IKOS Promise 7 - 7' Medium Heavy, Fast, Casting

A strong backbone and precise action make the Promise 7 the bass fishing rod you’re going to count on for a variety of fishing tasks. Techniques range from worms and jigs to spinnerbaits, swim jigs, larger topwater baits, and other non-finesse techniques. Needless to say, the ALX Rods Promise 7 is the flathead screwdriver in your toolbox!
  • Line: 10 - 20#
  • Lure: 3/8 - 1 1/8 oz
  • Length: 7'
  • Power: Medium-Heavy
  • Action: Fast
  • Average Rod Weight: 4.3 oz
  • Handle Length: 10" (End of butt to rear of reel seat)
  • Number of Guides: 10
  • UPGRADE with trimmed reel seat threads
  • UPGRADE on cork
  • UPGRADED blackout reel seat hood nut
  • Now featuring Neon Green accents and blacked-out features

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 9 reviews
    Great General Purpose Rod

    I bought the Ikos Promise 7 last year on Black Friday and I broke my PB (10.72lb) on this rod. I had it paired with a Shimano Bantom 8.1:1 throwing a Picasso Shock Blade Chatterbait. This rod is very sensitive and now it is my lightweight flippin rod. It is a little on the stiffer side but overall a great rod. It is very light weight and I really like the eva foam/ cork split grip handles. I think that really adds to the sensitivity. You won't go wrong if you buy this rod as a general purpose rod. It's a great buy IMO.

    Better than I hoped for🎣💪

    I was looking for an affordable top notch. After several google searches and reading reviews I decided to give ALX a shot. GLAD I DID!!!
    I got an affordable rod with top of the line quality, feel, looks, and sensitivity. The Promise 7 is my third ALX rod and I currently have them building my wife a Custom rod with all the features she likes. Can’t wait to surprise her with it. If you are looking for a great fishing rod you should give ALX a try. Give them a chance to impress you like they did me.

    Great Rod

    Very high quality rod for the money. Was packaged very well and arrived safe and in one piece.


    The first ALX rod I purchased was an Ikos Hammer but it was a little strong. I purchased a second rod, an Ikos Promise. I liked the Promise, the rod is well balanced and with enough backbone to handle bigger fish and even boat flip them. Jennifer at ALX was very good to deal with and reasonable. With her assistance, I traded the Hammer for a Promise. The ALX rods are well built and in South Carolina. I’m planning to change all my rods to ALX’s.

    outstanding, versatile rod

    I have used 3 of the promise 7s over the last few years, primarily for chatterbaits, swim jigs, ploppers, spinnerbaits, etc but in a pinch when i call on them for duty for squarebills, deep cranks, tx rig, even a heavy shaky head, these rods will do it all. Definitely a must have for any co-angler who needs 1 rod to do multiple jobs. The weight and balance point pairs well with any low profile in the same pricerange (abu, shimano, etc).

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