Whether you are a seasoned angler or a beginner, you must know about various types of gear used for sea-fishing. Brief information about some of the best rods for the anglers of all levels is provided hereunder so that you can choose the most suitable one for you. Different types of rods are used for sea-fishing from different positions. All the different types of rods are briefly described hereunder.
Rods for shore fishing
Bass Rod: Originally this rod was designed to catch bass at short range in the surf. Normally they can cast large but soft baits weighing from 2-4 ounces and absorb the attack of large fish with the help of the 6-7 kg weighing lines.
Beachcaster: Beachcasting rods are longer than Bas rod. They can be used for shore fishing as well as on the piers and rocks. They are made of carbon fiber and glass and can be used for medium to fast action while fishing on shore.
Float Rod: These 10 feet long rods are specially designed to occasionally manage the situation efficiently during fishing trips. While targeting mullet they can be used as a good tool.
Fly Rod: These fast taper rods are used since long for throwing flies of large size while fishing on shore. It can be used to cast 8-9 lines to lure different types of fish species including mullet, seatrout, and bass, etc.
Spinning Rod: This 7-10 feet long rod is used to cast lures ranging from 10-60 grams due to its lightweight. The weight of lines used with this rod can vary from 2-6 kg depending upon the weight of the lure and the species you are targeting.
Rods for BOAT FISHING
Uptide Casting Rod: These are 9-10 feet long rods so that the anglers can cast their bait at a distance from the boat. They are available in fixed spool and multiplier reel versions form which you can choose as per your angling experience.
Downtide Rod: These rods are also known as general purpose rods as they can be used for casting bait and lures while fishing from a boat at anchor in down tide location. They are 6-8 feet long and made form the mixture of glass fiber and carbon.
Lure Casting Rod: This rod is normally used for casting small pirks, leadheads, and spinning lures. They can be used successfully as downtide rod due to its 4-8 kg weight.
Stand-Up Stick: This short length rod can be used along with a butt pad and harness to lure large fish. It can be used with butt pad with low slung to cast lure efficiently with its long foregrip.
Multi-Tips Rods: These rods have several sections of push tips made from glass fiber or carbon to maximize the detection of bites and carry leads of different weights.
Long Match Rods: These 15 feet long rods allow the anglers to fish effectively on the boat even in awkward conditions. They can flick cast the bait away from the boat due to their extra long structure.
Thus, the information provided in this write-up can help you in selecting the best types of sea-fishing tackle for your next fishing trip.
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