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Berkley Trout Dough Series Spinning Rods


Berkley Trout Dough Series Spinning Rods offer actions designed to specifically cast Berkley dough baits further and with more accuracy without losing your bait. These rods feature split grip cork handle construction to help reduce overall weight. The uni-directional fiberglass technology creates a stronger, more sensitive glass fishing rod without compromising the weight or diameter of the rod. Berkley Trout Dough Series Spinning Rods also feature stainless steel guides and inserts.


Berkley Trout Dough Series Spinning Rods
TDS461UL4' 6"Ultra Light1 - 41/32 - 1/81
TDS501UL5' 0"Ultra Light1 - 41/32 - 1/81
TDS562UL5' 6"Ultra Light1 - 61/32 - 3/162
TDS602UL6' 0"Ultra Light1 - 61/32 - 3/162
TDS662UL6' 6"Ultra Light1 - 61/32 - 1/42
TDS702UL7' 0"Ultra Light1 - 61/32 - 1/42
TDS702L7' 0"Light2 - 81/16 - 3/82
TDS762UL7' 6"Ultra Light1- 61/32 - 1/42
TDS802UL8' 0"Ultra Light1 - 61/32 - 1/42
Review Summary
(12 Reviews)
of customers would recommend this product.83%
Reviewer Profile:  
Light and very sensitive (4)
light and sensitive (3)
The best UL pole ever (2)
casts bait (2)
casts extremely well (2)
Best Uses
Trout (2)
Panfish (2)
white bass (2)

Customer Reviews
Springfield ohio
Advanced Angler
 Great rod for farm pond fishing and pan fish.
Pros: casts bait, casts extremely well, Light and very sensitive, The best UL pole ever
Best Uses: light lures, Panfish, white bass
Comments: Great for those time on the farm for those smaller large mouth and blues love this rod a must have
Light weight & sensitive
Pros: Light weight & sensitive
Best Uses: Trout & Crappie
Comments: This is a very good product. Will enjoy using it.
 Perfect action for multi species
Pros: nice light action
Cons: fiberglass sensitivity
Comments: Although this rod is fiberglass which will give a reduced amount of feel compared to graphite the action is perfect for pitching small baits for crappies, small bass and walleyes. I use a lot of braided line and this moderate action will help stop tearing out the mouths on crappies. The fiberglass will make it tough and last a long time. I usually use a UL for crappie but a lot of my bump around fishing includes catching small bass and walleyes and this rod gives the little extra power for slightly bigger baits and I plan on deep water double jigging for crappies soon so I will need more than a UL for the weight I need to get it down and keep it in 20' near the bottom.
 Excellent live bait and small lure casting rod
Pros: light and sensitive, casts extremely well, excellent price
Cons: Learning curve to set hooks
Best Uses: bait and light jigs, Panfish, trout, smallies, perch, white bass
Comments: Love this rod! Paired it with a Pfleuger President and some 8lb NanoFil, and it works really nicely for panfish, perch, and smallies. I'm looking forward to trying it on some eater walleyes. My only knock was the learning curve for hook setting. It took a while to get used to the slower action, but once I worked out my technique its been fine.
S. E. Iowa
 great action
Pros: sensitivity, light and sensitive
Best Uses: Trout, panfish
Comments: I purchased this rod for use 1 week a year at Lake Panguitch, Utah, a stocked rainbow, Cutthroat and Tiger Trout lake. The rod exceeded my expectations with cast-ability and sensitivity. We fish a quarter ounce slip weight on 4 pound Vanish baited with Gulp dough bait. In 5 days of fishing I caught nearly 50 rainbows and 15 Cutthroats from 12 to 18 inches, releasing everything under 18 and all Cutthroats. I did catch one 20 inch Tiger Trout on Berkley Gulp Chunky Chartreuse Garlic, it also went back. I am going to order another one of these 7 ft. light rods for next year.
 Nice feel for the money
Pros: light and sensitive, casts well
Cons: reel seat is junk, I can see how it cracks easily
Comments: Got the 7' light and it suits my needs. I read some reviews that said the reel seat is junky, and they were correct, so I just wrapped it in electrical tape to keep it from breaking. First trip out I got 3 16", and a 21" stocked Rainbow. No issues with the rod, which was both sensitive and had enough backbone to boat the big one without a net. I needed this rod because I don't have a green one!!
rowdy dog
great rod for the money
Pros: soft does not pull hooks
Comments: soft rod great for trolling with small spoons and spinners
Central PA
 Great glass rod at half the price of comparable rods
Pros: Light and very sensitive
Comments: Very Sensitive and good action would be a great rod for beginner trout fisherman. Caught lots of brookies would buy over again great service
liquor lou
Nailin' steel-heads
Pros: Light and very sensitive, casts bait, spinners, and whatever else extremely far.
Cons: Mine broke :(
Best Uses: Trout, "fishing the bottom, " big trout
Comments: Great Pole. Caught a 6.78 pound trout on it but broke right at the end of the fight. Still caught the trouphy trout.
fish head
santa paula CA
The most asome fishing pole
Pros: The best UL pole ever
Best Uses: Surf fishing
Comments: I have been fishing for 40 years + this is by far the best pole i have ever had great for trout and awesome for surf fishing
Port Orchard, WA
Reel Seat needs to be re-inforced.
Pros: Light and very sensitive
Comments: My 11 yr old grandson placed his first cast and hooked a 2lb 3oz Rainbow Triploid within 30 seconds of the bait hitting the water. As he reeled in the cork reel fastener BROKE in two!!! He landed the fish but his brand new pole was a disappointment. Good thing I had a spare pole. I'm waiting for Berkley to replace the pole on warranty. Pole cost [$] last week. This week it cost [$] for Fedex return plus $9.95 S&H for a return pole a total of [$] ... go figure!
 the most beautiful rod i've ever had
Comments: new from berkeley!!!! great color!!! lightweight
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