Best New Fishing Rods Made in the USA
Finding the words “Made in USA” imprinted on a fishing rod or reel is a rare experience these days. The pressure to provide consumers with fair-priced products with high-end components is forcing many manufacturers to manufacture their products overseas. In our testing, we were delighted to find five manufacturers who still make rods – great quality rods – in the United States.
The BuCoo Micro and Cara T7 are good examples of the lightweight yet durable rods that Falcon has been known for in recent years. Each is handcrafted in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
St. Croix continues to create some of the world’s most innovative fishing rods at its plant in Park Falls, Wisconsin, where company engineers continually strive to improve high modulus, high yield materials. high deformation, such as his new Rods LegendXtreme.
Lamiglas is a pole-building giant that many American fishermen have never heard of. Nestled in the Pacific Northwest of Woodland, Wash., The company builds each rod one at a time. With over 300 models, it’s quite a business. The components of each Lamiglas rod work together in perfect harmony, as evidenced by the Infinity line from 2013.
But Lamiglas is not the only manufacturer of fishing rods in Woodland. G.Loomis has been producing quality fishing tackle from its headquarters there for decades. Like every year, Loomis continues to bring unique rods to the market, and this year’s GLX is no exception.
Trey Kistler, the son of one of the founders of All Star rods, started making rods in his garage, but his company now produces some of the best bass fishing rods money can buy from Kistler Rods’ Magnolia. , Texas, installation, including the new carbon steel line in 2013.
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