All fishing rods are not created equal. Each one has its own attributes
and drawbacks. Continue reading to learn
what you need in a good fishing rod from your local sporting goods store.
It should be able to handle what you are fishing.
There are several brands, styles, and materials that make up fishing rods.
Each are better for specific types of fishing. For example, a fiberglass
rod is flexible but strong. You may prefer a fiberglass rod if you are
fishing in rougher waters. Graphite is another fishing rod material that
may be easier and lighter to handle, but it has a potential to break.
The fishing experts at your sporting goods store can help you determine
the correct material and brand of fishing rod to buy.
It should be compatible with your reel.
If you already have a fishing reel you prefer to use, then you need a rod
that is compatible. You would also determine your fishing rod and reel
combination based on what you are fishing and how experienced you are.
A spincast reel is good for beginners and children. You may want to pair
this type of reel with a fiberglass rod, especially if you are just learning to fish.
It should be comfortable when you fish.
When looking for a fishing rod that you will likely use for years to come
and during many fishing trips, you need a rod that is going to be comfortable.
Fishing rods come in a variety of sizes, handle grip styles, and materials.
Each of these factors and more are going to determine how that rod feels
in your hands after hours of fishing. Test it out, along with your other
sports gear, before you go fishing to make sure it is the best rod for you.
Come down to Efinger Sporting Goods for all of your
fishing and sports accessories in Bound Brook. We have everything you will need
for your big fishing trip, whether you are going ice fishing or surf fishing.
We’re available for all of your questions at (732) 356-0604.