Matt gambled everything for the chance to fish with a real piece of bass fishing history and it was amazing!!! Check this out! What an honor!!
Do you enjoy flipping, pitching, or fishing heavy cover for bass? Have you ever wondered why until recently all major tournaments had an 8 foot rod rule? Have you ever heard the name, Dee Thomas? If you haven’t, you’re missing a huge piece of bass fishing history!!
Dee Thomas is the godfather of Flipping. He developed a method called “Tullie Dipping” and later, the first flippin’ sticks. Its such an honor to catch a fish with a real piece of bass fishing history!
While dipping sticks are generally a thing of the past, flipping is alive and well! We’ve recently done several videos, here is a link to our video “Flipping and Pitching Heavy Cover: Everything You Need To Know” –
Below is a breakdown of the modern equipment we now use for these techniques…
Longer Rods Options…
G Loomis NRX 7’7″ XH:
Daiwa Steez Compile X 8′ Flippin:
Shimano Expride 7’11” XH:
Shorter Rod Options…
Dobyns Champion Extreme 7’4″ Heavy Flip:
Dobyns Champion 7’3″ H:
Shimano Expride 7’3″ XH:
Reels for Flipping…
High End- Metanium MGL XG:
Mid Range- Curado K (Pre-Order):
Price Point- Casitas 150:
Baits For Flippin…
Line, Hooks, Weights, Etc…
Sufix 832 Green 65 lb:
Power Pro MaxCuatro 80 lb:
Dirty Jigs No-Jack Punchin’ Jig:
Dirty Jigs Punch Skirt:
Strike King Tour GradeTungsten Weight:
River2Sea Trash Bomb Weights:
6th Sense Peg X Stoppers:
Gamakatsu EWG Superline Hook:
Gamakatsu Super Heavy Cover Flippin’ Hook:
Owner Twist Lock Open Gap Hook:
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