The bantam weight of our Surf series, designed for distance casting and punching flies into the wind. The Opal Surf rod 5/6 is extremely light in hand, with a fast action, progressive flex perfectly suited for casting flies from beaches and jetties.This rod is built strong to handle the abusive situations encountered in the extreme coastal fishing environment without taking the fun out of it. All Opal rods come with American Tackle Titanium Guides, IM8 Silica Nano Matrix (SNM) resin, AAAA cork and custom anodized reel seat with unidirectional locking ring. Read more.
Use of rod: Surf casting variety smaller inshore species including schoolie stripers and blues, coho, surf perch . Comfortably casts small or large flies, floating or heavy sink lines. The Opal Surf fly rod 5/6 is light enough for single hand casting and excels w/two hand casting techniques.
Fly line recommendations:
Rio Outbound Short 9wt, Rio Outbound short 8wt, SA streamer express or 300 grain shooting head.
Serum 350gr 36ft; Serum Tip System 350gr 36ft;