ONE CASE + 2 FLY ROD OPTIONS… 2 YEARS IN THE MAKING!
OK, we know this rod arrived too late for most fly fishers! However, we are very proud of it, and it is certainly still worthy of its own newsletter. The Ukraine tube colours are a complete coincidence. We decided the colours 2 years ago!
We kept being asked why we didn’t have a great travel fly rod. Some of you may remember our Frequent Flyer, which, was very rugged, compact, and very affordable, however, was chunky, and not so sensitive (understatement). Certainly, something you could rely on, however not outstanding in the world of fly rods, nor something you would show off to your mates!
We would like to think we are great at travel rods, with our super compact rods, multi-function rods and interchange tips, however making a statement rod in the world of fly fishing was one hell of a challenge. So… what could we do to make a difference? If we are going to stand out, with what we believe will be the best travel fly rod, what should it be?
It also needed to compare in action and materials to be as good as, if not better that any fly rod, not just travel fly rods out there.
So, like normal, let’s find out if someone has tried this before, and guess what, someone has done! Meet the Sharpe’s “Aquarex” Travel Smuggler, which was a 9ft and 7ft 6” 2 handle rod. It is now vintage and collectable, retailing in its day at £299.99.
Unique Two Rods - From One Tube. The Infinite 2-IN-1 Travel Fly Fishing Rod delivers both a 9' 273cm #6 and a 7' 213cm #4 fly rod. It is an 8 section 9' #6 rod, supplied with an extra lighter butt, which when combined with the top 5 sections forms a 7' 6 section rod.
Perfect For Travelling Fly Anglers. The 2 rods in 1 tube are the perfect companion for any travelling fly fisher. Two fishing styles from one rod tube to cover nearly all fly-fishing needs delivered from a super compact tube, to suit any travel situation. Rod Sections Closed. 7’ 38.5cm 15.15”, 9’ 43.5cm 17.12. The Infinite 2 in 1 travel fly rods were designed and developed in Britain by travel fishing rod experts Rigged and Ready, to Go Anywhere and Fish Everywhere.
Light-Super Compact-Strong. Fine-tuned, medium-fast action blanks are made using premium Korean High-Modulus Toray Carbon, for the perfect balance between strength and light weight. The 9’ rod weighs just 100g 3.5oz and the 7’ rod 70g 2.5oz . The super compact 8 sections are protected by an 18” 45cm Cordura carry tube, where each section has its own pocket.
Premium Components. Handles. 7’ handle, A grade cork, with a half well grip, 9’ handle, A grade cork, with a full well grip and fighting butt. Reel Seat. Hard Red Wood reel seat, with aluminium hoods. Guides & Tips. Wide frame stripper and transition guide, professional hardened steel snake wire guide and wide gape tip. Key Diameters. Tips 1.4mm 0.005”. 7’ rod butt section 8mm 0.31”, 9’ rod butt section 8.9mm 0.35”. Guarantee. Every Rigged and Ready Rod has a 2 year no questions guarantee. Reels & Line. 9’ rod, #6 weight line and reel. 7’ rod, #4 weight line and reel.
We have to say, it cost a fortune to make and is a major step up for Rigged and Ready, however we want the rod at a price people will use it, so what should be over £400 is £169.99, and yes, you have the normal 2 years no questions guarantee
MOST IMPORTANT… What you guys think of the rod…
Helmut Horwath on Oct 23, 2022
I was very interested, when I saw this two in one rod, so I had to buy it and to try it. As the fishing season has ended in the middle of September, I tried both lengths at the swimming pond in our garden. The results were perfect: roll casts 15 m and more, and if you have place enough behind, 20m and more are no difficulty with BOTH lengths. I am looking forward the next fishing season yet with my new rod(s)! Greetings from Austria
ABSOLUTE GREAT TRAVEL FLY ROD.
Martin Grove on Nov 11, 2022
This rod or should I say rods is a great way to have to weights of fly rod with you wherever you’re traveling. Lightweight, durable and casts like a dream.
WOW. A GREAT ROD. WELL, 2 RODS
G Crabtree on Nov 16, 2022
I thought it would be good, however didn’t expect it to be that good. Performing perfectly at both fishing weights. It is in the back on the truck and is my go to rod. A great rod, not just for travelling