Topwater Tactics: Best Topwater Rods

For all the brightly colored lures and prey-resembling bait in the world, without a decent topwater rod, you’re not likely to have a great day fishing. Usually used for catching bass, topwater bait is quite pretty to look at and engineered to entice the fish. To help you do this, you need a good quality rod. … Read more

Best Tenkara Rods of the Year – Full Review

For fly-fishing anglers, you may or may not have considered using a Tenkara rod before. The thing is, most people consider a Tenkara rod to be some form of sub-class of fly-fishing rod. While it doesn’t seem all that different at first, this long, thin, and often telescopic rod doesn’t have a reel or line … Read more

Top Trout: Best Spinning Rods for Trout

There’s a reason why trout fishing is so popular – it’s a range in skill. Trout come in all sizes, making the smaller targets easy for novices, while the larger fish become the catch for the more skilled anglers. Equally, you’ll find trout in all kinds of hiding places, from big open water to small … Read more

The Perfect Pairing: Best Fly Rod & Reel Combos

If you’re a fly fishing angler, chances are that includes a set of waders and wading boots, a fully waterproof jacket, and if your locale requires it, you should probably have sunscreen, polarized glasses, and a nice wide-brimmed hat. And of course, we couldn’t forget about the most important element: your fly fishing rod, fly … Read more