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American Tackle Partners with Autism Anglers for a New Product

Oviedo, FL – We are proud to have partnered with Autism Anglers in building the most complete and thought-out youth fishing combo. We worked with Autism Anglers to design and develop a quality youth fishing combo to bring families together while having fun. With our 37-plus years of fishing rod component design, we made sure to design the best rod we could for kids! Built on a carbon blank, the two-piece rod has EVA grips for durability, a palming seat (AT’s P-Seat) for comfort, the Microwave Line Control System for distance and control, and a paint color that anyone can enjoy. We not only wanted the rod to be excellent quality but also wanted it to be upgradable. Many kid’s rods are made from cheaper fiberglass and feature integrated reels. The comfortable P-Seat allows for better maintenance on the rod and reel and the ability to upgrade the reel for different skills and comfort. This, along with the two-piece design, allows the rod to be broken down for easy transport and storage.

Autism Anglers is a fantastic organization doing so much for the fishing community by benefiting families with autism. Don Morse, the founder of Autism Anglers, has been a member of the American Tackle team for eight years, and we have worked with Autism Anglers since its inception. Many of us at American Tackle are parents and go fishing with our kids often, but we found a lack of high-quality fishing rods geared toward young anglers. This combo design uses many best-selling components but is designed for kids and families. Each purchase benefits Autism Anglers with the mission of bringing awareness and acceptance to those on the autism spectrum through the sport of fishing.

Rod Details

  • 5’6” 2pc graphite rod
  • Mod-Fast action
  • Medium power
  • 1/8 – 1/4oz Lure Weight
  • 6-12lb Line Rating
  • American Tackle, Matte Black MicroWave Air, casting guides (6 + tip guides)
  • American Tackle ergonomic G2 PSEAT-16 graphite reel seat
  • 5” handle length
  • Black EVA rear and fore grips

Reel Details

  • Easy to use spin cast design
  • 3.0:1 gear ratio
  • 10lb/95yds pre-spooled monofilament line
  • Black/blue anodized aluminum cone
  • Right-hand retrieve
  • Double knob handle

For more information, please visit americantackle.us.

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