February 17, 2022
BUBBA, a Water to Plate™ brand known for high-quality fishing gear designed by anglers, for anglers, announces the launch of three new ranges of inshore rods, marking the brand’s entry into the category competitive fishing rods. The BUBBA Tidal, Tidal Select and Tidal Pro inshore rod lines are now available to consumers nationwide at www.bubba.com.
“This launch is an important milestone for BUBBA,” said Isaac Brizendine, Brand Manager at BUBBA. “We’ve made some very innovative strides in the tackle and cutlery categories over the past two years, and now we’re applying the same dedication to quality and innovation to our new rods. Our goal was to find a way to get our iconic no-slip grip on a fishing rod and take our consumers completely from the water to the plate™.Our BUBBA Tidal, Tidal Pro and Tidal Select rods do just that.
The rod blanks that make up the BUBBA Tidal, Tidal Select and Tidal Pro rods have evolved through numerous rounds of field testing with direct feedback from the BUBBA team of captains and guides, ensuring that all design iterations lived up to expectations for how they will be used. by consumers. When selecting rod components, optimizing durability, castability, and feel was at the forefront of the design process. Guides have been carefully selected for each category to withstand the harsh saltwater elements, components surrounding the handles have been selected with ergonomics paramount, and the reel seats all follow an exposed blank design concept, allowing for direct contact with blank rod for those light strokes of the most capricious fish. All three series feature spinning and casting options, as well as multiple lengths, actions, and powers to suit as many preferences as possible.
“Realizing that there are a lot of really good competitors out there, we wanted to pack these rods in as much as possible without putting them out of reach,” Brizendine continues. “We have also strived to build a range of products that stays true to the BUBBA brand – a range that benefits from the innovations we have developed from other products over the years. Inshore fishing requires a lot of versatility, we So we developed a starter range of rods that ticked as many boxes as possible. This led to the creation of 3 category levels to have something for any budget. So whether you’re targeting redfish or trout with a popping cork, or whether you’re pulling a Snook off a pylon, we’ve created the perfect rod for it.”
BUBBA Tidal™ rods are reliable, versatile and built to last. From top to bottom, these rods have been expertly designed by our in-house engineering team and influenced by captains and guides across the country. Backed by a five-year warranty, these graphite rods are constructed with corrosion-resistant stainless steel guides to withstand harsh elements and constant use. The split reel seat optimizes sensitivity and the BUBBA handle provides all-day comfort. With a variety of lengths and draws to choose from, BUBBA Tidal™ rods are ready for your next coastal adventure.
Designed by our in-house engineering team using feedback from captains and guides across the country, Tidal Select™ rods are built for the ultimate angler. Featuring corrosion-resistant Fuji components and quality Toray 24/30 graphite construction, our Tidal Select™ rods were designed with power and balance in mind. These horse canes incorporate our signature non-slip grip for all-day comfort and are backed by a limited lifetime warranty so you can be ready to claim your next trophy.
Drawing on the influence of captains and guides across the country, our in-house engineering team designed the Tidal Pro™ rods to be truly next level. Featuring top of the line Fuji reel seats and guides, a corrosion resistant design and 30T Toray graphite construction, the Tidal Pro™ rods are ready for the toughest days on the water. The unique, ergonomic carbon fiber handle features our signature non-slip grip and lightweight design to provide all-day comfort and optimal sensitivity. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, Tidal Pro™ rods are built to exceed the highest expectations of avid anglers.