TackleDirect TDSSTS703MH Silver Hook Series 3PC Travel Rod - 7 ft.

TackleDirect TDSSTS703MH Silver Hook Series 3PC Travel Rod - 7 ft.

Price: $99.99
TD Code
DescriptionTypeLengthPowerActionMono Line RatingLure WeightPrice
Silver Hook Series Inshore 3pc Travel RodSpinning7 ft.Medium-HeavyModerate-Fast10 - 20 lb.1/2 - 1-1/4 oz.$99.99 USD

Backpack on shoulder with just enough gear for two days, tickets in one hand, my 3 piece travel 7' M Silver Hook Series rod from Tackle Direct in the other. Destination, front deck of a flats boat in South Florida. Guide directs me to 2'o clock, 30 yards away moving left a big Tarpon looking for breakfast. A cast, a pickup and a battle that I have dreamed of forever. Linesider released, bucket list fish checked off, "Fishing Perfection".

TackleDirect TDSSTS703MH Silver Hook Series 3PC Travel Rod Features:

  • Genuine Fuji Reel Seat
  • High Density Graphite Composition Blanks
  • Fuji Double Foot Concept Guides
  • Hi Gloss Epoxy Coated Thread Wraps
  • Grade ''A'' Cork Grips
  • Carry On Size Travel Case
5 Stars based on 42 reviews
By Dennis
northern virginia
Bought these for my wife
September 24, 2016
Great deal with the special offer on the Okuma reel. Light weight, cork handle very nice rod
  • good travel case and nice action
  • none
By Frankie
San Diego, California
January 4, 2022
Purchased one of these travel rods to pair with a Shimano IX4000R spinning reel for a Florida Keys trip. The rod handled well and landed some hard hitting Jack's. My son and I found a school near a bridge and the rod landed consecutive Jack's of various sizes! They gave the rod a beating and it held up. Also, the sections of the rod never separated. I was impressed with the rod. We loaded 20lb braid and 20lb floro top shot that was smooth casting for the rod. This was our light rig and we used it the most. It's a fun rod!
  • Handles well
  • Cork grips and sleek black rod look cool
  • Light
  • Rod stays fixed when properly constructed
  • Travel tube is a few inches longer than the rod after its broken down in the 3 sections. If your planning on packing it within checked luggage to avoid carry-on, you will need a suit case or travel bag 30" or longer in length.... food for thought.
By Stacy
Georgetown SC
Exactly what I needed
November 7, 2021
Upcoming trip to Eleuthera required a new rod, exactly what I needed. Was so nice it inspired me to get a new reel as I couldn’t put an old reel on such a nice rod. Thank you!
By Tom
Los Angeles, CA
Took it to Hawaii
August 6, 2021
I am pleased with this rod. The case is solid and the components of the rod are of good quality. I paired it with a Daiwa Legalis 4000 C and it felt balanced and cast well off the reefs and rocks pitching lures in Kauai. The rod handled a 4ft Trumpet fish with no problem. Make sure the pieces of the rod are firmly in place before casting. This is true for any rod that comes in sections. I will take this rod with me next time I travel to Florida and put it through the paces there. For inshore fishing it works.
  • Portable and can handle inshore fish. Light. Good case.
  • Take care to ensure the sections are firmly in place.
By Cole
Overland Park, KS
Silver Hook Medium Heavy Travel Rod
August 2, 2021
Overall great rod for the money. The guides are much more reinforced than on the medium power rod for a more durable travel rod. Will be great for any saltwater or freshwater occasion.
By Michael
Elgin, SC
Excellent rod
July 19, 2021
Bought one for a Florida trip, handled mangrove snapper, snook, and a pissed jack. Highly recommend planning on buying the medium heavy soon!
  • Compact
By Joseph
Key West, FL
Great stuff
May 9, 2021
Perfect travel rod. Works great
By Joe
Wayne NJ
nice travel rod
February 13, 2021
I purchased 2 of the MH rods for trips to Florida. They have held up well for several trips. I put both rods in one tube. They stow easily in the overhead.
By Kevin
Travel rod
February 7, 2021
A great little inshore travel rod. The case is a bit bulky but the rod itself is a good Value
By Vince
Plm Bch Gdns, FL
Nice rod
January 4, 2021
Nice lightweight travel rod. So far working great for snook fishing
  • stays together well
By Don
Travel spinning rod
December 22, 2020
Bought the med heavy version last year to travel to Brazil fishin the Amazon for peacock bass. Used a shimano reel with #65 braid. Caught 13 lb first day on this rod and it handled it great. Light weight. Easy to assemble and use. Caught it on sale but is as good as more expensive rods I ordered the medium so I have both models
By Johnbj
New York
Love this rod
November 6, 2020
Rod casts great. It casts much better than the two piece rod I have. Don’t let the description of it being a travel rod influence you. I bring two rods with me when I fish. I basically use the 7 foot for fishing in the wash with lighter baits. It does an excellent job. This purchase far exceeded my expectations.
  • Casts great
By Thomas
Mt Airy, Maryland
Great travel Rod
September 17, 2020
Great travel Rod For the price. Breaks down so easily and can fit in an overhead compartment for travel. Absolutely no need to bring a one piece for the quality of this travel rod.
  • Lightweight, easy to transport, and a great price.
  • None
By hani
Dubai UAE
Nice rod
July 19, 2020
I got one and use it with 40 gram jig ..got nice golden trevally on it .

