Loomis's specialty rod lineup would not be complete without a rod built for the hottest new technique sweeping America today, dropshotting. Loomis uses the same blank to build a spinning and a casting version of this rod so you can have your choice of how you would like to fish this finesse bait. After consulting with some of the best names in bass fishing today, Loomis compiled a list of features that at first glance seem to be incompatible. You need a soft, limber rod to keep the tiny hooks from tearing out and to enable you to throw the light weights involved, but you also need the strength to handle heavy fish and set the hook on deep fish when you may have 50 or more feet of stretchy six or eight-pound test line out. You need a rod strong enough to move big fish away from line cutting structures but light enough to keep the light line from snapping when the fish makes a hard run. In addition, the rod must be as sensitive as possible to feel the lightest pick-ups. Loomis's Dropshot Rods will do all that for you by providing a super-light, sensitive tip section that "shuts off" in a stiffer, fish handling butt section. Unlike a standard light rod, these rods don't flex starting at the handle like a piece of wet vermicelli, they give you the power to move fish and the authority to set the hook even on deep fish and long casts. Watch the tip; it is so light and sensitive that when you have a fish on you can see it flex before the fish can feel the pressure, and they offer you the legendary Loomis ability to feel anything that is happening down there. Try these rods for any finesse technique like splitshotting or darter head worms, and give yourself the Loomis advantage.

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Customer Reviews

Comments: I've owned one of these rods for about three years now and I have to say it's paid for itself, I don't like the idea of spinning rods for any type of bass fishing because I like to be in control. I paired this rod with a Shimano core 50 reel and run 10 lb sniper fluorocarbon line and have caught many bass of all sizes including a 9.04, 8.79, and a 7.93. If you like the idea of drop shot but refuse to throw egg beaters this is hands down the best rod for you,  spend the money and get results!

From: Farren: Red Oak, TX 4/29/15

Comments: Absolutely love this rod. The sensitivity is nothing like I have felt before. Although Loomis prices are steep, they are well worth the money. However, if you are going to spend over $200 on a rod, it better have a bait holder. This rod does not.

From: Harry: Erie, PA

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