November 15, 2019. DavidSA Pro Angler Posts: 2285 Joined: Sat Mar 05, 2005 2:04 am Location: Northern Kentucky. 6/13/2016 12:04:47 AM Great casting rod that is very tip heavy. nice soft tip but one ofb the strongest butt sections out there, these were supposed to have been designed with the help of worldwide fishing Guides. Last season the IMX-Pro line went application specific and brought back many of the actions that G.Loomis Mag Bass fans loved. Latest Articles:  Top. The NRX lightened the GLX by some 20%. The G. Loomis NRX, first announced in 2010, is one of the most heralded fly rods of all time. Introduction: The IMX-Pro line has been a winner for the company which is known by many for their high end GLX and NRX lines. A functional double uplocking reel seat and wood spacer combine with a full-wells cork grip for a quality bottom end to the IMX Pro. Enthusiast | YouTube. I paid $50.00 for the rod. We recently tested the IMX Pro and really put it through the wringer out here on the Yellowstone. Incredible performance means extreme sensitivity, ultra-light weight, excellent balance and unbelievable power and strength! A specialized forum to discuss anything and everything about your favorite or not so favorite fishing rods. There are at least three of which I'm aware. The 745 is a good all around for t-rig, swim jigs and lighter wire casting jigs. Instagram. G.Loomis IMX Steellhead Drift Overhead Rod 9ft 10-20lb 2pc. This G. Loomis NRX trout rod is built for wiggling through such cases. In 2016, the NRX was surpassed by the Asquith Series, a collection of fresh … I personally like my Sage and Loomis rods the best so I have a few of them but I think the sleeper in the group that I has not been hiped is the New G Loomis IMX PRO this 9'5 wt fishes beautifully. Almost all of my rods are Loomis, like over 20 of them, I have a Dobyns Extreme shakey head baitcaster rod and it is one of my most favorite rods in the box, have caught several heads with it, Dobyns champion extreme vs gloomis Imx pro, Re: Dobyns champion extreme vs gloomis Imx pro, Gear & Gadgets on the Texas Fishing and Outdoors Show, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3, Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003. Every year, fly fisherman around the globe hold off on their big new fly rod purchases for the moment when George Anderson releases his annual “5-weight Shootout”. I wound up selling … The guy has a new 8 wt for 700. It also depends on hook wire sizes as well. … I cast the 3 weight on the pond at IFTD last year. I can help you if you are refering to the glx or nrx vs xtreme as i own/owned both. We tested the single hand rods as well as the new short speys and, as G.Loomis says, everyone needs to make room for a few of these rods. I fished the same baits on the Conquests that I did with the NRX's and the rods handled the baits fine. When I bought the rod there was a lifetime guarantee no matter what. QUICK VIEW. G Loomis GLX Casting Rod. Notify me when back in stock . There won't be a whole new line of G.Loomis … I have bought numerous G Loomis rods in the past 20 years and among them have been GLX. Built specifically for crankbaits, the G. Loomis IMX Pro Crankbait Casting Rods extend the lightweight, performance-driven IMX lineup with a series of plug-specific models. Post by DavidSA » Sat Aug … With that, the G.Loomis IMX-PRO immediately felt right at home when casting and fishing with this rod. I own multiple NRX rods but not the 843. This is important because I don't know that my experience with the older GLX transfers to the new. Built using the most advanced IMX pro technology to date, the G. Loomis IMX Pro Swimbait and Umbrella Casting Rods are up to 15% lighter and noticeably more sensitive. Considering getting one before they go away. Every one of the IMX Pro fly rods I’ve cast has been a joy, but the 11-foot 11-inch two-handers really stand out. The NRX+ has three sub-categories of rods: the NRX+ LP, which offers a slower action for dry fly anglers and slow-tempo casters; the … Join … from $459.99 G-Loomis G-Loomis Cotton Long Sleeve Tee … Reels | It all culminates in this video on G Loomis, Megabass, Shimano, Daiwa, and more! G-Loomis. The G. Loomis NRX, first announced in 2010, is one of the most heralded fly rods of all time. G Loomis NRX 7 foot 1 medium heavy power fast action also known as the 853C JWR is the jig and worm casting rod from G Loomis. G.Loomis IMX-Pro Blue IMX-PRO 844S MF Spinning Rod 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. We've already covered Entry Level to mid-range gear along with Rain Gear and Jig Fishing. G. Loomis NRX Casting Rod. IMX PRO MBR. roadwarrior 9,435 Posted September 3, 2012. roadwarrior. G. Loomis NRX LP vs. Hardy Zenith: Fly Rod Review. Well the price of the dobyns I found on sale for 269.99 regular 310.00, and the imx pro is 370.00 which was more money then I wanted to spend but have been really looking st getting a nice loomis rod. There are at least three of which I'm aware. The G. Loomis crew did a fine job assembling my 6-weight IMX PRO. The line tracks remarkably well and the Pro 4X’s accuracy is certainly one of the best for a less expensive rod. Loomis is famous for pushing technology forward and for fly rods that outcast all others. The G Loomis IMX Pro Short Spey: Review. G.Loomis NRX-G #6 Trout Fly Rod 9ft 4pc. Tools | G-Loomis . Tell us what you are upgrading from and what the rods are being used for. Rods | So please do not recommend anything other than an Avid X or IMX, and please do not base your recommendation on price. The GLX added power to the IMX. This rod series is designed for the angler that … The G.Loomis NRX 852C (continued). The NRX Series, introduced in 2010, set a new benchmark for high line speed and power casting versatility. Farther and with less effort than with my NRX 852S w/Sustain 2500. 