A group of fishing rods, some for Medium-Heavy Spinning Rod Uses

Medium-Heavy Spinning Rod Uses: All you need to know

Spinning rods are extremely versatile in their uses. And medium-heavy spinning rods are a great choice in many situations.  If you have a rod like this, you might be wondering what medium-heavy spinning rod uses are available to you?  This article looks at many different uses of a medium-heavy spinning rod, so you can pick which might be best for …

A man using a fishing reel, wondering is a 2500 reel good for surf fishing?

Is a 2500 reel good for surf fishing?

So many people are flocking to the sport of surf fishing these days.  And many have fishing gear they own already and want to know if it will work for surf fishing. With freshwater fishing, the gear is usually lighter and smaller. But will it work well in saltwater beach fishing conditions? This article looks specifically at whether a 2500 …

Looking at two fishing reels wondering Is a 4000 size spinning reel good for surf fishing?

Is a 4000-size spinning reel good for surf fishing?

Picking the right reel for surf fishing can be tricky.  Is my reel large enough? Will it hold enough line of the correct strength? Will I actually catch anything with it? This article specifically looks at whether a 4000 size spinning reel is good for surf fishing, and how to get the best out of it.  A 4000-size reel is …

Looking at a fishing reel thinking is a 6000-size spinning reel good for surf fishing?

Is a 6000-size spinning reel good for surf fishing?

If you’re looking to buy a new 6000 reel, or have one lying around that you want to use for a surf fishing trip, you might be wondering whether it’s a good option. This article covers whether a 6000 reel is good for surf fishing and all you need to know about using it effectively.  A 6000-size reel is a …

A fish jumping out of water thinking what is a medium-light rod good for?

What uses is a medium-light rod good for? Top 7! 

Fishing rods come in all kinds of lengths and weights. And each rod is designed for specific uses and types of tackle.  Matching the right rod to the type of fishing you want to do can be challenging.  This article looks specifically at answering the common query, what is a medium-light rod good for?  Here’s what our extensive research and …

What action rod is best for surf fishing?

Entering the world of surf fishing for the first time can be daunting. Whether you’re a pure novice to fishing, or this is just new territory for you as a seasoned angler, there are some different considerations you need to take in to get the right gear.  When selecting a fishing rod, a question that comes up commonly is what …

Is an 8 foot rod good for surf fishing?

Is an 8 foot rod good for surf fishing?

Typical spinning fishing rods and rock fishing rods are often around 8ft in length. But when you transfer to the beach, the shorter your rod is, the more challenging time you are potentially going to have on the beach.  But if you know how to use an 8ft rod effectively in the right conditions, then there should be no problem …

Two anglers discussing how heavy should a surf rod be

How heavy should a surf rod be?

If you go fishing with the wrong type of rod, you can end up really struggling down at the beach. Has this ever happened to you? Perhaps when you were a beginner?  The ‘weight’ or ‘power rating’ of a rod can impact your fishing significantly. But how heavy should a surf rod be? And why is it important to get …

A man fishing thinking, how far can you cast with a 12ft surf rod

How far can you cast with a 12ft surf rod?

Have you ever wondered how much the length of a fishing rod can influence the casting distance?  I’ve been looking to buy a longer rod, in the hope that I’ll be able to cast out further with it, and 12ft seems like a reasonable length. Not too long, but potentially long enough to get a good distance.  But I wanted …

How far should you cast when surf fishing

How far should you cast when surf fishing?

The ocean is expansive, and when you are facing it standing on the beach with a rod, it can be difficult to know exactly how far you should cast when fishing the surf.  This article will walk through exactly how to determine the distance to cast, and more importantly, where to cast when surf fishing, specifically the areas you should …