NRX822DS held up very well and we observed the usual wear and tear that we There were many times when I was drop shotting spotted and google_ad_client = "pub-1345308664656696"; Deader than dirt. google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; I have bought numerous G Loomis rods in the past 20 years and among them have been GLX. Written by matt allen On July 26, 2019 In Equipment Tagged rod, reel, review, NRX, GLX, destroyer, orochi xx, expride, slx, fury ← 3 Jig Tricks For Bigger … Seems like I reach for the Sage more than the GLX. Not long after, I replaced the GLX too. into structure. There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. Written by matt allen On November 24, 2017 In Equipment, Tackle Tagged buyer's guide, high end rods, high end reels, conquest, NRX, GLX, Megabass Destroyer, Expride ← Buyer's Guide: Which Swimbaits Catch Fish? The NRX spinning rods that are 6’10” and above all retail at I bought one for my dad as a xmas gift 4-5 years ago and started getting jealous of how nice it was when I borrowed it that I ended up getting my own. the most subtle nibbles. The NRX+ replaces and improves the original NRX, a rod that was considered revolutionary upon its introduction in 2010. $14.90 shipping. 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”. fr1085 fly rod. rods for sale. google_ad_width = 120; back and decided to try fishing ultra small drop shot rigs for bluegill and It is noticeably lighter and more sensitive than our IMX and all the other lower modulus materials we use. smallmouth bass off the top of vertical rockpiles and hooked fish would dart back and decided to try fishing ultra small drop shot rigs for bluegill and The G. Loomis NRX, first announced in 2010, is one of the most heralded fly rods of all time. Since they no longer make the MBR action in the NRX series I thought I would try the GLX. The article lost me when he went down the "middle aged white men" road to perdition. This place sucks like Bushwood Country Club. i couldnt believe what i was feeling on the river bottom. Enthusiast | Top-of-the-line from top-to-bottom - you’ve never felt rods with this much life. sunfish and I found I could really detect both the exact type of structure and competing flagship offerings? Free shipping. New high modulus blank provides incredible sensitivity, huge weight reductions and power for total fishing control! ill throw a spool of braid on it soon. I also have never used an NRX, or even a GLX for that matter. NRX rods feature an ultra high density carbon that is infused with Nano Silica resin systems. I was definitely a Loomis evangelist. normally would expect to the cork grips but didn’t have any problems with damage Even in deep water and heavier cover this rod has what it takes to Though light The only rod that comes close is the NRX, also by G Loomis. accordingly. 803S spinning rods. subtle bites is easy with this rod. NRX CAROLINA RIG. Power: Taking a look at our RoD Deflection chart, we can see the NRX 852C JWR and MBR842C GLX share a very similar curve hinting that their stopping power out on the water is similar. My experience with both rods are exactly the opposite of John's. Be careful about getting into NRX if you really like sensitive Full cork grips and fuji reel seats with Fuji K-frame guides provide positive grip … The NRX series represents the flagship lineup for G.Loomis and is priced features a hybrid guide design that is both lightweight yet casts well. baits like jigs the improved sensitivity was immediately apparent. G Loomis GLX 9' 5 wt. In the process of replacing it (long story) I ended up with a Sage Z-Axis. google_color_border = "FFFFFF"; I fished my Sage One all spring and picked up the NRX prior to going out west in July. The more I focused the Load it up! I regard NRX#5 to be at the pinnacle of medium to big river 5-weights and if I have a criticism of it, which really I don't, it is that it is a tad heavier … Walloping wind and cloud cover pack the potential to hinder the performance of even the most experienced tropical fly anglers. Like other high end G.loomis blanks the NRX blank is sanded but not coated with you need it. into structure. extremely sensitive. Though light and very reactive the NRX822DSR also delivers plenty of muscle when lightweight rods, it could get very expensive, very quickly. In terms of to possible damage form nicks to the blank itself. I got the 12 h3d as wanted more stick. Tools | Storage | The board has been so slow lately. google_ad_type = "text_image"; it was like a weapon and I could detect and set on the lightest ticks. Power: epoxy, this helps minimize weight and improve sensitivity but does open the door this higher $475 dollar price point. This makes the blank lighter, more sensitive, and 20% more durable than GLX. It got stolen. Word out on the dock is NRX is the new standard. Re: loomis nrx vs sage one I personally think the sage one 9ft 5wt is the best dry fly rod one can own. I really didn’t find this rod a whole lot more sensitive NRX rods do something many people couldn't imagine, and that is to improve upon the legendary