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Great Bay EMG Series

New for 2010 - Introducing the EMG Switch Rod! Switch rod use has been growing in popularity and demand, and Great Bay Rod Company is always happy to respond with an innovative, premium rod design. The EMG Switch Rod includes saltwater and freshwater design considerations. The saltwater model features and ALPS triangulary locking reel seat and the freshwater model employs and REC reel seat with highly-figured Cocobolo wood inserts. Both models are 11-foot, 4-piece configurations in 6, 7, and 8 weight.

The EMG series is a favorite with our discriminating customers. This 9-foot 4-piece rod is a medium action taper with blended medium modulus graphite and is available in weights 2-8 with a striking deep green finish and perfectly matched thread wraps., the EMG series effectively covers all of your fishing needs in a moderately priced rod. Cork grips are made from the highest grade cork available and are hand turned for the perfect fit. Reel seats are beautifully appointed with highly figured wood inserts.

CZ Nymphing Models: All three models are 11 feet long and were designed in conjunction with the industry-notable Ian Colin James. The Canadian Youth Fly Fishing Team used these rods at the World Fly Fishing Competition in Prague in June of 2009. All three models have a medium/fast action and the same high quality components as all other models in the EMG series. The CZ Nymph rods come in 4-piece models and 4-6 line weights. Ian Colin James is one of the premier fly fisherman in North America, and has garnered a world famous reputation as a fly tyer, guide and speaker. Additionally, Ian is teaching the first fully-accredited fly fishing course in Canada at Fanshawe College. Ian was instrumental in helping Great Bay Rod Company design this addition to the EMG series, working on the project for almost a year.

All rods feature our proprietary tapers, and a lifetime registered original-owner warranty. Every rod ships with a Great Bay Rod Company branded aluminum rod tube and rod bag. Great Bay Rod Company carefully inspects each rod for fit and finish and performs quality assurance testing on 100% of the products that leave our facility; testing includes, static deflection testing to insure precise guide placement, hand casting of all fly rods, and actual line weight measurement verification.

  • REC Premium Reel Seat
  • Select Cork Grips
  • Stainless Steel Snake Guides
  • Section Alignment Guides


  • Great Bay EMG 904-5
    $329.99 $265.00 On Sale!
    5 weight