Skykomish Series Spinning Rods

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Born and developed on the legendary salmon and steelhead rivers of the Pacific Northwest, the Skykomish rod series delivers exceptional performance and value.  Each rod has been designed for a specific purpose, focusing on sensitivity without sacrificing control of your casts, line, or fish. While the moderate-fast action doesn't limit sensitivity, it does allow for an additional level of control of the fight with powerful sea-run fish. This second release of the Skykomish series sees a distinct improvement in durability, and has also expanded to allow for a variety of additional techniques for targeting both salmon and steelhead.

Please Note: The section of exposed carbon in the middle of the joint is by design. This allows for repeated assembly/disassembly without the joint becoming loose over time. Once you have snugged the sections together, you will still see exposed carbon. Were this to be painted, it would not allow for as tight of a connection, and would diminish positive engagement over time. DO NOT SAND OR CUT THIS SECTION


  • Action: Moderate-Fast
  • 2-piece 24/30T Japanese Toray Carbon construction
  • Polished Stainless steel guides with ceramic rings
  • Cork grip handle
  • Lifetime Warranty
Model Length Weight (oz.) Power Handle length # of Guides Line (lb)
SKYS906ML 9'6"  5.7 ML  11.5" 9 + Tip 6 - 12
SKYS906M 9'6" 6.2  M  11.5" 9 + Tip  8 - 14
SKYS1006MH 10'6" 6.7  MH  14" 10 + Tip  12 -20
SKYS1100MH 11'0" MH  14" 10 + Tip  12 - 20

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8 Reviews

  • 5
    Skykomish spinning rod

    Published by Kim Poprich on 21st Oct 2021

    Caught over 30 salmon 15 to 30 lb range put them to the test cranked them hard horsed them in great rods

  • 5
    Good rod

    Published by Austin on 30th Sep 2021

    Caught a 20lb salmon on it and had no problem

  • 4

    Published by Jeff Brown on 24th Sep 2021

    The skykomish rod is one of the most sensitive salmon rods i have ever fished with and I have fished some extremely high end rods. My one complaint about this rod is the handle. It is balanced at the hook holder and not the upper handle. This does create some fatigue during a day of fishing. The handle is cork and thin. It comes out of the plastic smelling of gasoline.the reel seat could use a second locking nut as it works itself loose. Reworking the handle and balancing this rod would put this in the top tier of rods to fish. Hlad to have it in my arsenal but with a little more work this rod could be phenomenal.

  • 5
    Weight and durability

    Published by Nga Danh on 17th Sep 2021

    Worked great for me! I have a rotator cuff tear and CTS the light weight of this rod allows me to slay fish longer.

  • 5
    Skykomish Rods

    Published by Krag McKay on 22nd Sep 2020

    Just received the two rods I ordered. Haven't used either yet but the quality seems excellent, very well balanced and for such long poles have very good backbone, even the ML action is not at all whippy. Can't wait to take them on my trip to AK salmon and dolly fishing next summer!!!

  • 5
    My new favorite rod

    Published by Orca on 29th Jan 2020

    From tip to bottom and all the components very very beautiful rod I just can't express the quality of this rod I am so impressed that I am selling my Shimano expride my Shimano zodias my baitcast reel Shimano and my spinning reel Shimano sustain I will be selling all that and stick with sixgill I just found my home I just love it, love love love love love love I love it. I am a biggest fan..... sixgill.....

  • 4
    Great rod,very flexible and nicely balanced

    Published by bryce on 22nd Jan 2020

    Bought this rod on a bogo deal along with the kratos and the skykomish is amazing ,it has a lot of sensitivity you dont normally see in rods its size. Cannot wait to smash my first upstate ny salmon or steelhead on this bad boy in 2 months!!

  • 5
    Super sensitive two piece

    Published by Chandler Carpenter on 9th Jan 2020

    Great rod haven’t got it out for salmon and steelhead yet but use it for surf fishing as well. Even on the windy afternoons I can still cast a mile and sensitive enough to feel all the surf perch picking up the bait.