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Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod, 7'0", Medium, 1 pc.

Item # 419853
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Key Features

  • Lightweight but strong IM8 fiber

  • 45-million modulus graphite blank

  • Fuji ECS/IPS Reel Seats

  • Fuji Concept Aluminum Oxide Guides

  • Premium cork handle


Our Price  $59.99
Sale Price  $44.99

Availability: In Stock

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Product Description
guide_series Constructed with a 45 million modulus blank reinforced with IM8 fiber for added strength, the Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod delivers outstanding strength with minimum weight. Fuji ECS/IPS reel seat with extra responsive Fuji Concept Aluminum Oxide guides. Premium-grade cork handle. One-year 100% Gander guarantee.
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Specifications
Model # GSS70-M1
Length 7'0"
Number of Pieces 1
Power Medium
Line Weight 6 - 12 lbs.
Lure Weight 1/4 - 5/8 oz.
Blank Construction 45 million modulus
Handle Material Cork
Reel Seat Fuji ECS/IPS
Guides Fuji Concept Aluminum Oxide

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Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod, 70", Medium, 1 pc.
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tip action (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Avid fisher (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      Nice Rod

      By RJ

      from Northern Neck of VA

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Tip Action
      • Lightweight
      • Sensitive

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod, 70", Medium, 1 pc.:

          I use this rod in inshore fishing for Striped Bass, Trout, etc. It's sensitive feels solid.

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          • No
           
          5.0

          Great Rod

          By T-Bone

          from Romeoville, il

          About Me Avid Fisher

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Accurate Casting
          • Flexible
          • Good Tip Action
          • Sensitive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bass
            • Lake Fishing
            • Large Fish
            • Walleye

            Comments about Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod, 70", Medium, 1 pc.:

            Great rod! I was looking for a longer rod that wasn't too tip heavy and wasn't too stiff. This rod fits the bill perfectly. I paired it up with a pflueger supreme and 15lb braid. Casts a mile! I have caught quite a few bass on this rod this season. Some came with so many weeds I could barely see the fish. This rod handled the extra weight beautifully. Liked it so much I bought the 5' UL and have been slaying the crappie and bluegil on that as well.

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            • No
             
            5.0

            G.Loomis made this rod for Gander Mtn.

            By Francis

            from Wichita, Ks

            About Me Avid Fisher

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Accurate Casting
            • Durable
            • Easy To Transport
            • Good Tip Action

            Cons

            • Didn't come with Rod sack

            Best Uses

            • Large Fish
            • Ocean Fishing
            • River Fishing

            Comments about Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod, 70", Medium, 1 pc.:

            I purchased this rod thinking I would purchase a St. Croix because the G. Loomis I wanted was too expensive. I was in the store and walked by the spinning rods and there in front of were G. Loomis rods. But they did not have a brand name G. Loomis on them. I only found the Gander Mtn. Logo on the Butt of the Rod. For [$] you can not beat this rod. The design on this rod is unique to Gander Mtn. Thus it technically does not compete directloy with G. Loomis. Loomis was purchased by Shimanno in 2007 so now Shimanno, Gander Mtn. and Loomis rods are pruduced by the same rod manufactures. This rod is perfectly matched with with a Shimanno Stradic CI4-4000f reel and 20lb Yo-zuri Hybrid Ultra Soft line and of course Kevin VanDams Line and Lure Conditioner. This combination is light and casts like a dream. Rod is strong enough for a 20 lb Salmon or Rainbow. I would even give 30 pounders a go with this rig. Congratulations Gander Mtn.

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            1.0

            would'nt buy again

            By island guy

            from minnesota

            About Me Avid Fisher

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Construction

              Best Uses

                Comments about Guide Series Classic Spinning Rod, 70", Medium, 1 pc.:

                Poor quality. Reel seat is too tight and small to hold most reels. Guide alignment is poor with the guide closest to the reel having too much off-set, creating line twist. Would not purchase again and wish i had returned it as it is pretty useless.

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