Versatility vs. Specialization

  • A longer rod is more tolerant to different line weights than a shorter one of same action.
  • A rod with "deep action" takes more line weights than a faster rod of equal length.
  • A rod which responds to the line quickly, allowing short casts, must have a "deep" action.
  • A rod that is able to lift a long line is always a "deep action" rod.

As You can see rods with slow progression have many advantages over the faster rod. I could have mentioned more ... But Your "casting temper" must match the action; if a short, fast rod is right for You, then stick to one.


Jim testing "The Sweet Sugar Cane Rod" 6,5 ft

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