DXF

Fly Rod Series

Not only did they earn the Best Midpriced Rod award from George Anderson’s Yellowstone Angler, the Douglas DXF Fly Rod Series is finished with the highest-quality components. High-modulus blanks deliver strength and modern actions that are sure to add precision and grace your presentation skills. XMatrix carbon technology offers a lightweight feel and a sensitivity that alerts you to the softest takes. The extensive lineup of the Douglas DXF Fly Rod Series has a dialed in taper/action tailored to perform in just about every freshwater and saltwater scenario in fly fishing.

Models

Handles

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Handle B

Handle C

Handle D

Features

  • Versatile range of lengths and weights covering freshwater, saltwater, nymphing, and switch.
  • Multi-modulus blank construction, optimizing action in the rods.
  • XMatrix carbon materials for unbeatable weight and sensitivity.
  • Finished with high quality components, AAA cork grips, burled wood reel seat, SIC hard chrome snake guides, matte green finish.
  • Specialty European nymphing rods in 10’ and 11’, 2-5wt.
  • Saltwater rods in 7-12wt.
  • Awarded “Best Mid Priced 6wt, 5wt, and Best Trout Switch Rod” by George Anderson’s Yellowstone Angler Shootouts.
  • Packaged with cordura tube and cloth sock.
  • Lifetime Warranty on all Douglas Fly Rods.

Reviews

DXF 9'6" 6wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I spent a long time figuring out my next fly rod purchase. I already own an Orvis rod, so I wanted to see what else is out there and I am so happy I did. The Douglas DXF Fly Rod (9'6" 6wt) came with a great warranty, which was a must have for me. The rod action is perfect for my casting abilities and the touch is fantastic for my smallmouth bass lake fishing. I can swing a variety of setups from nymphing rigs for rivers to bass poppers. I love the design as well - it is sleek and looks the part. I also love that the DXF 9'6WT comes with a saltwater grade handle, so I plan on using it for schoolies this fall.
- Bryan

DXF 9' 6wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I bought a DFX 6wt a few years ago and I’ve never looked back. I even snapped the rod in half, reframed the lifetime warranty, and at only the cost of shipping I got a brand new rod. It’s hard to beat these rods
- Noah

DXF 9' 5wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I have been using the Douglas DXF five weight for about six months now, have fought countless fish on it and have loved every minute of using it. Great action and strength makes for a fantastic experience every time. Highly recommend for any kind of freshwater fishing!
- Luke

DXF 10' 2wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I own two Douglas rods, a 10' 2wt and 10'6" 6wt switch. Both are exceptional rods. My 2wt has become my go-to Euro rod set up and has handled some large fish including this thick 26" lake trout. I ended up breaking the tip (handling error on my part, no fault of the rod). I called the company on a Monday and by Thursday I had a brand new tip section. If you're on the fence, don't hesitate. Great rods with outstanding service.
- Nek

DXF 9' 4wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
Great rod with great feel. This is my 2nd Douglas and there will definitely be more in the future.
- Andy K

DXF Series Overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 15 reviews.
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DXF 9'6" 6wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I spent a long time figuring out my next fly rod purchase. I already own an Orvis rod, so I wanted to see what else is out there and I am so happy I did. The Douglas DXF Fly Rod (9'6" 6wt) came with a great warranty, which was a must have for me. The rod action is perfect for my casting abilities and the touch is fantastic for my smallmouth bass lake fishing. I can swing a variety of setups from nymphing rigs for rivers to bass poppers. I love the design as well - it is sleek and looks the part. I also love that the DXF 9'6WT comes with a saltwater grade handle, so I plan on using it for schoolies this fall.
- Bryan

DXF 9' 6wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I bought a DFX 6wt a few years ago and I’ve never looked back. I even snapped the rod in half, reframed the lifetime warranty, and at only the cost of shipping I got a brand new rod. It’s hard to beat these rods
- Noah

DXF 9' 5wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I have been using the Douglas DXF five weight for about six months now, have fought countless fish on it and have loved every minute of using it. Great action and strength makes for a fantastic experience every time. Highly recommend for any kind of freshwater fishing!
- Luke

DXF 10' 2wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I own two Douglas rods, a 10' 2wt and 10'6" 6wt switch. Both are exceptional rods. My 2wt has become my go-to Euro rod set up and has handled some large fish including this thick 26" lake trout. I ended up breaking the tip (handling error on my part, no fault of the rod). I called the company on a Monday and by Thursday I had a brand new tip section. If you're on the fence, don't hesitate. Great rods with outstanding service.
- Nek

