Helium Fishing Rod

$400.00
$299.00
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Description

Lighter than air. The way fishing should feel.

2021 HELIUM FISHING ROD

We stripped weight to increase sensitivity. Average only 3.5 ounce! It's what gives the Helium its name.

Our flagship rod at its core doesn't just "get the job done," but makes every cast and hook set feel effortless.

When your mettle is tested and you're competing for #1, the Helium gives you all you want and need in a fishing rod: lighter than air responsiveness that gives you every advantage over the next best fisherman.

Built on KISTLER KC9 Extremely High Modulus Blanks - 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray.

A dental surgeon requires a fine instrument to do his delicate work, the Helium blank is a fine instrument, meant for the most delicate of bites. A surgeon does not use his fine instrument to chisel, hammer or pull teeth, he uses a different tool for that.

Metallic blue on navy blue thread colors. Bold in its simplicity, our most popular rod to-date makes the Helium a stunning example of how peak performance and beautiful design really does define the way fishing should feel.

 

Every rod is Built by hand in Texas. All built, wrapped, glued, and epoxied by our team in our Magnolia, Texas facility. Backed by the Trey Kistler Warranty Promise for Five Years. First year = Free replacement. Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth year = Prorated replacement.

Specs

Cast or Spin Casting
Power 4.5 HMH Heavy Medium-Heavy X-Fast
Length 6' 9"

Reviews

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Helium Fishing Rod

TackleTour Helium Review

"With a new source for blanks, 2021 sees another new beginning for Helium as well as Kistler Custom Rods. Thing is, this new blank does not fish similar to any of the previous generations. It is a lot more lively with a resonance I normally equate to something high-end. It's as if Helium were a fine wine and this 2021 model were a vintage. In this case, Helium would definitely be on my recommended buy list as a good pairing to your favorite technique."

Helium

DEFINING TRAITS

LIGHTER THAN AIR

We're talking 3.5 oz light. It’s where the Helium rod gets its name. It’s what it feels like fishing with the Helium.

Sleek tapered grade a cork handle, corrosion control stainless steel guides, and a fuji reel seat each cut weight and give power and sensitivity to the helium.

We hear this all the time: “Light and sensitive... With plenty of backbone.” It’s what you get with Helium.

BLANK

Kistler KC9 Extremely High Modulus Blanks - 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray

A high-modulus 100% Carbon blank with advanced 45 degree layered carbon. Backed by Kistler's 5-Year Bend Strong Warranty, and specially hand tested for optimal performance.

Armor-plated resin gives it a bit of extra protection and character.

LEGACY

The Helium, formerly known as the Helium 3 or Helium LTA is the hallmark rod for Kistler Rods.

For almost 20 years there’s been a Helium on the market.

Used by Kistler pros to win big tournaments. It’s stood the test of time, and continues to be a fisherman’s favorite.

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WARRANTY

Backed by the Trey Kistler Warranty Promise for Five Years. First year = Free replacement. Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth year = Prorated replacement.

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Shipping

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SATISFACTION

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

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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 "Bold and Comfortable Weekender" Rod
    • $200
    • ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
    • 6'9" - 7'6"
    • 1-6
    • Kigan Stainless
    • Winn Grip 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

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