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What is Power and Action?

Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:23:28 PM America/Chicago

The “power” of a rod refers to how much pressure it takes to flex the rod. Different rod powers are engineered to efficiently handle a certain range of lure weights and line sizes. To select a rod power that will perform best for you, simply narrow your choices to rods designed to cast the weight of lures – and sizes of lines – you’ll fish with most often.

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Choosing a Rod

Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:20:36 PM America/Chicago

Many people are unaware that the most important tool for catching and landing fish is your fishing rod. The right rod can and does make a difference. Start with a quality rod, then follow some basic principles. Buzzbaits and spinnerbaits When using buzzbaits and spinnerbaits, anglers will be casting continuously. A lightweight rod is very

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Refurbishing an antique fishing rod

Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:06:50 PM America/Chicago

We are frequently asked if we do fishing rod restorations or repair. The answer is yes. There are many great reasons to have a rod restored. The rod may have sentimental value, such as being your fathers or grand-fathers fishing rod. Or you may just like the look, of a specific rod. In this article

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Avoid High Sticking

Saturday, March 2, 2019 9:49:42 PM America/Chicago

A fishing rod’s power is in the rod butt, not in the rod tip. Poor fishing technique comes in many forms. One significantly poor technique is called “high-sticking”. The quickest way to turn your 1 piece rod into a two piece is with high-sticking. 75% of all rod breakage is not related to fighting fish

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