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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 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...


How To Store Fishing Rods

After many years of birthday rods, gift rods, buying, and manufacturer - try this out rods, the ultimate question of “How to Store Fishing Rods” is a main concern! At present, I own about 45 fishing rods, with a combination of saltwater and freshwater. These rods range in size from 5 feet long to 11 feet, and all have a place in my garage. Over the years I have made various rod holders for the garage, but lately, I have found the KastKing V10LS Spooling Station and Rod Rack, V15 Vertical fishing rod holder and the KastKing Fishing Rod Rack...


How to Spool a Baitcaster

Learn how to spool a baitcaster in easy steps, along with some fishing tackle tips from a Veteran angler. The first time I picked up a baitcaster as a child, I was beyond intimidated. I knew how much practice, dedication and attention to detail it takes to be effective with one. I watched my father day in and day out use, practice and maintain his fishing collection. I was given some monofilament line on a spool and a pencil to get my reel spooled. I realized how different it is to spool a baitcaster versus a spinning reel. Over the...


Fishing Tackle - The Balance of Power

Matching the best fishing reel to the best fishing rod for balance and the best setup as a rod and reel combo. I’ve seen this problem exist among newbie and veteran anglers alike …the matching up of the correct size and types of fishing tackle. A fishing reel, fishing rod and fishing line need to work as a coordinated unit, with one part not overshadowing the others by being too heavy or too light.  There needs to be balance within the components themselves and balance in the relationship of the components.   Fishing tackle also needs to be matched to...


Saltwater Fishing Tackle Maintenance and Cleaning - Splish Splash Give It A Bath

Rinse all of your fishing gear with fresh water. That means fishing reels, fishing rods, terminal tackle, lures, and anything else that came in contact with saltwater. As we learned, even if not immersed, salt spray can be nasty.