Fitzgerald Flippin' Rods - $209.99 to $229.99
Sensitivity is a major factor to consider when flippin' and pitchin', and Fitzgerald Rods strives to continually make some of the most sensitive rods on the market today. Designed by professional bass angler, Trevor Fitzgerald, the Fitzgerald Flipping Rods are constructed from the best materials and components money can buy. Hand-made in the USA, each rod features a high quality rod blank that carries a lifetime warranty, and premium American Tackle Artus HD Heavy Duty Micro Guides with saltwater-gauge stainless steel frames and braid-proof Nanolite HD rings. The micro guides greatly improve casting accuracy which is important in close quarter fishing, while also greatly reducing overall rod weight. The guides are perfectly positioned along each blank to optimize that particular rod’s action, allowing you to feel the most subtle bites before the fish feels you - then haul the big ones out of cover. Forhan Locking wraps prevent the guides from pulling out during use, and American Tackle tangle-free tips with Nanolite rings and ring lock technology help prevent dreaded wind loops. Perfectly balanced, light weight and easy to fish all day long, pick up a Fitzgerald Flipping Rod today - you won’t be disappointed.
Hand-made in the USA
-Premium Graphite Blank-Exposed Reel Seats
-No-Slip EVA handle and butt
-Drop Shot Hook Keeper
Comments: Great looking rod. Very clean and well put together. Are a bit heavy. Never had a flipping stick weighing this much, on the other hand it is a VERY sensitive rod. Like it. Have two, thinking about getting more
From: Tyler: KS
Comments: Love this rod.. Best flipping stick I ever owned. Does not come with rod cover like one of the comments earlier stated. Definitely top of the line workmanship. Also talked to Trevor and helped me make a selection.
From: Jimmy: OH
Comments: I own about 15 different Fitzgerald Rods and I love everyone of them. They use the best components available and the rods are bullet proof!!
From: James: NC
Comments: I have been through many flippin sticks, but these are by far the best I have used, hands down!!! I use the big jig/matt flippin 7'-10" heavy for the bulk of my flipping, it's light enough to flip a big jig or an ounce and half texas rig all day, but you can still pull them out of the thickest cover you can imagine. I also use the 7'ft all purpose and the 7'3" all purpose. The guides on these rods are great. When fishing braid I have had zero issues with the line wrapping itself on the guides, which has been a big complaint of mine on past rods. All these rods are super light, super strong, and a pleasure to fish with. Buy one I promise you will not be dissapointed!!!
From: Caleb: Citrus Springs, Fl
Comments: Never had a flippin rod like it. light, stron, sensitive. its got it all
From: Trent: Ocala, FL
Comments: I ordered 1 of the hvy action flippin sticks rite after Trevor Fitzgerald won the Open on Seminole lake back in 2010 & these are the toughest most sensitive rods I've ever fished with.I've ordered several fitzgerald flippin sticks & frog rods since & am VERY pleased with all of em. Buy 1 i guarantee you wont regret it.
From: Ryan: Hartshorne,OK
Comments: When choosing fishing rods in today's market, it can be very frustrating and tough with all of the different choices out there. When I decided to purchase new rods, I knew I wanted to buy a complete set from the same manufacturer and found myself frustrated in trying to make the best choice for me. When I called Trevor Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Rods, he was able to identify my fishing styles and needs and got me hooked up with the rods that will in turn help me be successful in catching big bass. When I placed the order, the rods were made, shipped and received very quickly to allow me to get on the water to use them. Their customer service is fast, friendly and always available for any questions or concerns. These rods also come with a rod protector which is great especially when you store them in your boat locker to help protect the guides.These rods have the durability and strength to match the type of fishing you will be doing. From flipping big jigs to casting a small Spinner bait, these micro guide rods allow you to cast a mile without losing sensitivity and missing out on your possible first or next trophy bass. Personally I flip big Texas rigs and jigs in the thickest of cover from mats to bull rushes to cattails and there is no doubt when I hook into an 8 or 9 pound largemouth Okeechobee Bass, these rods get the job done every time. When flipping in heavy mats, I use their "Heavy Mat Flippin' 7'10" X-HVY rod and when I am flipping around cattails and bull rushes I use their "Big Jig/Mat Flippin' 7'10" Hvy rod. Two other rods that I use most of the time is their "All Purpose" 7'3" for the Big EZ baits and there also new Okeechobee Rod which is an All Purpose rod to use the swim style baits such as the Big EZ or you can also use to fish a Senko type bait. To me there is no question that I made the best decision on my investment that will last a very long time. The pricing is competitive and you won't be disappointed with the quality and durability of Fitgerald Rods.
From: Jay: Boca Raton, FL
Comments: Great rods!!
From: Steve: Tallahassee, FL
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