Barbel are part and parcel of most all-round specialist anglers agenda. Some of the biggest known Barbel dwell in narrow rivers where casting heavy weights and countering strong flows are not an issue. Its a common mistake to fish with too powerful a rod which lacks the correct playing action. With cork/Duplon grip and Shimano reel seat, the 1½lb test curve Purist Barbel Classic is ideal for such situations, providing two length options plus quivertip and Avon top sections.
XT60 + Biofibre Designed for the UK in conjunction with the youngest ever Specimen Cup winner, Darran Goulder Traditional Olive on Olive whippings and blank finish 11ft small river- 12ft allround river 1ft parallel extension that can be added/removed whilst fishing, if conditions change. 1 Avon top (1.50lb) / 3 x Quiver tips (2oz, 3oz, 5oz) + carrier section Dura-Cork slanted detail handle Slim diameter designed handle for comfort with screw-lock reel seat Double leg Hardlite Guides for superior strength and traditional looks 2 piece set-up for simple transport and assembly Rod sleeve with rod bands
* Multi modulus carbon construction. * Two piece blanks. * Anti glare finish. * SVT Double leg rings. * Slim cork handle. * Size 16 reel seat. * Hook keeper ring. * Action of each rod tailored to test curve. ** I have to say at these prices you won't buy a better Barbel rod - EXCELLENT VALUE !!!