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Rods - New & Used

I have selected a range of rods suitable for standup game fishing and sport fishing - based on fine performance, value for money and finding a perfect match for a balanced rig. I am sure you will find these satisfying to use.

All new rods carry a full manufacturer’s warranty.

12 MONTH GUARANTEE of satisfaction, we will replace, repair or refund your payment if you are not satisfied within 12 months.

I provide after sales service on my products so you can have peace of mind. I also offer totally unbiased advice for your next tackle purchase.


  • Bent Butt UB2
    Bent Butt Brand New UB2 Black/ Gold anodized to suit 24kg or 37kg stand up rods with 24mm spigot, Std radius fits into std length rod holder without re drilling location pin.
    NZ$ 195.00
  • Kilwell Gladiator 24- 37kg
    Kilwell Gladiator 24- 37kg Stand Up Game Rod, E Glass Blank, Featuring Large Aftco Wind On Roller Tip & Detachable Bent or Straight Alloy Butt - You choose, Heavy Duty Tri foot Fuji Silicone Carbide Guides , awesome action from this Blank, only 5ft 8" long for Max angler leverage. Ideal for Marlin, Tuna and Swords. Made here in New Zealand with Kilwell Sports Lifetime Guarantee. RRP = $749 so great saving here.
    NZ$ 695.00
  • Kilwell Livefibre 37kg Fully Rollered S/U New
    Kilwell Livefibre 37KG Stand Up Game Rod, Featuring Detachable Alloy Bent Butt or Straight Butt, You choose. Brand New, Aftco Big Foot Wind On Roller Guides and Roller Tip, 5ft 4" for maximum angler leverage. Superb quality made in New Zealand. In my opinion this is the Best Production 37kg NZ made Stand Up game rod ever. RRP is $899 so great saving here. Usually shipped 3-5 days.
    NZ$ 795.00
  • Kilwell Stand Up 24kg - 37kg
    Kiwell EG37SU Stand Up Game Rod 24kg - 37kg rated, Composite construction, 5ft6" long, featuring Roller Tip and H/D guides, Alloy reel seat and gimball, finished in Black with gold trim, excellent value cost effective game rod. Suit Marlin, Tuna , Sharks and Hapuka. Awesome Value here! Usually ships 3-5 days.
    NZ$ 195.00
  • Pacific Bay UB2 Bent Butt
    Bent Butt Brand New UB2 Silver anodized to suit 24kg or 37kg stand up rods with 24mm spigot, Std radius fits into std length rod holder without re drilling location pin.
    NZ$ 175.00
  • Straight Butt UB2 New
    Straight Alloy Butt Alps with UB2 - 24mm spigot diameter to suit most 24kg stand up game rods, fits most 24kg & 37kg stand up rods , Black/gold collars.
    NZ$ 175.00
  • Custom Catchalot 50-130lb
    Custom Catchalot 50-130lb Brand New Stand up Game Rod, featuring Full Aftco Big Foot Roller Guides and Roller Tip, 5ft6" long. Calstar Blank XXH . Custom Made for Catchalot . Detachable Alloy Bent Butt. Leather Foregrip.
    NZ$ 895.00
  • Kilwell Sceptre 24kg - 37kg Chair Rod
    Kilwell Sceptre Chair Rod, 24kg - 37kg, Featuring Heavy Duty Fuji Tri foot Guides and Aftco Wind On Roller Tip, Alloy Real Seat & Gimball. 7ft6" long so suit Chair use. Awesome NZ made rod. Good Used Condition.
    NZ$ 250.00
  • Kilwell Xantu 37kg
    Kilwell Xantu 37kg Stand Up Game Rod, As new used one season , Unmarked. Featuring Full Big Foot Atfco Roller guides and roller tip. 5ft6" long. Detachable Alloy Bent Butt. Made in NZ by Kilwell Sports , Lifetime Guarantee. These are very high quality featuring Nano Fusion Technology to give Maximum power with Minimum weight. Only one left now, just sold 4 , be in quick boyz
    NZ$ 595.00
  • Kiwell Gladiator 37-60kg
    Killwell Gladiator 37kg - 60KG Stand Up Game Rod, with Aftco Wind On Roller Tip and Silicone Carbide Heavy Duty Guides, UB4 Bent Butt Detachable.
    High Quality Product Proudly Made in NZ. Lifetime Guarantee.
    * 2 piece aluminium bent butt UB4 = Suit 80W or 130 Reel Sizes
    * Ethylene Vinyl Acetate EVA foregrips
    * Underbound and overbound guides
    * Length: 1.89m
    Ships 3-5 days
