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Dobyns Champion Flipping Rods - $259.99

Dobyns Champion Flipping Rods

The Dobyns Champion Rods represent the culmination of the decades of tournament experience (and success) amassed by the West's all-time leading money winner. The Champion Rods are light, yet very balanced for long days on the water. Featuring Kigan SiC guides with stainless steel frames, and ultra sensitive--yet durable--graphite, Dobyns Champion Rods are made for performance, but also made to last.

From correct orientation along the spine (spline) of the blank, to innovative hook keepers, and comfortable, balanced handles with high quality cork, no detail has been overlooked in Dobyns' pursuit of bass rod perfection.

All Dobyns Champion Rods covered by a $70 "no hassles replacement plan."

Comments: I got the 805 for flipping in heavy cover I must say this is hands down the best rod for the job.  Backbone to spare combined with great sensitivity.  I paired mine with a REVO Premier unbeatable combo.

From: Shaun: Chesapeake, Va

Comments: Beware of guide inserts: I used the 765 flipping rod last year and while it was one of the best blanks I have ever used (I have used most of the major brands in the $250-$450 range) for 3/8-5/8 oz jigs and plastics, the second guide from the butt shattered on two different occasions despite being replaced by Dobyns. After sending it back to get replaced, I received it back with a with the insert covered in epoxy and it promptly shattered again the next week while winching a 3#'er out of a tree with 20# floro. I replaced the insert with one from a busted crucial and it worked great. Ended up selling the rod as I can't risk using a repeat offender in a tourney. Reading reviews for Dobyns at Cabellas and a similar mishap was mentioned on a crank stick. Hopefully this helps.

From: Tim: WI

Comments: Recently bought the Champion 765 early summer 2012 and it is the best. Flipping with the Revo SX on 20 lbs fluoro, I can feel every brush and veggie as my jig falls into the mats. IMO it is a very well balanced rod with great sensitivity, highly recommend. Also, Tackle Warehouse is the best.

From: J@y: CA

Comments: Absolutely unreal. I have the 8' model, and it is by far the best flipping stick i have ever used. I have used everything from Loomis, to Powell, and this is by far the best. It has the perfect tip on it for punching.

Comments: I GOT THE Dobyns Champ Flip Rod 8' Heavy 805 WITH F700 ARDENT REEL ARE ITS THE BEST FLIP N PITCH COMBO THAT EXIST, THESE RODS ARE BALANCED AND SENSITIVE, AND I THINK DOBYNS MAKE THE BEST RODS.

From: Ralf: South Florida

Comments: agree with others this is the most sensitive light weigh perfect balanced flipping stick with some serious backbone i have ever held in my hand great job gary in creating the best flip stick ever

From: Flinstone: Kissimmee, FL  

Comments: I agree with Ed.  I love to flip and punch heavy cover and I too have used many different flippin' rods over the years from different companies.  I own a Dobyns 766FLIP and a 805FLIP/PUNCH; two of the best flippin' rods I've ever owned.  The 805FLIP/PUNCH is my favorite.  I've caught bass over 10 pounds on it and it handled them no problem.  I fish all sorts of cover with it; heavy and sparse.

From: ACH: California, USA

Comments:I have owned many flip sticks over the years but this one is by far the best!

From:Ed: Mahwah, NJ

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Rod Handle Length:
Tackle Warehouse measures its rod handle lengths from the butt of the rod to the top of the foregrip. [ Diagram ]

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Dobyns Champ Flip Rod 7'6" Med Hvy 765

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Price Stock Qty
Fast 12-25lb 1/4-2oz 9+Tip Champ Flip A
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15" $259.99 3+
Champ Flip A

765FLIP. Made for Flippin'

Dobyns Champ Flip Rod 7'6" Heavy 766

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Price Stock Qty
Fast 14-30lb 1/4-2oz 9+Tip Champ Flip A
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15" $259.99 3+
Champ Flip A

766FLIP. Made for Flippin'

Dobyns Champ Flip Rod 8' Heavy 805

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Price Stock Qty
Fast 15-30lb 3/8-2oz 10+Tip Champ Flip A
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15" $259.99 3+
Champ Flip A

805FLIP/PUNCH. Made for Flipping Heavy Grass and Punching.

More Dobyns Casting Rods

  • Offering the same level of high performance and affordability as the originals, the Dobyns Savvy Micro Casting Rods now have the added benefit of Kigan Micro Guides for reduced weight and increased casting distance and accuracy.

  • Sensitive, lightweight and the most affordable rod series Gary Dobyns offers, the Savvy Series Casting Rods are packed with high-caliber features and performance, including premium Fuji reel seats and durable Kigan guides.
  • Designed to improve and maximize your effectiveness with whatever technique you choose. The Dobyns Championship Extreme Casting Rods series has a rod for pretty much every bass fishing technique.
  • The Dobyns Champion Casting Rods are made with the tournament angler in mind. These rods are light, yet very balanced for long days on the water.
  • Born for Flipping and Punching, these rods love to pull bass out of heavy grass and cover. Since the Dobyns Flipping Sticks are designed for tournament level fishing, they are made to be light and durable for long days of fishing.
  • The Dobyns Champion Rods are designed based on decades of tournament experience and success. Specifically engineered for Cranking applications, no detail has been overlooked in Dobyn's pursuit of bass rod perfection.
  • Designed closely with West Coast pro Randy McAbee specifically for cranking. These rods are made for performance, but just as important they are made to last.
  • The Dobyns Champion Glass Cranking Rods are built for those discerning fisherman who prefer the "feel" of fiberglass over graphite in their cranking rods. Based on decades of tournament experience, Dobyns understands the finer points of fishing.
  • Bass fishing pro Mike Long helped design his signature Swimbait Casting Rod series based on his extensive tournament experience. These rods are light, yet very balanced for long days on the water.
  • Designed specifically for fishing swimbaits. The Dobyns Champion Rods represent decades of tournament experience and innovation.
  • Designed by one of the world's best big fish hunters, Mike Long, the Dobyns Champion Extreme Mike Long Jig Rod combines all of the best features for fishing jigs - in one rod.