G. Loomis GLX Cranking Series Casting Rods

$364.97 - $424.97

Totally redesigned, the G. Loomis GLX Cranking Series Casting Rods are still some of the lightest, most sensitive, high performance rods G. Loomis makes. Noticeably lighter and more sensitive than IMX and all the other lower modulus materials G. Loomis uses, GLX has been the cornerstone of G. Loomis’ product line for almost 20 years. GLX's high modulus and high tensile-strength allow G. Loomis to use as much as 15% less material than a comparable IMX rod, creating a very dramatic reduction in weight. Offering technique-specific tapers dialed in for a range of cranking and reaction bait applications, the new GLX Cranking Series also features new proprietary reel seats, split-grip handle configurations, and Fuji Titanium SIC guides. New and improved, the G. Loomis GLX Cranking Series Casting Rods still deliver that same unbelievable finite sensitivity GLX is known for - in an entirely new package.

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Rod handle lengths are measured from the butt of the rod to the top of the foregrip. [ View Diagram ]

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 6'6" ML 781 CBR

GLX 781 CBR. A light crankbait rod designed to throw small lures. Works well with 1/8 to 1/4-ounce baits like small Rat'l Traps, small deep-divers, and 3-4" minnow imitators. It loads easily, allowing you to cast light lures with accuracy, a long ways. It's perfect for small topwaters and extremely effective for using light line on clear-water impoundments and streams when the fish get spooky.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 6-12lb 1/4-1/2oz 8+Tip GLX Crank A 13-1/2" In Stock: 3+ $364.97
GLX Crank A

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 6'6" M 783 CBR

GLX 781 CBR. A really good, all around crankbait rod designed to throw medium-sized crankbaits of all sizes and shapes. It handles the mid-range diving baits exceptionally well, especially when fishing around docks and the edges of heavy cover. It's quick, accurate and light as can be. GLX lets you know if and when a bass engulfs your offering because they just don't get anymore sensitive than this and that makes it a great choice for small jerkbaits as well.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 8-14lb 1/4-5/8oz 8+Tip GLX Crank A 13-1/2" In Stock: 1 $364.97
GLX Crank A

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 6'6" MH 785 CBR

GLX 785 CBR. When you start fishing slightly larger lures, especially around more cover where accuracy is more important than sheer power, this rod is a great choice. The shorter length makes it perfect for tight places where you don't have a lot of room for casting, but need a little more power for those bigger bass. An excellent alternative for medium-sized jerkbaits and topwaters.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 10-20lb 3/8-1oz 8+Tip GLX Crank A 13-1/2" In Stock: 2 $364.97
GLX Crank A

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 7' M 843 CBR

GLX 843 CBR. A rod designed to throw medium-sized crankbaits. It’s a great choice for diving lures like the 3/8-ounce Fat Free Shad or Wiggle Wart, and will throw a Rat-L-Trap or a Lucky Craft LVR across the county. It’s surprisingly powerful and will get a big largemouth away from trouble and moving to the boat quickly. Probably GLX's best alternative for smallmouth and spots. This is a really good, all around crankbait rod!

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 8-14lb 1/4-5/8oz 9+Tip GLX Crank B 14-1/2" In Stock: 3+ $379.97
GLX Crank B

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 7' ML 841 CBR

GLX 841 CBR. A slightly longer, light-duty rod designed to throw small to medium-sized crankbaits where extra distance is helpful. It’s just right for small deep-diving and lipless crankbaits. If you prefer casting to spinning, this is a really good rod for stickbaits like the Rapala or Long-A. It's light in power as well as weight and is surprisingly powerful. A great clear-water, long-range cranking rod.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 6-12lb 1/4-1/2oz 9+Tip GLX Crank B 14-1/2" In Stock: 3+ $379.97
GLX Crank B

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 7' MH 845 CBR

GLX 845 CBR. When you need a little more power for casting larger crankbaits, this is the rod you’ll want. It’s very light, and thanks to GLX, so sensitive you can feel a big bass watch your bait! It's responsive and recovers quickly when a bass decides to dart under the boat or jump. If you like a slightly longer jerkbait rod for larger baits, this is an excellent choice. It's responsive, sensitive and resilient... a great rod for all but the largest crankbaits.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 10-20lb 3/8-1oz 9+Tip GLX Crank B 14-1/2" In Stock: 3+ $389.97
GLX Crank B

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 7'1" MH 855 CBR

GLX 855 CBR. This is a specialty crankbait rod, designed for ripping lipless crankbaits like Rat'l Traps and LVR's in the grass. It has a moderate-fast action that's slightly stiffer than G.Loomis' standard crankbait taper to help move the bait enough so it can break free of the grass and still have some room to work it's magic without just flexing the rod. It will handle virtually any size bass and for those that may prefer a little stiffer crankbait rod, and some do, it's a good choice deep-diving baits as well.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate Fast 10-20lb 3/8-1oz 9+Tip GLX Crank B 14-1/2" In Stock: 3 $389.97
GLX Crank B

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 7'11" MH 954 CBR

GLX 954 CBR. When distance is important and you're looking for a great lipless crankbait rod, this is an excellent choice. Thanks to GLX, it's extremely light and so sensitive you can feel a big bass watch your bait! It's responsive enough to yo-yo baits, recovering quickly when a bass engulfs the bait on the fall. It's a great choice for virtually any sized bait, so if you had to pick one rod for every style of crankbaits, this would be the winner.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 10-17lb 1/4-3/4oz 10+Tip GLX Crank C 16-1/2" In Stock: 3+ $424.97
GLX Crank C

G. Loomis GLX Cranking Casting Rod 7'11" H 956 CBR

GLX 956 CBR. A good choice for the larger crankbaits and covering a lot of water quickly. The 7'11" length gives you unbelievable casting range and lure control. Need to get your bait a little deeper? You can use the old reel & kneel routine easily with this one. It's the perfect big-water crankbait rod for giant smallies or big largemouth. Handles all but the biggest crankbaits with perfection!

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 12-20lb 1/2-1oz 10+Tip GLX Crank C 16-1/2" In Stock: 1 $424.97
GLX Crank C

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Customer Reviews

Comments: The GLX 957CBR is a fantastic deep cranking rod. It's super lightweight, well balanced, sensitive, and built using the best components. I caught my personal best largemouth - 14.11lbs. - using this rod and it handled that fish with ease. It's my go-to deep cranking rod, even over the Dobyns 805CBRM, which is also a great rod. I highly recommend the GLX series. I own several GLX rods and they're all exceptional.

From: Charles: TX 5/19/15

Comments: Loomis has never made anything garbage. Light, sensitive and just kick-ass. The lame 99 dollar rod craze has everyone wanting Loomis quality for 99 bones. Keep wanting, and stop hating on Loomis and their 'nuts'.

From: Jay6: USA 11/23/14

Comments: I bought the GLX 843 and matched it with a Lews BB1. I love that combo and I plan on buying another GLX 843. I have to agree with another review GLX and NRX competition is nada!!!! I have three NRX and one GLX rod. Gloomis is the king of the bass fishing!!!

From: Brian: Akron, OH

Comments: I just recieved the GLX 7' heavy crankbait and secured a Lews BB1 on the rod with the sexy locking nut. Immediately I had a problem. I can't afford to buy them all. I will mortgage my house , rent my dogs and sell my wife to have the complete line-up. Talk smack if you want, GLX and NRX have no competitors. Great Job G-Loomis

From: Greg: AL

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