Lightweight composite construction, designed as a multipurpose Barbel rod
If you want to target Barbel or other specialist species, the Ron Thompson EPV2 Specialist/Barbel Rod
is a good lightweight multi-purpose option to have in your hand. Made from a composite blank with quality guides, it has a graphite reel seat and Japanese EVA handle.
Length: 11' / 330cm
Casting weight: 1.5lbs
Transport length: 173cm
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8lb Barbel easy, 14 August 2016
By SteveWolvo (Wolverhampton)
Caught lots of Barbel on the River Severn Bridgenorth in july and aug using this Rod i only fish with 1 Rod . Point is that i seen other fishermen with 2 rods and not cheap rods either they had all the high tech gear and they blanked. I was there using my £9.99 Rod and caught 5 Barbel in 1 session. Nice Rod you can really give them some stick to get them out the snags using this Rod i defo recommend if your on a budget. 10/10
Brilliant stuff, 30 June 2016
By Ramjetski (Norwich, Norfolk)
Got my self one of these it handled carp up to 12lb no problem now off to get another, very good value and a quality product.
Great Value, 26 July 2015
By Johnpike (Gloucester)
Bought two of these Barbel rods one for myself and one for the wife. Very light weight with a soft forgiving action. My Rod is combined with the hardwear freerunner deluxe 60 Reel & prologic xlnt camo line, 16lb My wife's Rod combined with the okuma carbonite cbf 155 & prologic xlnt camo line, 15lb . Either Reel works well & gives Excellent Smooth Casting. The rods can handle Mirror Carp well as I caught a 9lb6oz & my wife caught a 6lb10oz Yet to get a Barbel on the rods yet but Handles Big fish well Great Rods & Value for Money.
Ron Thompson 11ft 1.5lb Rod, 21 July 2015
By leadcorelee (Market Rasen)
purchased this rod for my 9 year old daughter, its a great rod for carp and tench and she has caught well over 100 carp on this rod up to around 15lb, it casts well and has a forgiving through action the only fault as a few have said is the handle is a bit to long, a great rod for the price, I purchased another so she has a matching pair.
A great mistake, 19 July 2015
By old man river (Birmingham)
My son took this out today mistaking this for an 11ft feeder rod. He used my rod and I used his We had a great time. It casts brilliantly and for its price puts rods ten times more expensive to shame.
We had a dozen large carp and bream in quick succession and the rod easily coped with no trouble at all. It has a sweet action and bends nicely to absorb the knocks and runs.
A super rod. I'm going to get another one for myself.
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