Buyer's Guide: Best Rod/Reel Combos Under $300

Looking for a new Rod and Reel combo? Here are our top picks for great combos that won't break the bank as we continue the 2017 Holiday Buyer's Guide.

There are so many awesome combos in this price range that it was hard to narrow down but we did it, you'll find the list below...

Baitcasting Rods...
Megabass Levante ($199): http://bit.ly/2sssatO
Dobyns Fury ($109): http://bit.ly/2bGvlVV
Shimano Zodias ($199): http://bit.ly/2cgmMAe   
Shimano Curado ($159): http://bit.ly/2gUWTft

Baitcasting Reels...
Casitas 150 ($99): http://bit.ly/2geKxsp
Curado 70 ($199): http://bit.ly/2apmDJt
Citica I ($149): http://bit.ly/2dWFHA4
Curado 200K ($179): http://bit.ly/2tHewEh
Orra Winch ($70): http://bit.ly/2hbQg6l

Spinning Rods...
Megabass Levante ($199): http://bit.ly/2zYpx6m
Dobyns Fury ($109): http://bit.ly/2e7HZPF
Shimano Curado ($159): http://bit.ly/2ydQjbi
Shimano Zodias ($199): http://bit.ly/2jOUXAO

Spinning Reels...
Shimano Nasci 2500 ($100): http://bit.ly/2g278cC
Shimano Ultegra 2500 ($150): http://bit.ly/2nfApml
Daiwa Fuego LT 2500 ($100): http://bit.ly/2yDmdtQ
Daiwa Tatula LT 2500 ($190): http://bit.ly/2zrq4id

Rod Recommendations by Technique...

Frog/Flip: Dobyns 7'3" Mag Heavy, Shimano 7'5" Heavy, Megabass 7'9" Flipping Special
All-Around Rod: Megabass Extreme Mission Type F, Shimano 7'2" Medium heavy, Dobyns 7'3" Med/Hvy
Crankbait Rod: Shimano 7'6" Moderate, Dobyns 7' Med/Hvy Crank, Megabass Flat Side Special
Dropshot/Ned/Tube Rod: Shimano 7' Med/Light, Megabass Stinger Shot, Dobyns 7' Medium

Preferred Line Choices...
Braided- MaxCuatro: http://bit.ly/2clBRiQ
Braided- Sufix 832: http://bit.ly/2ae93Ji
Fluoro- Sunline Asassin: http://bit.ly/2h4LNjm
Fluro- Seguar AbrazX: http://bit.ly/2aaBBDX
Mono- Maxima Ultragreen: http://bit.ly/2ae97J9
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Upcoming Buyer's Guides...

Nov 24 (Black Friday)- High End Combos
Nov 27 (Cyber Monday)- Topwater Fishing

Much more to come! Let us know what you want to see and we'll do our best to adapt this Holiday Buyer's Guide Series to your needs.
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Jig Fishing Buyer's Guide

The Holiday Buyer's Guide series continues with this video on JIG FISHING! We cover the jigs, trailers, and gear but keep it really simple so both fisherman and their loved ones can benefit from the information. 

The purpose of this video is for you to share it with your loved ones to make it easier for them to get you the gifts you really want this Christmas. Below is a break down of the jigs, trailers, rods, and reels shown in this video. Please use the links provided before doing your shopping at Tackle Warehouse so they know you came from us. Thank you for the support and enjoy the gear! 

Jigs...

No Jack Flippin Jig:
Try the 5/8 oz. in colors "Alabama Craw", "Pay Day", or "Green Pumpkin Candy"

Pitchin' Jig
Try the 1/2 oz. in colors "The Go To", "Super Matt Brown", "Molting Craw", and "Norcal Craw"

Finesse Football Jig:
Try the 3/8 oz. in colors "Super Matt Brown", "Okeechobee 420", or "Big Texan"

Compact Finesse Jig
Try the 3/8 oz. in colors "Green Pumpkin Craw", "Okeechobee 420", or "Alabama Craw"

California Swim Jig:
Try the 3/4 oz. in colors "Alabama Bream", "Tactical Shad",  and "Tactical Chartreuse Shad"

Jig Trailers...

Reaction Innovations Sweet Beaver
Try colors "Dirty Wizard", "Black/Blue Flake", or "Watermelon Red"

Yamamoto Double Tail Grub
Try colors "Cinnamon Bk & Pr Flake" or "Grn Pumpkin Bk Flk"

Strike King Rage Bug
Try Colors "Green Pumpkin" or "California Craw"

Keitech 4.8 Swim Jig Trailer
Get the 4.8 size in "Crystal Shad" or "Green Pumpkin"

Rod and Reel Combos...

Lighter jig combo:
Rod- 7'2" Medium Zodias
Reel- Curado 200I

Medium Jig Combo:
Rod- 7'8" 4 Power (784)
Reel- Curado 200I

Heavy Jig Combo:
Rod- 7'6" Flipping (765 Flip)
Reel- Curado 200I

We have done much more detailed jig videos in the past so if you would like more information on fishing a jig for bass check out the following videos:

Winter Jig Fishing: https://youtu.be/2e9LkMgTQwc
Jig Modifications: https://youtu.be/pCfL2ZuhBrQ
Simplifying Your Jig Selection: https://youtu.be/SyR4fiWuMag
Simplifying Your Jig Trailers: https://youtu.be/FLeTxQFGQkY

Jig fishing is an amazing way to catch giant bass. Whether you're just purchasing jigs for the bass fisherman in your life as a Christmas present or you're a serious bass angler trying to catch bigger bass, the jigs, jig trailers, and the rod and reel combos in this video will make a huge difference on your quest for a trophy bass!