Very good backbone

I like it
By Jacob
Solid rod
June 23, 2020
This is my first travel rod and so far it's been a solid bargain for the price. Not to mention the rod tube is big and sturdy enough that you could easily put another rod in it.
  • Price, sturdy case, solid
8 Questions & 8 Answers
from New Jersey asked:
December 27, 2019
What is the total weight of the rod? 
1 Answer
Rod: 7.7oz

Case:32.0 oz

Total: 39.7 oz

Submitted by: Alyssa Madosky on January 3, 2020

from New York asked:
November 13, 2019
Would a spin fisher 2500 fit well on this rod ?
1 Answer
The 2500 would pair well with the TDSSTS703MH
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on November 13, 2019

Tom Mendola
from Los Angeles, CA asked:
April 24, 2021
Would the Daiwa BG 3500 be a balanced outfit with this rod? I am looking for a travel rod to fish from the shore in Hawaii. 
1 Answer
Yes, the Daiwa BG 3500 would be a great choice for this rod and would balance well.
Submitted by: Austin - TackleDirect Customer Service on May 6, 2021

from Weymouth MA asked:
January 23, 2021
How heavy of a lure can l throw on the MH?
1 Answer
This rod is rated for up to 1-1/4oz., but I wouldn't throw anything heavier than 2oz. 
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on January 25, 2021

from Holmes, PA asked:
November 8, 2018
Can 20lb. Braided line be used with the guides on this rod it only lists Mono.
1 Answer
Yes, you can use 20 lb braid.
Submitted by: Rebecca on November 9, 2018

Steve Schmucker
from Pa asked:
November 8, 2018
Can 20 lb. braid be used with this rod it only lists 20 lb. mono in the description
1 Answer
Yes, you can use 20 lb braid.
Submitted by: Rebecca on November 9, 2018

John N
from Willards, Maryland asked:
January 3, 2017
I assume someone manufactires this rod for Tackle Direct. Can you share the name of the manufacturer?
1 Answer
The Tackle Direct rods are made by Tackle Direct.
Submitted by: Donald on January 4, 2017

from NJ asked:
July 28, 2016
1.what is the length of the travel case? 2.what size pen reel would you recommend pairing this rod with? Thanks
1 Answer
Al, Hello the tube length is 32 inch. I would suggest a 3000-4000 size penn reel
Submitted by: Tyler on July 29, 2016


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