We keep being asked is… “Which travel rod is the right one for me?”
To make it easy to choose, we have developed or decision flow, you can follow to decide what type of rod or rods fits your fishing style.
We have the widest choice of compact and travel rods on the market. We will be offering more in the future.
YOUR FIRST DECISION
- Do you want a compact travel rod you can fit in your rucksack or hide away in your carry-on plane luggage?
- Do you want a portable rod you can pop in the boot of the car or hide in your apartment?
After this you can choose the travel rod that fits your fishing style.
COMPACT TRAVEL ROD CHOICE 2022
- SPIN, FLY & BAIT with the X5 collection
- SPIN & BAIT with the World Traveller and Smuggler travel rods
- BAITCAST, SPIN, BAIT with the new Infinite travel rods (coming in the summer)
- FLY with the new Infinite 2 in 1 fly rod (coming in the summer)
PORTABLE TRAVEL ROD CHOICE 2022
- BEACH & SURF Smuggler Max
- PIKE & CARP Smuggler Max
- BAITCAST & SPIN Predator and Fish Rig Max
- LIGHT LURE & BAIT Fish Rig 180
- FLOAT Float & Match (coming in the summer)
COMPACT ROD Under 41 cm 16’
FITS A BACKPACK & PLANE HAND LUGGAGE
If you need a true travel rod that fits inside your backpack, or plane carryon bag, or hides away, never to be seen until you need it, then you must choose from the X5 Series or Smuggler 7, 6, 5 and 4.
PORTABLE ROD Under 65 cm 24’
FITS A SUITCASE, CAR BOOT, OUTSIDE A BACKPACK
You need something to pack away in your car or suitcase, hides in your car boot (trunk), or stays under the bed on holiday, then the Smuggler Max, Predator or Fish Rig Telescopic rods are a very portable size, but not super compact.
COMPACT ROD OPTIONS
SPIN, FLY & BAIT ANGLERS
The X5 Series travel rods have a reversible handle, and hybrid rod eyes, to allow all these fishing styles. They are multi-purpose travel fishing rods, with 4 fishing tips. The X5 Max has a little more power and the X5 Adventure more finesse. You can also accessorise them with extra tips or buy extra handles to give you more travel fishing options.
SPIN & BAIT ANGLERS
Then it's the Smuggler 7, 6, 5 or 4 travel fishing rods. The 7 being the stronger rod and the 4 the super light, but powerful, sneaky travel rod. They all have 2 tips and single butt, so less parts. It's up to you what you prefer. You can also accessorise them with extra tips or buy extra handles to give you more travel fishing options.
PORTABLE ROD OPTIONS
BEACH CASTING & SURF FISHING ANGLERS
The Smuggler Max travel rod for you, to cast big weights, baits or lures long distances. It has different tip options for different casting weights.
PIKE & CARP BIG FISH ANGLERS
The Smuggler Max travel rod for you, to cast big dead baits or long casts for those big elusive carp. It has different tip options for different casting weights.
BAITCAST & SPIN ANGLERS
It is the Predator multi-section travel rod or Fish Rig Max telescopic travel fishing rods, are the only rods to have a micro-trigger handle to work perfectly for baitcasting or spin fishing. Both have different tip options for different casting weights. If you prefer or don't prefer telescopic rods, then that is your decision to make.
SPIN & BAIT LIGHT ANGLERS
The Fish Rig 180 super light telescopic travel fishing rod does the job perfectly. With 2 tip options you are covered for all light fishing with lures, baits, and LRF.
And Finally… Hopefully this makes your decision much easier. Hey… You may need more than one travel rod!