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Tenkara Adventure Outfitters Driftless Zoom Rod is Now Available!

As we mentioned on Episode 10 of the Level Line Podcast, Tenkara Adventure Outfitters has been working on a new zoom rod for quite some time (with a little help from one of Tenkara Angler’s own). Today’s the day they unveil their new model, the Driftless!

Tenkara Adventure Outfitters Driftless Zoom Rod - Tenkara Angler

Purchase the TAO Driftless Zoom tenkara rod here!
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According to the Tenkara Adventure Outfitters Website:

“The Driftless, a unique geographical area rich with spring fed streams that create the perfect habitat for hundreds of miles of eager trout. It’s no coincidences we named our latest rod paying tribute to that same area. This rod was developed by Matt Sment and tested on the trout rich streams of the Driftless, along with streams in Colorado and New Mexico. That is a pretty diverse habitat and the rod fished them all with ease! Zoom rods are sometimes viewed as a compromise in action. This rod however compromises nothing. It is two very distinctly different rods with equally nice actions. Unlike some other rods, this rod has a meaningful adjustment range of almost 2 feet. From small crowded streams to open midsized streams this rod has you covered!”

  • Closed Length: 26″
  • Extended lengths: 8’6″ / 10’4″
  • Handle: 10″ 
  • 6:4 medium flex
  • High quality carbon fiber
  • 360 degree micro-swivel lillian
  • Hard storage tube and rod bag included
  • Attractive Grey and OD green combination

We at Tenkara Angler look forward to getting our hands on a final production version and doing the proper write up, independent measurements, and rod report you’ve become accustomed to reading. If you’re interested in adding a Tenkara Adventure Outfitters Driftless to your quiver, it is currently listed with a $135 MSRP.

Tom Bayly at TAO has been kind enough to offer 10% off to Tenkara Angler readers with coupon code DRIFTLESS10250 now through September 15th, 2023.

What do you think of the Tenkara Adventure Outfitters Driftless zoom rod? Let us know in the comments below!

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