    NZ$ 850.00
  • Aftco Bent Butt UB4
    Aftco Bent Butt UB4 Brand New , Long radius bent butt to suit Chair rod 37kg or 60kg, with 28mm spigot size, made in USA not China.
    NZ$ 350.00
  • Alloy Straight Butt UB4
    Alloy Straight Butt UB4 size fits most 37kg stand up or Chair rods, has 28mm OD spigot size, in good used condition, black and gold, we have 2 in stock now.
    NZ$ 150.00
  • CD Rod Shadow 37kg Chair
    CD Rod Shadow 7ft6" long chair rod, Rated 37kg very powerful action, High modulus Graphite, featuring Stuart Roller Guides and Tip, Straight Alloy Butt, Good condition for age with a few minor marks. however works well. Made in NZ by CD Rods.
    NZ$ 250.00
  • CD Rods Viper
    CD Rods Viper Plumb Fibre, made in NZ.
    Rated for 15kg - 24kg featuring Alloy Reel Seat & Gimball. Excellent condition, had very little use. 6ft8" long overhead boat or troll rod. Only one in stock now.
    NZ$ 150.00
  • Composite Developments Tournament 37kg
    Composite Developments Tournament 37kg Stand Up Game Rod, New Featuring Fully Rollered Big Foot Alps Guides and Roller Tip. Detachable Alps Alloy Straight But, 5ft10" long for Maximum Angler Leverage, Awesome Game rod here priced well below RRP. Bent butt Option add $100 extra.
    NZ$ 595.00
  • Custom 37kg Reel Rods
    Custom Reel Rods 37kg Chair rod, 7ft6" long, featuring Alutecnos Straight Detachable Alloy Butt, Full Winthrop Ball Bearing Big Foot Roller Guides and Tip, in excellent used condition, leather fore grip, very high quality finish on this rod, few marks however nothing serious, Awesome powerful action. Over $1500 to replace this rod, we have a pair of 2 matching rods , so grab a bargain here now!
    NZ$ 595.00
  • Custom 7Ft Light Tackle Rod
    Custom 7ft Long, Light Tackle Rod to suit 10kg - 15kg , Full Roller Guides and Roller Tip fitted with Alloy Strait Butt in excellent used condition. Made in USA.
    NZ$ 250.00
  • Custom Stand Up 10kg-15kg
    Custom Stand Up 6ft long to suit 10kg Line weight, Full Aftco Roller Guides & Roller Tip, Aftco Alloy reel seat & Gimball. Made in USA.
    NZ$ 200.00
  • Kilwell 24kg Livefibre Popping / Stick Bait
    Kilwell Livefibre Texalium 24kg Popping/ Stick Bait casting rod, 2 piece, 2370mm Long, Featuring Fuji HD Guides & reel seat, in very good used condition, awesome casting rod suitable for Kings or GTS, high Quality made in NZ.
    NZ$ 250.00
  • Kilwell International 37kg Chair
    Kilwell International 37KG Chair Rod, Brand Spanking Used, good condition, all rollers just fully serviced, 7ft6" Long, Fully Rollered with Big Foot Aftco Guides and Roller Tip, with detachable Alloy Straight Butt. we have 2 available in stock at present.
    NZ$ 295.00
  • Shimano Bluewater Status  24kg stand up
    Shimano Bluewater Status 24kg (PE5-8) stand up Game Rod, featuring H/D ceramic guides and Tip for no maintenance, detachable Bent Alloy Butt , 5ft 6" length, awesome fast powerful action. Perfect for deep drop electric reels or trolling 15kg or 24kg stand up. In stock now!
    NZ$ 275.00
  • Shimano T Curve 37kg Chair Rod
    Shimano T Curve 37kg Chair Rod As New, Featuring Full All Aftco Big Foot Roller Guides and Tip. Genuine Aftco Alloy Detachable Bent Butt, suitable for chair only 7ft7" Long.
    Extremely Stiff action, would be able to fish 60kg line if required. We have 2 only available in stock now.
    NZ$ 795.00
  • Ugly Stik 24kg Overhead Jig Rod
    Ugly Stik Bluewater Jig rod, rated to suit 24kg line, overhead to suit jigging or trolling reels, 5ft6" long, Fuji K Guides & H/D Fuji Real seat & trigger grip, fantastic Rod at a great price
    NZ$ 195.00
  • Ugly Stik 37kg Overhead Jig Rod
    Ugly Stik Bluewater Jig rod, rated to suit 37kg line, overhead to suit jigging or trolling reels, 5ft6" long, Fuji K Guides & HD Fuji Real seat & trigger grip, fantastic Rod at a great price.
    NZ$ 199.00


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