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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 $99.99
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KRDFLYAS-989 Tele Fly Rod 8 MF N/A 9' N/A 9+1 6 $99.99
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KCOFLYAS-959S56 Combo 5 MF N/A 9' 5/6 Reel 9+1 6 $149.99
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KCOFLYAS-989S78 Combo 8 MF N/A 9' 7/8 Reel 9+1 6 $149.99
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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 82 reviews)
Compact Telescoping Rod Good, convenient starter Backpacking rod

Got this rod for its compactness and ease of breakdown for backpacking in the sierras, so far so good on local lakes. pleased to find that it came with some Ascension Fly line.For those purchasing for the first time be aware that there are some floating eyelets on individual telescoping rod sections. I was initially concerned on opening that they had broken off. but this was not the case, it was done by design.

Purchased rod only (not reel)

Has become my go-to rod despite owning other more expensive rods. Love to use this on the kayak so I can put it away quickly or in the backcountry where I may have to walk through the forest often. Also useful when I want to carry multiple rods. Have not had any problems with this rod at all and don't expect to!

Quality rod!! Low price!!

Great value!! It comes with $20 worth of fly line, a durable case, and a rod that looks and performs like a rod three times its price. Unbelievable!!! Im going to buy another rod, this time, for my father-in-law because I am in shock of the quality and price.

Great Rod / Reel Combo

Well made combo, very light and responsive. Came ready to fish, love the compact size. I would recommend this item to anyone looking for a compact fly rod package. As with all KastKing products, the quality is top notch.

Wish the guides would keep orientation and not twist! Great Fly rod otherwise!

Awesome fly rod once you get the hang of collapsing and extending! It would make it more awesome if they could keep the guides from twisting and keep the correct orientation. Worked like a charm on a pig of a crappie!

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You can leave your questions in the following message box, and the designer will reply you the first time! 1 questions
By ChristianRedmon 2020-05-23 09:15
When will you have more 5wt. Asension available?
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