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SEEKER REACT & SALMON/STEELHEAD
Fishing Rods

To order from this page just make your selections and click on the "Add to Cart" button or the  "Buy" link. If you run into difficulties please make use of our toll-free line and give us a call. Our phone numbers, fax and email addresses are posted  at the bottom of this page.  

Upon placing  your order you'll receive an immediate confirmation via email. You are not billed at that time. We process orders manually, preferring to have a human actually check things over and contact you should there be questions. Within 24 hours of placing your order you will receive a follow-up email confirmation and final invoice reflecting your total charges (Monday-Friday). You are not billed until we actually send you your final invoice.  Orders shipped to CA addresses will have California Sales Taxes applied, out of state orders are tax free. Orders over $100 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $100 are billed for shipping. During the ordering process you can select expedited shipping if required. (Within the USA via UPS ground. International, and oversize/weight items will be billed for shipping and you will be sent an emailed invoice reflecting total charges prior to actual billing. We will not ship without you having had a chance to review the invoice).

*Rods longer than 7 feet carry an additional shipping charge of $12, rods 7 feet or less are shipped at n/c so long as the order is over $100 going to one destination (Alaska and Hawaii may have additional charges or restrictions). This is for standard ground shipping, expedited shipping will be at higher expense.

Freshwater/Saltwater, Bay Rods and Two Piece Rods

For guys focusing on bay fishing, freshwater, brackish water, inshore saltwater and surf use, the React Series of Seeker rods hold a lot of benefits. They are a lighter line series than the other Seeker products, all use a nice cork grip and actions suitable for light line fishing. For bass'n they're wonderful sticks.

We first became interested in this series by way of some of our kayaking clients. They wanted rods with a bit more bend, to help cushion strikes by larger fish. They also needed reliable rods that had some strength and backbone when needed. The React rods can pull hard, but they're light in the tip for excellent casting of artificial baits. For plastics and hard bodied lures, they are wonderful tools for fishermen. The pricing is also very reasonable, quite affordable.  These rods are a little more parabolic in action that the Inshore series.

The Salmon rods came to our attention similarly, through our clients in Northern California. The guys thought highly of the 854, for more than salmon. And, that got us to mess around with their other rods, and again we liked them. The other rods in the line are more single purpose than the 853 or 854 in terms of their application, mooching, downrigger use.... But, they are all built in typical Seeker fashion, which means excellent. If you are in need of a rod to fish up to 20#, and need it to be of a two piece design, consider the 854, it's a very nice rod to own.

 

As mentioned, these rods use a traditional cork handle material, some with triggers (T) for the bait casting models, some spinning, all with Fuji guides and seat .  The rods have a slight blue hue that's discernable under sunlight, otherwise the rod blanks appear black.

CHARKBAIT MAINTAINS AN EXTENSIVE INVENTORY OF ALL RODS OFFERED, ALLOWING QUICK DELIVERY.

MODEL LENGTH LINE TEST LURE WEIGHT PRICING & ORDER
REACT SERIES
Trigger-grip, Conventional Baitcast
CR 706-T (trigger)
Composite
6' 6-15 1/4-1 oz $127
CR 706-6 1/2 T
Composite
6 1/2' 6-15 1/4-1 oz $127
CR 707-7 T
Composite
7' 8-17   $127
CR 809-T
Composite
8' 15-25 1/2-1 oz $175
SR 706-7 T
S Glass
7' 8-17 3/8-1 oz $133
SR 706H-7 T
S Glass
7' 8-20 1/2-1 oz $133
Spinning
CR 706-6 S
(S-spinning)
Composite
6' 6-15 1/4-1oz $127
CR 706-6 1/2 S
Composite
6 1/2' 6-15 1/4-1oz $127
CR 707-7S
Composite
7' 8-17 3/8-1oz $127
Specialty - Big Bait Rod
CR 809-8 T
Composite
8' 20 (25) 30 3/8-1 oz $159
SALMON STEELHEAD RODS
- TWO PIECE RODS
Spinning Rods
SH 832-8 1/4S 8'3" 6-15# 832 blank $163
SH 854-8 1/2S 8'6" 8-20 854 blank $171
Trigger Casting        
SH 832 8 1/4T 8'3" 6-15 832 blank $167
SH 854 8 1/2 8'6" 8-20 854 blank $167
Mooching Rods        
SH 804SA-8 8' 8-20 804 blank $160
SA 853F 8' 6" 10-25 853 blank $161
SA 896 8'9" 12-30 896 blank $169
All Roller Mooching Rods
SA 853F ARLF 8'6" 10-25 light AFTCO rollers 853/896 BLANKS $257
SA 896 ARLF 8'9" 12-30 $249
Downrigger Rods
DR 702 7T 7' 2-8 SP702 blank $122
GDR 702 7T 7' 2-8 CSP 702blank $132
DR 822 8 PBG E/G 8'2" 6-15 DR822 blank $161



