Temple Fork GTS C696-1 Gary Loomis Tactical Series Bass Casting Rod

Temple Fork GTS C696-1 Gary Loomis Tactical Series Bass Casting Rod

Price: $159.95

Oversize Packaging Required - Long Tube or Box
TD Code
TypeLengthPowerLine Wt.
Lure Wt.
Rod Wt.
GTS C696-1
Bass Casting6'9''
H10-251/2 - 1 1/23.8Fast$159.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Temple Fork Outfitters Gary Loomis Tactical Series Bass Rods utilize a proprietary scrim in conjunction with TFO's high modulus carbon fiber blank material to save weight and increase sensitivity without sacrificing strength. GTS Bass blanks are tastefully finished; simply polished, with a thin layer of matte clear coat to enhance the natural luster of the fibers, TFO's trademark Color ID Split grip is further complemented by a two-piece reel seat and a natural cork ring split grip.

GTS rods are topped with TFO's proprietary Tactical Series guides; machined stainless steel inserts are super-hard chrome anodized then swaged into a chromium-impregnated stainless frame. What does this all mean? Super hard, super slick, saltwater safe and no more lost fishing time due to lost inserts...and they're 30% lighter than standard SiC guides.

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
4.5 Stars based on 4 reviews
By WalleyeBob
Excellent Rod
March 20, 2019
This rod was recommended to me by a fellow club tournament member that I fish with and it preforms excellently. It is the first one of two that bought and I am very satisfied!
ProsConstruction excellent Looks very professional Action is very sensitive
By Lee H.
Santa Cruz California
I love these TFO rods
October 4, 2018
I'm an equipment freak with everything, not just fishing. I know that if I'm not using the best equipment, then I'm just wasting my time. These TFO tactical series are the best rods I've come across. I've tried more expensive rods that still pale in comparison to this series. The first good fish you fight on one of these and you'll know exactly what I'm talking about. I've also tried other series of the TFO line, and they are good, but this tactical series is that one step above - truly a 10 out of 10 situation.
ProsThere is something special about the handle and the way your reel attaches that turns two pieces of equipment into one solid piece. The feel is amazing, and the snap on your cast makes for consistent distance control with your casting.
ConsI don't see any
By bernard
gouldsboro, pa
.... They don't build them like they use to ....
March 7, 2018
....Hey there.... I have always been a Temple Fork 'Fly/Spey Rod' person..... I must say the fit/finish of the rods has declined since 2005. <')\\\\\\><
Pros... the name ...
Conspoor fit and finish
By Carlton H.
Raleigh, NC
Quite possibly the greatest rod ever made.
September 21, 2017
My review headline says it all. This rod feels like it was made for me.

It's so great I gave 2 away to friends for Christmas.

It's certain sure that Gary Loomis knows how to build great rods - NOW he's built a beaut at a killer price.

Check it out!
ProsFeels like it was made for YOUR hands.
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