Mackenzie FX1 Switch Fly Rod


Switch rods have taken a great leap in popularity in recent years with many anglers adopting lighter tackle for various forms of fishing techniques. The versatility and fun of modern switch rods has been the main draw in the increase in popularity.

Switch rods can be used in many situations where the bigger rods may not be appropriate, salmon fishing in low water conditions, small spate rivers as well as sea trout fishing. The Switch rod perfectly forms the transition between the single hander and the double handed salmon rods.

The new Mackenzie Graphene Switch rods are of course crafted to the same high spec as the double handed rods and are also constructed using the same technology as the Mackenzie FX1 Graphene range. The new rods are also available in a mid-flex and fast flex actions and have undergone the comprehensive development and testing to create the perfect combination of flex and recovery. The mid flex rod is designed for the use of sinking tips and slightly larger flies in mind with a slightly more progressive but strong action. The fast flex rods have a perfectly designed taper which generates a faster line speed for precise and accurate casting.

  • Uses Nobel Prize winning material Graphene
  • Constructed with FX1 technology
  • Custom made triangular reel seat
  • Titanium snake eyes
  • Titanium stripper guides
  • High quality Flor grade Portuguese cork handle
  • Beautiful aluminium rod tube

This rod is a great all rounder for summer Salmon fishing in low water conditions and small spate rivers. It is also designed to be used across the world for Salmon, large Sea Trout, Steelhead, Trout and Pike, more in conjunction with floating lines which allows for greater accuracy and presentation. With the use of our new FX1 Graphene technology, this rods performance has been enhanced to another level. It has a more powerful faster action than the medium flex model, loads progressively and recovers even faster than the original model.

– Rod weight – 168 grams
– 4 piece / 89cm sections
– Line weight: 
25/26 grams will load this rod


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