Booster

The ultimate speciality rod for predator fishing

Booster

If big toothy critters is the name of your game, the Booster is the rod for you. With a deep progressive action the Booster delivers big flies as easy as nothing. A handle in a cork/rubber mix gives you a steady grip and we ensure that you will come out on top. Style and attitude included.

ONE MODEL - ONE ACTION - ONE PURPOSE


  • Blank in azure-blue glossy finish.
  • Round aluminum reelseat in matte black anodized finish.
  • Fullwells handle and fighting butt in durable cork-mix.

Booster
Booster


  • Ceramic stripping guides and durable chrome snake-guides with double coating.
  • Rod model inscription and dot mark on ferrules for correct fit on rod sections.
  • Comes in cloth bag and pentagon shaped cordura tube.

Booster

If big toothy critters is the name of your game, the Booster is the rod for you

Models Length Line # Tempo Weight PCS
Booster
988-3 MF 8'8" 9 F 144g 3

Rod Curve: FC=Full Curve, MC=Mid Curve, TC=Tip Curve
Rod Tempo: M=Medium, MF=Medium Fast, F=Fast

Additional Information

LINE RECOMMENDATION

Optimizing the maximum potential of any fly rod comes down to choosing the correct fly line for both climatic and water conditions as well as the anglers chosen casting discipline and casting ability. We generally recommend matching the designated line weight with the designated rod weight as the best overall performance choice. However, all LOOP rods are designed to factor in a margin of tolerance to allow the fly fisher to increase or decrease the line weight depending on the particular fishing situation.

 

Review our lines selections to find the best line for your needs.

ROD TEMPO ACTION

ROD TEMPO ACTION:

Each LOOP fly rod has a specific rod tempo classification to denote the flex curve/action of the blank during the casting stroke. The particular classification (Medium, Medium/Fast and Fast) informs our customers where power is supplied as biomechanical input from the hand/hands relates to energy transfer output through the rod and in to the fly line. In simplified terms, the Medium, Medium/Fast and Fast tempo designations indicate the blank’s curve structure and flexibility during the casting cycle.

 

M – MEDIUM TEMPO ACTION:

Our medium tempo rods have a full flex action designed for slow, stealthy and deliberate presentations with long, delicate leaders and small flies. This slower tempo is also most amenable to freshwater environments and requires long, deep power application through the blank to optimise this particular rod action. This action is ideal for short to medium casting scenarios and offers a high degree of sensory feedback from the blank both during the casting cycle and when playing fish.

 

Casting Ability Level: Novice, Intermediate, Good, Expert 

 

M/F – MEDIUM/FAST TEMPO ACTION:

This classic LOOP rod action offers the fly fisher more structure and backbone in the lower sections of the rod. This allows a broad range of angling application due to the perfect balance of casting performance and fish fighting ability. When longer casts are required, the angler can call upon more power reserve in the rod’s blank compared to the medium action tempo, resulting in greater water coverage for minimal biomechanical output effort.

 

Casting Ability Level: Novice, Intermediate, Good, Expert 

 

F – FAST TEMPO ACTION:

Our fast tempo rods are designed for more direct-to-target power application with minimal blank deflection when the rod is brought to a stop on the forward delivery. This transfers forward energy through the rod in to tight, aerodynamic loops and even in challenging wind conditions, longer casting distances can be achieved with ease.  With less flex in the blank compared to the Medium and Medium/Fast tempos, this action does however, require more finely tuned and accurate timing than the slower flex tempos to maximise performance of this classification of flex pattern.

 

Casting Ability Level: Intermediate, Good, Expert

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