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Just curious this topic was discussed on another website and got a lot of response. How many rod setups do you guys carry on the boat with you during the spring thru fall season. And what you have tied on them most of the time.
 

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I'll keep 4-5 strapped down on the deck and another couple or so tucked away in the rod box. If I had the capacity for more (better) rod storage I might take another rod or two.
 

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It depends on what lake i am going to

but on a rule 8-10 rods I like to have different lures

tied on to find out what the fish are hiting.

But in the winter i only have 3 or 4 one for

silver buddie one fot jiging spoon one for tight lineing

a fly an a FnF rig
 

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I also keep several with me. I don't have the boat space to keep that many, but I try to have some variety, depending on what the fish are wanting. Like Postalbass, It's better when you know what the fish are wanting, then you can take a couple of rods. I usually have 4 during the winter.
 

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My boat is a liitle different than most. I "usually" have 2. Have been known to take 9 in my kayak on a trout trip. The next float I will have 5-6. New toys to try out..
 

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All depends, in my boat I generally have four or five rigged up and ready to go. In buddy's Lake Erie boat depending on how many people (usually four) we have on board there can be as many as twenty rods rigged and ready. If we're trolling for walleye we'll run two rods a man, that's a eight rod spread
talk about a chinese fire drill, get's pretty funny sometimes when we run a school and get two or three hook ups at one time.

Now a few times I have purposely left all the rods and extra tackle except for one rod and a few baits out of my boat so as not to not be distracted into fishing for something else, this usually happens when I hunt for muskies.



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My boat is a liitle different than most. I "usually" have 2. Have been known to take 9 in my kayak on a trout trip. The next float I will have 5-6. New toys to try out..




2 Poles thats a good one. If you do bring 2 poles you make up for the 9 with tackle
 

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10 to 12 if I am C rigging I might have 4 rigged the same so if I break off I can change out and pick up one and keep fishing same way when worm fishing if not, spinnerbait, crankbait deep mid, shallow, worm, drop shoot, C-rig, pop-R, fluke.
 

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[quote name='snoot' date='Feb 13 2008, 02:10 PM' post='13396']

how many can you fish with at one time,





I have fished with 8 at one time.
 

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1 night worm rod with microfuse braid

1 day worm with green braid

2 heavy spinnerbait/jig rods

1 dedicated (longer) crankbait rod

1 light rod for 1/8 oz bass jigs

2 other various crank/jigging rods

1 spinning rod with 8 lb. line

1 FNF rod

1 2 oz Allstar rod with 20 lb line (flipping/musky)



All are casting reels except for the FNF and (obviously) the spinning reel. Most casting rods have 12 or 15 lb. fluorocarbon line
 
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