Ernest Hemingway Signature T30 Rod and Reel Combo

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The Ernest Hemingway Inshore Collection is proud to present the first conventional fishing rod to bear the name of Ernest Hemingway. 

Ernest Hemingway Signature T30 Combo. 

Will be a Limited Edition of 61 Rod and Reel Combination Set.

(Serial #-001-061)*

"Fishing is a discipline in the equality of men - for all men are equal before fish." - 

Ernest Hemingway 

**The Ernest Hemingway T30 rod and reel combo are built to order; each T30 rod is handmade. Please allow eight weeks for delivery from the order time. This item is direct to consumer purchases only. Please, no retail sales are allowed.


The Rod: The Ernest Hemingway Signature T30 is a 7ft. 30lb conventional fishing rod. The Ernest Hemingway Signature T30 series one conventional rod is hand painted traditional sky blue, hand wrapped in black, silver and Matador red.  The 100% Titanium frame guides provide zero corrosion from saltwater applications, and the insert Zirconium rings prevent line heat with either monofilament or braided lines. The nine-inch forward foregrip is hand shaped with select 2” AAAA Portuguese cork. The Hemingway® T30VJ sits securely upon the all-aluminum double, down-locking reel seat and removable fighting butt, with a rod holder gimbal.

Ernest Hemingway™ Signature 30T conventional rod features:

  • 7.0' hybrid fiberglass-graphite 30lb custom taper blank
  • Hand-painted classic sky blue
  • Hand wrapped with Fuji Black, Metallic Red, with silver base wraps.
  • 100% Titanium guides with Zirconium guide rings
  • 9-inch hand-shaped AAAA Portuguese cork foregrip
  • All aluminum down locking reel with removable aluminum fighting butt.

 The Reel: The Hemingway® T30VJ

Strong and beautiful. The Hemingway T30VJ is a light and powerful conventional high-performance fishing reel. It is manufactured using 6061 Aluminum and AISI 316 Stainless steel.  The Hemingway T30VJ is designed to last a lifetime with minimal maintenance. Providing an actual 40lb of drag strength, double shield stainless steel ball bearings, and one anti-reverse bearing, the carbon fiber multi-disk carbon drag system offers the Hemingway T30VJ a smooth and reliable progressive drag system. The latest addition to the Ernest Hemingway Inshore Collection. 

  • Gear ratio: 6.2: 1 
  • Line capacity: 550 meters / Braided Spectra 0,35 (600 yards / Spectra 0,35)
  • Max drag power: 40 lbs
  • Weight: 21 oz. (Kg 0,600)
  • Milled 6061 Anodized Aluminum 
  • Mahogany presentation case with pewter EHI Collection emblem 

The Ernest Hemingway Signature T30 Series 1 Is available as a combination Rod and Reel Set only. The Hemingway T30VJ reel comes in a Mahogany presentation box and brass hardware, with the 100% pewter Ernest Hemingway Inshore Collection emblem.

** Please limit 5 rods per customer. Shipping costs will be determined at time of fulfillment.