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    XTREM-9 SLIM 390 carp fishing rod

    € 95.99

    Designed for for the carp angler looking to cast very long distances

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    SKU: S118177 (1863107)
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    Product benefits
    1. Rod action
      Rod action
      The stiff tip action of this rod provides rapid acceleration during the cast
    2. Distance
      Distance
      The 3.5 lbs test curve lets you cast weights up to 120 g over 120 m
    3. Power
      When this 100 % HM carbon fibre rod bends, you can feel its great strength
    4. Ease of use
      Ease of use
      SLIM rods are built on slimmer blanks to make them lighter
    5. Visibility
      The MOON CONCEPT rod tip helps you keep track of your rod when night fishing.
    Details
    • Length
      13 foot (3.9 m)
    • Weight
      450 g
    • Casting weight
      3.5 lbs
    • Transport length
      203 cm
    • Casting weight
      40 to 130 g
    Product feature
    1. SIZE MATTERS
      Length 3.90 m: carp rods between 11 and 13 Feet long are more suited to carp fishing from the bank. Rods of this length tend to be more powerful for reaching long range swims. The dismantled length of the rod is 2,03 m. No. of sections: 2
    2. A TOP TIP ACTION ROD
      Known as "fast action". The tip action of the Extrem-9 SLIM allows it to bend through the last third of its length to the tip. The rod's action is reduced, making the main body of these rods quite stiff. This means that the rod's action is reduced, ie it bends less when tension is applied by fish. The advantage is that the stiffness enables long distance casting
    3. RING SIZE
      SEAGUIDE rings butt 50 mm, 30 mm, 20 mm, 16 mm, 12 mm and 12 mm tip. The distinguishing features of SEAGUIDE rings are that they are lightweight and highly resistant to braid. You can use braid on your reels with no fear of damaging your rings. This is a prime criterion of choice if you use braid regularly.
    4. THERE IS A STORY BEHIND THIS ROD
      TEAM CAPERLAN engineers and designers developed and tested this product in Cestas, in the Gironde region of France. In the heart of the Landes region lie the big lakes and still waters that are famous throughout France for their big fish and extreme conditions. The supercharged giant carp there really put our teams and products to the test. SATISFIED ANGLERS, THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HERE FOR!
    5. RING ATTACHMENT
      The rod rings are supported by 3 legs. These 3-leg guides are stronger for greater resistance to heavy duty casting.
    6. REEL SEAT
      The metal reel seat is adjustable. This allows you to properly balance your outfit to optimize your casting Further information on: https://www.caperlan.fr/content/comment-regler-son-porte-moulinet
    7. WEIGHT
      450 g
    8. TEST CURVE
      The test curve of your rod is a gauge of two different but complementary characteristics: - The ability to resist a tensile force such as when playing a fish. -The rod's ability to cast a weight over a certain distance. The 3.5 lbs test curve will enable you to cast up to 130 g beyond 140m and master fish of all sizes with ease.
    9. INNOVATION: Better visibility at night
      The MOON CONCEPT tip lights up when hit by UV light (MOON CONCEPT head lamp recommended) See explanatory video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OguuKteN11s
    10. PRESS-FIT TYPE
      Inverted press-fit: the lower (bigger) section has a slimmer cylindrical piece added to the upper end. This spigot press-fits into the end of the upper section. The spigot joint improves the through action of the rod.
    11. MAINTENANCE
      Everyday maintenance is simple: just clean your rods with warm soapy water, and then rinse and dry them carefully, paying special attention to the joints. This step is very important to make sure you remove any sand which can damage your rods
    12. LONG DISTANCE CASTING
      How do I go about casting a long way? Explanatory video at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnMuv9QxY-k
    13. DAMAGE AND BREAKAGE INSURANCE
      THIS IS FOR YOU, WHATEVER YOUR FISHING TECHNIQUE! Insurance against fishing equipment damage has been designed specifically for your DECATHLON fishing gear. DECATHLON Sports Insurance provides new replacement cover for accidentally damaged equipment covered by the insurance. - purchase value (inc. VAT) on the sales receipt - no excess Caperlan and other brands You can take out our insurance HERE http://www.assurances.decathlon.fr/fr/assurance-peche/4-dommage
    14. CHOOSING THE RIGHT ROD FOR YOUR HEIGHT
      It is often said that the longer the carp rod, the further you can cast. But it is mainly your size (and your centre of gravity) which determines how far you cast. For example, if you are less than 1.70m tall, you will find a 13 foot rod less comfortable than a 12 foot rod. It will shift your centre of gravity towards that upper part of you body. Which means it will take more effort to use and cast
    15. IN THE EVENT OF BREAKAGE? CAN THE ROD BE REPAIRED?
      After sales service is available at the workshop of your DECATHLON store. Depending on the model, tips are available in the customer support centre.
    16. YOUR ROD BLANK
      The term "blank" refers to the main part of a fishing rod, which is often made of carbon or fibreglass. For some of our rods we use the term HM carbon (High Modulus). Put simply, the modulus (expressed in tonnes) is the weight to stiffness ratio of the carbon. The higher the modulus, the lighter the blank and the more resistant it is to constraints such as the force exerted by a fish during the fight.
    17. GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT FOR LONG RANGE CASTING (Part 1)
      To be able to cast a long way you need to consider two aspects: equipment and technique. As far as equipment is concerned, the winning combination is: 1. A rod with a test curve of 3.25 to 3.75 lbs 2.. Reel: it is essential to choose a reel with a long distance spool which releases the line more easily, thus gaining those extra metres. The Adonis 7000, available in your fishing section, is the ideal candidate.
    18. GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT FOR LONG RANGE CASTING (Part 2)
      3. The choice between monofilament or braid is entirely a question of personal preference. Whichever you choose, you will need a small diameter such as 28/100 for maximum casting distance. 4. Where it is allowed, you should have a 3 m leader of 30/100 braid. As braid has no stretch, all the energy of the cast will be transmitted via the rod, not taken up by the line.
    19. CAUTION!
      Before casting, check that the joints are properly assembled. A badly inserted spigot is the main cause of rod breakage. Casting with the last few metres of your line dry increases the risk of breakage. To prevent this happening you should wet your main line before casting.
    20. TRY BEFORE YOU BUY
      Did you know? In all our Decathlon stores you can request the free loan of a product for 7 days to try it out with no obligation to buy.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Structure : 100.0% Carbon fibre (CF)
    2. Storage advice
      Ensure that your rod is dry before storing. To extend the life of your rods, remember to remove the lead before you stow the rod in its cover
    3. Product restrictions
      Do not use near power lines or during thunderstorms.
    4. Product catchline
      This slim lightweight rod with a medium action can be used for precise long-distance casts of any rig. The carbon blank effectively transmits every movement while you are fishing.
    5. Lab tested
      The strength of the rod has been tested using rigs 50% heavier than the rated load. However, for optimal performance, it is essential to use rigs suited to the rod's casting weight.
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