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Fishing Rods

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

Fishing Rods

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

How to Choose a Baitcasting Rod for Bass Fishing

Unlike spinning rods, baitcasting rods need to be carefully matched to the baitcasting reel. Various power levels, length, and action are all critical factors that an angler needs to consider when selecting a rod for bass fishing. To simplify this process, we will explain each factor along with examples of each requirement. To wrap up our article, we will highlight a top choice for each style of baitcasting rod. Let’s cast off. Length Length is an obvious measurement with any fishing rod. A longer rod grants the angler the ability to cast farther and with more accuracy. Most freshwater rods...


How To: Baitcaster Rod Selection

Are you one of those anglers that has to have every imaginable rod on the market? Rods come in all lengths, styles, power and appearance, so choosing the right baitcaster rod is paramount when heading out. Let’s take a look at a few different styles KastKing has to offer, that are specifically for baitcaster fishing reels, and how to pick the right rod for different types of angling. Heavy or Light? When choosing the “right” baitcaster fishing rod, you need to first have an understanding as to what you are targeting. Trying to match a rod to a reel is...


How To String A Fishing Pole

Whether you’re a total pro or a complete novice, one of the first things you’re going to want to learn when you get your new fishing pole is how to string it. Without this fundamental skill, your days of fishing will be far longer, more stressful, and less entertaining.  If you find yourself casting poorly, twisting, catching, and tangling or even failing to bring in a fish worthy of a PB, you may want to check how you’ve strung your fishing pole.  Start your fishing trips off write through this guide on how to string a fishing pole. We’ll give...


How to fish for bass in the summer

“One must maintain even a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” ~Henry David Thoreau.  Summertime is the most exciting time of the year.  Kids are so excited to get out of school and enjoy the freedom that comes with a sunny day.  The smell of freshly cut grass or a charcoal briquette entices as it glides through the air on a cool breeze. Let’s not forget the amazing bass fishing that comes with summer, if you know where and how to catch them.  Bass are going to be kind of picky in the summer.  They will...


How to choose a fishing rod for beginners

Buying a fishing rod as a beginner can certainly appear to be quite overwhelming. The task may sound easy enough but if you plan on visiting a large retailer or online site that specializes in fishing, the number of options available can be so confusing. It is in my opinion, that just like with any other sport that an aspiring student will engage in, the focus should be a selection that will be as general as possible without breaking the bank. After all, when you are just starting out you may not even know if you will continue with the...