Graphite Fishing Rod

$149.99
Best Seller - This is our best selling/most popular model in this series. If you're not sure which model to pick, go with this one (while it's in stock!)
Rods with engravings or fish decals will ship in approximately 2 weeks.
Engraving

Engraving - $20 Details

Note: placement of custom engraving goes between handles.

Add Engraving on Any Stock Rod

Rods with engravings or fish decals will ship in approximately 2 weeks.

0/50
Click here to design your own custom rod
Currently backordered and ships in approximately 1-3 weeks Learn More
  • Description
  • Specs
  • Reviews

Description

The all new GRAPHITE Rod Series 

The Highly affordable, highly durable and highly valuable Kistler Rod.

Built by Hand in Magnolia, Texas inside the Kistler Rods Factory

Fuji Reel Seat with Kistler Foam Smart Grip

EVA Foam split grip handle gives you a soft, comfortable day of fishing.

Kigan semi-conventional rings, stainless steel, tangle free frames.

KISTLER CARBON KC6 Blank - Standard Modulus

WHY KISTLER?

Veteran Owned | American Craftsmanship | 5-Star Rated | #1 In Custom Fishing Rods | Strong Values | Unmatched Sensitivity | Excellent Customer Service | Meticulous Design Detail | Expert Rod Builders | Built By Hand In Texas

Every GRAPHITE rod is Kistler-Crafted™ by hand.....built, wrapped, glued, and finished by our team in our Magnolia, Texas facility.
Backed by the Trey Kistler Warranty Promise for Five Years. First year = Free replacement. Second - Fifth years = Prorated replacement.

Specs

Cast or Spin Casting
Power 5 H Heavy
Length 7' 0"

Reviews

YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 5/5

"I ordered the new Graphite rod heavy 5 power. When it arrived my first impression was how light it was. After several trips to the lake and really giving it a true test, I can honestly say you will not be disappointed. The rod is super light, extremely sensitive, and powerful. The rod boasts a light, sensitive tip which allows for accurate casts yet it has a solid backbone that allows you to pull fish from heavy cover without having that broomstick feel. This one has definitely found a permanent place on my boat deck."

- KEVIN

Watch the Video

The All New Graphite Rod

"Fantastic!"

"This is my first not from a box store rod, and boy can you tell the difference! The rod was perfect out of the box and the attention to detail is obvious. I will be a returning customer, I can guarantee that."

- Ethan K., Texas

"Excellent"

"I was happy to see that the rod was as light as it was considering it is a heavy action rod. I bought it for punching through the heavy grass on Choke Canyon Reservoir. woked like a charm. I'll be buying more Kistler rods. I also need to thank them for being sponsors for Blue Line Bass Club!"

- Hank F.

Watch the Video

Building Graphite Rods in Texas

"Super Sensitive and casts great!"

"The Kistler Graphite rod is awesome! First off it is super sensitive and can detect the slightest bite. Plus the rod casts great and has a great backbone which I need when bridge fishing and catching smallmouth like the one pictured. This was my fifth Kistler I have purchased in the last year. I highly recommend purchasing one!"

- Michael J., Kaukauna, WI

Affordable PerformanceGraphite

Videos

Fishing with the Kistler Graphite and Kistler Spinning Reel

Up Close of Graphite (Casting & Spinning)

How To Choose The Right Rod

"Graphite Series"

"I purchased the 7’M/H and 7’LM/H, great rods and great value at this price point. Have caught multiple fish on both of these rods and I was very pleased. I own 23 kistler rods from argon,klx,FNR and helium and I like every single one of them. Gonna get the 7’ heavy graphite as soon as it is back in stock. If you like kistler rods as much as I do then the graphite series will go nicely to anyone’s arsenal"

- Everett

WARRANTY

Backed by the Trey Kistler Warranty Promise for Five Years. First year = Free replacement. Second - Fifth years = Prorated replacement.

Learn More

Shipping

Order 3 rods or more = Rods ship FREE. Order 3 reels or more = Reels ship FREE! All rods are shipped in a sturdy cardboard tube.

Learn More

SATISFACTION

30-day money back guarantee if you're not satisfied.

Learn More

Series Comparison Chart

Series
  • Description
  • Price
  • Customer Rating
  • Lengths
  • Powers
  • Guides
  • Handle Type
  • Reel Seat
  • Built by hand in Texas
  • Blank
  • Warranty
    • The "Get Started With Kistler" Rod
    • $150
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9", 7'0"
    • 2-5
    • Kigan Stainless
    • Black EVA Split Grip
    • Fuji Graphite
    • Yes
    • KISTLER KC6 Carbon - Standard Modulus
    • 5 year
    • The "Time To Up Your Fishing Game" Rod
    • $200
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9" - 7'6"
    • 1-6
    • Kigan Stainless
    • Cork Grade "B" w/ foam butt
    • Fuji Graphite
    • Yes
    • KISTLER KC7 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray
    • 5 years
    • The "All Purpose Hybrid" Rod
    • $300
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9" - 7'6"
    • MED, MH
    • Kigan Stainless
    • Grade "A" Cork Palm Swell
    • Fuji Graphite
    • Yes
    • KISTLER KC7S S-glass and Carbon by Toray
    • 5 years
    • The "Professional Standard" Rod
    • $300
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9" - 7'6"
    • 1-6
    • Kigan Stainless
    • Grade "A" Cork Palm Swell
    • Fuji Graphite
    • Yes
    • KISTLER KC8 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray
    • 5 years
    • The "Lighter Than Air" Rod
    • $400
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9" - 7'6"
    • 1-6
    • Fuji Corrosion Control
    • Grade "A" Cork Tapered
    • Fuji Graphite
    • Yes
    • KISTLER KC9 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray
    • 5 years
    • The "Top Shelf" Rod
    • $550
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9" - 7'6"
    • 1-6
    • Fuji Titanium Torzite
    • Grade "AA" Cork
    • Fuji Graphite
    • Yes
    • KISTLER KC9 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray
    • 5 years

Not Sure

Answer these 6 questions that will guide you to Trey Kistler's personal recommendations.