Top 10 Power Control Fishing Rods for Freshwater
for January 2022

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Akataka M’Wave Bass Fishing Rod, IM6 Graphite baitcasting Rod, 7'6'' Medium Heavy Power Fast Action, Zirconium Oxide Ring Stainless Steel Guides, Freshwater Fishing Pole for Trout

Akataka M’Wave Bass Fishing Rod

IM6 Graphite baitcasting Rod, 7'6'' Medium Heavy Power Fast Action, Zirconium Oxide Ring Stainless Steel Guides, Freshwater Fishing Pole for Trout

by Akataka
What We like

GRAPHITE REEL SEATGraphite reel seat is light and durable. Tightly assemble fishing rod and reel. There will be no loosening between the fishing reel and the fishing rod when you fight with big fish. Also, the reinforced graphite material is forged at 4532 degrees Fahrenheit, so the reel seat has higher strength and can greatly improve the sensitivity and operability of the fishing rod.

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Product Features

  • Akataka Mwave bass baitcasting rod is made of Zirconium Oxide, whose friction coefficient is half of Aluminum Oxide. Therefore, its surface is very smooth and ensure the fishing line goes out smoothly along the spinning rod rings and giving you a long-casting distance. In addition, it dissipates heat quickly, so the fishing line will not be damaged even if you spend a long time on fishing.
  • X-TYPE CROSS WINDING TECHAkataka fishing rod is made of IM6 graphite blank and woven with X-type cross winding technology, which improves the torsion resistance and toughness of the fishing rod. The put over insertion technology makes the two sections become a solid fishing rod, making you more comfortable in the process of fighting big fish. As long as you normally operate the fishing rod, there will be no snap.
  • IM6 GRAPHITE BLANKSAkataka baitcasting rod adopts IM6 graphite blanks, making fishing rod lighter, stiffer, more sensitive. You will sensitively feel light bites while using the fishing pole for small bass, trout. In addition, ultralight fishing rod effectively prevent you from fatigue when spending a long time on fishing.
  • SPLIT EVA HANDLEEVA handle is comfortable, slip resistant and give you maximum control over your fishing rod in all conditions. Split handle keeps the overall fishing rod weight down, which greatly reduces the loss of your strength and adds up hundreds of casts than other anglers. That is why most bass anglers choose split handle for bass fishing rod.

X-type cross winding techAkataka fishing rod is made of im6 graphite blank and woven with x-type cross winding technology, which improves the torsion resistance and toughness of the fishing rod. the put over insertion technology makes the two sections become a solid fishing rod, making you more comfortable in the process of fighting big fish. as long as you normally operate the fishing rod, there will be no snap. Akataka mwave bass baitcasting rod is made of zirconium oxide, whose friction coefficient is half of aluminum oxide. therefore, its surface is very smooth and ensure the fishing line goes out smoothly along the spinning rod rings and giving you a long-casting distance. in addition, it dissipates heat quickly, so the fishing line will not be damaged even if you spend a long time on fishing. Im6 graphite blanksAkataka baitcasting rod adopts im6 graphite blanks, making fishing rod lighter, stiffer, more sensitive. you will sensitively feel light bites while using the fishing pole for small bass, trout. in addition, ultralight fishing rod effectively prevent you from fatigue when spending a long time on fishing. Split eva handleeva handle is comfortable, slip resistant and give you maximum control over your fishing rod in all conditions. split handle keeps the overall fishing rod weight down, which greatly reduces the loss of your strength and adds up hundreds of casts than other anglers. that is why most bass anglers choose split handle for bass fishing rod.

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BEYST Fishing Rod, Telescopic Glass Fiber Sea Fishing Pole Spinning Rod w/CNC Aluminum Reel Seat, Corrosion Resistant & Power Control Fishing Rod for Freshwater Saltwater Inshore

BEYST Fishing Rod

Telescopic Glass Fiber Sea Fishing Pole Spinning Rod w/CNC Aluminum Reel Seat, Corrosion Resistant & Power Control Fishing Rod for Freshwater Saltwater Inshore

by BEYST
What We like

Lightweight and portable, easily fits in car trunk, boat or backpack, telescopic rods allow you to travel to your favorite fishing spot and enjoy fishing whenever and wherever you want.

