Premium S-glass 7' #3 fly rod blank

Premium S-glass 7' #3 fly rod blank

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Generation 2 Taniwha TSH 703 7' #3 3-piece S-helix S-glass fly rod blanks, 3-piece

Available blank only including a good quality black cotton rod sock, or add a discounted rod tube.  Components sold separately.  

TSH blanks are made from uni-directional S-glass, a higher strain and faster recovery fiberglass almost identical in modulus to cane, with a helical wound S-glass scrim for improved hoop strength and faster blank recovery.    The action is fast-medium to fast for glass, loading progressively with the initial flex mainly in the top third of the blank .  The relaxed smoothness that is the hallmark of casting a fiberglass fly rod is retained, but with plenty of zip on line shoot and ample reserve power to fight larger fish or to lift and aerialise longer lines. 

Taniwha S-helix series of fibre glass fly rod tapers are specified to our requirements, refined through several prototype testing stages.  They are made by a designer whose early career included designing high performance fly rods for a well-regarded New Zealand brand before establishing his own advanced composites manufacturing facility based in China.  They offer excellent performance, and first class fit and finish at a very reasonable price for this quality.  

Model description

A crisp, medium to medium-fast for glass action.  Tip sensitivity favours stream fishing river applications, dry fly and light-medium nymphing and duo rigs (beads 2-3mm).  3-piece configuration gives a smoother and slighty fuller flexing action more suitable for a short rod and for close range fishing.  The  longer TSH 4-piece models have a slightly faster/tippier action.

Available colours: ice and olive translucent, unsanded finish.  Ferrules are tip-over-butt (not spigots).

Tip: 1.55mm #4.0

Butt: 9.2mm (winding check 9mm)

Weight: 35g 1.25oz

Optional discounted component kits suitable for this blanks are available using the 'related products' link below

Guide spacing and sizing