From 13 Comes No. 8
Rods in the Hellbent series are constructed of 24 ton graphite with an Evolve
soft touch reel seat. Custom handles, stainless steel guides with Zirconium
inserts, and a chameleon finish complete the package. Spinning models are
offered in 6 versions from 6'0” to 7'0” including two 2-piece rods for a retail
price of $39.99. Casting rods come in 8 different models from 6'0” to 7'11” and
carry retail prices from $39.99 to $59.99.
The Hellbent rods deliver plenty of high end
features like Evolve reel seats and Zirconium reel seats for a great price
Spinning and casting rods in the Whitetail series both come in a 6'6” medium,
7'0” medium, or 6'6” medium-heavy configuration at a price of $59.99. With
Realtree camo-themed lightweight carbon blanks, they also feature Evolve custom
reel seats, and split grips. All 3 rods carry a retail price of $59.99.
The Hellbent rods come with unsanded blanks and a
The Whitetail casting reel comes in a 200 size and sports the same camo pattern
as the rods. Technical specifications include 5 ball bearings with instant
anti-reverse, 6.3:1 gearing, aluminum spool, soft touch knobs, and a magnetic
casting system. You can nab a Whitetail reel for $79.99. Rod/reel setups are
also available at $99.99 for medium power combos, and $129.99 for the
No.8 is not just a rod company...
Sync spinning combos retail for just $49.99 and come in 3 sizes: 5'6” medium,
6'6” medium, and 7'0” medium. All rods are 2 piece and utilize graphite blanks
with stainless steel guides, cork handles, and a cushioned reel seat. Sync reels
have 3 stainless bearings, instant anti-reverse, and an aluminum spool.
...and with quality baitcasters like this one
only has to wonder how long before they come out with a high end lineup
Rhythm combos provide the ultimate in value, costing just $34.99 each. The
combos are offered in 3 sizes: 5'6” medium, 6'6” medium, and 7'0” medium, with
all rods being 2 piece design. Each rod sports fiberglass construction with
stainless steel guides, and reels feature 2 stainless ball bearings, aluminum
spool, and a soft touch handle knob.
Ricky Teschendorf shows us the very aggressively
priced No.8 offerings
No. 8 Tackle company looks to be a solid value whether you are young, new to the
sport, or simply want to stretch your dollars far. We handled several of the
setups at ICAST and were surprised at the low prices. Like 13 Fishing, No. 8
Tackle should catch on and become a popular choice for many anglers. Gone are
the days when low prices always meant junk products! Look for all of No. 8
Tackle's products to be launching in stores by spring.