Cabelas Fly Rods
Cabelas fly rods are extremely popular. A lot of that has to do with the name but
they also make a nice product. Cabelas fly rods are pleasing to the eye with nice finishes
and good hardware. Their higher end rods have a nice warranty. If you're looking for a nice
travel rod, the Stowaway 7 rods are sweet little rods. Read what Cabela's has to say about
their rods below or check out the rods by following the links.
Cabelas has some good customer service from my experience so shop with confidence.
Cahill: This Cabelas fly rod is a 3-piece 96% graphite blank. High grade cork
handle. Graphite reel seats and snake guides. Comes in weights 5-8. The 8 weight
has a fighting butt. Priced $29.
Three Forks: Rods are 96% graphite blanks with moderate action. Wood reel seats, heavy duty
hardware. Line weights 3,5,6,7,8, and 10. Available in 2 or 4 piece. Priced $49-$54.
Stowaway 5: Rods are 96% graphite blanks, available in several different actions.
Line weights 3,4,5,6, and 8. Chrome double-foot snake guides, up-locking reel seat
with maple wood insert and aluminum hardware. All of these fly rods come packaged in a Cordura®-nylon-
covered rod tube. Rods are 5-piece. Priced $80-$95.
Clear Creek: Moderate-fast action IM6 graphite, 2-piece, matte black blanks.
Lightweight graphite reel seats. Spigot ferrule joints. Weights 1-5. Comes with
a Cordura nylon covered rod case. Priced $99.
Prestige: Rods are 38-million modulus IM6 graphite, moderate to fast action. They are
equipped with a Tiger Maple reel seat (8-wt. model has an aluminum reel seat with a 1"
fighting butt), single-foot snake guides and premium cork grips. Line weights 4-8.
Available in 2 and 4 piece. Priced $99-$109.
Traditional: This Cabelas fly rod is made of 33 million modulus graphite. Moderate-fast
action. Weights 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 10. Models come in 2 or 4 pieces. 4-7 weights
come with walnut reel seats. 8 and 10 have an aluminum reel seat. Silver plated
hardware, stainless steel bouble-foot snake guides, aluminum oxide stripper guides.
Priced $65-$90. Break one, they'll repair or replace it. 5 year unconditional warranty.
Stowaway 7: Moderate fast action 40-million-modulus graphite. All of these
Cabelas fly rods have cocobolo wood
reel seats and nickel silver hardware, except the 7, 8- and 10-wts., which sport anodized
aluminum reel seats and fighting butts. Rod tube covered with Cordura® nylon included
with each rod. Line weights 4,5,6,7,8, and 10. All rods are 7 pieces. Priced $150-$160.
LST series (line speed taper): Medium-to-high-modulus graphite, fast action. These Cabelas fly rods
come in weights 2-10. Available in 2 or 4 pieces. Equipped with lightweight woven graphite reel
seats (aluminum reel seats on 7 wt. and up), single-foot titanium carbide finish guides,
high-grade cork handles and an SIC stripper guide. All hardware has a titanium-colored
finish. Priced $180-$215. Rods have 25-year unconditional warranty.
XST Series: This is a Cabelas fly rod that was designed specifically for saltwater. These rods are super-fast action.
Generation III 44 million modulus graphite. High-grade cork handle, black aluminum
reel seat, chrome double-foot snake guides and an SIC stripper guide. All models
are 9' and come in line weights 7-12. Only available in a 4 piece. Priced $180.
PT Series: Moderate action, Genration II 38 million modulus IM6 graphite. Include
Rosewood reel seats (9 and 10 weight rods come with an aluminum reel seat) with gold
aluminum hardware, stainless steel double foot snake guides, and a aluminum oxide
stripper guide to accent the chestnut brown blank. All models come complete with rod
sock and rod tube. Line weights 2-10. Available in 2, 3, and 4 piece. Priced $155-$220.
These Cabelas fly rods have 25-year unconditional warranty.
FT Series: Fast action, generation III 44 million modulus, matte black finish. Weights 2-12.
Models come in 2,3,4, and 5 pieces. The 7-wt. models are REC uplocking with nickel silver
hardware and a hand-buffed select-grade cocobolo insert. The 8- to 12-wt. models have black
anodized aluminum uplocking reel seats with mortised barrels and dual locking nuts with
embedded O-rings to keep the reel in place. 8-12 weight models have EVA/cork fighting butt.
Priced $215-$305. These Cabelas fly rods have a 25-year unconditional warranty.
SLi Series: Rods are moderate fast action, made of Generation III 44 million modulus graphite.
All 3-7 wt. rod models have REC Amboyna wood reel seats with nickel silver hardware. Rods 8 wt.
and higher reel seats have a black anodized aluminum mortised barrel, dual locking nuts and o-ring.
All models are laser engraved with length and line weight on the butt-cap. Single foot snake
guides and zirconia ring stripping guides with titanium carbide finish. Line weights 3-10.
Available in 2 or 4 piece. These Cabelas fly rods include a Made in USA aluminum rod tube with length and
line weight laser-engraved on the cap. Priced $295-$345. This fly rod comes with an unconditional