Product Review                  

Week of June 25, 2007

All Star, Pflueger Fly Tackle, more

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All Star IM-10 Graphite Inshore Rods

Seven new rods have been added

All Star spent hundreds of hours on the water with the best inshore fishermen from around the country to create the best actions    available. Designed by saltwater pros, the new Team All Star Inshore Series rods feature IM-10 graphite and have taken inshore fishing to a new level.

 

And now they’ve added two new casting and five new spinning rods to the series, noted in red below.

 

These high-performance rods can tackle a wide range of techniques and applications. Each rod features a lightweight graphite reel seats for direct contact with the blank for even more sensitivity. Other features include cushioned stainless steel hoods on the reel seat, Fuji aluminum-oxide guides, premium cork handles and a stainless steel hook keeper.

 

IM-10 graphite and its unique Super Stretch resin system is the building block of All Star blank manufacturing. This multi modulus graphite has proven to be one of the best in the industry for strength and sensitivity. These blanks are strong and durable to allow for super hook setting power while keeping weight to a minimum.

 

Features Include:

• IM-10 graphite blanks with specific inshore actions

• Corrosion-resistant Fuji aluminum oxide guides

• Lightweight graphite reel seats with cushioned stainless steel hoods

• Casting models feature blank thru reel seats for increased sensitivity

• Premium grade cork handles

• Stainless steel hook keeper

• Made in the USA

 

 IM 10 Graphite Inshore Casting Rods

Model #

Lgth

Lure

Wt.

Line

Wt.

Action

Pwr

TIS TR1SH

7'0

1/16-3/8

6-12

Mod

L

TIS TR2

7'0

1/8-5/8

8-17

Mod

M

TIS TR2SH

7'0

1/8-5/8

8-17

Mod

M

TIS CS1

7'6

3/8-3/4

10-20

M Fast

M

TIS STR

6'6

1/16-3/8

6-12

Fast

L

TIS TTS1

6'9

1/16-3/8

8-15

Fast

L

 

 IM 10 Graphite Inshore Spinning Rods

Model #

Lgth

Lure

Wt.

Line

Wt.

Action

Pwr

TIS TR2-S

7'0

1/8-5/8

8-17

Mod

M

TIS TR1-S

7'0

1/16-3/8

2-8

Mod

L

TIS RS3-S

7'0

1/16-3/8

8-17

Fast

L

TIS CS2-S

7'0

1/4-5/8

8-17

Fast

M

TIS SS8-S

8'0

1/4-1

6-12

Mod

M

TIS 907TX

7'6

3/8-1 1/2

8-17

Fast

H

 

About      $79.95 – 99.95

 

 

Available at all Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and West Marine

 

800-347-3759   service@allstarrods.com
 

www.allstarrods.com/  

 

All Star Coastal Classic Offshore Rods

All new rod Series from the family of Shakespeare

All Star Graphite Rods goes offshore fishing in 2007 with the launch of the meticulously designed Coastal Classic Series.  Superior actions, excellent craftsmanship, and quality hardware make this series a sure favorite with the offshore crowd. 

 

These Coastal Classic Offshore Rods have features such as high-strain graphite and E-Glass blended blank construction; stainless-steel wide-frame guides with aluminum oxide inserts; Fuji heavy-duty graphite reel seats; EVA contoured triangle-shaped foregrips; and aluminum gimbals with rubber butt covers.

 

Available in 7 casting actions from 6 to 7 ft in length and 4 spinning actions from 6’9’ to 7 ft in length, the Coastal Classic Series will be a sure bet to handle all your offshore applications from 12-50 lb line class.

