Shimano Sellus Spinning Rod Review

Shimano Sellus spinning rods are a line providing awesome choices recognized coast to coast by anglers looking for budget options without sacrificing Shimano’s entire range of signature technologies. Granted, most of these benefits show up with the rod’s premium components, but multi-species anglers may be asking other questions about gear. With the beginning angler in … Read more

Shimano SLX Spinning Rod Review

The Shimano SLX spinning rod features a somewhat pared-down design given the range of signature technologies introduced by the brand. Thankfully, Shimano’s advanced technologies still find room to shine with the Shimano SLX’s top-notch components for tournament-level performance. On top of that, this rod fits nicely in the mid-tier price range. Of course, a price … Read more

St Croix Avid Spinning Rod Review

St. Croix and Fish USA offer another versatile spinning rod from the angler-favorite Avid X family that provides next-level performance thanks to proprietary technologies and quality components. Whether it’s the premium, high-modulus SCIII carbon graphite blanks or the Kigan Master hook keeper, this quality rod provides a combination of performance and convenience. That said, the … Read more

Shimano Scimitar Spinning Rod Review

The Shimano Scimitar Salmon & Steelhead series of rods is probably one of the better all-around values you can find when looking for an inexpensive option. Even better, this fishing pole also doesn’t make the same kind of missteps you often see from less expensive options, but it still has some of the same limitations. … Read more

Berkley Lightning Rod Spinning Review

The Berkley Lightning Rod Spinning rod is a multi-modulus carbon composite blank designed to provide a bit of extra backbone compared to other makers on the market. On the other hand, the Lightning Spinning Rod also aims to offer a combination of strength and sensitivity for an all-purpose spinning rod for a day of fishing … Read more

St Croix Triumph Spinning Rod Review

The St Croix Triumph is a versatile spinning rod that should definitely be part of your arsenal of fishing rods. However, savvy anglers know that whether you’re on a freshwater fishing trip or game fishing for that wily trophy fish, you still need premium quality. Thankfully, the Triumph has numerous options to suit pretty much … Read more

St Croix Premier Spinning Rod Review

The St. Croix Premier spinning rod lives up to its name by providing superior performance compared to what you’re liable to find– even among other quality products. However, the Premier doesn’t just provide premium quality across all of its spinning models and offers a balance between performance thanks to proprietary technologies and nearly unparalleled strength. … Read more

Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod Review

The Fenwick HMG spinning rod offers a solid build with some high-end materials, but it’s not the best rod for every fishing style. Still, there’s no getting around the fact that a wide range of anglers, from experienced to those just going on casual fishing trips, can benefit from the quality materials to the smooth … Read more

Ugly Stik Elite Spinning Rod Review

Ugly Stik Elite Spinning Rod continues the legendary brand full of durability, performance, and prowess in saltwater or freshwater fishing environments. Ugly Stik has done a complete job of offering fishing rods and reels that address the major needs of anglers throughout a range of styles, durability, and fishing locations. Ugly Stik Elite Spinning Rod … Read more

Spinning Rod Length for Trout

Fishing for trout is an amazing experience for everyone – seasoned angler, new to fishing, children, entire families, every. Trout is tenacious, smart, and incredibly fun to fish. Naturally, people want to know what length of rod to buy for trout fishing. The answer is “it depends.” Keep reading as we go over trout fishing … Read more