'spoon, Dobyns action and g loomis sensitivity = perfect rod, Have half a dozen Dobyns DX and the same number of G. Loomis rods. G. Loomis IMX-Pro Fly Rod. Navigation. This year, there was a changing of the guard (again), when the G. Loomis NRX LP unseated the … Their guides are tangle-free Fuji K-frames. It all culminates in this video on G Loomis, Megabass, Shimano, Daiwa, and more! G.Loomis offers a formidable lineup of rods designed by the greatest fly caster who ever lived, Steve Rajeff. User's G.Loomis PRO4x Rods Rating. I have an IMX pro and its a great rod. The IMX-PRO Casting Rod (CR) Series is a set of six foot rods that mimic our original bass rods from the very beginning of G.Loomis. Unlike other rods that utilize the same mandrel for multiple lengths and tapers, each rod in the G. Loomis IMX Pro Crankbait Casting Rod lineup has been custom-built using G. Loomis’ multi-taper … Built specifically for crankbaits, the G. Loomis IMX Pro Crankbait Casting Rods extend the lightweight, performance-driven IMX lineup with a series of plug-specific models. G-Loomis IMX-Pro Spinning Rod. by DavidSA » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:30 pm, Post I've owned both and the IMX blows the Champion Extreme out of the water. If you want the best, you’ll have to pay for the upgrades. I highly recommend it. As a follow up, G. Loomis is debuting its new IMX-PRO series of fly rods, which the company says is the result of dozens upon dozens of meetings with guides during which Loomis asked one basic question: … The IMX is way more sensitive and balanced than the Champion Extreme. When all four pieces were joined together, the rod flexed back and forth smoothly, thus indicating all the ferrules fit together perfectly. From a human perspective, a Senko is like Twinkies. Great action for jigs and pitching around cover. Impressions: If you pay attention at all to the online discussion forums, you're already aware of the quality control issues that G.Loomis faced on their initial run of NRX sticks. The discipline of G.Loomis rewards the angler with a new series of fly rods that is superior to the original in every characteristic. G.Loomis Asquith Fly Rod Review. That being said, the Champion Extreme is lighter. Apparel | That first year, G. Loomis sold more NRX rods than any prior rod debut. Global Moderator; 9,435 10 42,736 posts; Location … Now, the Asquith has lightened and stabilized the NRX in a range of models that is, without exception, higher in quality and more cohesive as a group. Wondering how GLX would compare vs NRX. Double that of both the champion and almost double the imx. Day 8 of my 90 day video challengeThis is one of my favorite pitching and flipping combos on the market. Moving up the rod, the IMX Pro adds a stylish, made in the USA quality, olive color blank. Watercraft | 2016-06-13T00:04:47. The Search For One: Eclectic Versatility in the 2 Hole. In my opinion, 744 senkos and flukes, 745 t-rig and swim jigs, 746 bigger jigs, heavy C-rigs casting spoons. Built to the unrelenting specifications of professional fishing guides, the IMX-PRO series is comprised of 15 purpose driven designs to meet the performance demands of modern freshwater fishing. Built using the most advanced IMX pro technology to date, the G. Loomis IMX Pro Swimbait and Umbrella Casting Rods are up to 15% lighter and noticeably … I have both, the NRX is a clear step up in sensitivity, but both are excellent rods! G. Loomis Rods IMX-Pro Blue Spinning ... Sold Out. Introduction: The IMX-Pro line has been a winner for the company which is known by many for their high end GLX and NRX lines. Last season the IMX-Pro line went application specific and brought back many of the actions that G.Loomis Mag Bass fans loved. 1 Quote; Link to post Share on other sites. Swimbaits | Gloomis will probably be a 853 or 893.dobyns will be a 743. Storage | Sold Out. I primarily use it for texas rigs, senkos, light c-rigs, finesse jigs, etc. From $350.00 - $365.00. And with a cork … We've already covered Entry Level to mid-range gear along with Rain Gear and Jig Fishing. Now G Loomis says I … The IMX Pro was designed with pro guides in mind and includes 10 different rod models from a 4 weight to an 8 weight. Top. With Steve Rajeff, world champion fly caster on board as their leading fly rod designer G.Loomis is a mainstay of the top of the line fly rod companies. The IMX-PRO Casting Rod (CR) Series is a set of six foot rods that mimic our original bass rods from the very beginning of G.Loomis. These rods have full cork grips with fast actions for fishing virtually any style of bait, but primarily for topwaters, The NRX Series, introduced in 2010, set a new benchmark for high line speed and power casting versatility. IMHO the Loomis IMX rods are the best bang for the buck on the market, whoever said that a Dobyns DX is comparable to an NRX is Re: Dobyns champion extreme vs gloomis Imx pro [ Re: ko bass attack 27 ] #12480588 10/27/17 02:45 AM Will be a trig, jig, etc rod. This G. Loomis NRX trout rod is built for wiggling through such cases. I have bought numerous G Loomis rods in the past 20 years and among them have been GLX. G. Loomis NRX + Saltwater $ 895.00 Select options; G. 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