Best Ultralight Rods

Updated June 2019
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An ultralight rod is intended for both novice and expert anglers. They are often more responsive than other types of fishing rods. An ultralight rod usually includes a graphite composite blank and low-profile guides. Additionally, an ultralight rod may feature cork handles that allow you to maintain a comfortable grip for an extended period of time. Ultralight rods may have a custom reel seat. Some rods are endorsed by professional anglers from across the globe. They come in multiple styles and sizes. An ultralight rod may come equipped with a 2-ball bearing drive and stainless steel cushioned hoods. Various ultralight rods are usually sold with a manufacturer's warranty in case they break.

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