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    Red Truck Diesel 1 wt 7ft 9in Fly Rod, 4 Piece, 179-4

    Item: 10117
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    Availability: In Stock Ready to Fish. Ships Next Business Day.
    Price: $349.00
    Special Price: $349.00

    MIcro Creek

    Micro Creek Fly Rod:

    Small mountain streams filled with native trout can be found all over California. Native trout are as quick and cunning as they are beautiful.  You cast your fly out using the “bow and arrow cast.” Just as soon as the fly hits the water it swiped by a native rainbow.

    The 7ft 9in 1 weight is your micro creek fishing solution, the one best answer for fishing the micro creeks anywhere. From Sage Hen in Truckee to Yellow Creek the Red Truck Micro Creek Fly Rod is perfectly balanced for micro creeks. Micro creeks can be brushy and difficult to fish but with a properly balanced rod you will enjoy every cast and fish

    The Red Truck Diesel “Micro Creek” Fly Rod: Designed and balanced for short casts in brushy environments. The Red Truck Micro Creek Fly Rod has the perfect action to make short cast and fight feisty native trout. Compact and accurate this rod is a joy to cast when the opportunity arises.

    ·A great rod starts with the grip. Red Trucks full wells grip is not only ergonomic but enhances feel and efficiency of casting and fishing. Built with top quality cork.

    ·Matte finished reducing rod glare, reflection on the water caused from shiny rods, which can spook fish in clear water.

    ·Sanded and precision fit ferules, where the rod pieces come together, allow for repairs in just 3 days and eliminates the need for you to ship the entire rod back to us.

    ·Present dry flies perfectly every time.

    ·Powerful mid section for when the wind picks up.

    ·Delicate tip for tippet protection.

    ·Packs down to 26 inches.

    ·Included extra tip for streamside insurance.

    ·Hand made with incredible craftsmanship and premium components.

    The Red Truck Diesel Reel: A perfect match for the Red Truck Micro Creek Fly Rod is our Red Truck Diesel Fly Reel. Taking notes from the reels our grandfathers used this reel is durable, simple, and elegant.

    ·The click and pawl drag system provides perfect amount of tension to protect light tippet.

    ·Machined from solid bar stock aluminum this reel will be appreciated for generations to come.

    ·Whether you are pulling off line or hooked up on a fish this reel screams fly fishing.

    The Line:  This outfit comes balanced with a weight forward 1wt. This line enhances the feel and performance of your outfit.

    ·No stretch design allows for efficient casting and hook sets.

    ·Versatile taper that excels with short casts.

    ·Natural color is perfect for fishing gin clear micro creeks.

    When you put this all together you have an outfit that is incredibly easy to fish, mend, and cast. 

    Where will your Red Truck take you?


    • Line Size: 1 wt
    • Rod Length: 7' 9"
    • Sections: 4
    • Weight: 2.25 oz.
    • Handle: Small Wells
    • Cork: Hand Selected Premium AAAA Grade Cork
    • Reel Seat: Single Uplocking Gunsmoke Anodized Machined Aluminumn
    • Reel Seat Spacer: Maple Burl
    • Action: Fast

    Smal Stream Trout

    Small stream trout fishing is a completely a new venture for me. So initially I tried fishing with my usually fishing outfits. I could hardly make decent casts. It was then that I visited the Leland store to get some advice. As usual the staff was more than happy to help me out and advised me about what kind of lines that are perfect for small challenging quarters. I went for the Red Truck 2wt. And after several sessions of small river trout hunting today I write this review. This line is all that it promises of. It makes a smooth and accurate cast at the same time is easy on hand. It can carry the perfect fly and end up with outstanding results. This outfit takes small stream trout fishing to a total new plane. I am really happy to have bought this rod and will thank Leland for celebrating the art the small stream trout fishing.


    Small Fly Rod

    1WT - Love it! Casts well even in the breeze!


    7'9" - 1WT

    Had lots of backbone for such a light rod.


    Sent from my iPad

    Hi Keith, Hope all is well. I know we've talked about it before, but I just want to thank you again for setting me up this year with both the Sage TXLF 000wt and the Red Truck Diesel 1wt. I have had a blast with both outfits and caught some great fish with each. The RTD is fast becoming my favorite rod to fish. The Airflow 2wt line you rigged for me is superb and a great dry fly line. Because I did buy the rod to fill the 1wt niche, I ended up getting the Rio WF1 line to try and was not disappointed in anyway with how the rod handled that line....super, super quiet presentations to spooky trout! I just can't say enough about the overall balance and feel of that rod and reel combo...truly a great set up that I can now fish as 1 or 2 wt. Although I overdid the budget a bit this year for fly fishing, I couldn't be happier with what I got. If all goes well next year, I hope to be calling you to add the RTD 4wt you seem to like. I'm sold on the RTD product; the quality is fantastic, looks are classic and its a dream to cast! Thanks and take care!


    1 weight outfits

    All I can say is, WOW! Don't know who designs your rods, but that 1wt is beautiful! Had it out for some testing today and it is delightful to cast. Deadly straight on short stuff and can surprisingly let it out if necessary. If all your rods are this good, I'll be back for another! Thanks, again! Regards, Kurt


    dry fly stick

    Red Truck fly rods turned out to be an excellent solution for ALL my dry fly fishing adventures. Having lived in California for so long, I have learnt that the best time to enjoy an adventurous dry fly session is either early in the morning or late in the evening. I decided to completely utilize these magic hours of the day with this 1wt-7ft-9inches user-friendly, dry fishing stick. Using this sick dry rod, I was able to have multiple good sessions that resulted in some really great stories. My house bros were really thrilled not only by its actions, but also by its tough looks that imbibe a strong promise years to come.


    native trout

    I really love fishing native trout, found abundantly in the mountain streams of California. Apart from their beauty, the native trout are known for their notorious, swift and cunning moves as well. Hooking on to one of them is indeed a tough task. On our 30th marriage anniversary, my wife gifted me a set of Red Truck fly fishing rod to nurture my fishing passion. I found this fly rod to be amazing. On the first fly fishing trial, as soon as the fly hit the surface of water, it was swiped by fishes. With this fly fishing rod, I was able to catch quite a few native trout. It has a superb design and a strong system of generating balance and leverage. If you are looking forward to investing your money in high quality, durable fishing equipment; I suggest you research no further. Red Truck fly rod is the ultimate solution for your needs.


    Nice 1 weight!

    I was on the verge of getting the TXL-F by Sage when I stumbled upon the Red Truck 179-4 Micro Creek outfit. So glad I did! The Rod reminds me of something retro, but has such a soulful feel to it. I had an older Orvis Battenkill Reel but I decided to go with the complete outfit. Love the machining and quality of the Diesel. Chasing little brookies has never been so enjoyable!


    Fun Stuff

    My great uncle owns a cabin in Montana. There are lots of great streams within a reasonable drive. However, there's a wonderful, little creek (real tiny) that's literally in his back yard and no one fishes it. I tried my four weight on it and it felt like a club. I pretty much spooked every fish. Last season I decided to try this one weight from Red Truck. I love it! I can land a fly like it's truly a feather and I'm catching fish that others can't. I'm now hunting down the smallest streams like mad man and using my one weight more than my standard rod. It's like I've got private water all the time now. I highly recommend the small side of fly fishing to anyone. Oh, and when you hook a fish, it's super fun on this outfit!


    Great small stream rod

    This is great small stream rod. It is super lightweight and perfect for roll casting and bow and arrow casting. Hoping to get the reel to match it!