July 05, 2016
In 2015, Fenwick introduced the World Classfamily of high-performance fast-action fly rods and the reception by flyanglers has been great. Fenwick is expanding the line up to offer more versionsfrom a 7-foot 3-weight to a 13-foot, 6-inch 8/9-weight. The new fly rod will bea part of the 2016 ICAST New Product Showcase in July.
World Class fast-action blanks are built with3M Powerlux 500 technology and composites. The rods are more powerful andlighter due to the high concentration of nano-sized spheres of silica combinedwith high modulus graphite fibers.
Cork – AAA grade – is used for the reverse half-wellsplit grip on the 3 to 6-weight models and the extended full well handle oncertain models. Double-handed World Class rods measure from 11 feet, 6 inchesto 13 feet, 6 inches. The rods also feature a secure, exotic hardwood reel seatdesign. The butt cap is laser engraved with the Fenwick logo.
Eighteen new models are added to the original 11.All World Class fly rods are either four or six-piece and delivered with customFenwick cloth-covered rod tube and bag. Suggested retail for the Fenwick WorldClass Fly Rod ranges from $299.95 to $499.95.