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KastKing New Ascension Soloscopic Fly Rod and Combos

KastKing New Ascension Soloscopic Fly Rod and Combos, IM6 Graphite Blank, Fixed & Floating Guides, CNC Aluminum Reel with Line & Backing, Lightweight Travel & Storage Case
SKU Type Line Weight Action Power Length Fly Reel Guides Pieces Price
KRDFLYAS-959 Tele Fly Rod 5 MF N/A 9' N/A 9+1 6 $99.98
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KRDFLYAS-989 Tele Fly Rod 8 MF N/A 9' N/A 9+1 6 $99.98
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KCOFLYAS-959S56 Combo 5 MF N/A 9' 5/6 Reel 9+1 6 $149.98
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KCOFLYAS-989S78 Combo 8 MF N/A 9' 7/8 Reel 9+1 6 $149.98
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  • Soloscopic Design – KastKing Ascension Fly rods are designed to fish like a traditional 4 pc, high performance fly rod but with the advantage of easy assembly and travel because of its Soloscopic design. The medium fast action is made using light, yet powerful 24 million modulus graphite and features a beautiful aluminum reel seat and AAA cork handle.
  • Floating & Fixed Guides – A combination of fixed and floating guides allows the Ascension fly rod to collapse to just 27” in a matter of seconds and then extend again to its full 9’ performance length without ever having to remove flies, fly line or take the sections apart so you are always rigged and ready to fish.
  • Travel With Ease – The Ascension fly combo includes a beautiful, lightweight travel case that will safely store the fly rod and reel completely rigged and ready to fish whether you are traveling thousands of miles to your next great adventure or just a few hundred feet up the river through heavy brush to the next fish holding run.
  • CNC Aluminum Fly Reel – Included with your Ascension fly combo is a beautiful, CNC 6061 aircraft aluminum fly reel with a smooth disc drag that is pre-loaded with KastKing BackKast fly line backing, Propel WF floating fly line. Just add your favorite fly and you’re ready to fish.
  • Performance, Confidence & Durability - The Ascension fly combo is available in both a 9’ for 5 wt and a 9’ for 8 wt model so there is a rod available for most fishing situations in both fresh and saltwater. And you’ll have confidence knowing that you’re using a true performance rod with game changing features because of KastKing's Incredible Total Peace of Mind Warranty!

Product Description




​    SPT--Soloscopic Performance Technology


  •   One-piece performance in a six-piece telescopic design
  •   Multiple floating guides improve line performance
  •   Consistent and smooth taper eliminates flat & dead spots in the blank
  •   Snug-Fit ferrules delivery full length power transition
  •   KastFlex Technology with Toray 24-Ton Carbon Matrix blank delivers sensitivity and performance  






The Ascension Fly combo will quickly become your “go to” fly rod for all your fishing needs. Never has a rod been so easy to assemble and store because of its Soloscopic construction. No longer will you need to take the rod apart, remove flies, split shot or even strike indicators.Simply reel in the excess line as you slide each section back into itself until the rod has been completely collapsed to just 27” long. The reel stays on the rod, the line stays in the guides and all flies are in place, ready to fish again as soon as you reach your next destination.

The fully rigged rod, reel, line and flies are always ready to fish by simply stripping out about 10’ of line from the reel. You’ll be able to extend the rod back to its full, performance length and you’ll be fishing again in a matter of seconds without the time-consuming effort of having to run line through guides, re-tie flies or attach split shot and indicators.The completely rigged rod fits easily into a lightweight travel case to protect your valuable investment. ​So, whether you are moving a hundred yards down river through thick cover or a thousand miles to your next adventure, you’re always ready when the fish are rising.

The Ascension fly combo includes either a 9’ for 5 wt medium fast or 9’ for 8 wt, fast action rod made of 24 million modulus graphite. The rod features both fixed and floating guides, 3A cork handle and a beautiful and lightweight aluminum reel seat.

The combo is a complete, ready to fish outfit because it includes a very high quality, CNC 6061 machined aluminum fly reel with a smooth disc drag and is pre-loaded with our BackKast backing, Propel WF floating fly line. The unique and lightweight travel case makes this the perfect travel rod. Simply select your favorite fly and you’re ready to fish.

 WARNING: According to Proposition 65 of California Law this product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Average rating
5 (based on 38 reviews)
Great rod for Carp!
I wanted to get into fly fishing for carp specifically and this travel rod is awesome. Great for throwing slightly larger flies even for bass too! I love the telescoping feature, very easy to keep set up and ready to cast at all times!
Great value
Soloscopic is great for easy packing. It is sturdy and has a nice action.
I am very impressed with the quality of this rig. The reel is top-notch, the line is not cheap junky stuff, and rod is very well made with nice action. And all of this can pack down into a very compact package that I can take backpacking.When not backpacking, the case is first rate and it even has a tip protector.My "only" slight concern is the fragility of the tip of the rod unless it is in the case. So be careful out there if attached to pack, etc.
Affordable telescopic fly rod combo!
Awesome Fly rod combo! Great price too! I do a lot of fishing in tough brushy spots and this is perfect for it!
Bought a telescopic spinning rod as well
I bought a telescopic spinning rod as well from Kastking. I wanted one of each for the many backpacking trips I will continue to go on. I haven't used the fly rod yet, but I had a great time using my 6'6" telescopic spinning rod from Kastking. Feels great to have these in my arsenal too for an airplane carry-on. You can go fishing anywhere in the world without having to worry about renting gear when you get there. To be honest, I may even get a telescopic heavy duty surf rod for shore ocean fishing if I'm really happy with my experience with these two.
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