Best Casting Rod Reviews for 2019

The following are a handful of the best casting rods that we have reviewed. 

Too many anglers just focus on their reel and do not pay enough attention to their rod.  Remember that it is the rod that connects to your hands and therefore transfers the feel of the bite.  It is also the rod that allows you to control your cast for distance and accuracy.

Some of the fundamentals of choosing the right fishing rod come down to things like:

  • Budget
  • Durability (think how often you fish)
  • Species of fish you will be targeting (size)
  • Length
  • 1 or 2 piece Rod
  • Rod Power (what it takes to bend the rod)
  • Rod Action (where the rod bends with a load)
  • Freshwater or Saltwater or both

To learn more about How to Choose a Fishing Rod read the full article HERE.

When we review a rod you can count on the fact that it is an unbiased review as we purchase all the equipment that we review and test.  Our objective is to make sure that you have all of the information that you need to make an informed decision when you spend your hard earned dollars on fishing gear.

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Best Penn Casting Rod Reviews

Penn Rampage Jig Casting

Retail $ 79

The Penn Rampage Jig Casting rod is designed specifically for vertical jigging using a casting reel.  This is a very budget friendly rod that is constructed of graphite composite has quality components such as Fuji guides.  While designed for jigging, the rod is versatile enough to be used for site casting when the opportunity presents itself. READ THE FULL REVIEW

ModelsLength (ft)ActionPowerLine Wt. (lb)Lure Wt. (oz)Pieces
35.8-6.6MFM-H30-1302-101

Best St Croix Casting Rod Reviews

St Croix Legend Tournament Inshore

Retail $ 339

St. Croix keeps on cranking out the winners.  At ICAST 2017 the St Croix Legend Tournament Inshore was named the “Best of Show” so it not only won its category but was considered to be the best overall new product of the year.  I had a chance to test drive this rod at the On The Water event and I was blown away at just how sensitive the rod was.  READ THE FULL REVIEW

ModelsLength (ft)ActionPowerLine Wt. (lb)Lure Wt. (oz)Pieces
37'-8'FM-H8-403/8-31

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