Intro/Specs/Craftsmanship Can you afford an $800 fly rod? For many people, the answer is no. Fishing with a premium high-performance rod is undoubtedly something special, but you can spend a lot less and still get the job done just fine. One example of an "affordable" rod series that is often spoken highly of is the Fenwick Aetos lineup. While I praised the little 3-weight model that I recently tested right here, not every line weight in a particular rod series may be equally
Intro/Specs/Craftsmanship Based on what I see and hear, the Fenwick Aetos seems to be a popular choice thanks to the friendly price tag and solid reviews. Unfortunately, I never got around to actually fishing one of the last versions, but when I heard that a newly-redesigned Aetos series was on the way, I had to pursue getting one out here for some testing. Let's take a look at what should be an extremely fun model to fish...the diminutive 7'0" 3-weight! Pond hopping, anyone?
Aetos fly rods- The next generation of AETOS™ fly rods includes extensive range of high performance, modern fly rods including single handed, double handed and switch models. The new AETOS series features redesigned blanks constructed of proprietary nano blank technology, making the rods lighter and stronger than standard carbon fiber. • Nano composite technology used in blank construction • Fast action • Two tone anodised aluminum reel seat with woven carbon spacer • AAA gra
Intro/Specs/Craftsmanship Saltwater fly rods differ from their freshwater or more "all around" counterparts in a few different ways. Typically built with more power, faster actions, and larger guide sets, these rods are ideal for tackling wind, big flies, and ultimately big fish. Although built with salt in mind, there's nothing stopping you from using them in freshwater for fish like bass, pike, or salmon...to name a few species. From legendary labels that date back years li
Fenlite Fly Rods Fenlite fly rods are Fenwick’s flagship fast action rods constructed with 3M Powerlux™ 1000 nano resin and high modulus carbon fiber. The new Powerlux technology makes the rods 30 percent stronger, on average, than rods without Powerlux. Developed for streams and large rivers, Fenlite fly rods are the perfect choice for streamer fishing and casting larger flies in windy conditions. The rods feature four-piece construction, machined aluminum up-locking reel se