 

Features include:

  • High strain graphite/E-Glass blended blank

  • Blank is fully epoxy coated

  • Stainless steel wide frame guides

  • Aluminum oxide inserts

  • Fuji heavy-duty graphite reel seats

  • EVA contoured triangle shaped fore-grips

  • Aluminum gimbals with rubber butt covers

 

Coastal Classic Offshore Casting Rods

Model #

Lgth

Line  Wt

Power

CCOSC601220

6'0"

12-20

M

CCOSC601530

6'0"

15-30

M

CCOSC603050

6'0"

30-50

MH

CCOSC662050

6'6"

20-50

MH

CCOSC665080

6'6"

50-80

H

CCOSC701530

7'0"

15-30

M

CCOSC702050

7'0"

20-50

MH

 

Model  #

Lgth

Line Wt

Power

CCOSS691220

6'9"

12-20

M

CCOSS701530

7'0"

15-30

M

CCOSS702040

7'0"

20-40

MH

CCOSS702050

7'0"

20-50

MH

 

About      $99.95 – 129.95

 

 

Available at all Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and West Marine

 

800-347-3759   service@allstarrods.com
 

www.allstarrods.com/  

 

Contender SS Baitcast Reels

The Pflueger Contender saltwater conventional reel is constructed with a cold-forged and anodized aluminum spool, a corrosion-resistant graphite frame and 4 sealed stainless-steel ball bearings. It's set-up with a smooth, oversized multi-disc star drag system and a rugged aluminum handle with a soft-touch T-knob for easy operation.

 

Available in three models:

 

G15

Capacity: 360-yds of 14-lb test

Ratio: 4.3:1

Weight: 18.3 oz

Class: H/FW, L/SW

 

G30

Capacity: 320-yds of 20-lb test

Ratio: 4.3:1

Weight: 18.9 oz

Class: M/SW

 

G50

Capacity: 330-yds of 30-lb test

Ratio: 3.6:1

Weight: 21.5 oz

Class: M/SW

 

Specifics Include:

  • 4 sealed stainless-steel ball bearings

  • Corrosion-resistant graphite frame/side plates

  • Smooth, oversized multi-disc star drag

  • Cold-forged/anodized aluminum spool

  • Level wind

  • Stainless-steel pinion gear

  • Rugged aluminum handle

  • Soft-touch T-knob

  • On/off bait clicker

  • Stamped stainless-steel foot

 

About       $59.99

 

800-334-9105   repairs@pfluegerfishing.com 

 

www.pfluegerfishing.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit Fly Reel Series

Functional by design

 For 2007 Pflueger is proud to introduce yet another performance-minded addition to our ever-expanding assortment of tackle for the fly fishing enthusiast.  The new Summit fly reel is constructed from lightweight corrosion-resistant aluminum and is set to become a best seller.

 

This large-arbor reel features ultra-smooth high-end performance for a price far lower than you'd expect for a reel of this quality. Innovative design features and construction techniques team to deliver great performance in a durable, yet lightweight reel.

 

The new Summit Fly Reel Series is available in 4 models suitable for 4-10 weight rods, and incorporate a smooth drag system.

 

Spare spools are available for about $39.95

 

Features Include:

 • Forged, machined, and anodized aluminum frame and spool

 • Large arbor spool design

 • 2 ball bearing and one-way clutch bearing

 • Patent pending center-disc drag system for total drag control

 • Convertible left/right hand retrieve

 • Large rubber knob

 • Easy-release spool switch

 • Spare spools available

 

About           $ 79.95

 

800-334-9105   repairs@pfluegerfishing.com 

 

www.pfluegerfishing.com

 

Pflueger Trion IM-8 Graphite Fly Rods

Trion IM-8 rods are an excellent choice to match up with the Summit Fly Reel Series. Trion rods are made on quick, responsive, powerful IM-8 graphite blanks which represent an excellent value in a fly rod.

 

They have very nice cork grips, Reverse half wells on the first 5 models and full wells on the last 3. The Trion Rod also has a Wood body with bronze-tone anodized aluminum reel seats, except the 8/9 and 9/10 models which additionally have 2" detachable fighting butts.  Trion rods have Black ceramic stripping guides with stainless steel snakes, tip top and hook-keeper.

