Name of Product: Children’s Fishing Rods sold with Kid Casters No Tangle Combos
Hazard: This recall involves children’s fishing rods which were sold in a variety of colors including blue, green, orange, pink, and red. The rods were sold as part of the Kid Casters No Tangle Combo which includes a 34-inch inline rod and reel combo, plastic casting plug, rattle bobber, and a pre-tied snap swivel. The reel has a 3.3:1 gear ration and is equipped with a 6 lb. line. The fishing rods contain levels of leads that exceed the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recall fishing rods away from children, stop using them, and contact Lil Anglers for a full refund or free replacement fishing rod.
Sold At: Academy Sports and Outdoors, Brass Pro Shops, and Dick’s Sporting Goods and other specialty sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Lil Anglers website https://profishiency.com/kidcasters from January 2021 through March 2023 for between $25 and $35.
For more information: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/Lil-Anglers-Recalls-Childrens-Fishing-Rods-Sold-with-Kid-Casters-No-Tangle-Combos-Due-to-Violation-of-Federal-Lead-Content-Ban