The R1 range

The result of intensive testing and development, these rods are light in weight, have a fast, crisp action, incredible recovery rates and a soft tip for excellent fish playing properties.

All R1 range rods are finished with a non scratch, fully woven 1k matt finish.

Available in the following models:

13′ 3.5lb

12’6 3.5lb

12′ 3.5lb  – R1 FT

12′ 3.25lb – R1

12′ 3lb – R1 Light

10ft  3.25lb – R1 Stalker


R1 13′ 3.5lb

Light and lively, this rod can punch a lead with ease.

Recommended lead size 4oz and can handle solid bags no problem.

A great choice for large water angling.

R1 12’6 3.5lb

Quite possibly the most perfect all round rod.

Effortless distance, soft tip, lightweight and crisp.

The R1-FT (12ft, 3.5lb) .

Based on the original R1, it has a stiffer butt and mid section to enable longer casting and superior accuracy at range.

It is at home casting bags and leads over 130 yards or fishing close. In testing these rods have consistently cast in excess of 160 yards with a baited rig or small solid bag.

Finished with a full 1k non scratch outer wrap, the R1FTs are all built to order, here in our Cotswolds workshop.

Fully built here in the UK, it is a showcase of high quality UK rod design.


 (12ft 3.25lb) is designed to enable easy and accurate casting with straight leads and small pva sticks.

The R1 is an effortless caster, with buckets of power, combined with a soft tip that enables unrivalled recovery speed, usability and enjoyment.

The R1 has undergone rigorous testing and a lot of effort has been put in to make these about as perfect as an all round rod can be.

R1 10ft 3.25lb 

The R1 Stalker is 10ft and available in  3.25lb tc. Designed for close to medium range fishing, it has a firm butt and progressive tip for ultimate control. A great single stalking rod, or part of a very capable smaller water setup.

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