AnImEGuRuOfDeAtH asked: Alright so ive heard that getting an ultralight rod would be the most suitable experience for panfishing, but why? Is it because you have to be more careful with how you pull it in? Also what happens if you catch something big on it? O.o Thanks =D Caffeinated Content
In this article, I will explain to you how to properly set the drag on your ultralight fishing rod open reel. This is essential when using ultralight fishing lines because if the drag is set too stiff, you will snap the line. If it is too loose, you will never be able to put enough pressure on the fish, to get him to the bank, or boat.
So what exactly are telescoping ultralight fishing rods/combos? We’ll get there one step at a time, let’s just start with the rod first. This rod is usually made up of 4-6 pieces, and they are tapered from end to end before the rod is assembled. This allows the rod to collapse into itself, when you push on the end of it.
The question “What length Ultralight Fishing Rods should I be using?” comes up very often accross internet forums that I frequent. The answer isn’t easy however. There are a few things to consider when it comes to length and ultralight fishing rods. If you haven’t yet, take a look at our other post, What Makes A Quality Ultralight Fishing Rod.
This question comes up often. What length rod should I use for ultralight fishing? It isn't an easy answer though. There is a couple things to consider about length when choosing a new rod. Some people believe that you must use a short rod in the 4 1/2 foot to 5 foot length.
Featured Manufacturers: St. Croix, Shakespeare, Bass Pro Shops