South Coast Rods are the developers of the SCR range of premium carp rods and products. We sell directly to customers who want to be confident in purchasing rods manufactured using the latest carbon technology and highest quality components. Our customer first mentality is unrivalled.

South Coast Rods is run by Graham Mabey & Stuart Higgs who together have a wealth of experience in all areas of angling. 

Graham has been an angling coach for 12 years and is the current Carp Team England Assistant Manager and a two-time World Champion, 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 previously specialised in Free Spirit rods, working very closely with the Free Spirit team. With Graham's background he is well equipped to advise you about 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 South Coast Rods

Stuart Higgs has over 25 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. Stu is as an experienced Engineer, Technical Director and Product Developer, having worked with some of the largest premium brands on the planet and leads the development of our new products. Stu is behind our E-Commerce and is an advocate of providing our customers with a seamless experience when purchasing products through our website and social media platforms. Stu's customer first mentality is something that gets understated too often these days.

Stuart Higgs

Our customer first mentality and product quality are key values of South Coast Rods and we aim to offer the ultimate carp rods and products at the best prices possible