These are the best fly rods for tarpon you can buy
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Here's our favorite selection of fly rods for fly fishing tarpon.
We've handpicked our favorite fly rods for fly fishing tarpon - click on each above to find out why. If you've got any questions you can give us a call at the shop!
|Fly rod||Line weights||Price|
|Echo EPR fly rod||8wt–12wt||$449.99|
|G.Loomis NRX fly rod||3wt-12wt||$730.00|
|Sage SALT HD fly rod||6wt-13wt, 16wt||$950.00|
|Scott Meridian fly rod||6wt-15wt||$865.00|
Line weights: 8wt, 9wt, 10wt, 12wt
With line weights from 8wt to 12wt, the EPR is a solid choice for small to mid-sized tarpon. These rods are the result of a 2-year collaboration between Echo’s Tim Rajeff and The Fly Fisher’s own Pat Ehlers. The EPR features a super fast tip and a powerful bottom half with plenty of oomph for long casts and punching into the wind. Priced under $500, it’s easily one of the best tarpon rods on the market for the price.Product details >>
Line weights: 3wt, 4wt, 5wt, 6wt, 7wt, 8wt, 9wt, 10wt, 11wt, 12wt
If you’re looking for a do-it-all rod for both freshwater and saltwater fishing, put the NRX on your shortlist. Tarpon, bass, bonefish, permit – this rod excels at them all. Combining lighter and higher density carbon fibers with Nano Silica resins, the NRX line is lighter, more durable, more sensitive and more responsive than ever. When it comes to tarpon the NRX will help make the cast and is tough enough to handle the fisght.Product details >>
Line weights: 6wt, 7wt, 8wt, 9wt, 10wt, 11wt, 12wt, 13wt, 16wt
Whether you’re stalking tarpon in freshwater rivers or in the ocean, the Sage SALT HD fly rod is a great choice. Available in 6wt to 16wt, these rods are capable of handling everything from skinny water of the flats to offshore bluewater battles with giants. Built with Sage’s KonneticHD Technology, the SALT HD lets you cast further and faster, with both power and delicacy. With features like oversized Fuji ceramic stripper guides, anodized aluminum uplocking reel seat and oversized hard chromed snake guides and tip-top, the SALT HD is built to survive saltwater.Product details >>