Cabela's also has a bunch of rods that will work (www.cabelas.com). Their house-brand seven-piece rod (15 inches once disassembled) goes for $135, with the price rising for longer versions. You should also check out their E-Z Fold net ($13), a lightweight, quick-draw net that fits on your belt.
Finally, consider contacting Reel Deals in Albuquerque (tel: 505/268-1693), who might line you up with a high-end used rod that either comes travel-ready or can be modified in some way.
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