After reading conflicting reports we were excited at the prospect of compiling a Guideline Stoked fly rod review to evaluate how good this product is. It was launched in early 2020 with a very bold statement from the manufacturer.
“Stoked has taken entry level fly rods to a totally new level of performance“
With a very keen 12 year-old newcomer to fly fishing, this at first glance looks the ideal product for anyone picking up a fly rod for the first time. The Guideline stoked fly rod is also hailed as an ‘eco-friendly’ product which will probably mean that the environmentally friendly features will be matched by other rod builders in time. As a result we were keen to try it out and find out if the product lives up to the fuss.