A custom built 8′ 5wt Glass Canon that is the perfect still water fiberglass fly rod. A medium-fast action for fiberglass is complimented with burnt orange wraps and lightweight Pac Bay single foot black guides. A small fighting butt helps to balance the rod out as well as provide extra comfort for a full days fishing and fighting fish!
Assembled in South Africa by REEL Fly Fishing, this is a unique rod that includes a burnt orange aluminium rod tube and caps.
Length – 8 foot
Weight – 5
Action – medium fast (glass)
Sections – 4
Grip – 4A snub nose
Blank – S-grade fiberglass based on our taper and designs (uni-directional)
Fighting butt – custom shaped with crushed cork
Reel seat – double up-locking black reel seat with exposed blank (minimizes weight)
Physical weight – 109 grams
Blank colour – midnight blue
Thread wraps – Fuji Orange
Guides – Pac Bay single foot guides and vintage strippers
Rod bag – black cotton with 4 compartments and two draw strings
Rod tube – burt orange anodized aluminium with silver caps (manufactured and designed in SA)
Ros is assembled and designed in South Africa, along with locally designed and manufactured rod tube components.
**Should you break a section we will happily replace and build it to the exact spec and design as the original**