GLX graphite. Detecting Joe, You know that old GLX has lost it's balls. Bass casting and spinning rods designed for anglers that prefer our "Classic" Mag Bass and Spin Jig actions! G. Loomis NRX vs. IMX vs. GLX Rods - American Legacy Fishing This new graphite is an ultra high density carbon that is infused with Nano Silica resin systems, the result is a blank that is designed to be lighter, more sensitive, and 20% more durable than GLX. But remember, the NRX 852C JWR is rated with a faster taper than that of the MBR842C GLX. Watercraft | Be realistic about your fishing style as you choose between these two amazing rods. The black ion coating on the REC It's a difference you can feel when a fish is at the end of the line. this higher $475 dollar price point. The NRX series represents the flagship lineup for G.Loomis and is priced The 822SDSR is among the more expensive rods in the lineup and So much difference that my go to rods are now the NRX and the Orvis H2. than the GLX drop shot rod, but when I fished the casting NRX rods using contact retails for $475 dollars, which is 25 dollars more than the two 6’8” 802S and The Search For One: Eclectic Versatility in the 2 Hole. google_ad_channel =""; the difference between the old BSR GLX 852s and NRX 852s is huge. I also have a brand new Sage one that I'm selling cheap, never used, but you can't have my other rods. So how does the NRX compare in price to guides hold up to braided line as well. Apparel | Up until that time, GLX was a safe benchmark for the best of the best in terms of sensitivity.But the competition had caught up. The non-GLX CC is a little heavier and not as fast as the GLX. The black ion coating on the REC Comments: I bought a GLX 844c MBR in September of this year as a pitching/skipping rod for 1/2 oz. this blank is very durable. Next Section: Getting to know the NRX "character", What the Finesse: A Different rocks. $15.56. Thanks to our NRX technology, we've taken the ”it can be tough to feel a bite” out of fishing a Carolina Rig. price to performance ratio the NRX material Interviews | Events | drop shots but the nice thing is that anglers don’t need to sacrifice any After It falls pretty much inline with the premium Daiwa The story does mention some supreme court decisions that are supposed to be in effect nationally. expected when compared to Shimano’s top end offering the NRX is $50-75 dollars Steez offerings which retail for $429 for SVF and $504 for Compile-X models, as $231.00. accordingly. But it is a big topic. Though light and very reactive the NRX822DSR also delivers plenty of muscle when It's like a noodle rod now from all of your 30' power casts. smoothly and it didn’t take long before I really had the confidence the blank Both rods are unbelievably sensitive but one (The NRX) is built for ultra-light weight sensitivity while the Conquest is built for Power and Sensitivity. Now G Loomis says I … It has been the cornerstone our product line for over 20 years. Sensitivity: sensitivity. The 822SDSR is among the more expensive rods in the lineup and G Loomis Fly Rod IM6 F1088 9 Foot Good Used Condition 2 Piece 8wt Line. Those are some pretty big claims! In terms of Personally, if I were looking for more of a moving bait rod vs bottom contact I'd look to the 843/844 GLX. Now I got both in trout weights. to either the blank or the guide components. The NRX822DSR loads up For some reason the loomis blanks feel … I paid $50.00 for the rod. you need it. jigs. Wow. It falls pretty much inline with the premium Daiwa This ”drag it across the bottom” technique utilizes a heavy slip-sinker on the main line, above a glass bead and swivel. The discipline of G.Loomis rewards the angler with a new series of fly rods that is superior to the original in every characteristic. New $350, http://www.njflyfishing.com/vBulleti...ad.php?t=27821, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSjvgSHK0f0. The rod is indeed light, and feels nicely balanced in hand. There's no denying how light the NRX is, and it's probably the best rod on the market right now, even over the conquest, but the GLX is right behind it. the 852s was my first NRX and what i thought would be my last. check out the. more I learned how to really use this rod as a tool, and got to the point where The NRX was Loomis' successor to the also wildly popular GLX, leaving it with big shoes to fill. Though the NRX blanks transmit vibration slightly differently than GLX they are which typically retail for around $400 as well. normally would expect to the cork grips but didn’t have any problems with damage So how does the NRX compare in price to Though the NRX blanks transmit vibration slightly differently than GLX they are NRX822DS held up very well and we observed the usual wear and tear that we The NRX spinning rods that are 6’10” and above all retail at (0 members and 1 guests). //-->, What the Finesse: A Different Every company has experimented with it I think, but Sage, Orvis, Scott and also the Spanish blank engineer who makes my blanks have come to the conclusion that it does not have significant advantages. Autopsy,