8883 8’8″ 8/9 wt – Salt Special
This rod is very similar in taper to the 8982 described above however this model is offered as a 3 piece splice jointed rod finished out in saltwater corrosion resistant fittings and features a short detachable fighting butt. Suitable for bonefish, redfish, baby tarpon, snook or any other species that you would choose an 8/9 weight fly rod for. This rod taper is capable of very long, accurate casts with a single backcast while wading as well as the boat deck based quick-casts that are so common in this style of fishing and suit a quicker rod speed. Of course this rod can also serve double-duty for steelhead, salmon and all other larger freshwater or saltwater game fish.