A few of the Kissel Krafts rods that I use:
Rod I use for "Fluke" or "Weightless Trick Worm" technique
John Kissel made me the perfect rod!
Kissel Krafts - "Warrior Series" blank - P844 7’8” 15# ¼-5/8 oz
Key was getting the balance for the way I like to fish. Great example of why to fish with a custom rod.
You might have noticed the striped bass in the photo... Normally I'm after black bass but, this guy was a lot of fun to bring in.
Recommended Reel: Lew's TLP2000 (New for 2016)
Line: Fins - Windtamer - 15 lb - Slate Green
Rod I use for "Drop Shot" technique
Kissel Krafts - "Commander Series" blank - HM-DS8515 7’1” 8-12# 3/16-7/16
Why a Commander Series, SENSITIVITY Some techniques are best with a sensitive rod
Recommended Line: Yo-Zuri - Hybrid - 8 lbs - Clear
Rod I use for "Shakey Head" technique
Kissel Krafts "Commander Series" blank - HM-MB862 7’2” 8-14# 1/8-5/8 oz
Using a SENSITIVE rod when fishing a shakey head is very important!
Detect all the bites!
Recommended Reel: Lew's® Tournament LITE Speed Spool® Series
Rod I use for "Jig" technique
Kissel Krafts - "Commander Series" blank - HM-MB862 7’2” 8-14# 1/8-5/8 oz
I use a jig a lot of times in the winter, when the bites are subtle and can be difficult to detect. I chose the most sensitive rod, a Commander Series. Amazing!!!
Why buy a custom rod: A rod built to your specifications. All anglers are different, fish different, have different preferences. Build a rod for you! Choose the type of grip you like, what type of hook keeper and where to place it, type of reel seat, type of eyes, rod wrap colors and patterns, special decals, and more. John Kissel stands behind his satisfaction guarantee. And, affordably priced!
MB Speed Spool LFS Baitcast Reel Series.
I got hooked on Lew's reels when I started using the TS1H model. This is the 2015 reel.