The Red Truck Diesel Graphite Fly Rod Blank
Thanks to a special arrangement with our friends from Red Truck Flyfishing, we are the only place anywhere to buy original, Red Truck fly rod blanks. Red Truck manufactures the Diesel graphite fly rod blank in Korea and they offer outstanding performance and superb value. Our matching aluminum tube and cotton twill rod sock are included.
Red Truck Diesel Double-Hand Fly Rod Blanks
are tough, elegant and represent fantastic value! Rods made from these 30/40 ton graphite double-hand blanks are powerful and responsive. They handle Spey, Scandi and Skagit casting styles and lines equally well.
Red Truck Fly Fishing developed their two-hand fly rods for primarily for Steelhead fishing. We tested these rods with many different head weights & lengths and we marveled at their power and versatility. RFT Gear offers the following two-hand fly rod blanks from Red Truck:
7110 11’0″ 4-piece 350-550 grains
6126 12’6″ 4-piece 250-450 grains
7136 13’6″ 4-piece 390-600 grains
Rods made from Red Truck Diesel double-hand fly rod blanks will cover all but the heaviest two-handed fly fishing. They are perfect for everything from Seatrout and Summer Salmon & Grilse on floating lines to heavier sunk line fishing for larger Salmon.
The finish on these blanks is natural graphite grey with a partially ground and clear-coated snake-belly finish which is both attractive and super durable. The overlapping ferrules are ground for a perfect fit which doesn’t require taping – even when casting the heaviest sunk lines at the top of the rating window.
Double-hand fly rods made from these blanks will give years of enjoyment under the hardest use. The construction quality is at the highest level and the price is much lower than one would expect from a fly rod blank of this quality. More and more custom rod builders are discovering Red Truck fly rod blanks and both they and their customers are shocked at the performance of the rods built on them.
Take a look in the components section for perfectly matching RFT and RT double-hand grips and seats in various sizes, colors and configurations.