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JBI Black Diamond Noodle Rod
Description

JBI Black Diamond Noodle Rod

The JBI Black Diamond Noodle series rods feature a great action, good looks and an affordable price. The rods are built on a matte black finish of 98% graphite blank with blank thru handle construction for strength and sensitivity. Other features include, black chrome plated guides with Hardaloy inserts, cork grips, and a fold-down hook keeper.

Black Diamond Close-Up

Best of all, these beautiful graphite noodle rods are backed by a 3 Year Warranty against defects in workmanship or materials from the date of purchase! JBI will repair or replace this rod when it is returned, prepaid, to JBI at this address: JBI, 1744 Iowa Avenue, Lorain OH 44052. Warranty and shipping details are provided with the warranty card attached to the rod. This guarantee is limited to repair or replacement of the JBI rod only and does not cover equipment of any other manufacturer.

Black Diamond Noodle Rod

Specifications for these rods are described in the table below.

Specifications
ModelBDS902N
ActionNoodle
Length9'
Pieces2
Butt Grip8 3/4" (w/Butt Cap)
Fore Grip4 3/4"
Guides10
Reel SeatUp-locking
Line Weight2-6 lbs.


To order, please select the model from the list above.


Reviews
Review Summary
4.4
( 28 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.89%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (22), Casual Fisher (3)
Pros
Good Tip Action (21)
Sensitive (18)
Accurate Casting (16)
Durable (15)
Flexible (15)
Cons
Hard To Transport (2)
Best Uses
River Fishing (17)
Small Fish (7)
Large Fish (7)

great rod
Verified
Buyer
pacific Northwest--Eastern Washington
About Me:
none

My new noodle rod is awsome. Itsw the Black Diamond 10' rod.  So far it been a killer on steelhead. Great action and a pleasure to use and own.   R. Lindblad

