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Old 03-22-2013, 02:53 PM
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Default Re: Length rod

Originally Posted by Rip Tide View Post

Not only do you not have more leverage with the end of your "lever" being further away from the "fulcrum", but air resistance on a longer rod is greater meaning you expend more energy rather than less
True. As proved by the EXTREMELY thorough thread a few days ago. Longer rods have LESS leveraging power against fish.

Not saying don't go with one, like I said, I use a 9'0'' when I tube and have never had a second thought about it, but that is just not a true statement.
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