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Did another impulse buy on favored rod/reel combo. Saw a great deal at WalMart $9.89 Celsius  rod South Bend 5.2:1 gear ratio bering drive reel adding to the 6 hanging in my non sleeper wheel house. Exciting buy. Cant wait to try it out on my walleye 4 day trip to Ottertail spending sleep time in my $35.00/night cabin. New rod purchase, rod rack and my sleep space in photos. Cost avoidance $23,949.00 Just does not get any better than this.

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Post pics later to show that you don't need 200 dollar custom rods to catch walleye and have a great time.

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Wanderer

@papadarv Man, how do you survive? :lol:

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papadarv
6 minutes ago, Wanderer said:

@papadarv Man, how do you survive? :lol:

Very well sober, active and comfortable. 

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4 hours ago, bowhuntingboy1 said:

Post pics later to show that you don't need 200 dollar custom rods to catch walleye and have a great time.

This pos weird bent for I don't know what reason walmart HT combo that I bought for 13 bucks has caught more walleyes than any of my thorne brother rods. I thought about retiring it but I feel its good luck.

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4 hours ago, papadarv said:

Did another impulse buy on favored rod/reel combo. Saw a great deal at WalMart $9.89 Celsius  rod South Bend 5.2:1 gear ratio bering drive reel adding to the 6 hanging in my non sleeper wheel house. Exciting buy. Cant wait to try it out on my walleye 4 day trip to Ottertail spending sleep time in my $35.00/night cabin. New rod purchase, rod rack and my sleep space in photos. Cost avoidance $23,949.00 Just does not get any better than this.

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Where is this? And for $35 a night? PM me if it's a secret?  :)

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6 hours ago, leech~~ said:

Where is this? And for $35 a night? PM me if it's a secret?  :)

Vacationland Resort. $35 per person cabin sleeps 8. $100 minimum. 4 to 6, son ,son in law, brother in law etc on the trip. I don't pay for them. Also nice condos on Rush - Shady Grove resort. Has a flat rate of $130 night also sleeps 8. For 5 people thats $26 per persion.

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papadarv

@ZachD have one of those on my 6 rod rack. Agree great walleye rod.

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8 hours ago, ZachD said:

This pos weird bent for I don't know what reason walmart HT combo that I bought for 13 bucks has caught more walleyes than any of my thorne brother rods. I thought about retiring it but I feel its good luck.

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We have one of those. We never catch walleyes on it because we live where the eye population is slim, but it works great for panfish after owning it a long time.

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16 hours ago, papadarv said:

@ZachD have one of those on my 6 rod rack. Agree great walleye rod.

Have you figured out why it has a bend in it? my only thought was more room for your hand with a glove on.

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8 hours ago, ZachD said:

Have you figured out why it has a bend in it? my only thought was more room for your hand with a glove on.

Better line alignment from reel to eyelet reducing friction and line ware.

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