"These fun little rods accommodate a wide range of reels and can handle some surprisingly big fish. I field tested mine with one of my inshore Saragossa 5000s with 20lb braid for large stripers and albies and the outfit felt good, maybe a touch heavy but totally fine as it was the reel I had accessible at the time. That said, I think this rod would feel perfectly at home in your hand with a 2500 or 3000 class reel rigged with 12 or 15lb braid and 15lb Flouro leader. I hope you enjoy this fun little rod as much as I do! Watch the video below to see how this rod loads up when casting and how it does landing albies. Let me know what you think!"
Cheers, Capt. Mike
The Hogy System Travel Rod This 4-piece travel rod is designed to interface with light tackle jigs, plugs and softbaits; ideal for inshore saltwater species such as striped bass, bluefish, snook, snapper, bonefish, redfish and albies… From beach or boat, this rod has the delicacy of a fast action rod to accurately cast small lures and the parabolic strength to stand up to big fish.
Hogy System Travel Rod Features:
- Assembled Length: 6' 6"
- Travel Length: 22"
- Moderate Fast Action: Plenty of backbone for accurate casting, but enjoyable parabolic action while fighting fish. A little carbon wrapped into the blank gives you additional strength to turn big fish back in your favor.
- Rinse Friendly Travel Pouch: Protective sleeve. We leave a little extra space to sneak a few lures in. Suitcase friendly 22" length.
- Reel Rating: 2500 - 5000
- Line Rating: 8lb - 12lb mono, 12lb - 20lb braid.
- Casting Weight: 7/8oz - 1 5/8oz
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Incredibly balanced and durable saltwater rod designed on Cape Cod, MA.
HOGY® ROD WARRANTY
1-YEAR FIELD TESTER ROD WARRANTY: If your rod is damaged to faulty workmanship, we will happily cover the cost of repair or replacement during the one-year warranty period. For accidental damage like car doors, boat hatches, tailgates or your cousin Jeff high sticking the rod while landing a fish, please reach out directly to us for repair or replacement options within the 1 year warranty period. Accidental damage rod replacements will have a $25 return shipment fee + replacement cost. Please reach out to customer service to file a warranty claim.