Hello! Recently, my partner Sergei and I took for a test feeder rods of the company MAXIMUS, which were provided to us by OOO Ecotechnology, which is the official representative of MAXIMUS and BLACK SIDE in Russia. For the test I got a Maximus Interceptor 360 fishing rod up to 120g. And finally, we managed to escape to the reservoir, and catch fish with new fishing rods for ourselves, having tested them in combat conditions.
So, let’s begin:
What I want to say about this rod. This is a good all-rounder for beginners and hobbyists. The form is reliable enough, and will forgive mistakes for an inexperienced angler. At first glance, the tops are harsh, but at the same time, bites, even not of a large fish, were clearly seen. Build, in my opinion, is closer to fast, but when playing a bream, weighing about a kilogram, the rod worked well. While fishing, I used feeders of different weights from 60 to 100 grams. In the process, I realized that the weight of the feeder is 90 grams optimally comfortable for casting with this fishing rod, which in the place with the feed corresponds to the upper test of 120 grams. Although you can throw heavier feeders. Comfortable casting distance from 30 to 50-55 meters. The maximum I managed to cast was 68 meters with a feeder nozzle of medium feed capacity. The cast was made from a sitting position, so you can cast further while standing.
The interceptor did not work badly when marking. All the irregularities of the bottom were transmitted to the hand very clearly.
In general, as a fisherman, I liked the maximus interceptor. The only thing I would change in it is the length of the handle. Would shorten it slightly. But this is for me personally. Someone, maybe the length will be ideal. In conclusion, I want to say that the interceptor will take its place with a beginner angler as a reliable blank for fishing at medium distances, on rivers with weak or medium currents, as well as on stagnant bodies of water in windy conditions when heavy feeders need to be used.