About Us

South Coast Rods are an official stockist of Free Spirit fishing rods. We provide a personalised service to customers who want to invest in the very best rod technology available. We provide peace of mind that the products you purchase are suited to your needs by carefully assessing your requirements through private face to face or over the phone consultations. South Coast Rods is run by Graham Mabey & Stuart Higgs who together have a wealth of experience in all areas of angling. 

Stuart Higgs & Graham Mabey

Graham has been an angling coach for 12 years and is the current Carp Team England Assistant Manager, his passion and enthusiasm for his job is contagious and his product knowledge is exceptional. Graham has valuable general knowledge of the carbon blank design and manufacturing process and specialises in Free Spirit rods, working very closely with the Free Spirit team. It would be hard to find a rod in the Free Spirit range that he hasn't used which makes him a great adviser to help you purchase your rods and ensure you get exactly what you are looking for. Graham's helpful and informed persona helps fill our customers with confidence and is always on hand to help and answer questions regarding our products.

Graham Mabey

Stuart Higgs has over 20 years carp angling experience. From the gravel pits of Oxford, to Yateley and the Colne Valley, he has succeeded in outwitting some of the most sort after specimens in the country and abroad. Stuart has good general product knowledge having used a variety of rods from different manufacturers over the years although Stu's rod of choice is the 13ft HI S ive as it covers all his angling needs. Stu is the boffin behind the E-Commerce and is an advocate of providing our customers with a seamless experience when purchasing products through our E-Commerce and social media platforms. Ensuring there is comprehensive information available to help our customers purchase the right products is key to his work.

Stuart Higgs

Customer service and satisfaction are the key values of South Coast Rods and we pride ourselves in offering a personal touch to your purchase to build your trust in us.

South Coast Rods main show room is in Hampshire but we also cover Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire and can provide consultations in and around these areas.                                                                                                         

South Coast Rods Limited. Company Number 11380918. 

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