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Fenwick Eagle Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rod

Item No.: 118871

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EA86M-MFS-2SKU: 118871
8' 6"
Mod. Fast
Line Weight
8 - 15 lbs.
Lure Weight
3/8 - 1 oz.
Stock: 0


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Product Details

Fenwick Eagle Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods offer anglers premium spinning rods that are technique and species specific. These rods are designed with more than enough backbone and length needed to control salmon or steelhead. Eagle Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods offer excellent actions and performance at an affordable price.

Eagle Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods have been redesigned with modern components and lightweight comfortable designs, yet still retain the tradition that angler's have come to know from the Eagle series of rods. Over 60 years of rod-making knowledge have gone into developing these Eagle Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods to provide time-tested and proven actions.

Fenwick Eagle Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods provide classic Fenwick performance at an entry level price. B2 burled cork designs provide the feel of traditional cork, yet is more chip resistant and durable. Stainless steel guides with stainless steel inserts are lightweight, strong, and corrosion resistant. Soft, sensitive tips detect even the slightest takes, while powerful butt sections help gain an advantage over any fish.

  • B2 burled cork handles
  • Stainless steel guides with stainless steel inserts
  • Graphite blank
  • Powerful, rubber butt section
  • Soft, sensitive tips
  • Blank-through-handle construction


Ratings & Reviews

3 Reviews

Decent Rod


These are pretty darn nice rods for the money. I own an 8 foot, six inch model. The handles are very comfortable and the fit and finish is quite nice. I use mine with a 2500 series reel and either 10lb mono or 20lb Sufix braid for carp in the small river that I fish. I have landed carp well over twenty pounds using this combo. The rod has a nice sensitive tip, as well as the power to put the brakes on a hard-running fish. The main concern that I have are the stainless steel guide inserts and their potential longevity. Other than that I love this rod.

The 8'6 Medium is a Sweet Stick!


This rod is SWEET! Very light in the hand and sensitive. I use this rod primarily for Jerkbaits from shore but it has a pretty fast action so it works well for jigging also. Things to know about it, I think the lure rating is slightly overrated. I would rate it more around a 1/4oz-3/4oz tip with heavy backbone. I also would not put 15lb line on the rod, I would rate it more of a 8-12lb line rod. The guides are cheap, but they are light. I wouldn't run braid on this stick, but because of its fast action it is great with mono and you get a balanced rod with a small reel because they are light. All in all, the balance and feel I'd expect from a $150 stick at a $70 price point. If you break the rod, it is user error 9 times out of 10. Light tips and heavy backbones are a disaster if you abuse your gear. Don't high stick, bend in a U shape, or pull snags and you will love this stick!

Fenwick Eagle 9'6 ms model

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Usually I wont comment unless product is very good or very bad. While this rod feel very good when you hold it, I have to say I'm terribly disappointed with it. While throwing a 1/2 ko wobbler for coho salmon, the both broke while setting the hook on a 4lb brown trout using 10lb test with the drag set around 6lbs. I cant put into words my shock and embarrassment.