How to choose a fishing rod

How to choose a fishing rod

When you use the right kind of rod based on your experience level, you have the best chance at a successful fishing trip.

Material

Fibreglass fishing rods are great for beginners.
Composite fishing rods are the most popular.
Graphite fishing rods are good for avid anglers.

Length

Shorter fishing rods work well for children.
Medium length fishing rods
Longer fishing rods do longer casts and can handle bigger fish.

Flexibility

Fast action fishing rods can detect subtle strikes.
Medium action fishing rods are good for live fish baiting.
Slow action fishing rod are the best for fighting big fish.

Material

Length

Flexibility