Panfish anglers are a passionate crew. Finding and fooling big bluegills and crappies in the weeds or roaming schools of perch on the flats is the mission of the day… every day. It’s going to take a little time to find ’em, a bit of work to get at ’em, and, of course, the right tools to extract ’em.
Your ice rods can’t tell you where to fish or punch holes through the ice, but they’d better be up to the task once the red lines show up on your flasher. And depending on the location and mood of your targets, a single rod probably isn’t going to cut it.
Just as the open-water bass angler has different rods for flipping, cranking and a host of other presentations, hardwater panfish anglers follow suit with their own arsenal of technique-specific sticks. Thankfully, the ice gurus at Frabill have panfish purists covered with a feature-rich, performance-minded four-rod series to cover any sunfish situation… at a favorable price.
Frabill’s new Panfish Popper Pro Series is the latest iteration of Frabill’s best-selling ice rod combos – a six-year evolution resulting in an unmatched combination of value and performance, engineered and built to take care of business on the ice. Equipped complete with an ultra sensitive micro spring bobber and a smooth, infinite-anti-reverse reel, the series is engineered to maximize performance, strike detection and a solid hookset in any situation.
Frabill’s new Panfish Popper Pro series consists of a 24″ Ultra Light Spinning Combo, 26″ Light Spinning Combo, 30″ Deadstick Spinning Combo and a 36″ Hole Hopper Spinning Combo. Each unique setup features the same fishing-friendly blanks and actions as the previous Panfish Popper Plus, but with upgraded aesthetics and new custom reel seats with cork handle components.
Each combo has an MSRP of $29.99.
FRABILL PANFISH POPPER PRO SPINNING COMBOS
Model # 6984 Panfish Popper Pro 24″ Ultra Light Spinning Combo
Model # 6985 Panfish Popper Pro 26″ Light Spinning Combo
Model # 6986 Panfish Popper Pro 30″ Deadstick Spinning Combo
Model # 6987 Panfish Popper Pro 36″ Hole Hopper Spinning Combo
Solid fiberglass composite blanks
Equipped with an ultra-sensitive micro spring bobber
Custom reel seat with cork
Lightweight micro ice guides
1-plus-1 ball-bearing reel
Multi-disc, front-load drag
Chrome-plated, ABS spool
Sub-ZeroTM lube for smooth operation in coldest temperatures
Tapered drag knob for reducing line catch
L/R ambidextrous handle