Spinning vs Casting Rod

Similar to golf equipment, your fishing tools should be versatile. With that in mind, we always recommend that people invest in both a spinning and a casting rod if they want to get the best results and the most amount of fish trophies. If you are just getting started, understanding the difference in the size … Read more

How to Put Bait on Fishing Rod

Whether you’re a complete beginner or are just getting back into the swing of things, this article will provide you with all you need to know to start your fishing journey on the right path. This article, in particular, will focus on how to correctly put bait on your fishing line while also covering related … Read more

What is a Good Size Rod for Bass Fishing?

One of the most common mistakes that fishermen make is not spending enough time choosing the right rod. The size of a fishing rod affects the casting distance and the ability to cast a bait without spooking the bass away. With that in mind, we have prepared a thorough guide highlighting what to look for … Read more

How to Replace Fishing Rod Tips

Out of all the tools for fishing enthusiasts, it is the fishing rod tip that breaks down most easily. If you ask any fishing enthusiast about the most common accidents, they would probably address faulty fishing rod tips. It is a fact that calamities happen, but you shouldn’t get frustrated. Repairing or replacing an entire … Read more

Can You Use a Spinning Reel on a Baitcaster Rod

Whether you are just starting or are already an experienced fisherman, you probably know that casting rods differ from spinning rods. With that in mind, the obvious answer would be that you shouldn’t mix the two setups. But what if you’ve forgotten your casting reel and don’t have any spinning rods on you, but the … Read more

St Croix Avid Casting Rod Review

St. Croix is an ambitious brand that seems to compete primarily by providing novel solutions to perpetual problems in fishing, focusing on innovation to lead the way. However, these days, there are shrinkingly few major issues that fishing manufacturers need to address with the only real drive of the industry to improve. St Croix has … Read more

Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Rod Review

Ugly Stik is one of the more consistently high-rated brands that also comes from the Pure Fishing family line of products with a particular focus. Harkening back to when Ugly Stik was owned by Shakespeare Fishing, this rod, and the brand more broadly aim at providing exceptionally durable products. With the Ugly Stik GX2 casting … Read more

13 Fishing Omen Green Casting Rod Review

13 Fishing might’ve started as a specialized ice fishing brand, but their expansion into salt and freshwater yields excellent results. The 13 Fishing Omen green casting rod is more of a mid-tier product that skirts a lot of lines without really landing in one place, but that turns out to be an advantage. By making … Read more

Quantum Smoke S3 Casting Rod Review

Quantum Fishing is a reasonably well-known fishing rod and reel brand that’s been around for almost four decades but also got its start specializing in baitcasting products. Whether rod or reel, Quantum Fishing understands where the primary value of any of their products lies, focusing broadly on every segment. The Quantum Smoke S3 casting rod … Read more