G. Loomis Escape Travel Rods
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G. Loomis Escape Series Travel Rods

Our free time has become more valuable than ever and destination resorts are catering more and more to all segments of the fishing market. Saltwater flats fishing is not just a fly fishing thing anymore and add to the mix, destinations like Alaska, South America, Africa and Australia and there is a very strong demand for good quality travel rods in spin and cast. Traveling anglers require flexibility in their equipment. Rods that will handle a broad range of fishing challenges like ultra-lite trout and crappie action in freshwater to snook and tarpon fishing on saltwater flats. As more exotic fishing destinations are discovered, we find ourselves further and further afield. Most anglers would rather lose their clothing than their equipment. You can always fish in the pants and shirt you wore on the plane. If it’s too hot, make yourself some cut-offs and you can get by just fine, but you bought that high performance rod just for this trip, so having it arrive two days late - or not at all - is NOT an option. The last thing you want to lose on any fishing expedition is your rods and reels. Fly anglers are taking spin or cast back-up rods for windy, tough casting days and serious all tackle anglers are discovering the advantage of "carrying on" pack rods. It’s systems management for the traveling sport fisher and we provide the rods. Escape travel rods are all three-piece. Each rod has very specific line and lure ratings which, unique to the Escape Series include definitive descriptions of what type of spin or cast rod each are as well as the optimum line recommended, for example: the ETR75-3 ULS 4 is an Escape Travel Rod, 75" in length, 3-piece configuration, Ultra Light Spin with an optimal line rating of 4-pound test. Guides are Fuji “Alconite” and handles feature cork grips with fixed reel seats. Each rod comes in a handsome, protective rod sock and travel case.

Model Rod Length Handle Pieces Line Weight Lure Weight Action Power
ETR75-3 ULS 4 6'3" 220 3 2-6 1/32-1/4 Med-Fast Ultra-Light
ETR81-3 MHS 15 6'9" 221 3 12-20 3/8-1 Ex-Fast Med-Heavy
ETR81-3 MHC 17 6'9" 305 3 12-20 3/8-1 Fast Med-Heavy
ETR81-3 HS 20 6'9" 222 3 15-30 1/2-2 Fast Heavy
ETR81-3 HC 20 6'9" 305 3 15-30 1/2-2 Fast Heavy
ETR84-3 LS 6 7' 220 3 4-8 1/16-5/16 Fast Light
ETR84-3 MLS 10 7' 221 3 6-12 1/4-1/2 Fast Med-Light
ETR84-3 MS 12 7' 221 3 10-17 1/4-5/8 Fast Medium
ETR84-3 MC 14 7' 305 3 10-17 1/4-5/8 Fast Medium
ETR90-3 MS 12 7'6" 221 3 8-15 1/4-5/8 Ex-Fast Medium
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