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Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage Stand-Up Rods

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Starting at: $569.99

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Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage Stand-Up Rods
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Rod Length: 5'6"
Rod Application: Stand-Up
Line Rating: 30-50 lb., 50-80 lb., 80-100 lb., 60-100 lb., 80-130 lb.
Guide Type: WT Roller Guides, WO Roller Guides
Handle/Butt: Short Butt #2, Stuart Short Curved Butt #4
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890109 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 3050 Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 30-50 lb. 5'6" 30-50 lb. WT Roller Guides Short Butt #2
$739.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890110 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 5080 Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 50-80 lb. 5'6" 50-80 lb. WT Roller Guides Short Butt #2
$749.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890111 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 80100 Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 80-130 lb. 5'6" 80-100 lb. WT Roller Guides Short Butt #2
$759.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890646 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 5080WO-UB Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 50-80 lb. 5'6" 50-80 lb. WO Roller Guides Short Butt #2
$569.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890647 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High Leverage CTL 60100WO-Z4SC Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 60-100 5'6" 60-100 lb. WO Roller Guides Stuart Short Curved Butt #4
$589.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890648 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 80130WO-Z4SC Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 80-130 5'6" 80-130 lb. WO Roller Guides Stuart Short Curved Butt #4
$599.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890649 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 5080WT-UB Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 50-80 lb. 5'6" 50-80 lb. WT Roller Guides Short Butt #2
$749.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890650 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 60100WT-Z4SC Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 60-100 5'6" 60-100 lb. WT Roller Guides Stuart Short Curved Butt #4
$789.99
Sku ITEM NAME Rod Length Line Rating Guide Type Handle/Butt Price Qty
890651 Melton Tackle Composite Tuna Lifter High-Leverage CTL 80130WT-Z4SC Stand-Up Rod - 5'6" - 80-130 5'6" 80-130 lb. WT Roller Guides Stuart Short Curved Butt #4
$799.99

Melton Tackle has designed the ultimate in a U.S. built composite graphite/glass short curved butt rod which we appropriately named TUNA-LIFTER. Their extremely powerful butt sections shut down Rock-Hard, producing unbelievable lifting power. They are hand built by our rod building specialists, in our own facility, using only the finest in wind-on guides from WT, Aftco black/gold bent butts, and triple wrapped in our signature black and gold with metallic blue trim. They are the ultimate tool, the culmination of our extensive knowledge of stand-up fishing and the stresses that it puts on the angler. If you want to subdue big tuna and marlin in short order, step up and strap in with a Melton Tuna-Lifter.

Melton Tackle's GBF 130U is the ultimate stand-up rod for those anglers looking to punish themselves on the largest Tuna's that swim the ocean. This rod was the result of extensive testing and design mods from the team at Melton Tackle and Seeker USA...Using highly modified, custom blanks, Melton Tackle was able to design a stand-up rod that would allow an angler to comfortably and safely apply drag pressures in excess of 50lbs.+ for extended periods of time. This is the kind of pressure needed to land Tuna that weigh in excess of 1000lbs.!

One of the unique features of this rod is it's length...Usually with longer rods with a faster taper, they put too much pressure on the angler and start to become an advantage for the fish. Melton Tackle was able to modify the blank used in this rod to achieve a slower taper and a solid lock-up mid section creating a rod that not only is easy on the angler, it's hell on the fish!

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