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Dobyns Fury Casting Rod

Dobyns Fury Casting Rod Review

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The Dobyns Fury has become one of the most popular baitcasting rods out there at the moment. This is because of its attractive price tag along with durable, elite performance. Bass anglers love how sensitive this rod is, no matter which model. The Fury comes in models for cranking, flipping, spinnerbaits, or even larger swimbaits.

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Feature overview

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What we found about the Dobyns Fury:

Reasons to buy this rod

  • One of the most popular and respected rods in and around the $100 range
  • Dobyns high modulus graphite blanks have an exceptional reputation for being durable and having a tough backbone
  • Kevlar wrapping accounts for an extremely durable guide train - we haven't seen any reports of guides breaking
  • Bass anglers have commended the sensitivity on this rod and mention it competes with more expensive models
  • Classic Fuji reel seat is sturdy and durable - we often see Dobyns turn to this reel seat
  • There's a model for virtually any technique, whether you're pitching a jig, rolling a spinnerbait, or throwing cranks
  • One of the most popular baitcasting rods in the Dobyns arsenal thanks to an attractive price and excellent overall performance

Potential negatives

  • Some anglers have questioned the quality of the cork section of this rod

Rod Specifications:

Rod Blank

High Modulus Graphite

Rod Guides

Kevlar Wrapped

Rod Handle

AA-Grade Hi-Density Cork with Hi-Density EVA Foam Butt

Reel Seat

Fuji Reel Seat

Available Models:

  • 6'6" Medium Heavy Fast
  • 7' Medium Heavy Fast
  • 7' Heavy Fast
  • 7'3" Medium Heavy Fast
  • 7'3" Heavy Fast
  • 7'3" Extra Heavy Extra Fast
  • 7' Medium Heavy Moderate Fast - Crank
  • 7'6" Medium Heavy Fast
  • 7'9" Medium Heavy Fast

Bottom line

The Dobyns Fury is a top seller on most bass fishing stores and it has been for a while. This rod comes at an epic price, and the performance is what you'd expect from a rod that costs over $200. A sharp backbone, impressive sensitivity, and the durability we expect from Dobyns - what else do you need for an all-purpose rod? 

One thing we can assure is that Dobyns rod very seldom disappoint - the craftmanship is second to none.

About the brand

Dobyns Rods is the brainchild of tournament angler Gary Dobyns, and he decided that what the industry had to offer wasn't enough. Through decades of angling and competing with the best, Gary Dobyns gained all the knowledge needed to build some of the most reliable and highly rated rods in the industry.

Gary continued to push the limits of rod building, adhering to strict design principles and minimal manufacturing tolerances that have taken Dobyns Rods to an impressive level. Dobyns Rods offer a full lineup of rods across six series, from the affordable "Colt" series, to the super-refined "Xtasy" series. Built with balance in mind, these rods aren't just designed for a particular technique, but honed to gain every last bit of performance out of your fishing rod.

A few professionals Dobyns work with:

  • Paul Mueller
  • Larry Nixon
  • Bradford Beavers
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