How to Choose your Weapon:
These are the simplest and easiest rods you can find. They are just a pole or a straight rod with a line tied to it. You can use them for shoreline fishing, as they limit your depth and distance. They can be made of bamboo, fiberglass, graphite, or even a tree branch. They are cheap, effective, and fun to use.
These are rods that have reels and line guides mounted on top. They can be either spincast or baitcast. Spincast rods are ideal for beginners, as they are easy to handle and prevent line tangles. Baitcast rods are more complex and require more skill but offer more accuracy and control. They have either a pistol grip or a straight handle.
These rods have reels and line guides mounted on the bottom. They can cast quickly and far, making them versatile for freshwater and saltwater fishing. They have straight handles with large line guides. They are suitable for all types of fish and lures.
These are long and flexible rods that cast the line instead of the lure. They have an artistic appeal and require a lot of practice and finesse. They have line guides and reels mounted on the bottom. They come in various weights and lengths, depending on your target location and fish.
These are similar to freshwater tackle but stronger and more durable. They can handle bigger fish and harsher conditions. They have corrosion-resistant materials and components.