Where are Kistler rods made?

the USA
Each Kistler Custom Rod is handcrafted in the USA, under our own roof. We are a team and a family. When you hold a Kistler rod, you can feel the time and love that goes into each one. Innovative design, the highest quality materials and components are just a few key ingredients in our special recipe.

How much are Kistler rods?


PRICE $250 $150
CUSTOMER RATING ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
SIZES 100 & 200 100 & 200
GEAR RATIOS 6.6:1, 7.3:1, 8.1:1 6.6:1, 7.3:1, 8.1:1

Who makes the best quality fishing rods?

Here are the 10 best fishing rods and reels to buy before heading out to fish.

  • Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 1-Piece Fishing Rod and Spinning Reel Combo, 7 Feet.
  • Shimano Solara Fishing Rod.
  • Ugly Stik Elite Spinning Rod 6’6″
  • Fenwick AETOS Fly Fishing Rod – 7ft 3wt.
  • St.
  • Shimano Stradic CI4 2500FB HG Freshwater Spinning Reel.

What rods do the Googan squad use?

The Googan Squad Finesse Rod features a fast action tip and a sincerely sensitive rod blank; this helps it cast lightweight lures a country mile. Advanced Composite 30/40 Ton Carbon Blanks – Lightweight and extremely sensitive for all day bite detection.

Who makes Halo rods?

American Baitworks
American Baitworks has set a new standard in performance and affordability with the all-new Halo HFX Series Fishing Rods. The HFX Series has an impressive 13 rod models – 4 Spinning and 9 Casting, to cover virtually every length and action any angler could ask for.

What are graphite rods good for?

The sensitivity of graphite rods allows you to detect strikes easier and the stiffness of the rods produce stronger hook sets. With less flex in the material, graphite rods are rated as fast or extra-fast action.

Can a graphite rod be repaired?

The more expensive through-the-handle rods are definitely fixable. You should be able to see the graphite or fiberglass end of the rod blank. If your rod blank terminates in the top of the handle, you will not be able to use this method for repair, and probably will not be able to repair the rod at all.

What kind of Kistler is used on Helium 3?

Kistler allows the blank to shine with no unnecessary gloss Fuji components are employed on the Helium 3, including Fuji MACRO sized (larger than micro, smaller than conventional guides) 316 Stainless steel “K” tangle free, Alconite rings and Kigan Z guides, and reels are mounted on a Fuji Graphite Exposed blank reel seat.

What is balance point on Helium 3 Reel?

The Helium 3 rod is pretty light at just over 4oz. and the balance point is right at 8.5 inches, so that when it is paired with just about any lightweight reel the rod feels natural, and certainly not tip-heavy when palmed. The rod may not have blue rings but it pays homage to the original with blue threading

What kind of lines do helium 3 rods use?

Real World Tests: We fished the Helium 3 rods for two entire seasons paired with a variety of reels and different line types, but the majority of the tests were conducted using 12lb. class mono and fluorocarbon lines.

Where is the helium logo on a helium 3?

The new Helium 3 rods are very clean looking, and channel the original blue insert motif with use of blue thread wraps on each guide. The Helium logo pays homage to the original and is located on the split grip, giving the entire rod above the soft touch EVA foregrip a very minimalistic clean look.