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Author Topic: IMX Drop Shot Rod- any reviews?  (Read 2824 times)

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6 lb Smallmouth

IMX Drop Shot Rod- any reviews?
« on: December 24, 2014, 02:52:46 PM »

Anybody check out the new G. Loomis IMX Drop Shot rods?   They make one rated for 4-8 lbs and another one rated for 6-12 lb line.  Going to be mainly used for open water smallmouth.

Got some Christmas money burning a hole in my pocket. 

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Re: IMX Drop Shot Rod- any reviews?
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2014, 05:33:19 PM »

Ones a med lite and the other is a med
but there both a XF tip

I myself like Med for a DS rod and I like 7' or longer

Here's my opinion
I think the IMX series rods are over priced for what they are
I'd buy a Kistler Hel 3 or a Shimano Cumara if your paying retail (watch the sales your under 200)
And I did pick up a couple NRX 852S for about that price. It's a much better rod


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Re: IMX Drop Shot Rod- any reviews?
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2014, 05:55:40 PM »

I also have  dropshot rods with bashida a blanks they will sell for $175 with microwavegides
  these are the best rods i have had n my hands on sincew I havce been fishing
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Re: IMX Drop Shot Rod- any reviews?
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2014, 08:30:03 PM »

For the money I'd rather have a Shimano Cumara.  CUS DX72M, which is a 7'2" Medium XF.  In fact I like this rod so much I have 2 of them (I like to drop shot!).  Matched with a Stradic Ci4 it's never met a smallie it couldn't handle (or those pesky pike).  This is a very light, very sensitive set up and the rod is normally about $90-100 less than the IMX.
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Re: IMX Drop Shot Rod- any reviews?
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2016, 07:50:15 AM »

Gary Loomis has designed rods for TFO the Gary's Tactical Series or GTS rods are outstanding they have a price point of $160.00 you will find them to meet or exceed the performance of and IMX.
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