Pursuit: Telescopic Starter Rod and Reel 5Ft 6" £2.99 at Home Bargains
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Pursuit: Telescopic Starter Rod and Reel 5Ft 6" £2.99 at Home Bargains

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Found 6th Jun 2015
Seems good for the money.

Features:

Pursuit: Telescopic Starter Rod and Reel 5Ft 6"
Includes float, weights, reel and 2lb line hooks
Keep out of reach of children

37 Comments

keep out of reach of children..?

would be better off buying a 3m whip from the local tackle shop or ebay but it's only 3 quid so can't complain too much

For £2.99 starter kit, really can't go wrong. I bought my we lassie something similar a few years ago ( not just as cheap) and loves fishing now. Small telescopic rods are ideal for kids to keep in caravans, car boots etc, and even more fun when they hook into a stockie rainbow Nice find OP

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marxmia

For £2.99 starter kit, really can't go wrong. I bought my we lassie … For £2.99 starter kit, really can't go wrong. I bought my we lassie something similar a few years ago ( not just as cheap) and loves fishing now. Small telescopic rods are ideal for kids to keep in caravans, car boots etc, and even more fun when they hook into a stockie rainbow Nice find OP



Why would you buy something similar for a dog?!

Weirdo

spend a further 50p and buy a proper float but just hope you don't hook a big carp otherwise bye bye rod lol.

I dread to think how crap that reel must be..!!!!

don't forget delivery charges £3.49.

sammboy

don't forget delivery charges £3.49.


Its instore as well.

£2.99 for rubbish.... I've seen 3 of these in use, all 3 were brand new, all 3 reels failed, 1 when the kid hooked a small Mackerel, the gears failed - made of lead or some crap.... (had to open it up to try and fix it) the other 2 lots failed just by casting out and reeling in... £2.99 is better spent towards a £15 reel, loads of good branded reels available even cheaper, a rod £12, you'd still need decent line, hooks etc anyways so better to buy something something decent that wont break the bank but avoid this crap because it will just BREAK.

Go outdoors do a decent starter combo for a tenner or so that has caught my son trout up to 4lbs.

sparklehedgehog

CommentWhy would you buy something similar for a dog?!Weirdo


Had to read the quote again but very funny

Looks like a reel bargain to me

can't seem to find the click and collect option? can anyone see it?

Mon the fish

sandrogalli

can't seem to find the click and collect option? can anyone see it?



home bargains only offer click and collect on bulk buys of their regular products like boxes crisp or pop etc. itll be available instore at this price though aslong as they have it. can always ring ahead to your local to make sure

The only thing you will catch with one of these is a cold

Instead of people throwing negatives at it. Why not replace the crude comments with suggestions for lake/river/breakwater fishing?

You can't go wrong for 3 quid. You could use it as a disposable fishing rod I suppose. Handy......

djdynamite123

Instead of people throwing negatives at it. Why not replace the crude … Instead of people throwing negatives at it. Why not replace the crude comments with suggestions for lake/river/breakwater fishing?



Where are the crude comments ?

Negative yes,crude no

I could not stop myself went for this deal hook,line and sinker!

sparklehedgehog

CommentWhy would you buy something similar for a dog?!Weirdo


I am sure your from the British Isles and know we have varied dialects we don't all sound like the queen or Mr Cameron and his buddies hope you have a jolly day sir
Edited by: "JohnnyL" 7th Jun 2015

We bought this set last year and I hate to say, it was a complete waste of money. The only good to come out of it was that we got to meet a very nice fisherman - he was next to us on the river bank and felt sorry for us with our flimsy set. He spent a long time talking us through the basics and letting our children have a go using his proper fishing rod and whip. On his advice we bought a telescopic whip which has been much better for the kids.

This type of thing can be very useful in the office. One of our team announced one day that he was now on a diet - so we used this type of device to dangle a packet of crisps in front of his face all day....

sonygeezer

better off paying a couple of quid more for this set … better off paying a couple of quid more for this set http://www.sportsdirect.com/dunlop-junior-fishing-kit-941395?colcode=94139599



You will probably find it is exactly the same thing made in the same Chinese factory but SD add a Dunlop brand & charge more for it

Leave those poor fishys alone

Did the angler use his telescopic whip on your wife...?? Ooh. Err!!

ooo now

billallme

ooo now

oos*

If you want a decent starter rod, get this: gooutdoors.co.uk/fir…612 .

Its £2.99 for reason, and that reason is its ****!!

Biggunspaul

Where are the crude comments ?Negative yes,crude no

Negative and crude.

* I dread to think how crap that reel must be..!!!!

* The only thing you will catch with one of these is a cold

djdynamite123

Negative and crude.* I dread to think how crap that reel must be..!!!!* … Negative and crude.* I dread to think how crap that reel must be..!!!!* The only thing you will catch with one of these is a cold



I already said negative YES !

I think you read the first one wrong,he didn't say crap,he said CARP

Biggunspaul

I already said negative YES ! I think you read the first one wrong,he … I already said negative YES ! I think you read the first one wrong,he didn't say crap,he said CARP

verysleepy

I dread to think how crap that reel must be..!!!!

Hmm.

JohnnyL

I am sure your from the British Isles and know we have varied dialects we … I am sure your from the British Isles and know we have varied dialects we don't all sound like the queen or Mr Cameron and his buddies hope you have a jolly day sir




"You're"

bought this last year for a Caribbean trip, hooked a 52 LB tuna ...cracking little rod...have some heat

corred1964

You will probably find it is exactly the same thing made in the same … You will probably find it is exactly the same thing made in the same Chinese factory but SD add a Dunlop brand & charge more for it



Just about all fishing tackle sold in the UK is made in China but it doen't mean it is the same quality as it is made to the spec of who buys it.

sonygeezer

Just about all fishing tackle sold in the UK is made in China but it … Just about all fishing tackle sold in the UK is made in China but it doen't mean it is the same quality as it is made to the spec of who buys it.



If it is sold by Sports Direct you can guarantee it's the cheapest tat available....they just add one of the brand names they own to make it sound better quality

[quote=callagc]bought this last year for a Caribbean trip, hooked a 52 LB tuna ...cracking little rod...have some heat[/quote
Correcting my spelling come on get a grip man you must have better things to do with YOUR time.oO
Edited by: "JohnnyL" 14th Jun 2015
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