The latest new rod from Abu Garcia...
Vendetta Rod: Our first impression of the new Abu Garcia
Vendetta bass rods are that this new series of rods are going to be expensive. It has the
appearance of a JDM rod with an EVA split grip handle design and anodized red
highlights throughout. In addition the rod goes further to give anglers a
premium appeal by having the butt cap laser etched with the Abu Garcia crest.
But when it comes to price we couldn't be more wrong. This clean looking rod is an absolute steal with a retail
price ranging from only $79.95 to $89.95.
Butt cap laser etched with the Abu
Garcia crest, a very nice touch
Diving into the details of the Vendetta bass rods
we find the Abu Garcia Vendetta rods are factory balanced to perfectly
match Abu's Revo casting and Soron spinning reels. The secret to this rod is
the factory tuning, explained Abu Garcia pro Stetson Blaylock. I can use my
Revo or Soron reel on these rods and fish all day on the Tour without the
fatigue I get from other combos. That means Im catching more fish and bringing
a better limit to weigh in.
Red highlights throughout, all of
which are made of
aluminum, the reel lock has a JDM appeal but does not click like the
The Vendetta rods are all one piece graphite
blanks equipped with Pac Bay DPL and APL frame guides with SiC inserts and Fuji
Soft-Touch ACS and VSS reel seats. A split grip design is used incorporating
high-density EVA material with a one piece machined, anodized aluminum lockdown.
A Texas-rig hook keeper is also used on the Vendetta rods. With these components
it's design to provide the best performance and sensitivity in a lightweight
Only $79-89 for this amazing
looking rod that uses quality components like this Fuji ACS reel seat
Seven spinning models are available ranging from a
63 medium action model to a 74 medium action rod. There are ten baitcast
rods in the Vendetta series from a 63 medium to a 76 medium heavy rod. The
new Abu Garcia Vendetta rods will be readily available September 2009.
63 M, 66 M, 66 MH, 69 ML, 70 M, 70 MH, 74 M
63 M, 66 M, 66 MH, 69 MH, 70 M, 70 MH, 73 H, 73 MH, 76 MH,
Tip to butt, the Vendetta is an
aggressively styled rod, one that Revo owners will actually want to fish with
Vengeance Rod: Revo fans seeking the rod with the best value and
performance need to look no further. Abu Garcia
introduces the new Vengeance series of spinning and baitcasting rods targeted
for bass fishing.
Introducing the even more
aggressively pried Vengeance rods
Vengeance rods are designed to be the functional bass fishing workhorse rod, but with the balance and features bass anglers demand. The graphite
rod blank is lightweight and sensitive, yet powerful enough to handle the
biggest bucket mouths. Additional features include a soft touch Sea Guide reel
seat for dependable reel to rod attachment, deep pressed casting guides and OY
spinning frames for smooth casts, and a high-density EVA contoured rear grip and
fore grip for comfort and security.
These rods are also factory
balanced for the Revo and Soron reels
For an added attractive touch, each rod has the Abu Garcia Crest laser etched
into the butt cap. For convenience, the Texas rigged hook-keeper holds lures in
place preventing tangles with other tackle when stored or on-deck running to the