Suntech HM39R / Large Rod Case
by Terry Farmer
My new Zerosum Oni 450 has changed my long standing rod action preference. It casts so beautifully I have become spoiled. I've come to realize that I prefer a softer action as opposed to the action of the stiffer rods I've been using for the past couple of years. Hence my new Suntech Kurenai HM39R. Wow!, what a rod. It's as light as a feather and casts beautifully with little effort on my part. Suntech has a winner with this rod. The fit, finish and design are typical Suntech quality, first class. I took it out today for some bluegill action. I can hardly wait to try it out on some trout.
The plastic rod cases Chris lists are another great piece of equipment. They're super light and adjustable length. I got the large one so I can carry several rods at a time. I've fitted it with a belt loop so it doubles as a holster. I just slip the rod I'm fishing with in it, fully extended for changing flies, tippet or whatever. No more laying the rod down or collapsing for any of these actions.
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