Premium S-glass 8'3" #8 fly rod blank

Premium S-glass 8'3" #8 fly rod blank

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Taniwha TSH 836 8'3" #8 S-helix S-glass fly rod blanks, 4-piece


Available blank only with an optional good quality rod sock and rod tube.  Components sold separately.  


TSH blanks are made from uni-directional S-glass, a higher strain and faster recovery fiberglass almost identical in modulus to cane, with a helical wound S-glass scrim for improved hoop strength and faster blank recovery.   The action is fast-medium to fast for glass, loading progressively with the initial flex mainly in the top third of the blank .  The relaxed smoothness that is the hallmark of casting a fiberglass fly rod is retained, but with plenty of zip on line shoot and ample reserve power to fight larger fish or to lift and aerialise longer lines. 


Taniwha S-helix series of fibre glass fly rod tapers are specified to our requirements, refined through several prototype testing stages.  They are made by a designer whose early career included designing high performance fly rods for a well-regarded New Zealand brand before establishing his own advanced composites manufacturing facility based in China.  They offer excellent performance, and first class fit and finish at a very reasonable price for this quality.  


TSH 836 8'3" #8, 4-piece model description

A beast tamer with huge lifting power, strong tip and a faster tip action. The TSH 838 is recommended for saltwater use, bass, carp and light pike fishing, also suitable for big streamer monster trout fishing and sinking or Hi-D sink tip lines. Lengths below 9' reduce swing weight and give you improved leverage against strong fish, so may also suit boat or kayak anglers.


Available colour:  ghost grey, sanded translucent.   Ferrules are tip-over-butt (not spigots).


Tip: 2.4mm #6

Butt: 12.8mm (winding check 12.5mm)

Weight: 84g  2.95oz



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