Chromium Fishing Rod

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Carbon Fiber Everything
The "Carbon Fiber Special" rod. Sleek black 100% carbon fiber rod and carbon fiber split grip handles with "ultra touch" grip feel. Built on KISTLER's KC8+ 100% carbon fiber blank. Unbelievably lightweight averaging only 3.5oz.

KC8+ Kistler Carbon Blank - 100% Japanese Carbon by Toray with a proprietary 45 degree angle overlay construction. Each blank individually tested and approved by hand. Better than ever before.


Cast or Spin Casting
Power 4 MH Medium-Heavy
Length 7'3" Cork Handle



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

Built by hand in Texas

Born in a Texas garage

Our company was born in a Texas garage. After Trey Kistler returned home from serving in the Gulf War, he went to work with his father building fishing rods. When his dad retired, Trey decided to blaze his own trail. He decided to make an exciting life for himself, his wife and four babies. He decided to create some solid American jobs. And he decided to try and catch as many fish as possible. So he set himself to the task of making the best bass fishing rod out there. We, and Trey, wouldn’t have it any other way. If his family name is going to be on it, it’s going to be the best. Kistler products are excellent. Period. They are the most sensitive, the most responsive, the most trustworthy. When you hold one of our rods, you know you’re holding something special.

100% Purchase Protection


The Helium Fishing Rod is backed by Kistler's industry-leading "Bend Strong" warranty for 5 years. Read More.

Cast your Kistler! Use your product or try on your apparel. Get out and fish with your rod or reel for an entire day. If you're not satisfied, we want to make it right with a FREE return or exchange. Read More.

All rods are shipped FAST in a sturdy cardboard tube for $19.95. Read More.