Learn About the Different Types of Fishing Rods Before Casting Off

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No two types of fishing rods are the same. There are easily a dozen different types, depending on the kind of fishing to be done and the kinds of fish to be caught. Here are some tips on how you can select the right equipment for your fishing trip.

Basic Requirements

When checking out fishing rods, one of the foremost features to consider is the length. Easily, it can be anywhere from 4 to 14 feet. The difference between short and long rods is that the former are most commonly used for lightweight lures and smaller bodies of water. For example, if you are fishing in a stream or small lake, the shorter rod is best. If you fish for smaller fish, you don’t need all the backbone a longer rod contains.

Meanwhile, the longer rod allows you to cast your line farther and fight stronger, sometimes bigger fish in larger currents than a small stream or lake. Long rods are more ideal for those fishing from the shoreline, instead of a boat or on the pier. This kind of fishing is known as surfcasting. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2qhxThg

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