What do massive fish that reside in and around all varieties of heavy cover have in commonplace? Once hooked they’re going to kick your butt before burrowing into the thickest junk they are able to to find! Do not allow them to kick your rod’s butt, too. The brand new “Mini Magnum” was once designed, with assist from Nick Curcione, neatly, to kick butt back. The 8′ Mini Magnum rods utilize Temple Fork’s Bluewater Technology (a hybrid combination of S-Glass and top-modulus carbon fiber for outstanding lifting power and casting skill), however is similarly at home in both recent and salt waters. So go ahead and throw your favorite popper into that tight spot. Once eaten there may be enough butt strength to yard bucketmouth & pike out of the lily pads, rip mossback yellows & seabass from the kelp beds or haul backcountry snook & tarpon away from the mangroves. Each Mini Magazine rod is going thru TFO’s proprietary TiCr coating process twice, adding power and sturdiness. The wealthy blue granite finish at the 3-piece Mini Magazine blank is rather unique. The rod itself features outsized titanium oxide stripping and snake guides, a channeled and cushioned up-locking reel seat, and Flor grade full wells grip and fighting butt.