The Dream is one of those rods everyone needs. To say it’s technique specific takes away from what all it can do. The Dream fishes a wide variety of baits from a shakey head to a texas rig to a spinnerbait.
Line: 8 - 15#
Lure: 1/4 - 3/4 oz
Average Rod Weight: 4.0 oz
Handle Length: 10" (End of butt to back of reel seat)
As stated in other reviews and incredibly versatile rod for 1/2oz and under. Spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, swim jigs, T-Rigs, Neko rigs, topwater, flukes, Senkos…basically anything but a crankbait or trap this rod does a great job with.
mark tubbs (Hayden, US)
The Dream is a very versatile rod for baits a half ounce and under. Topwater, spinnerbait, swimbait, whatever, just tie it on. But I've recently discovered my favorite use for the Dream: Squarebills, Rk Crawlers and the like. The Dream makes for very accurate casting with these bait. You can feel every movement of the bait, every rock on the bottom, the bite and, once the hook is set, the rod loads beautifully to keep the fish pinned and get it in the boat. It's a great rod, just like all my other ALX's.
GARY L WESTBROOK (Swansboro, US)
WHEN ONLY THE BEST WILL DO, CALL ALX, BEST RODS MADE, USA MADE.
Gary Carter (Mt. Pleasant, US)
Exactly what I was looking for!
The ZOLO Dream was named correctly! This rod fills a void in my arsenal. I had been looking for a light weight very sensitive rod for throwing 1/8 oz to 1/2 oz spinnerbaits as well as lighter chatterbaits. The tip is perfect for just a slight delay in the hook set which has increased my hookups substantially, especially with chatterbaits.
Throwing weightless worms is also a breeze.
A true dream for me!
Vania Kuy (Theodore, US)
Perfect for inshore fishing
I purchased the Zolo Dream in December of 2019 from the Tackle Trap, a local dealer here in Alabama. Since then I have used this rod to catch redfish here in the South Alabama marsh using mostly wake baits. This rod casts accurately, feels crisp, light weight, has just enough forgiving tip to keep treble hooks pinned, but yet has the backbone to haul in those brute redfish. My recent catch was a 26" redfish. The rod flat out performed. I know this rod is marketed as a freshwater rod toward the bass guys, but when I'm done fishing the saltwater I will rinse off with freshwater and it's good to go!
The ALX Rods ZOLO Series Bass Fishing Rods are designed for the tournament angler and offer the widest variety of models to address specific techniques. The innovative design improves vibration transmission and overall smoothness which results in responsive, durable performance. All of this adds up to a rod that is light in hand, gives you an edge on feeling bites, and loads right to increase your landing percentage.