Our favorite fly rods for bass fly fishing - smallmouth & largemouth
The best fly rods you can get for bass.
Fishing for smallmouth, largemouth or striped bass requires the right tool for the job. These 4 fly rods offer superior function for catching these great fish.
|Fly rod||Line weights||Price|
|Echo EPR fly rod||8wt–12wt||$449.99|
|Scott Meridian fly rod||6wt–12wt, 15wt||$865.00|
|Sage BASS II fly rod||230gr.–390gr.||$550.00|
|G. Loomis NRX fly rod||3wt–12wt||$730.00|
Line weights: 2wt, 3wt, 4wt, 5wt, 6wt
The Echo EPR offers outstanding performance for your next bass fly fishing trip. This fly rod is terrific for casting those big flies smallmouth and largemouth bass love to eat. A Pat Ehlers design, the ECHO EPR features an extremely fast tip that loads effortlessly. The rod’s powerful bottom means more fighting ability to catch those big bass. A tremendous value for under $500.Product details >>
Line weights: 6wt, 7wt, 8wt, 9wt, 10wt, 11wt, 12wt, 15wt
Terrific for all bass fishing from smallmouth to stripers, Scott ReAct and X-Core Technology makes this Scott Meridian fly rod strong, reactive and effective. Designed with fishing comfort in mind, this rod allows you to fly fish for bass without wearing out your casting arm. 4 piece easy transport means less travel hassle and more fishing.Product details >>
Line weights: 230gr, 290gr, 330gr, 390gr
Upgrades from this rod’s predecessor makes this an even better rod for bass. Graphite IIIe construction and fast action makes this fly rod tough to beat. Its design creates extreme line speed well-equipped to handle those huge flies for powerful bass. Starting your next bass fishing adventure with a Sage Bass II means you’re well equipped for the fight ahead.Product details >>
Line weights: 3wt, 4wt, 5wt, 6wt, 7wt, 8wt, 9wt, 10wt, 11wt, 12wt
This fly rod is tough, quick and a responsive, great for getting the fly to the fish and landing that huge bass. Whether you’re an experienced fly fisherman or just getting started on your angling journey, G. Loomis NRX rods help increase your accuracy and distance, crucial for catching big striped, smallmouth or largemouth bass. Choose a G. Loomis NRX for your next fly fishing trip today.Product details >>
Bass fish like an expert--choose one of these rods for a great angling experience!