-1/4 oz.

Pieces:
1

Handle Chart Reference:
C

Model:
SHC701MH
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Because superline fishing is here to stay, Berkley® designed their Lightning Rod® Shock Series Trigger Rods to give anglers a rod specifically designed to handle today's superlines. The Lightning Rod Shock Series Rod's 1K Power Helix construction creates extra strength with a lightweight feel, and the Strike Amplifying Tip (S.A.T) blends fiberglass with graphite to produce for a slower-reacting tip that results in fewer lost fish. Diamond-polished aluminum oxide guides reduce friction, decrease wind knots and other line management issues while remaining lightweight and tough. The Lightning Rod Shock Rods feature a split-grip design that delivers more sensitivity and better balance with less weight, and a suspending reel seat keeps the reel from hampering vibration, ensuring maximum sensitivity.

  • Designed specifically for superline fishing
  • Diamond-polished aluminum oxide guides
  • 1K Power Helix construction
  • Strike Amplifying Tip (S.A.T.)
  • Split-grip design
  • Suspending reel
Berkley® Lightning Rod® Shock Series Trigger Rods 4.5 5 72 72
Best bang for the buck I own many different rods and I really like all of them, but these Lightening Rods are unsurpassed for the money. Compared to my St. Croix, Shimano, Carrot Stix, these rods hang with the big boys at a fraction of the price. October 4, 2011
great rod I bought the 6 6 mh rod and it is awesome i have already put 15 bass in the boat. This rod is very nice in feel since it has split grips. The rod is very strong i ripped in a 4.5 lber like it was nothing. The only thing thats wrong is that its a little stif for me but i did get the MH. August 30, 2011
Best Fishing Rod bought The rod is perfect very sensitive, setting the hook is not a problem reeled in a 6lb Bass w/ it and stood up to the test. Very good rod! July 25, 2011
Great Rod! I got this rod for my birthday a week ago and i love it. it is great for bass. July 19, 2011
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Yes you can. Just about any low profile bait caster is compatible with this rod.
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Yes, you sure can. I have a lightning rod shock and it is great.
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graphite or blend?

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Is the entire rod a blend of graphite and glass, or is it just the tip?
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Just the tip. Its a blend to give it longetivity
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Looking to use my Zebco 733, 17LB mono. Looking at 6'6" MH, or should I go with 7ft MH? Just want a good rod to handle just about anything and a have fun and loaner rod.
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Get the 7' MH. It may be too light a rod for heavy cat fishing but its better for an all around rod than the 6'6". Plus you will get more distance with the 7'
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For all around I personally would get the 7ft. Saying that, I usually am fishing out of a boat and do not have to worry about the tip hitting the ground while doing presentations like walking the dog or something like that. In that case I would go with the 6'6. I have a 6'6 rod like this and like it a lot, however that was when I was first getting into baitcasters and serious fishing so I really didn't know how I felt about the 7 ft rods. Hind sight, I should have gotten the 7 footer. Hope this helps!
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Best rod for the money. I would go with the 7` med. hvy. this rod is great for all around fishing, no question.
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I would defiantly use the 7' MH. That is provided you are using weighted worms.
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Worming i like to use the 6'6 or 7 ft medium heavy, but for jigging i like the heavy action to really get the fish out of the weeds in a hurry so he doesnt tangle me up
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The Abu Garcia Veritas is perfect for it. I almost only jig and it's all I'll use now. And it's one 99$ at bass pro
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does anyone have advise on rod reel set up for frog fishing and is the 7ft mh good choice
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I prefer a H rod for frogs but this MH is pretty stiff. It will work.

As for Reels I prefer Abu Garcia. Try the silver or black Max to stay around 100 dollars
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N0, because you need to have the rod tip down when fishing a frog and 7ft is probably going to be to long when fishing it down off of a boat or bank. I prefer a 6ft
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very good choice as you have plenty of backbone plus a soft tip for sensitivity.
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the 7ft mh is a great all-around rod. if i only had to have 1 rod, that's the legnth and action i would have. i've used 7ft mh for everything i think and it's always came through for me. i would definately use it for frogs. the lightning rods are good quality rods
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How are the tips?

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I am looking at getting the 7ft MH. Are the tips fast?
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I don't know about the 6'6" models but yes the 7' MH is a fast tip. Has plentybof backbone too
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They are not the fastest I have ever used. I like the tips on the KVD signature rods much more than these because they are lighter. But for the money, you can not go wrong with this rod. I use it to throw topwater, spinner/chatter/buzz baits mostly.
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The tip seems to be a bit slower than my other rods with a fast tip but also faster than my moderate cranking rods. I would say it is between the moderate and fast tips.
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The tips are a bit slower than a typical 7MH graphite rod. There is a reason for this though. When a fish gets in close with no strecth line and a stiff rod you are going to rip the hook from his mouth. Also if you are acustom to fishing mono your more than likely crossing the eyes of the fish with the hookset, with braid you need some cushion to keep from ripping the lure from a fish's mouth. It's a great rod, go for it man.
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slower tip to absorb for the no stretch of braid I would say moderate.
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On the 6'6 rod there are 7.
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There are 7 guides
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on the 7 foot model, there are 7 guides counting the tip
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6 Guides
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which one would be better, im fishing out of a pontoon with limited room and wats better a the m or mh heavy action i have the 6ftm spinning and love it im lookin at the 6.6 for baitcast tho
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It depends on what size fish you think you are going to hook in to if your catching 5-12lbs i would get the mh because it will be easy to rip them in rather than the medium. If you get the Medium you will be able to throw baits farther than the mh. its really your opinion
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MH because you can use anything with a mh rod
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If you are just going to us it for dock fishing it would be better to use a 6ft MH because you have better mobility with it. But if you are going to use it for other fishing the 6'6 MH would be better.
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id say the 6'6" MH because of its superior castablility and power, but it is still very portable. just learn how to cast sidearm or underhand off the boat and you'll be fine.
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i would choose the 6'6. it has a lot more power and it has great sensitivity. the 6 foot is not as strong and doesn't cast as far. if you are fishing with live bait go with the 6 foot and if your going for big fish then get the 6'6 rod. these rods are great!!!
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1 year limited warranty from date of purchase.
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A one year manufacturers warranty against defects in materials or workmanship.
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Yes I believe it is a 1 or 2 year through pure fishing my wife closed our van door on my rod and I sent it back to them and they sent me a new one took about 3 weeks.
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Diamond-polished aluminum oxide

Makes the guides not wear out due to the abrasiveness of super lines like Fluorocarbon and Braid. With braid, its basically a rope that is constantly rubbing against the guides. Braid will wear most anything out. These guides hold up well.
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A very hard metal alloy that the line won't " cut " into
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i don't know exactly what their made of, but i can tell you its very smooth and durable. i have been fishing with this rod since august very frequently and it has not worn down at all. ver good for superline. i highly recommend it to you
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