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Fishing Rods

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Fishing Rods

Don't miss out on our best articles on fishing world and everything connected to it.

What Is the Best Rod for Saltwater Fishing

You’ve already chosen your preferred spot for fishing. Instead of setting up your gear on a riverbed, near a lake, or other freshwater location, you’ve decided that those beach spots, shores, piers, and boats are ideal for you. But what is the best rod for you when it comes to the required equipment to ensure your success? There are so many rods and reels on the market that it can be incredibly overwhelming. Do you go for a casting rod, spinning rod, ice rod or even a combination? Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. In this guide, we’ll take you...


Choosing the Right Catfish Rod

Catfishing is often considered to be a backup or lowbrow style of fishing for the uninitiated. However, catfishing is a sport that has the reward of landing some of the largest freshwater fish in the world and filling a cooler with phenomenal filets for dinner. Catfish range in size from a few pounds like the bullhead to nearly a hundred pounds like the giant blue catfish. Naturally, the size of the catfish you target and the areas you fish for them will dictate the rod size you need. This article will give an overview of the requirements for a good...


Best Bass Fishing Rod

There is just no other fish like a strong bass. That blow up, the pull and the fun of landing a beast with a rod that works with you is a feeling like no other. Maybe that’s the reason why bass fishing is the nucleus around the country of all things fishing. Sure there are numerous ways to fish in the states and around the world but in the US, freshwater fishing reigns supreme by a measure of 78% of anglers are freshwater fishing and the vast majority bass fish. I have had some experience with some of the rods...


Rod Length Matters When Fishing for Bass

At any given time I have at least 20 different rod and reel combos aboard my bass boat. I have this many not because I like fishing poles but because choosing the right bass rod length is critical to my success in bass fishing tournaments. There are a variety of ways to target bass. You can drop shot, deep dive crankbaits, run spinnerbaits along edges, stick baits, jerk baits, topwater frogs and spooks, and the list goes on. Making sure you have the correct rod length when bass fishing goes a long way in successful angling. Bass fishing rods come...


Best Saltwater Fishing Rods

Some of the most innovative products I have seen from KastKing lately have been with the inclusion of saltwater applications to their lineup. Some may know that I started with KastKing by using their Perigee II rod in the harbors and bays in Southern California fishing for a local favorite, the Spotted Bay Bass. After my first few runs, I was just hooked on the company when I saw the parabolic action of the rod and the ability for me to sense even the lightest of bites. I went on to use another freshwater bass favorite and was still impressed...