There’s an old saying that goes “A fisherman is only as good as his rod”. Although not necessarily true, any angler worth his salt will tell you that choosing a good rod fundamentally affects your fishing ability. In other words, having the right rod will greatly increase your chances of catching fish.
In this article, we’ll take a quick look at some of the best rods available on the Malaysian market for your reading pleasure.
Abu Garcia has long been a mainstay of professional sports fishing and their product range covers most types and environments of recreational fisheries. The Axecutor Huntsman Aaxs 603 Spin Rod is one of Abu Garcia’s freshwater fishing rod that’s made with high performance reinforced carbon.
Spanning 6 feet in length, the rod is especially well suited for freshwater lake luring or bait fishing. It can be paired with any suitable Spinner reel.
If you’re just beginning to dabble in recreational fishing, the Leo Outdoor Telescopic Fishing Rod set is an ideal piece to start with. Made compact, the collapsible rod extends to a perfectly adequate 4.5 feet with an enclosed reel to eliminate messy line tangles.
For a sturdy yet lightweight composition, the rod is made with fibreglass. The material also allows you to feel any vibration when a fish tugs on your line. With a rubberised grip, this is especially useful for when you need to grip your rod against a strong catch comfortably.
Suitable for light action in both freshwater and saltwater settings, it’s great for testing your mettle in a variety of settings before moving on to more professional equipment.
This combo set combines the Seahawk Bass Lite reel with Quantum’s Snapshot carbon rod for a perfect match to catch some bass. The 6-foot carbon Snapshot rod is lightweight, sensitive and durable, letting you feel every part of a fight and is rated for fish ranging from 3-7 KGs.
Its light body also means less fatigue even after hours of fishing.
Do you want to start your kids up on fishing? Well, look no further than the Fishing Rod Pen, a perfect gift for budding young anglers. This compact, lightweight rod and reel set collapses easily to pen size for easy storage and transportation. Despite its diminutive stature, the pen rod is a real fishing rod.
Its small size makes it easy for kids to handle. The included reel works simply in a forward-and-reverse direction with a ratcheting stop mechanism. You can keep the rod in your glove compartment in case an opportunity arises for you and your little one.
For serious fishing enthusiasts, they would know that BOSSNA is one of the best mid-range angling equipment brands on the market today. This combo rod and reel set consist of the BOSSNA Liva Max 5.2 feet carbon rod that features an aluminium frame and Titanium nitride.
Other features include a line guide, a reel that features magnetic braking, a power crank handle and a soft touch knob. The set itself is a combination of excellent pieces to make sure you never miss a fish again.
Tired of freshwater fishes? The Daiwa Crossfire X is created for saltwater settings such as shoreline, casting and jigging fishing. Featuring a high-performance graphite blanks, carbon braiding, Titanium Oxide ring guides and a stainless-steel hooded reel seat, the rod will withstand corrosion and rusting which can be damaged by the rough sea.
While this affordable all-in-one set is meant for prawns, it is still suitable for fishing smaller catches. In the set, you’ll find a 4.5-feet beginner rod, a reel that’s spooled with fishing line, and a packet of prawn fishing hooks. There’s also a few sinker weights and a pack of Exori Swivels to ensure your line won’t twist when you reel in your catch.
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