The Mediterranean Sea has a tidal range of about 3 feet, so this is what the continental rods are designed for, to cast and fish a very small, almost non-existent, amount of tide with tapered mainlines from .16 -.22mm (6-10Lb) with pyramid leads. The famous Cod and skate mark of Battery point at Portishead on the Bristol Channel has a tidal range of 47 feet, so .4 -.45mm (20-25Lb) mainlines and big grip leads are the order of the day.
So Anyfish Anywhere have designed a rod that can be used around the whole of the UK, and not just a few spots on the south coast: rock, kelp, cliffs, piers & beaches, winter to summer the new 14ft GBFS Pro can handle the lot, just like their other red label rods, but this time Specifically for the fixed spool angler.
Where many people go wrong, is in thinking that a fixed spool rod and multiplier rod are designed the same way, they are not.
The differences are huge: the way you hold and load the rod when casting; the feel of the rod is different, as is the way it is held when reeling in, and the pressures on the wrists and arms due to its balance are all taken into account.
Anyfish Anywhere have addressed all these points when designing and making this high end fixed spool rod, from scratch. This rod, as with all their rods, is simply explained in its name: 14ft the length, GB - British style rod - FS the rod is a fixed spool design - PRO the range it is part of.
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