Pros: great action, very forgiving, hooks them and holds them
Cons: got to be careful around car doors
Best Uses: steelhead fishing, kokanee fishing
i like it alot
Verified
Buyer
newfield ny
About Me:
Avid Fisher
awsome rod for the money
Pros: Durable, Good Tip Action, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish
Good Product
Verified
Buyer
Arcade N.Y.
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great for Smallmouth bass fishing and trout fishing.
Pros: Accurate Casting, Lightweight, Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: Small Fish
Awesome
Verified
Reviewer
Ohio
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Just got this rod today after school and am so excited. It is very lightweight and tha cork handles are perfect. We'll see how it performs tomorrow morning for some fall run steel.
Pros: Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Lightweight, Easy To Transport, Flexible
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing, Small Fish
Good action for the price
Verified
Buyer
NY
About Me:
none
I used this fishing rod for salmon fishing in the Salmon River. It does the job but I found it's difficult to fight with a huge salmon.
Pros: none
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
A great buy
Verified
Buyer
port washington, WI
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Very good steelhead rod
Pros: Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting, Super sensitivity, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
JBI Noodle Rod
Verified
Buyer
Grants Pass,Oregon
About Me:
Avid Fisher
10' ROD 2-6# LINE RATING,WHO ARE THEY KIDDING?IT'S NOT GOING IN MY FAVORITE ROD RACK.
Pros: Accurate Casting
Cons: Too Stiff, Too stiffI thought a 10'
Best Uses: none
Great value rod!
Boyertown, PA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I find for the price this is a great rod. Good quality, sensitive, protects light leaders, and overall handles steelhead very well. I feel it is a bit on the heavy side which you will notice when you fish all day.
Pros: Flexible, Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Accurate Casting
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Excellent rod,Great Value
Verified
Buyer
Niagara River,Niagara Falls ON
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great rod for Niagara River bottom bouncing out of the boat or from shore. Action is very forgiving when fishing light lines for steelhead. These rods are equal to or better than rods costing three times more. I now own four of these, and every one fishin out of my boat who uses them thinks they great.
Pros: Sensitive, Durable, Flexible, Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Great Rod for the $$
Verified
Buyer
Cleveland, OH
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great Rod for the money! Well constructed and has a great action!
Pros: Sensitive, Durable, Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting, Flexible, Easy To Transport
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Don't Waste Your Money...
Verified
Reviewer
Detroit, MI
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I bought this rod through FishUSA and I was excited to try this for Steelhead in Michigan. The very first time I took this out in 2009 the rod broke within one hour of making casts....The rod just shattered on my casting on 3/30/09. JBI replaced my rod very quickly and I kept the rod in the sleeve (never took the replacement rod fishing) until 04/09/10 to once again fish for Steelhead. Within one hour of fishing the rod shattered again in the same spot...Not a coincidence...This rod is made in China...Don't waste your money...I now have to fight to get JBI to return my money plus the shipping and handling to me. I would not put any money towards this rod at all...You'll be sorry..!! FishUSA can't get rods right now due to manufacturing problems...Geez I wonder why!!!
Pros: Good Tip Action, Sensitive
Cons: Breaks Easily, Poor Construction
Best Uses: Small Fish
Very impressed
Verified
Buyer
Niagara Falls ON Canada
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I use this rod from October thru till May on the Niagara river. This is a great boat rod for river steelhead fishing, handles those line peeling rainbows without any problem, even with ultra light line. This is a well finished rod with a very comfortable handle and excellent performance, equals some custom rods I have used. Outstanding rod for the price
Pros: Durable, Flexible, Good Tip Action, Handle Comfort, Easy To Transport, Accurate Casting, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
good buy for the price
Verified
Buyer
oil city, pa
About Me:
Casual Fisher
good action for steelhead, can't wait to go salmon fishing.
Pros: Durable, Flexible, Easy To Transport, Sensitive, Accurate Casting
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing, Good for steelhead
I have bought three great rods
Verified
Buyer
Brooklyn, CT
About Me:
Casual Fisher
This is a very good rod for Salmon fishing and Trout as well as Bass fishing and pan fish.
Pros: Flexible, Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Durable, Good Tip Action, Easy To Transport
Cons: none
Best Uses: Large Fish, Small Fish, River Fishing
nice
Verified
Buyer
Bridgevile Pa
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Nice rod , works for me for steelhead , good price
Pros: Good Tip Action, Flexible
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing, Small Fish, Large Fish
Great Product
Verified
Buyer
NJ but fishing Salmon River and Lake Ont
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Super value for the price. As someone who owns over 200 rods both off-the-rack and custom, this rod is an oustanding value for the money.
Pros: Value, Good Tip Action, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
GREAT noodle rod
Verified
Buyer
Puyallup, WA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
This nine foot noodle is perfect for Pacific Northwest River fishing - all sizes Steelhead and Salmon. Landed a 15 LBS coho on it this weekend. Outstanding value INHO.
Pros: Sensitive, Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting, Flexible, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Great Noodle
Verified
Buyer
San Francisco
About Me:
Avid Fisher
This rod is a perfect complement to my standard salmon and steelhead fishing gear. Great value.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Easy To Transport, Accurate Casting
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
This Rod IS Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Verified
Buyer
New Jersey
About Me:
Avid Fisher
This Noodle Rod is Awesome. I use this noodle rod for fishing the Salmon river and Oswego river in NY State. It is also great for fishing the estuaries of the rivers as well.There is nothing to dislike about this rod.It is a great rod for the price. I have used this rod several times. Performs better than some of my other more expensive noodle rods that I have.I would recommend this noodle rod to others. I have yet to find anything negative about this rod.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Durable, Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Flexible, Easy To Transport
Cons: none
Best Uses: Estuaries, River Fishing
jbi 10' noodle rod
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Buyer
upstate ny
About Me:
Avid Fisher
i use his rod with a centerpin reel to fish small to medium streams for trout. for the line rating of 1-6 lbs it is a little stiffer than i would like but overall works fine.
Pros: none
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
This is a great rod
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Buyer
Muskegon, Michigan
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great rod for all use in fresh water
Pros: Sensitive, Easy To Transport, Flexible, Durable, Accurate Casting, Good Tip Action
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
this rod rocks!!!!!!
Alpena, Michigan
About Me:
Avid Fisher
this rod is awsome to fight salmon on. you can put a ton of force on the fish to keep them from the rocks in my local river. i have landed around 40 to 60 salmon on it allready. the largest is 17 pounds but have had larger on it with no trouble. it makes it easier to use light line on salmon.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Flexible, Sensitive, Durable, Accurate Casting, Fun to fight large salmon
Cons: Hard To Transport
Best Uses: Small Fish, Large Fish, River Fishing
Great rod for the money
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Buyer
Ventura, CA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I use the 10' noodle rod for surf fishing in southern California. It has a great tip action and really allows me to get the bait out there with the 10' length. I now have 2 of the JBI Black Diamond rods and I would recommend them to anybody into fishing with light tackle. They have held up great and are really affordable.
Pros: Affordable, Good Tip Action, Sensitive
Cons: none
Best Uses: Surf Fishing, Small Fish
Nice rod; just as advertised; very light
Verified
Buyer
Houston, TX
About Me:
Casual Fisher
good rod; like it much
Pros: Good Tip Action
Cons: long
Best Uses: Ocean Fishing
Great rod!!!!
Verified
Buyer
West chester Pa.
About Me:
Professional
This is a great rod. I have used it for salmon up to 20lbs, and steelhead up to 10lbs. Great action noodle rod.
Pros: Good Tip Action, Accurate Casting, Sensitive, Easy To Transport, Flexible, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: River Fishing
Good Rod
Verified
Buyer
Pennsylvania
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great rod for the money. Had one other one that I used like crazy, but the cork handle got loose. For the money and good quality I had to buy another. Bear in mind I had the first one for over 3 years, and used it for just about anything I thought it could handle. Even caught some Flatheads pushing 20lbs with it. I probably abused it more than I should have, otherwise I probably wouldn't have had to buy another. Awesome rod!
Pros: Sensitive, Accurate Casting, Easy To Transport, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: Any fish you deem fit
A FISHING WEAPON FOR BIG NY STEELHEAD
Verified
Buyer
CHADDS FORD PA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
NEVER USED A FISHING ROD THIS LONG BEFORE,BUT I WAS TOLD BY THE GUYS FISHING ON THE OSWEGO AND SALMON RIVERS I NEEDED A ROD LIKE THIS.THEY WHERE RIGHT ON THE MONEY.EVEN IF THIS ROD LASTS FOREVER I WOULD BUY ANOTHER ONE.
Pros: Durable, Good Tip Action, Sensitive, Flexible
Cons: Hard To Transport
Best Uses: Large Fish, River Fishing
Great rod for the price.
Verified
Buyer
Natrona Hgts Pa
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great for steelhead fishing the tribs. [...]
Pros: Flexible, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: none