The 9′ 6# Rod is the rod for small still waters, some reservoir situations, big trout in big rivers and fly fishing in estuaries, I know one guide who uses a 9′ 6# for Bone fishing,
so all in all this weight rod covers a lot of ground, light enough for all day casting but heavy enough to cast a long way and control big fish.
9′ 6# Rods up to £150
Shakespeare Sigma; four piece, supplied in a quality cordura tube, the blanks are slim and lightweight, half wells handle.
Shakespeare Agility; the action of the blanks are medium / fast and combine excellent casting potential with a smooth fish playing action, slim carbon blank.
Rovex Genesis; these 42T carbon beauties have super-slim lightweight blanks and are finished to the highest standards.
Vision Atom; these fly rods have a silky smooth medium fast action and offer great performance together with outstanding value for money.
Vision Vipu; these 4 piece dark brown rods have clearly medium fast action, which will make them good all-rounders for almost every imaginable situation.
Sonik SK4TR; the four piece crisp, middle to tip action blanks adapt to a wide range of casting styles, with a forgiving tip for playing fish, these rods are great all-rounders.
Snowbee Diamond 2; using a new blank design and the latest high-modulus carbon fibre materials has produced a blank that is faster, crisper and lighter than its predecessor.
9′ 6# Rods up to £250
Redington Tempt; the moderate action of the rod provides delicacy, yet packs enough power for big river and small stillwater fishing. The lightweight blank and forgiving action reduces fatigue for long days on the water.
Redington Voyant; smooth casting, high-performance 4 piece rod ideal for the more advanced fly angler, a quality rod suitable for a diverse array of applications. It can accommodate all day casting, yet is powerful enough to cover a lot of water when you need it.
Sonik SK8XTR; an exciting new range of ultra-high performance, nano carbon fibre fly rods with fast, yet easy to load actions, that make long distance casting easy.
Loop Xact; has a smooth, deep, medium-fast action that is both forgiving and precise. This is no entry-level stick, and represents a lot of rod for the money.
Snowbee Prestige; well-proven tri-modulus technology, the blanks feature a subtle blend of 30, 40 and 50 ton carbon, to achieve the precise action throughout the blank. Fast action with high lift snakes for extreme distance casting
Redington CPX; these blanks generate blistering line speed when asked, and offer smoothly assured performance both in casting and battling fish.
Vision Mag; the fastest of all Vision rods, these tip action, four piece rods will surprise you with their great balance and looks. The blanks are made using the latest Japanese high modulus graphite and all components are nothing but the best.
Vision Silver; Vision’s “Silver Bullet” for coastal sea-trout fishing, its fast action is particularly suitable for windy conditions where accuracy is nevertheless vital for success, the rod is very good for casting large dry flies for good size brownies or to an active Atlantic Salmon.
9′ 6# Rods up to £350
Vision Cult; Cult rods have a deep full-flex action and they are at their best in river fishing or close range work to wary fish in still water. These rods are easy to load, and will do so with a much shorter line than many of the more tip-flex rod series currently on offer.
Loop Evotec; made with Cross Weave technology, giving them a sweet, precise and wonderfully balanced action. Minimal vibrations and the possibility to change tempo with ease is the fruit of the “Perfect Curve” philosophy.
Redington Link; is the ultimate all-around performance rod, featuring Red.Core2 technology, carbon fibre weave overlays, and premium custom components, the rod is not only lightweight and efficient to cast, but durable and powerful enough to respond to the demands of advanced casters. this rod offers tight loops and accurate casts. The power and responsiveness of this rod gives versatility to target any species big or small.
Vision GT Four; designed to be first-class all-around rods for traditional river and lake fishing for those who like fast tip action rods for their dry-fly and nymph fishing. They have half wells handles. If you like fast action rods and you are looking for a high-quality and great looking fishing companion for your numerous trips.
Marryat Tactical; the high modulus blank has been specially designed to be light weight, accurate and provide the power to punch a big lure into the wind or delicately present a dry-fly under a tree. This lightweight modern rod is powerful, fast and accurate suited to both dry-fly and nymph fishing.
Orvis Access; Access rods are incredibly lightweight and offer remarkably smooth, precise, and balanced casting performance at a price never before possible, with a remarkable smooth and precise casting stroke.
9′ 6# Rods above £350
Snowbee Geo Nano; aimed at the river and small stillwater angler who appreciates precision, effortless casting and delicate presentation. Ample reserves of power for distance casting too, by those anglers who prefer to fish longer and lighter lines.
Vision Extreme; the perfect combination of lightness, power, sensitivity and looks in one elegant package, a three-piece medium action rod. The goto rod for trout, grayling, salmon or whatever swims in your rivers.
Loop Cross S1; super-strong featherweight fly rods, with an emphasis on fishing where the rod is working with minimum vibration through an entire load range – from close-in and out to even extreme distances, the rod requires minimal input power, the rod does all the work. It has never been so easy and taken so little effort to deliver precision loops at 10-meters or 30-meters while easily controlling the line or changing the pace of the cast.
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