Fishing Rods


The right fishing rod will make you a better fisherman. A fishing rod is one of the most important tools for catching and landing fish.  The fishing rod is the backbone of your tackle. Tackle manufacturers have increased their art of rod building, giving you more choices than ever before. 
Choosing the correct rod will enhance your fishing and make each trip more successful.

Though it may seem like there are an unlimited number of fishing rods, picking the right one just requires to you know exactly what you are looking for. When many people begin fishing, they will buy low-price rods but little do they know about snags and backlashes that will happen with bad rods. Cheap rods can also break more easily which can be very frustrating when you are out.

Quality fishing rods you help you catch fish. The sensitivity of a rod is one feature that you should always look for. With stiff rods, you will not be able to feel when a fish bites your bait. There are four things that one should consider before you pick the best fishing rod for your needs.


1. What type of fish are you fishing for?

You should research your surrounding area to find what fish live in the water. This will help you find and catch more fish.

2.  Consider the rod parts that will fit your needs.

Understanding the different kinds fishing tools will help you decide what is going to work best for you. If you are going to be fishing for large fish, you will want a baitcaster reel. A long fishing rod will help you to cast further distances, while a short rod will help you pull fish that love to fight.

3. What types of fishing will you be doing?

Choosing a rod also depends on if you will fish from the beach, boat, pier, or on ice. If you use a fresh water fishing rod to catch salt water fish, your fishing line, hooks, and reel can be heavily damaged.

4. How much money do you want to spend?

If you know that you will be fishing a lot, you should start with a fishing rod in the medium price range and work your way to a more advanced rod.