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good morning.  i'm having trouble deciding on a new spinning rod for gills (and crappies).  my fishing is done by wading shorelines and back bays so i don't want something overly long.  i'm not sure whether to go with a light power or ulta lite.  length is also a question mark.  i probably will go with a st. croix premier series as the avids are not in my budget.  i have read some reviews on the daiwa spinmatics and they were somewhat impressive for such an inexpensive rod.

any ideas or suggestions will be appreciated.

rich 

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Well rich ultralite is a good option I love mine and will never give them up although the flyrod aint bad but my go to most of the time is my ultralite. GOOD FISHIN.... 

RICH;; ASK CRAIG THORSEN;; ABOUT HIS NEW FENWICK HE HAD JUST BOUGHT; AND  BROUGHT TO OUR RENDEVOU !!  

CONGRATS ON GETTING A ST. CROX ROD;; NOW ITS TIME TO GO FISHING AND BREAK IT IN !  ULTRA LIGHT; IS THE BEST WAY TO GO; MORE FUN WITH ANY SIZE FISH !!

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