“Whether you pitch, flip, crank, dropshot, jerk, skip, stroke, jig, worm, Carolina rig, spinnerbait, swim bait, or fish frog baits, Fenwick has built the perfect rod to meet your specific needs.” – Fenwick
 
Bassin' USA was given the opportunity to review four different Fenwick rods from their HMG Series and EliteTECH Smallmouth Series.  Several of our ProStaff members set out to test these new rods in various conditions, with different presentations and combinations.
 
Fenwick is a well-known brand amongst all anglers when it comes to fishing rods.  They have prided themselves on building rods that last throughout the years and to develop technologies to improve upon rod features.

Fenwick HMG & EliteTECH Rod Reviews

HMG Series Overview

The HMG rods are not built for action-specific, but application-specific. Fenwick uses Carbon Veil Technology for increased sensitivity and durability, TAC (Technically Advanced Construction) for increased grip in all fishing conditions and enhanced grip in wet weather, and Fuji components – Alconite guides that add greater compression strength, is lightweight in design and increases sensitivity as well.

 

HMG® Spinning Rod GS66MH-F Review  Overall Rating:  7.08 
HMG®Triggerstik GT70MH-F Review  Overall Rating: 7.80

HMG Fenwick Rod Overall Review

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  • Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod GS66MH-F Review

    Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod GS66MH-F Review

    "A classic looking rod with a new age design!" Overall Rating: 7.08   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor

    Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod GS66MH-F Review

    "A classic looking rod with a new age design!" Overall Rating: 7.08   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor
  • Fenwick HMG Triggerstik GT70MH-F Review

    Fenwick HMG Triggerstik GT70MH-F Review

    "A classic looking rod with a new age design!" Overall Rating: 7.80   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor

    Fenwick HMG Triggerstik GT70MH-F Review

    "A classic looking rod with a new age design!" Overall Rating: 7.80   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor


EliteTECH Smallmouth Series

The EliteTECH rods were designed with specific species in mind.  The rods we reviewed we designed specifically for smallmouth bass fishing, as it says in the name.  Crafted with components for specific species applications, they include a high modulus graphite blank designed specifically for small mouth fishing and new titanium frame guides with Zirconium inserts, reducing the overall rod weight and wear on your line.   Lastly, the new ‘hidden handle’ design with TAC provides more sensitivity and comfort. 

 

EliteTECH Smallmouth Series ESMS63MH-F Review  Overall Rating: 8.42

EliteTECH Smallmouth Series ESMC69MH-F Review  Overall Rating: 8.00

EliteTECH Fenwick Rod Overall Review

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  • Fenwick EliteTECH ESMC69MH-F Review

    Fenwick EliteTECH ESMC69MH-F Review

    "Designed specifically for catching smallmouth bass!" Overall Rating: 8.00   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for generations of passionate…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor

    Fenwick EliteTECH ESMC69MH-F Review

    "Designed specifically for catching smallmouth bass!" Overall Rating: 8.00   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for generations of passionate…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor
  • Fenwick EliteTECH ESMS63MH-F Review

    Fenwick EliteTECH ESMS63MH-F Review

    "Designed specifically for catching smallmouth bass!" Overall Rating: 8.42   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for generations of passionate…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor

    Fenwick EliteTECH ESMS63MH-F Review

    "Designed specifically for catching smallmouth bass!" Overall Rating: 8.42   About Fenwick For over 50 years, the Fenwick name has been a legend among fishermen all over the world. The name comes from a lake in Washington State. And performance was the name of the game from day one. On the shores of Lake Fenwick, a group of men passionate about fishing dove head first into development of a rod that would set the technological pace for generations of passionate…

    Friday March 08

    by BASSIN' USA Editor

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