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Berkley® Lightning Rod™ Spinning


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  • Multi-Modular Graphite gives the strength and sensitivity of a high end graphite rod
  • Fore-grip uses Hidden Thread Technology to reduce wear and tear on your fingers
  • Skeleton Reel Seat provides increased sensitivity while helping to reduce the overall weight
  • SS304 Guides - 20x tougher and 55% lighter than traditional aluminum oxide guides and are factory tested for dependability 
The Lightning Rod built its reputation on a unique combination of strength and sensitivity. Today, the Berkley Lightning Rod® is still the fastest, strongest, and lightest rod in its class. 
Berkley® Lightning Rod™ Spinning is rated 3.4839 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features! Great performance! I bought it couple weeks ago and I got to fishing once, it's incredibly fast and sensitive!
Date published: 2015-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the pole it's self is awesome! I love berkley your the only brand I buy keep up the good work
Date published: 2015-05-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poorly designed butt and reel seat I have a 7-0 model that is used mostly walleye for crank baits. I find the extra length of the butt makes it almost impossible to retrieve in an underhand position or when casting. The extra length is useless as it makes the 7 ft rod actually a 6-6 ft rod because of the reel seat position, nullifying the extra distance that I get from my older rods
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best fishing pole ever how about this fishing pole for the fourth times I feel it this fishing pole has the perfect sensitivity versus flexibility. as any other brand I've ever used. then to top it off the price is very affordable. Is just the perfect combination
Date published: 2015-05-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Corke split when i put my reel on. Poor design. Only got to use it once. Never thought a rod from Berkeley would fall apart the first time used.. Evidently no one from their quality control has ever tried to use one of these rods. took it back and got a Browning much better rod.
Date published: 2015-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from still my favorite rods I have been fishing with Lightning Rods for over 30 years. I still use my first one. I feel they are the very best rods you can get for such a reasonable price.
Date published: 2015-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible sensitive with quick hook set I've been using this rod with a Pflueger reel. Spooled with 4lb test, flourocarbon for 3 years now. Mainly fishing the Yough River for trout. The rod translates so well that you'll actually feel your splitshot tapping the rocks as the current pushes the line down stream. I have caught several bass an also and a nice size carp with it. You wont believe how much backbone it has when you hook into large fish. Im not saying that you cant break it but its pretty darn impressive. For less than $40 if your any type of Angler your missing out if you dont own one. Im sure it will be one of your favorite go to Ultralights.
Date published: 2013-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 6'6" ML Spinning 2pc Rod I bought the 6'6" ML 2pc spinning rod (LR662MLS) not too long ago. For the price this thing is MONEY!!! I caught my very first Speckled Trout on it. That thing was huge and had the rod bent over kissing itself in the rear. Handled it flawlessly! Also, after a rough drought, I caught my first bass of the year. Not a monster, but after about 5 solid hits & 3 hook-ups this rod did the job perfectly! I am currently "window shopping" to see which one I'll be buying next! My only "complaint" is that there isn't a 2pc casting model offered. Compact portability is something I would like to have in a rod. Would I recommend this to a friend? You bet your bottom dollar I would! Get yourself one & tear 'em up!
Date published: 2013-05-11
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