Shimano GLF Spinning Rod Review

The Shimano GLF Gulf Coast Spinning Rod Models are part of a family of products with a high-graphite-content blank offering anglers an exceptional build. Thanks to the combination of different materials, these inshore spinning models buck the correlation between rod price and quality by providing far more value than expected. However, the saltwater fishing gear … Read more

G Loomis E6X Spinning Rod Review

The G. Loomis E6X series of rods exude the essence of quality and push the boundaries of manufacturing technology to provide that legendary G.Loomis performance. However, some of the finest fishing rods don’t come at a comfortable price, especially since this expensive series affords you an incredible fishing experience. But is this expensive series worth … Read more

Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod Review

The Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod is an example where products from time to time sink everything they have into a particular approach. For the Shakespeare spinning pole, that focus lands squarely on strength and durability, though this option can easily move from fresh water fishing to salt water fishing. This choice significantly increases … Read more

13 Fishing Omen Black 2 Spinning Rod Review

The 13 Fishing Omen Black 2 rod series is a high-quality choice in the mid-tier 100-150 price range that offers premium performance characteristics with class-defining balance. This tournament-proven series provides a blend of strength with a top-tier class sensitivity to pick up subtle bite detection with Zirconia inserts to land trophy-caliber fish. However, the blend … Read more

Fenwick HMG Inshore Spinning Rod Review

The Fenwick HMG Inshore Spinning Rod lineup is a mid-tier spinning series of inshore rods that employs premium components and high-quality materials. Though similar to other conventional casting rods in the fishing industry, this lightweight spinning rod applies a carbon spiral wrapping technique to the body construction for unparalleled strength. Granted, this inshore spin casting … Read more

Shimano Zodias Spinning Rod Review

The Shimano Zodias Spinning Rod is a premium rod in an elite series of rods made of industry-leading materials with a wide range of signature technologies. That said, this approach to performance and superb quality don’t come in a budget spinning rod, though seasoned anglers know that aggressive fishes require high-quality gear. However, the previous … Read more

Ugly Stik Carbon Spinning Rod Review

The Shakespeare Ugly Stik carbon series is a lightweight and well-balanced rod known for its legendary toughness, but these carbon rods also sit at a low-tier price range. However, you’re definitely sacrificing some top-end performance from what could’ve easily been modified and sold as higher-end gear at a higher price. That said, is it worth … Read more

Fenwick HMX Spinning Rod Review

The Fenwick HMX spinning rod provides heavy-hitting performance and excellent quality through great carbon thread materials at an angler-friendly price. With quality materials and exceptional features, the body construction of this casting series offers extra strength in terms of durability and increases distance casting. However, without spiral carbon, a heavy power rating, or using oxide … Read more

Daiwa Aird X Spinning Rod Review

The Daiwa AIRD-X Braiding-X Spinning Rod may not quite meet the standards for high-end fishing gear, but it’s still an excellent fishing gear investment at a reasonable price. When you consider that this rod employs a high-quality graphite blank with an included hook keeper, it easily becomes one of the better budget options on the … Read more

Shimano Clarus Spinning Rod Review

The Shimano Clarus Spinning Rod appeals to discerning anglers with a blend of strength and high-quality components in a competitive price range. That said, the demands of tournament anglers require plenty of backbone with an emphasis on sensitivity while still allowing mobile anglers a travel-friendly package regardless of their fishing techniques. While this spin casting … Read more