Tag : fishing-rods
Tag : fishing-rods
People have been using fishing rods since ancient times and as years have passed, they have been more and more developed. Today, we can find a very performant and efficient fishing rods at reasonable prices. But what are the specifications of the best fishing rod and what can it do?
Once with the Industrial Revolution, manufacturers have stopped using rigid and heavy wood and started importing elastic and lighter wood from South America, such as bamboo, ash wood, Calcutta reed, iron wood, maple, hickory, malacca cane and lancewood. A fishing rod was separated in three parts: butt, midsection and tip. However, today the diversification of materials used for rods has been enlarged even more. Fishing rods are different today, and they have different uses: action, lure weight, light weight, power, line of pieces. The types for these roles a rod can be used for are: carbon fiber rods, fly rods, Tankara rods, spin and bait casting rods, spinning rods, ultra-light rods, ice rods, sea rods, surf rods, trolling rods and telescopic rods. The price for one of these advanced fishing rods depends on the manufacturer, the type, materials and the use. However, for a beginner fisherman a $100 rod is more than enough. For professionals, there is always the option to pay more, even up to $10000 for one rod. To make a rod, you need a rod making bench, which is a large table consisting of a drawing knife, a jack, a fore plane, sand paper, a few strips of wood about two feet in length, a vice and a large coarse flat file.
To conclude, fishing rods here go back to even 2000 BC in Ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece and medieval England, knowing a constant development up to the present, where having the best fishing rod is impossible, as there is always a better one.
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