First Look: Kistler KLX Feel N Reel Series Casting Rod
I’ll be totally straightforward: I’ve had my eye on this rod ever since I heard about it at ICAST 2016. I’m a big-time crankbait fisherman—I prefer to crank over any other technique. I’ve done extensive research, field testing and product development throughout my career on every modern-day cranking component including lure shapes, lip angles, hooks, reels, line and especially rods.
After several months testing this rod in a myriad of different situations, I can comfortably say that it’s one of the best crankbait fishing rods I’ve ever used.
Here are my full thoughts on it.