Ocean Tackle International TS2 Popping Rods

Ocean Tackle International TS2 Popping Rods

$299.99 - $369.99
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Model
TD Code
TypeLengthLine
Weight
Lure
Weight
Fight
Drag
Max
Drag
Price
OTI-TS27102540
OTI-TS27102540
Spinning7'10
2 pcs
25-40lb40-115g8-12lb15lb$299.99 USD
OTI-TS284060
OTI-TS284060
Spinning8'0
2 pcs
40-60lb60-125g17-18lb20lb$329.99 USD
OTI-TS286080
OTI-TS286080
Spinning8'0
2 pcs
60-80lb70-140g20-22lb30lb$349.99 USD
OTI-TS27680120
OTI-TS27680120
Spinning7'6
2 pcs
80-120lb100-280g25-30lb50lb$369.99 USD
Built to do battle with the toughest pelagic heavyweights across the globe, the Ocean Tackle International TS2 Popping Rods offer the perfect balance of power and lightweight performance that you can rely on when the moment comes. The TS2 Popping Rods offer incredible strength while maintaining a great lightweight feel for easy working of poppers and stick baits. Whether you are throwing plugs at schooling tuna in your home waters, or traveling to exotic locations on the hunt for Giant Trevally and other bucket list fish, the TS2 Popping Rods are a worthy weapon of choice for trophy hunters worldwide.

  • Toray Carbon Blank Construction: Lightweight while maintaining strength and power
  • Fuji GMKWSG SIC Concept Guides: "K" series Concept tangle-free design. Stainless steel frame, SIC insert ring.
  • Fuji DPSD Deluxe Graphite Spinning Reel Seat: Additional locking nut for extra secure lock down of your reel.
  • Super Sized Stripper Guide, Size 40: Reduces resistance on casts from line whipping for increased casting distance.
  • Fuji GRC rubber gimbal: Fits perfectly on any popping/fighting belt, while helping reduce weight.
  • EVA Grips: Extremely light weight and durable.
  • Two-Piece Butt Joint Design: Blank section slides into the top part of the grip section for easy travel.
  • Premium Rod Sock: Easily store, transport and protect your rod
5 Stars based on 4 reviews
By Nathan
Los Angeles
Strong Back Bone!
July 15, 2019
Used this rod for my last 2 trips in CA for BFT and YFT.
Very strong back bone and tip is soft enough to feel the biting
By Mike
Canada
Awesome Rod !!
July 1, 2019
Ive only had one trip with this Rod and only used a couple days on the boat, but I fought a 50+ Kg GT (that we got a very good look at 20 m from the boat when he hit) on which I could not Stop with 50 lbs of drag and the rod held up perfectly during the 90 seconds I had it on. I did land several smaller ones up to 10 Kg and horsed them in in under a minute no problem with the OTI TS2. on another day I was using my Hamachi 7'6" and landed a 20 Kg GT and the reel seat is now loose :(
ProsVery strong and not too heavy.
ConsNone that I can see.
By Michael
Rockaway Beach
Nice Light Rod
December 22, 2018
The rod feel’s awesome in my hand’s, nice snd light but strong
Pros2 piece rod, nice travel bag
ConsNone
By Michael
Washington
Excellent Value
February 7, 2018
Nice fit and finish, quality components. I would expect to pay more for this rod. It cast better than I expected. BUT I have not fought Sizable fish YET!
6 Questions & 6 Answers
JS
from Los Angeles, California asked:
January 26, 2018
Is the TS2 replacing the tuna sniper line? or are they complementary?
1 Answer
The "TS2" is replacing the original Tuna Sniper.
Submitted by: Bernie on January 31, 2018

Scott A Brown
from FL asked:
May 16, 2020
So , I ordered the 7'10",  Is the saragosa 6000sw a good match, 40 lb braid?
1 Answer
Hello Scott, 


Yes, your 6k Saragosa will pari perfectly with this rod. Tight lines! 

Submitted by: B. Smith on May 19, 2020

Thanh
from Orange, CA asked:
March 16, 2020
what's the difference between this and the Gen 1 model?
1 Answer
The Gen 1 rod does not have an additional locking nut on the top portion of the reel seat.
Submitted by: Brian on March 17, 2020

Nathan
from Los Angeles, CA asked:
June 6, 2019
Which model should I get for Penn Slammer 6500HS?

I am trying to pop the BFT and YFT upto 100 - 150lbs...

1 Answer
Submitted by: Chris Renna on June 13, 2019

JS
from Los Angeles, California asked:
January 26, 2018
How much do each of the rods weigh?
1 Answer
The 7'10" 15lb drag model weighs 12.34 oz. The 8' 20 lb drag model weighs 16.05 oz. The 8' 30 lb drag model weighs 16.79 oz. The 7'6" 50 lb drag model weighs 15.88 oz.
Submitted by: Devon on January 30, 2018

Adam
from Baktimore asked:
January 10, 2018
What is the split on these rods (assume butt to blank) and how long is the 8ft version broken down in its rod sock.
1 Answer
The split of the rod is right above the fore grip (70/30) and the measurements for the top pc of the rod is 66 3/4 inches and the bottom pc is 33 inches in length.
Submitted by: Donald on January 13, 2018

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