Ardent Denny Brauer Flipping Stick Fishing Rod, Blue/Black, 7-Feet 6-Inch, Medium-Heavy, Fast Review

By John Andrews | Fishing Rod Reviews

Ardent Denny Brauer Flipping Stick Fishing Rod, Blue/Black, 7-Feet 6-Inch, Medium-Heavy, Fast

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Rating: 3.3/5






- Packed with different features

- Flawless balance and casting power

- Perfect accuracy potential


- A bit more expensive

- A slightly awkward length



There are a lot of different things which one considers when purchasing his fishing rod but the fact that it’s manufactured by a Bassmaster Classic winner is definitely a strong point in the pros field. This is something which means that the rod is designed with the specifics required for proper bass fishing.

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In any case, this is a rod which is specifically designed to meet a lot of different requirements and to properly complement the overall requirements set forth by bass fishing endeavors. With this in mind, it’s definitely worth pointing out its specifications, so let’s go ahead and have a quick look.

Main Usage

Obviously, as we’ve mentioned above, the main usage of the rod is bass fishing. However, this is far from being its only designation and you can use it for a range of other fishing undertakings without any issues at all. However, it’s not something that you’d use for surf fishing as it’s not long enough to ensure proper performance in this particular field.

It’s tested and refined on different lakes such as the Amistad and the falcon and you can bet that the rod comes with the necessary power as well as backbone that you’d need to land the biggest bass in the lake. 

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Of course, this is further complemented by the overall specifications of the rod, including weight, length, balance, bait casting power and others of the kind. Therefore, let’s go through the detailed breakdown of the rod so that we can draw the proper conclusions.

Product Features


This particular model comes with a weight of approximately 5 ounces. In case you are wondering how this is possible – it’s all thanks to the contemporary and cutting edge construction. The manufacturer takes advantage of a material of particularly high-quality known as IM7 graphite.

The blank construction is also furnished in a way to provide the angler with tremendous sensitivity without jeopardizing or sacrificing the overall strength of the rod. This is definitely something that you might want to account for.

The weight is also properly optimized to ensure proper casting power and perfect balance, despite the fact that it is, in fact, quite light. This usually doesn’t go hand in hand with perfect balance but in this case it’s worked out flawlessly.


The bait casting power is properly complemented by the 9 guides and the tip. They are all made out of premium materials which are going to ensure accurate casts. As you may know, this is something absolutely critical when it comes to bass fishing so it’s important to take it into account.

Of course, the graphite blank construction is also something which attributes for the overall smooth and seamless movement and recovery of the cord which is going to ensure proper casts and quick recoveries.

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The balance of the rod is something which has obviously received a tremendous amount of time, effort and consideration. Right off the bat, the rod comes with the solid construction which makes it feel extruded upon touching, regardless of the light weight.

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Furthermore, the Fuji Reel seats are going to provide the angler with solid while at the same time lightweight overall base for the reels – this is something absolutely critical in order to perform at high levels.

There is a cork split grip which is going to ensure flawless balance while dropping the weight even more. All in all, each rod is perfectly balanced when it comes to this particular series.


This is a rod which comes with 7.6 feet length and 16 inches overall length of the handle. This guarantees medium to heavy action which is always something that a lot of people look forward to.

With this in mind, it’s also important to understand that rod comes with quite a lot of convenience in terms of longevity – the materials are carefully chosen to ensure that you will be able to use it for quite some time. The durability is definitely on point.


The truth is that the product is well-thought out and perfectly rounded to provide a great bass fishing experience.

Whether or not it performs the same way when it comes to different undertakings is something out of the question as this is not the rod’s main designation. For its purposes, it’s safe to conclude that it’s a great option.

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John is the wisest member of our team since he's the oldest person here. He has gathered lots of tips and tricks throughout his 35-year angling career. His love for angling has led him to join our team because he wants to share his wisdom with others. Back in the day, he had to visit locations around the country and speak to many anglers to get more information about angling and now he wants to share it online. He doesn't fish as much as he used to, but his passion for angling is ever present.

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