Reel In Your Catch: Learn More About Fishing Rods
From a lakeside morning to an outing at the seashore, discover the best fishing rod to bring home your next trophy catch.
DICK'S Sporting Goods carries industry-leading fishing rods, outfitted with the latest angling technology. Explore popular freshwater rods, saltwater rods and casting rods for your next day at the water.
Keep in mind rod materials when making your selection. The construction of your rod impacts its action and should be designed for your skill level:
- Fiberglass Rods: Fiberglass rods are typically durable and affordable, making them ideal for beginners. When fishing in situations where medium to slow action is needed, fiberglass rods can be effective.
- Graphite Rods: Graphite is often preferred by experienced anglers due to its high sensitivity, which allows the user to detect bites faster.
- Bamboo Rods: This material produces a smooth, fluid backcast and offers excellent flex and feel.