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CharkBait Rod Socks

Our Chark-Sleeves are a bit different than the one's above. They are available in three sizes. The base of the sleeve folds up onto the butt section of the rod and then can be tied off. So, one size can fit shorter rods with no problem. They are made of 89% polyester and 11% lycra (like OJ's gloves if you remember...). The material is versatile, durable and quick drying. It's super stretchy, and the micro polyester fabric wicks away moisture - like those $60 golf shirts. Nice product, nice price! These will stretch up to one foot longer in length. So, a 5' will indeed fit a 6' rod, the 7 will stretch to a tight 8.

 

 
Buy Description Price
CharkBait Rod Socks 5 foot $6.99
CharkBait Rod Socks 7 foot $7.99
CharkBait Rod Socks 9 foot $8.99

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CharkStraps & CharkWraps

Two new items from us, not necessarily the most creative or revolutionary products we've ever come up with, but nonetheless they are useful and they are a bit different than what's available from others.

Our RodWraps are an upgrade from the StickJackets we've carried for several years. We've made ours a bit larger in diameter so that they will accommodate larger saltwater guides, even larger spinning guides. The StickJackets were really made for freshwater use, sized accordingly but we used their spinning models for our application. Now we've got 'em made our way. We've reinforced the top with a leatherette end piece and metal grommet which can be used to hang rods, and we've increased the diameter to allow your rods, even those using larger AFTCO wind-on roller guides or larger size spinning guides to fit. The Wraps are about 5 feet in length, will extend down the rod into the handle material of most rods. They are not made to cover the entire rod, only that portion it's designed to protect - the blank, the finish, the guides.

These wraps are all that I've been using now for the past few years. I like the fact that I can use them for storage protection, travel protection as well as leave 'em on my rods on the boat. They are breathable and they don't absorb moisture. So, they help me protect my rods when they're bundled up once the fishing is over. On most long range trips out of San Diego, you move your rods onto the boat and off the boat all bundled up. They may stay that way overnight on the boat as well. For a cloth sock, that's no good. So, you can write off any protection of the rod. With these things you do get that protection when you need it most. I even leave them on my rods when I get home. I'll spray off the rod wraps while still on the rod, loosening any accumulated saltwater in the process. Then I'll take off the wraps, clean the rods more thoroughly and allow them to dry. Use of a cleaner like Penn's Rod and Reel cleaner for that, and you've got things in great shape for your next trip and your gear will stay in new condition.  The Wraps are 5 feet in length.

The other product we have for rod organization are our CharkWraps. These are great for bundling your rods together for transport or storage. You can secure up to a half dozen rods with these things. Nice thing about ours verses some others, they are made from a softer foam/rubber material so they'll never scratch up your rods. Unlike some similar products I've seen, we made it a point to include three different sizes (which makes sense since you'll use all three at different positions on your bundled rods from the tip to near the reel seat). So, you get three straps, all with Velcro through their length to handle most any size bundle of rods you'll be totting, from 2 to 6 or more rods.

Buy Description Price
CharkWrap rod protection - BLACK $8.99
CharkWrap rod protection - RED $8.99
CharkStraps - 3 piece rod bundling straps $6.99
Buy 3 CharkWraps & Straps - Black Wraps - Get our CharkStraps FREE $26.99
Buy 3 CharkWraps & Straps - Red Wraps - Get our CharkStraps FREE $26.99

 

 

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