TackleDirect Platinum Hook White Marlin Rods

TackleDirect Platinum Hook White Marlin Rods

Boasts a softer tip section geared towards a higher percentage of quality hooksets and less pulled hooks when targeting white marlin or sailfish with circle hooks.

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TD Code
DescriptionLengthPiecesPowerActionLine RatingPrice
TDPS662040SIN
TDA-0914
Platinum Hook Conventional White Marlin Rod6 ft. 6 in.1 pc.Medium-LightModerate-Slow20 - 40 lb.$299.99 USD
TDPS662040SIN-UB2
TDA-1402
Platinum Hook White Marlin Rod w/ #2 Short Aftco Unibutt6 ft. 6in.2 pc.Medium-LightModerate-Slow20-40 lb.$384.99 USD

TackleDirect Platinum Hook White Marlin Rods are high performance and the result of stringent "on the water" design and testing by some of the finest sport anglers around the world. Platinum Hook White Marlin Rods feature durable E-glass blanks with a softer tip section geared towards a higher percentage of quality hooksets and less pulled hooks when targeting white marlin or sailfish with circle hooks. The heavy duty Fuji SIN (Silicon Nitride) guides allow for trouble free use with your favorite monofilament line. This rod is ideally paired with a 20-30lb class reel for putting together double digit release days out in the deep.

5 Stars based on 2 reviews
Expert Review
By Brian
Egg Harbor Twp, New Jersey
December 20, 2019
Unibutt Model Ideal if Limited on Storage Space
First off, the rod has a nice soft action that is ideal for increasing your hook up ratio when targeting white marlin and even sailfish with circle hooks.Still has plenty of power where its needed for fighting a tuna or blue marlin. This model is slightly heavier than the non unibutt model with the slick butt, but for those that need to be able to break the rod down into two sections for storage purposes, it is a great option. Pairs well with your choice of a 20-30lb class conventional lever drag reel.
Pros- Easily breaks down into two pieces for travel or storage purposes - Nice soft tip to help increase hook up ratio - Specifically designed for targeting white marlin with circle hooks - All genuine Fuji guides and Aftco unibutt - Plenty of power in case you hook into a tuna or a blue one
Cons- Slightly heavier than same model with the slick butt
By Dave
Colorado
Great rod for travel
November 9, 2020
I have this matched up with an Avet HX reel. Perfect for trolling or casting for Sailfish, Dorado and Crevalle Jack in Mexico. Uni-butt brakes down nicely for travel and has great action for this length rod which makes catching fish in this size range a blast!
ProsLight weight, strong. Fun to fish
2 Questions & 2 Answers
Dave
from CO asked:
October 21, 2020
I am considering using a Shimano TLD-20 single speed reel with this rod. Would this combination work for trolling Sailfish and Dorado or do you have another suggestion?
 
1 Answer
Yes this reel would perform well paired with this for your fishing application, The retrieve speed on this reel is a little on the slow side, but this is a very popular reel and has been used for these trolling applications for decades
Submitted by: Alex T on October 27, 2020

Dave
from Centennial,CO asked:
October 13, 2020
What is the length of the 6 ft. 6in. 2 piece rod with the  Aftco Unibutt handle removed?
1 Answer
Thanks for reaching out about our products!

The length of the blade for this rod is approximately 5ft. The aftco #1 butts are about 20"

Submitted by: Alex Trommelen on October 22, 2020

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