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Product Features

  • Micro fishing rod guides is easy to cast, suitable for fishing beginner in freshwater.
  • The exquisite reel seat is made of Corrosion resistant CNC Machined Aluminum for years of worry free fishing.
  • Stainless steel guides with ceramic inserts for use with braided or mono fishing line and providing saltwater approved corrosion resistant and power control.
  • Various sizes and lengths available for freshwater bass trout fishing, saltwater surf fishing or inshore fishing.

Stainless steel guides with ceramic inserts for use with braided or mono fishing line and providing saltwater approved corrosion resistant and power control. The exquisite reel seat is made of corrosion resistant cnc machined aluminum for years of worry free fishing. Micro fishing rod guides is easy to cast, suitable for fishing beginner in freshwater. Various sizes and lengths available for freshwater bass trout fishing, saltwater surf fishing or inshore fishing.

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Shimano Expride Casting Freshwater|Bass|Glass|Casting Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med HVY | Action: Mod [EX172MHGA], Length: 7'2

Shimano Expride Casting Freshwater

Bass, Glass, Casting Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med HVY, Action: Mod [EX172MHGA], Length: 7'2"

by SHIMANO
What We like

Shimano Original CI4+ Reel Seat: CI4 is a Shimano original material reinforced with carbon fiber. It is lighter and has higher strength than conventional resin material. This highly technical material is 2.5 times more rigid than CI4 and is used in Shimano reel seats to increase sensitivity and to reduce weight. Use of CI4+ for the reel seat also delivers remarkable rigidity for perfect reel fixation which results in better rod efficiency.

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Product Features

  • Hi-Power X construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of X shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. The width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. This manufacturing process allows Shimano to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. Hi-Power X construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler.
  • Lure Rating: 3/8 - 1 1/4
  • Fuji K-Frame SiC Guides
  • Grip Material: Cork & EVA

Hi-power x construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of x shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. the width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. this manufacturing process allows SHIMANO to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. hi-power x construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler. Grip material: cork & eva Fuji k-frame sic guides Lure rating: 3/8 - 1 1/4

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Shimano Zodias Casting Freshwater|Casting|Bass Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med | Action: Mod Fast [ZDC72MA], Length: 7'2

Shimano Zodias Casting Freshwater

Casting, Bass Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med, Action: Mod Fast [ZDC72MA], Length: 7'2"

by SHIMANO
What We like

Ci4+ Reel Seat: Shimano's original material reinforced with carbon fiber. It is lighter and has higher strength than conventional resin material. This highly technical material is 2.5 times more rigid than CI4 and is used in Shimano reel seats to increase sensitivity and to reduce weight. Use of CI4+ for the reel seat also delivers remarkable rigidity for perfect reel fixation which results in better rod efficiency.

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Product Features

  • Lure Rating: 1/4-3/4
  • Carbon Monocoque Grip: Carbon Monocoque grip is a carbon-molded grip that is lightweight with high sensitivity, transferring even the smallest vibration to an anglers hand. The Carbon Monocoque Grip increases sensitivity by 30% compared to traditional rod handles and utilizes a hollow structure that eliminates unnecessary parts of the rear grip to improve weight reduction and vibration transmission.
  • Fuji K Alconite Guides + Fuji K SiC Tip
  • Hi-Power X construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of X shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. The width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. This manufacturing process allows Shimano to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. Hi-Power X construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler.

Carbon monocoque grip: carbon monocoque grip is a carbon-molded grip that is lightweight with high sensitivity, transferring even the smallest vibration to an anglers hand. the carbon monocoque grip increases sensitivity by 30% compared to traditional rod handles and utilizes a hollow structure that eliminates unnecessary parts of the rear grip to improve weight reduction and vibration transmission. Hi-power x construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of x shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. the width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. this manufacturing process allows SHIMANO to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. hi-power x construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler. Fuji k alconite guides + fuji k sic tip Lure rating: 1/4-3/4

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Shimano Clarus Casting Freshwater|Casting Fishing Rods, 2pc Power: Med HVY | Action: Fast [CSC70MH2E], Length: 7'0

Shimano Clarus Casting Freshwater

Casting Fishing Rods, 2pc Power: Med HVY, Action: Fast [CSC70MH2E], Length: 7'0"

by SHIMANO
What We like

G Alpha Grip Technology: G Alpha Grip is a best-in-class anti-slip grip that gives an angler unparalleled control of their fishing rod. Both lightweight and durable, G Alpha Grip allows for day-in and day-out use to enhance an anglers overall fishing experience.

