For many people, fishing is one of the great pleasures of life. It almost doesn’t matter if a person catches a fish. Simply being out in nature by a body of water with friends and family is pleasure enough. But those who are serious about catching fish know that the right equipment can mean the difference between an ice box full of their favorite catch and nothing at all. Besides hooks and lines, the most important fishing equipment are rods and reels.
Things to Know About Rods
Rods have evolved from their humble beginnings as sticks with strings attached. Now there are light, short spinning rods, leger rods made to hold bait on the bottom of the river or lake, the long float rod, boat rods, shore rods and different types of fly rod. Whatever type of rod a fisherman chooses, it needs to be light, responsive and maneuverable. Basically, … Read more