 

Features Include:

• Light/strong 98% IM-8 graphite blanks

• Fuji aluminum oxide stripper guides

• Hard wood reel seats

• Long lasting aluminum hardware

• Protective aluminum butt caps

• Stainless steel snake guides

• Hook keeper

• Comfortable top-grade cork grips

 

Model #

Length

Pcs

Line Wt

Guides

PT 75-45

7’6

2

#4

7 + Tip

PT 80-56

8'0

2

#5

8 + Tip

PT 85-56

8'6

2

#5

8 + Tip

PT 85-67

8'6

2

#6

8 + Tip

PT 90-56

9'0

2

#5

8 + Tip

PT 90-67

9'0

2

#6

8 + Tip

PT 90-89*

9'0

2

#8

8 + Tip

PT 90-10*

9'0

2

#10

8 + Tip

 

*Models include removable 2ฝ" fighting butt extension

 

About   $69.95

 

 

800-334-9105   repairs@pfluegerfishing.com 

 

www.pfluegerfishing.com

 

Pflueger Purist IM-6 Graphite Fly Rods

The Purist IM-6 Fly Rod is a modestly priced fly rod very worthy of consideration. This one is Ideal for the beginner angler.

Pflueger products are world famous for their innovation, dependability & attention to detail. Pflueger continues to combine pride in craftsmanship and commitment to new technology to create a line of superior fishing products.

 

Pflueger has produced quality fishing products for over 120 years & quality remains our #1 priority. Simply put, Pflueger Products Perform.

 

Features Include:

  • Light/strong IM-6 graphite blanks

  • Aluminum oxide stripper guide

  • Stainless steel snake guides

  • Hook keeper

  • Graphite reel seat

  • Cushioned stainless steel hoods

  • Top-grade cork grips

 

Model #

Length

Pcs

Line Wt

Guides

PP 75-45

7'6

2

#4

7 + Tip

PP 80-56

8'0

2

#5

8 + Tip

PP 85-56

8'6

2

#5

8 + Tip

PP 85-67

8'6

2

#6

8 + Tip

PP 85-78

8'6

2

#7

8 + Tip

PP 90-56

9'0

2

#5

8 + Tip

PP 90-89

9'0

2

#8

8 + Tip

 

About    $35.95

 

 

800-334-9105   repairs@pfluegerfishing.com 

 

www.pfluegerfishing.com

 

Contender SS Low Profile Baitcast Reels

Built for the harshest environment in fishing

Here is a strong, durable, all purpose saltwater baitcast reel. With its 5 stainless steel ball bearings and one-way clutch instant anti-reverse bearing, it has a rugged aluminum frame that surrounds a machined and double anodized aluminum spool. The Contender SS Low Profile reel also features a main gear applied 6 disc drag system, duel soft touch knobs, and a soft touch thumb bar spool release.   It has a line capacity 170 yds of 14 lb test line, and a gear ratio of 6.3:1

 

If you’re fishing in saltwater or the or big game freshwater brutes you better have the right reel.  Anything less is coming back in a plastic bag.  For 2007 Pflueger took that concept to the extreme with the Contender SS Low Profile Baitcast Reel.  Drag performance, corrosion resistance, torque, and every component was addressed to make this reel not only saltwater friendly, but truly saltwater tough. 

 

Features include:

 • 5 stainless steel ball bearings

 • Corrosion resistant bearings in key locations

 • One-way clutch instant anti-reverse bearing

 • Rugged aluminum frame with aluminum side plate

 • Machined and double anodized aluminum spool

 • Patented six-pin adjustable centrifugal brake system

 • Titanium line guide

 • Precision cut brass gears with 6.3:1 gear ratio

 • Main gear applied 6 disc drag system

 • Dual soft touch knobs

 • Soft touch thumb bar spool release

 

About         $119.95

 

800-334-9105   repairs@pfluegerfishing.com 

 

www.pfluegerfishing.com

 

Contender SS Baitcast Combos

Pflueger Contender Lever Drag reel, with a new drag system is built for durability and ruggedness. Built on a graphite frame, this 4 sealed stainless steel ball bearing reel has a cold forged anodized aluminum spool, and a smooth, dependable, oversized multi-disc lever drag system, will provide years of quality service.

 

Matched with a one-piece 6'6 strong walled rod that has comfortable EVA handles, this combo is ready to troll umbrella rigs, parachute jigs, and spoons.

 

Features Include:

  • Contender Lever Drag Trolling Reel

  • 1-pc, strong walled tubular fiberglass rod

  • Heavy duty chrome-plated stainless steel guides

  • Durable graphite Fujiฎ reel seat

  • Rod clamp and wrench included

 

About        $99.00

 

 

800-334-9105   repairs@pfluegerfishing.com 

 

www.pfluegerfishing.com

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