World's First Computerized Fishing Rod - TACKOBOX Poletap SmartRod™ Hits Retail, Patent 7934338

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TACKOBOX Poletap SmartRod™ bite alert rods are now available for purchase at major retail outlets.


The first of its kind… and possibly the single most significant innovation to the modern fishing rod. – Florida Sport Fishing June 26, 2013

Kansan company TACKOBOX lands big fish! World's first bite alert rods "Poletap SmartRod" hits retail.

TACKOBOX LLC., the leader in patented microchip accelerometer technology and quality electronic bite detection fishing rods announced today that its Poletap SmartRod and combo product line introduced at ICAST 2013 in Las Vegas are now available for purchase in select retail stores:

Academy Sports                                                                            
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Walmart Select Retail Locations

Catfish Connection Catalog                                                                
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The first of its kind ... and possibly the single most significant innovation to the modern fishing rod, the Poletap SmartRod brings integrated accelerometer bite detection technology to a handsome and rugged 2-piece medium action rig. With the use of Sound Alert and high-output LEDs, the Poletap SmartRod provides a built-in alarm system that activates when the line is receiving activity from the fish below the surface. Three sensitivity levels allow you to cancel out false alarms and one-button operation ensures that this advanced technology is kept simple.

“The first of its kind… and possibly the single most significant innovation to the modern fishing rod…” – Florida Sport Fishing June 26, 2013.

Bite detection features are powered from two CR2032 Lithium batteries. Our patented Computer Controlled Accelerometer Technology detects fish activity throughout the fishing rod and does not rely on mechanical mouse-traps, roller wheels or clip-on bells and whistles. This powerful technology has already generated buzz, as "the future of fishing"... - Übergizmo Edwin Kee. It is available in a 6'6" spincast rod, 7' spinning rod and 7' spinning combo of the rod and reel.

Specs & Features:
Water Resistant Design
Light and Sound or Light Only Alerts
Adjustable Sensitivity Hi-Med-Low
Digital Readout
High-Output Speaker
Two (2) Long-Life CR2032 Batteries
Four (4) Red High-Output LED Alerts
Combo Package with Balanced Ball Bearing Spinning Reel with Red 15lb Line

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