The rod is overall very good for the price, and the reel is definitely better quality than most kits this cheap. Casts very well, although a little bit stiff for a 6 weight. Reels just fine and even comes with a few good beginner flies. If you are looking to learn but not break the bank, this is a great option. This is also a great option if you are just looking for a spare, or want to help teach how to fly fish.
Received this rod as s gift. For a beginner, this rod is great, light weight and pretty sturdy until (stupid me) I closed my car window with it sticking out and I turned it into an 8' rod. Even with the missing 1', it still worked great and was able to continue fishing with it for the rest of the day.
This fly rod and reel has netted me a lot of fish. It light and easy to cast the line in the water. I've had a lot of good action catching fish and hope to have many more years of fly fishing with this combination.
This was my first fly fishing rod, so I'm no expect on the subject, but I'm really impressed with this combo especially for the price! I've only been using it for a few weeks now but I'm already very comfortable with fly casting. I would definitely recommend this combo to anybody looking to give fly fishing a try but not break the bank. This combo is definitely durable and will get you on the water and catching fish!
This is a good starter fly fishing set. it meets all my expectations. I am really enjoying it so far. Very nice for the money!