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    Red Truck Diesel Best Bonefish Fly Rod, 890-4

    Item: 10113
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    Availability: In Stock Ready to Fish. Ships Next Business Day.
    Price: $595.00
    Special Price: $595.00
      
      
      
      
     
    Bonefish fly Rod
    Bonefish Fly Rod:

     



    Walking slowly on a white sandy flat you are completely alert and looking for any sign of movement! You spot three shadows at 1 o’clock moving toward you. You begin casting with the wind blowing right into your face. Three quick false cast until you deliver the fly subtle delivery 5 feet in front on the fish. You wait for your fly sink. Just as you begin to strip the largest of the group darts to your fly and eats. You strip set and the fish begins to pull of line at an alarming rate. Bonefish on!

     



    The 9ft 8wt is your bonefish solution, the one best answer for bonefishing anywhere. From the clear waters of the Bahamas to the sandy flats of Christmas Island the Red Truck Balanced Bonefish Fly Rod will make every cast and presentation easier. A good Bonefish rod makes casting in the wind and long accurate cast a breeze.

     



    The Red Truck Diesel “Bonefish” Fly Rod: Our saltwater safe and bonefish specific fly rod, at 9 foot for a 8 weight, this rod is balanced to cast bonefish flies in the wind effortlessly to their target. This rod was balanced to be accurate, powerful, and easy to cast.

     



    ·         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.



    ·         Matte finished reducing rod glare, reflection from the sun hitting the rod blank caused from shiny rods, which can spook fish.



    ·         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.



    ·         Effortlessly cast in the wind.



    ·         4 piece design meets carry on restrictions when traveling to bonefish destinations.



    ·         The perfect weight for bonefishing.  



    ·         Powerful mid section allows for long and accurate casts.



    ·         Hand made with incredible craftsmanship and premium components.

     



    The Recommended Fly Reel: A perfect match for the Red Truck Bonefish Fly Rod is the Loop Evotec Fly Reel. The saltwater safe sealed drag, dimensions and weight make this reel an excellent reel to hang on your Red Truck Bonefish Fly Rod.

     



    ·         The sealed drag system provides perfect amount of tension to fight large fish.



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



    ·         Designed in Sweden with the smoothest saltwater safe drag we have ever touched.

     



    The Recommended Fly Line: The Red Truck Bonefish Fly Rod balances best with a weight forward 8wt. This line will enhance the feel and performance of your outfit.

     



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



    ·         Made out of Polyurethane which is incredibly durable and can with stand exposure to sunscreen, gas and diesel. All other fly lines are made from PVC which horrible for the environment.



    ·         The taper lends itself to long accurate casts in the wind.

     



    When you put this all together you have an outfit that is incredibly easy to fish, haul, and cast. If you are sick of flubbing casts get into control and experience a truly balanced fly rod with the Red Truck Bonefish Fly Rod.

     



    Where will your Red Truck take you?



    Bonefish Outfit

    • Line Size: 8 wt
    • Rod Length: 9'
    • Sections: 4
    • Weight: 3 5/8 oz.
    • Cork: Hand Selected AAAA grade Cork
    • Handle: Modified Full Wells
    • Reel Seat: Double Uplocking Gunsmoke Anodized Machined Aluminumn
    • Action: Fast
    Reviewer Title Date Comments Rating
    Nice rod 10/11/2013 9:11 am The 8WT is a very nice rod that could easily cast with accuracy, within bonefish range.
    Power and Smoothness 10/11/2013 8:50 am The 8WT, 9' rod has great power and smoothness. I also realy like the fee of the grip and the finish of the blank. You can tell there paid a lot of attention to detail. Just a great rod.
    Bonefish 9/30/2013 5:19 pm Cast the 890 Bonefish Rod, it had good power and great smoothness. I really liked the feel of the grip. Nice Finish!
    Great Eight Weight 9/18/2013 4:25 pm Good grip, better quality, high performance, and promise of long-term use are the attributes that describe this Bonefish eight weight rod. I have been using this rod in all my bonefishing trips for over 3 years and I should say that it’s still “new” today. The ergonomic grip allows me to practice casting again and again… untiringly and the lightweight 9-ft rod perfectly matches with the weight-forward fly line to generate strong deliveries. I can really cast the bonefish flies to the desired spots and the reel’s drag allows me to combat the larger fighters. The price is worth the performance and I would strongly recommend the gear to all those who are yet to experience the true joy of bonefishing with the right rod.
    Solid Rod 7/10/2013 1:44 pm Went bonefishing for the first time with a buddy of mine. I needed a bigger fly rod than my trout rods, so I did some reasearch online to find a bonefish fly rod. I bumped into this Red Truck. Never heard of them before, so I poked around online and found some good reviews. I fished this #8 rod on my bonefish trip and it worked like a champ. Had plenty of power for longer casts, but wasn't stiff in any way. I've also been using this rod for striped bass and it does the job well.