DXF 9' 4wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
Great rod with great feel. This is my 2nd Douglas and there will definitely be more in the future.
- Andy K

DXF 9' 5wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I bought the 9’#5 DXF for my wife’s Christmas present. I currently own the 9’#5 Sky and a 10’#4 euro DXF. We finally had a chance to get out on a river this past weekend and on her 2nd cast she got a beautiful 22” rainbow. The rod handled it with ease. It is a very forgiving rod as she doesn’t get to fish as much as I do. She is able to cast it and even get a great roll cast and put the fly where she needs it. I would highly recommend is rod to anyone looking for a GREAT mid priced fly rod.
- Robert B

DXF Series

DXF Series
★★★★★
Whether you’re new to fishing and in the market for your first rod or just getting another to add to your collection. This is another great rod buy Douglas. The DXF has the ability to deliver accurate casts over short to medium distances which makes it an ideal rod for most. Being classed with a moderately fast action it is more a true medium if compared to the SKY. This gives the fisherman the versatility to cast everything from a dry to a streamer. Looking at the DXF as a whole I would say it’s a great all-around rod and it’s a great purchase when compared to other rods in its price range. Well done Douglas the DXF will make many an angler very happy landing fish after fish.
- Fly Fisher Pro

DXF 9' 5wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
The 9’5wt DXF is one of the more impressive mid-priced rods I’ve fished. The blanks are rolled in Korea and quality is on par with other mid-priced rods, even some that produce their blanks domestically. It has the backbone necessary to play and fight large fish, but a soft-enough tip to avoid breaking off light tippets. If you prefer slower rods or are looking for a rod for delicate presentations of tiny dry flies, you’ll likely find better choices elsewhere. But as a do-it-all performer, the DXF makes a worthy addition to a rod collection. In fact, few rods fish as well as the DXF without compromising quality or demanding a price tag similar to my mortgage payment.
- Hatch Magazine

DXF 11' 3wt – Euro Nymphing Rod

DXF Series
★★★★★
Douglas put together an absolute winner with the DXF. It’s a lively, fun, light, well-built Euro nymphing rod that fishes better than sticks twice its modest $395 price. I wish the reel seat were different, and guide spacing could be improved, but overall, this is just about the best Euro nymphing rod I’ve fished to date.
- Spencer Durrant

DXF 3114

DXF Series
★★★★★
The first Euro rod I bought myself was a Douglas DXF 11′ 3-weight. I still have it and still fish it regularly. Douglas makes some of the best rods on the market (I’m in love with their Sky G series) and the DXF offers exceptional performance at its price point. The price varies slightly depending on which model you get, although I would have to recommend the 11′ 3-weight. Even on smaller streams, the extra reach of the rod doesn’t get me tangled up in trees any more than usual. What I love most about the DXF, though, is the reserve power packed into the lower sections. Hook into a big fish with this rod, and you’ll have no problem steering it through heavy current or away from logjams. Add to that its excellent build quality, and it’s easy to see why the DXF has so many devoted fans.
- Midcurrent Magazine

DXF 9' 6wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
Go to rod for lakes and rivers because it has sensitivity and backbone. Casts easily and effectively short and long.
- John Egbert

DXF 9'6

DXF Series
★★★★★
I have been using the Douglas DXF five weight for about six months now, have fought countless fish on it and have loved every minute of using it. Great action and strength makes for a fantastic experience every time. Highly recommend for any kind of freshwater fishing!
- Luke

DXF 10' 2wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I bought a Douglas DXF 10' 2wt about 4 weeks ago on a whim. I was looking for a light weight euro rod and to be honest Douglas never crossed my mind. I'm really glad I did! This rod is a beast. I've put some great fish in the net, including landlocked salmon in the 20+ inch range, as well as a 20" smallie and several trout in the 16" to 18" range.I never felt under gunned and this rod had both the flex to protect light tippett and the backbone to land large, aggressive fish. I'm honestly surprised at the level of performance. It's light weight and sensitive put it on par with much more expensive rods. If you're on the fence about Douglas, get off and jump, you won't be disappointed.
- Luke

DXF 9' 5wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I have a 9' 5 wt DXF and it is an excellent rod, really enjoy using it here in Southern British Columbia
- Kelly

DXF 6wt

DXF Series
★★★★★
I bought a 6 weight DXF, and am impressed with it so far. Finish and feel are awesome!
- Si
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