9' 5wt. (four piece) carbon fiber fly rod blank
Please note: The 9' 5wt. four piece blank is now offered in a natural graphite color with semi-gloss clear coat. Pictures will be updated soon.
The "Proof" 9' 5wt. fly rod blank features a true medium/fast action that is perfect for dry flies, nymph rigs, and small/medium streamers. The blank features a semi-gloss finish over natural graphite. The male ends of the blank are plugged to keep dirt out of the blank. Each blank includes a custom silk screened rod sock and a label. If you are looking for a top quality trout rod, then look no further!
If you are familiar with and like the XI fly blanks, then the new Proof fly blanks will be very well received with a significant cost saving.
Below you will find the rod specs. and suggested guide spacing. We also offer a few add ons to the blank. You can select a set of alignment dots, a custom label, and also add a complete guide kit.
Save a few dollars on the complete component kit which includes the blank, guides, and a grip/reel seat.
Here are the specs:
Line weight: 5 (it also throws a 4wt. line very well)
Butt diameter: .365"
Check: measured at 11" up from butt .338"
Blank weight: 1.6 oz.
4 1/2" (from tip)
size 12mm stripping guide - 76"