Today we’re going to take it back to the basics and talk about the difference between spinning and casting rods. There may be some fishermen that think, “who cares, does it really matter which we use?” and I’m here to tell you, yes. These two types of rods both have advantages and disadvantages that every angler needs to know about. A spinning reel is going to be a perfect introduction rod for a new fisher. They’re relatively easy to use […]
There are many tips that can help you accomplish a successful flipping and pitching excursion. You need to pay attention to the rod that you are using. You’ll be doing most of this type of fishing in heavy cover, likely with a lot of vegetation. That means you’ll need something that is sturdy and can endure some tension. A typical rod used for this type of fishing will be over 7 feet long. This length gives you a lot of […]
We’re back to talk more about when you should be using the flipping and pitching technique. We’ll discuss the actual process and a few other tips that can help you have the most success. We here at Castaway Rods can’t wait for you to add this skill to your bass fishing repertoire. You won’t always need to resort to flipping and pitching whenever you’re fishing bass. You’ll pull these techniques out whenever regular casting isn’t landing your line where it […]
When it comes to bass fishing, there are many ways to get the job done. Bass will go for live bait and fake lures alike. This means that there are also many different techniques that you could catch bass with. You, of course, don’t need to learn every single type of method, but it couldn’t hurt to learn several for your future fishing. Learning your basics and applying those steps during fishing is essential. Starting from those basics, you’ll have […]
Just because the winter chill is in the air doesn’t mean that we have to compromise on fun fishing. If you live in a state where it’s just cold enough that water freezes but just warm enough that it doesn’t freeze very thick, then you’ll find this article helpful. Catching walleye while ice fishing is a great activity, but it can’t happen for those who live a little further south. There are ways around this obstacle, though. One issue you’ll […]
Saltwater fishing is a great hobby. Luckily this is a hobby that you’ll be able to do for the whole year. Over at Castaway Rods, we want to help you pursue your passions year-round. In ‘Part 1’ of this series, we talked a little bit about spring and summer fishing. Today we’re going to talk about saltwater fishing in the southern states during the fall and winter months. Once the temperatures start dropping and the days start to get a […]
If you find yourself looking for great fishing experiences in the south, you’ll want to check out this article. Every season has a type of fishing with which it is better suited. The bottom line is, no matter what time of year it is, you’ll be able to get your saltwater fishing in. There are some fish that you’ll be able to catch year-round, which include sheepshead, red drum, and pike. However, not every species of saltwater fish will be […]