What you need to know before you buy a custom fishing rod

A poorly made custom fishing rod may not bend the way it’s meant to when a fish is dangling from the other end causing it to snap into. The nuts holding the reel could strip out easily if they are of poor quality rending the rod useless. All of these are things that you need to look for before you buy a custom rod. When you know what to look for and the qualities that make a great fishing rod, you can get your money’s worth.

Benefits of Using a Custom Fishing Rod
The whole point of buying a custom made fishing rod is being able to get exactly what you want from the start. You can buy custom rods already made or you can special order one to meet your specific needs and wants. Either way, the custom rod does have many benefits that you won’t get with other rods.

A custom rod that is designed correctly will perform better than the average rod. It gives the angler an added confidence that will help when it comes to reeling in the fish. They will hold up better than a regular rod to the struggle of a fish trying to get lose from the hook. A custom rod is designed just for you and you can have it made any length or weight you want. You can choose the action it has and you can have the butt of the rod designed any way you want it to be.

The more you know about fishing in general and the different types of fishing rods and reels, the easier it will be to design the perfect custom made fishing rod. There are many great reasons to buy a custom fishing rod and when you know what to look for you can find the one that suits your needs perfectly.

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Daniel Eggertsen
Dan Eggertsen is a fellow saltwater fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on saltwater fishing since 2004.

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