Panfish Rod Kits with Best-Selling Rod Blanks

Panfish are super fun fish to catch and these new panfish rod kits provide the perfect performance to enhance the enjoyment of this fishing application.

Build Your Own Premium Panfish Fishing Rod

Why build your own custom panfish rods?

Whether you grew up catching crappie or spent your childhood fishing for blue gills, breams, and sunfish, remember just how fun it really is to catch ‘em!

Well bring back your favorite fishing memories and see your youthful smile return by building a panfish rod with the best options in rod blanks, reel seats, grips, and guides.

Check out all the panfish kit options below:

Choice Blanks in Panfish Rod Kits

Panfish are not hard to hook up, but with the right rod, it can be the most fun you have ever had fishing.

Featuring MHX, St. Croix, and Phenix rod blanks, the panfish kits are expertly designed to bring top of the line products all offered in one category.

MHX Panfish Rod Blanks

MHX designs and produces top tier rod blanks that excel in sensitivity, performance, and efficiency.

Rod blanks made to exceed angler’s expectations in specific fishing applications, MHX rods are expertly designed, manufactured, and maintained for a superior performance at an unbeatable value.

These MHX panfish rod kits are built around the spinning series rod blanks, which feature an incredibly sensitive feel, while balancing a range of forgiving actions with a sturdy backbone.

MHX One-Piece Spinning Rod Blanks:


  • S660-MHX: Length—5’6″, Line—1-4 lb., Lure—1/32-1/8 oz., Action—Moderate, Power—Ultra Light
  • S661-MHX: Length—5’6″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S720-MHX: Length—6’0″, Line—1-4 lb., Lure—1/32-1/8 oz., Action—Moderate, Power—Ultra Light
  • S721-MHX: Length—6’0″, Line—1-4 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Moderate Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S781-MHX: Length—6’6″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S782-MHX: Length—6’6″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
  • S841-MHX: Length—7’0″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S842-MHX: Length—7’0″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
MHX Two-Piece Spinning Rod Blanks:

 

  • S661-2-MHXLength—5’6″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S721-2-MHX: Length—6’0″, Line—1-4 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Moderate Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S781-2-MHX: Length—6’6″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • S782-2-MHX: Length—6’6″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
  • S842-2-MHX: Length—7’0″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
  • S871-2-MHX: Length—7’3″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power— Ultra Light





St. Croix Panfish Rod Blanks

St. Croix is one of America’s premiere rod companies and their line of blanks featured in these panfish rod kits bring crisp actions as well as an attractive gloss black finish for excellence in both performance and appearance.

St. Croix One-Piece Rod Blanks:

 

  • 2S46ULM: Length—4‘6″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/16-1/4 oz., Action—Moderate, Power—Ultra Light
  • 2S50ULM: Length—5’0″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/16-1/4 oz., Action—Moderate, Power—Ultra Light
  • 2S56LF: Length—5’6″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
  • 2S60ULF: Length—6’0″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • 2S60LF: Length—6‘0″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
  • 2S66LF: Length—6‘6″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
St. Croix Two-Piece Rod Blanks:


  • 2S66LF2: Length—6’6″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16 oz., Action—Fast, Power—Light
  • 2S70ULF2: Length—7’0″, Line—2-6 lb., Lure—1/32-3/16, Action—Fast, Power—Ultra Light
  • 2S86LM2Length—8‘6″, Line—4-8 lb., Lure—1/16-5/16, Action—Moderate, Power—Light





Phenix Panfish Rod Blanks

Phenix designs custom quality rods for a performance exclusive to the fishing application you prefer.

For instance, the Phenix Mirage ultra light rod blanks are excellent for panfish applications because they are composed of an advanced Magna Carbon Fiber called Net V.

The Net V gives the Mirage a very soft and forgiving action while maintaining a solid backbone. The thin diameter of the Net V blank permits the Mirage to be extremely light and balanced.

Phenix Two-Piece Rod Blank:

The Mirage series features a 2-piece option that comes apart just above the handle.

This allows for compact storage and travel with the 8’0” rod blank, while still ensuring the performance and feel of a one-piece rod.

  • MF801-2Length—8’0″, Line—1-5 lb., Lure—1/32-1/8 oz., Action—Moderate, Power—Ultra Light





Panfish Reel Seat Options

Depending on the rod blank you select, the panfish rod kits include your choice of reel seat:

Fuji SK2 Reel Seat

The ideal option for minimalist fisherman, Fuji’s SK2 Reel Seat brings one of the most sensitive, lightweight, and versatile reel seats on the market. The skeleton seat construction gives rod builders the ultimate freedom to customize and personalize their handle assembly.

Click the link to learn more about the Fuji’s SK2 Seat…

CRB GSRS Reel Seat

Premium quality, CRB’s GSRS graphite spinning reel seats feature clean styling, high grade graphite/nylon construction and stainless steel cushioned hoods.

These GSRS reel seats offer the classic reel seat style that builders have loved for years!

Select the Grip Setup

Since custom rod building is all about gearing up the rod with the best components for your fishing performance, the panfish kit’s custom grip selections allow you to choose both the material and grip setup you prefer.

Select from popular grip materials, cork or EVA!

Elite Guides in Panfish Rod Kits

These elite grade guides are constructed with diamond polish Zirconium Oxide inserts and the frames feature a thinner profile ring with an ultra-smooth bezel resulting in lighter weight, and superior performance capable of taming the most aggressive braided lines.

The CRB Elite Guides come in either black or silver options.

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