Trigger Happy Comfort for Baitcasting Rods
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Introduction: Coinciding with the same timeframe as ICAST we were shown a
new product from a company called Trigger Happy Comfort Grips. This simple yet
purpose designed product is designed to improve the ergonomics on baitcasting
Trigger Happy Comfort Grips are new ergonomic
grips for casting rods
Have you ever spent a full day of fishing and encountered discomfort from
the hard plastic or composite plastic trigger on casting rods? The company's
first product, the Trigger Grip, is designed to keep anglers fishing longer by
making casting rods more comfortable.
These grips slide right over your baitcasting rod
A look at the side shows the slender design
Designed by avid angler Loren Jenkins this patent pending solution
consists of a silicon grip that slides over the trigger providing a
buffer/cushion between your fingers and the hard trigger surface.
Mounted on the trigger the grip provides a soft
surface and buffer
Trigger Grip is easy to install and there are three available sizes, slim which
is a versatile fit for most triggers, small which is designed for shorter wider
triggers and large which is designed for longer and thinner triggers.
What about thick odd shaped triggers like the
On cheaper rods I have found the plastic rough or the molds so poor that
they are abrasive in some areas, but on higher end rods we have found the
triggers to actually be quite comfortable. That said I do know anglers that
complain about the triggers and have even experienced blisters from gripping the
rod so tightly. One application I can see this product being very comfortable is
when ripping lures all day long or topwater applications which require a lot of
contact and rod tip movement.
There are applications like ripping or topwater
where the added comfort is very welcome
anglers that fish high end and enthusiast rods put on a Trigger Grip? That
remains to be seen, but for anglers that put a priority on ergonomics this new
offering from Trigger Happy Comfort Grips might just fit the bill. The new
Trigger Grips are available now in a few colors directly from the company's
and retails for $6.99 for a pack of two slim grips.