Loop Q Series Medium Fast Action Double-Hand

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The primary objective with the Q series was to design a range of high performance fly rods that suit a range of angling abilities. Available at a highly competitive price point, the series is finished in an aesthetic cool grey colour and available in seven single-handed models and two double-handed models. Q has surpassed even our own very high expectations, with each model’s action being specifically optimised for its particular line classification.

The series has been developed to offer user-friendly casting performance. Both in the hands of a novice caster beginning their fly fishing journey, right through to an expert angler looking for a superior value for money fly rod, Q will simply perform. Each rod will excel in all forms of modern fly casting techniques and feels light and extremely responsive in the hand. If your looking to purchase your first ever LOOP fly rod or complement your existing collection, Q is built on the solid foundation of outstanding user-friendly performance.

 

FEATURES

  • Blank in aesthetic cool grey matte finish
  • Round aluminium reel seat in matte grey finish with embossed Q logo
  • AA grade cork handle with cork mix reinforcements
  • American Tackle titanium stripping guides on single-hand #7-10
  • Stainless steel hard chrome stripping guides on single-hand #4-6 & double-handers
  • Stainless steel hard chrome snake guides
  • Rod model inscription and dot mark on ferrules for correct rod section alignment
  • Delivered in a matching rounded tube and cloth bag
  • Designed and developed in Sweden

       

      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

      MODEL

      LENGTH

      LINE #

      TEMPO

      WEIGHT

      PIECES

      Q Series Medium Fast Action Double-Hand - 13'2" #8

      13'2''

      8

      MF

      272g

      4

      Q Series Medium Fast Action Double- Hand - 15' #10

      15'

      10

      MF

      329g

      4

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      classic styling, very good construction, pleasant click sound.

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      Awesome choice for bonefish

      I used this reel for bonefish and it worked great. It is super light and easy to use on the flats.

      Love it!

      This is an absolutely awesome fly reel! It's build like a tank and will last several lifetimes. It looks stunning on bamboo rods, but while a bit heavier than the modern aluminum counterparts, it balances nicely during casting. The line included with the reel is a high quality Scientific Anglers Mastery line in the weight of your choice. If you've got a few extra bucks to invest in a fine reel, this is the one!

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