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Rod Reviews

Check out our latest fishing rod reviews.  We’re constantly testing out both spinning and casting rods and releasing new reviews weekly.  If you’re looking for a new rod, check out some of our reviews below.

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Abu Garcia Ike Signature Power Rod Review

The Abu Garcia Ike Signature Power Casting Rod is a great choice for anglers looking for a sensitive and powerful casting rod. The high modulus graphite blank is extremely sensitive and the 36-ton construction ensures the rod is durable. The purple color is eye-catching and the split rear grip with the Fuji ACS reel seat provides great comfort and control while casting. The Ike Signature Power Casting Rod is a great choice if you’re looking for a sensitive, powerful, and versatile casting rod.

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Man holding a bass that was caught with the Bass X rod

St. Croix Bass X Rod Review

A multipurpose, bass rod that is easy to use and well built, the St. Croix Bass X is a great value for the money. At a price well under $150, this rod is hard to beat for the features and quality it offers. With a durable blank design, SeaGuide hybrid guide platform, and split rear grip, the Bass X is ready to tackle any bass fishing situation.

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Fury rods laying next to each other

Dobyns Fury Rod Review

The Fury is a well-balanced and sensitive rod that is offered in a number of different presentation specific models. Whether you’re looking for a topwater, flipping, crankbait or other type of rod, the Dobyns Fury has a model right for you. While the Fury series isn’t without its flaws, the positives of this rod far outweigh any nitpicking we could do. Read our full thoughts here.

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Up close of the St Croix Mojo Bass rod

St. Croix Mojo Bass Rod Review

The St. Croix Mojo Bass series of rods were designed to offer bass anglers a quality, affordable when looking for their next fishing rod. What they’ve produced is a sleek, well-crafted series of rods that are available in both spinning and casting gear configurations. Check out our full review of the St. Croix Mojo Bass rods.

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Man fishing with the CR7 spinning rod

Cadence CR7 Rod Review

Cadence is a newer brand in the fishing industry, and you may have never heard of them, but based on the quality of their products, I don’t think they’ll be unknown for long. The CR7 rod is one of their top of the line products, and it’s easy to see why. If you’re in the market for a new rod, you may want to check the CR7 out. Read our full review.

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Fishing with the Elite casting rod

Ugly Stik Elite Review

The Ugly Stik Elite is an all around great fishing rod that consistently outperforms other rods in its price range. Once you take a look at what that price is, the Elite looks even better. While not perfect, it’s a great rod that’s worth consideration. Check out our full review.

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Man holding 2 Veritas rods

Abu Garcia Veritas Review

The Abu Garcia Veritas Spinning Rod is a great choice for anglers looking for an affordable, sensitive and lightweight rod for bass fishing. If you want a great spinning rod that brings in the quality you’d expect out of a rod that’s over $200, but at a fraction of the cost, the Veritas is a rod you should definitely consider.

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