These completed 5wt ready to fish rods feature our second-generation RetroFlex technology, combining maximum feel with the sturdy reliability of an augmented and reinforced butt section. Our material renders fiberglass the way glass should be: lithe and supple, never brittle or rigid. The result is a rod that is responsive, dynamic, and expressively tactile. Measuring 8'0" in length and weighing in at a 3.7 ounces, these 3 section completes are ready to be fished heavily for years to come. Completed Rod is shipped complete with a custom Blue Halo Rod Sock & protective Storage Tube Case.
- Reverse Half Wells Grip
- Blue Halo All Aluminum Uplocking Reel Seat
- Hook Keeper
- American Tackle Guides
Currently available in 7 standard translucent colors.
CAPPUCCINO: It might be called "cappuccino," but this rod has little to do with steamy cups o' joe and bad background music. Though its coffee-inspired name, and its appearance--balanced on the edge of traditional rod color and contemporary sensibility--might suggest a refined city kid, this rod clearly belongs out in the country. It's up to you to send it home. Order up your own and put that needed shot of caffeine in your veins.
CHARCOAL: Something about the color charcoal evokes precision. It's clinical. It's coldly efficient. Maybe robotic, even. Although this rod is called charcoal, it's glass through-and-through, allowing you to present a fly with surgeon-like accuracy, and be more fully present when the strikes come thanks to the sensitivity of our second-generation RetroFlex technology.
CRANBERRY: The color red has numerous associations. Love. Anger. Warmth. Passion: we choose to associate red with that time of year when our favorite fish are spawning, when their attitudes are running hot, and when the strikes are fierce. Match the spawn with some sizzle of your own with this Blue Halo RetroFlex II fiberglass complete.
JADE: Blue Halo jade completed rods have the ornamental appeal of heirlooms: something your great grandad traveled far to acquire. But this is beauty with a purpose, and that purpose is catching fish and bucking tradition while doing so. Try your worst: there is no way you can make this rod look bad. Luckily, our jade completes offer more than just a pretty face. You don't need to travel the silk road to put a rare piece of jade in your hands.
RAW: Honest. Au naturel. Free-spirited. Just as the good Lord made it. Call it what you will, but don't call these raw completes unsophisticated. They might be coming at you in the buff, but their soft action can play a trout with the best. Raw power.
SKY BLUE: The sky blue complete matches the clarity of a perfect day on an alpine lake, when the cloudless sky and the still water converge as if one element. These completss are loaded with the promise of summer days out of doors, away from the rat race and all irksome obligations. Naturally stunning and ridiculously fishable. The definitive cure for the summertime blues.
SUNDROP: It's only the center of our universe. No big deal. Now it's your turn to handle the cosmos by customizing your very own sundrop rod. Sure, it might be crazy to suggest that simply naming a rod after the source of all life on our planet might grant the rod some cosmic power, but then again, you can't prove otherwise. These sundrop completess are stellar in every sense. Go ahead: order one up and call yourself the Sun-God. We approve.
I've fished "higher-end" graphite rods for years and let me tell you, this rod just jumped to the top of my rotation. This rod is an absolute blast to fish. I simply couldn't be happier with my purchase.