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Product Features

  • Lure Rating: 3/8-3/4
  • Shimano Custom Reel Seat
  • High-Modulus Graphite Blank
  • Titanium Oxide Guides

SHIMANO custom reel seat Titanium oxide guides Lure rating: 3/8-3/4 High-modulus graphite blank

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Shimano Intenza Casting Freshwater|Bass|Casting Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med | Action: Fast [NTZC69M], Length: 6'9

Shimano Intenza Casting Freshwater

Bass, Casting Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med, Action: Fast [NTZC69M], Length: 6'9"

by SHIMANO
What We like

G Alpha Grip Technology: Best-in-class anti-slip grip that gives an angler unparalleled control of their fishing rod. Both lightweight and durable, G Alpha Grip allows for day-in and day-out use to enhance an anglers overall fishing experience.

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Product Features

  • SeaGuide Aluminum Oxide
  • Lure Rating: 1/4-1/2
  • Shimano Custom Reel Seat

Seaguide aluminum oxide Lure rating: 1/4-1/2 SHIMANO custom reel seat

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SeaKnight Yasha Casting & Spinning Fishing Rods Portable Travel 4 Sections Rod Lightweight Carbon Fiber Fishing Pole Salt/Fresh Water Medium Power Smooth Guides 7ft-10ft

SeaKnight Yasha Casting & Spinning Fishing Rods Portable Travel 4 Sections Rod Lightweight Carbon Fiber Fishing Pole Salt/Fresh Water Medium Power Smooth Guides 7ft-10ft

by SeaKnight
What We like

Premium cork, split-grip handles reduce weight even further and provides greater control when fishing.

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Product Features

  • 7+1 guides with stainless steel frames and ceramic inserts allow for smooth casts and durable performance.
  • Designed and built for superior performance with premium quality graphite, minimizes the overall rod weight while enhancing sensitivity
  • High quality Smooth Guide sets are perfectly spaced for virtually friction-free line flow and maximum casting performance and sensitivity, so that line feeds through and runs back more freely

high quality smooth guide sets are perfectly spaced for virtually friction-free line flow and maximum casting performance and sensitivity, so that line feeds through and runs back more freely 7+1 guides with stainless steel frames and ceramic inserts allow for smooth casts and durable performance. designed and built for superior performance with premium quality graphite, minimizes the overall rod weight while enhancing sensitivity

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KastKing New Perigee II Fishing Rods – 24 Ton Carbon Fiber Casting Rods and Spinning Rods, Fuji O-Ring Line Guides, Premium Two Piece Construction Rods Now in 29 Sizes Ultra Light to Heavy

KastKing New Perigee II Fishing Rods – 24 Ton Carbon Fiber Casting Rods and Spinning Rods

Fuji O-Ring Line Guides, Premium Two Piece Construction Rods Now in 29 Sizes Ultra Light to Heavy

by Eposeidon
What We like

PREMIUM COMPONENTS - KastKing uses the best quality components in a Perigee II fishing rod. World renowned Fuji O-Ring line guides, tuned ergonomic graphite high-strength reel seats, high-density EVA grips, Saf-T Keeper hooker holder, the finest sensitive bare and beautiful finish carbon fiber for light weight rod blanks, and outstanding cosmetics. Rod action ranges from baitcasting rods that are fast action rods to spinning rods that cover moderate, moderate fast, and fast action rods.

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Product Features

  • SMOOTH POWER - KastKing PTS (Power Transition System) hybrid spigot joints in Perigee II 2-pcs rods transition power smoothly throughout your fishing rod blank. Specialized high technology computer control wrapping at four angles (0, 45, 90, 135) keeps the power flowing. Whether you choose an amazing and affordable Perigee II casting fishing rod as a bass rod or a KastKing spinning rod as a walleye rod, or for any species, you will agree it feels exactly like a one-piece fishing rod!
  • AMAZING QUALITY CARBON FIBER BLANK - All Perigee II two-piece fishing rods are constructed with Toray 24-ton carbon matrix KastFlex blank technology for power, strength, and accuracy. Available in 29 sizes from an ultra light spinning fishing rod to a heavy 7 spinning rod and a baitcaster rod ranging from medium to heavy power. Use them for bass fishing rods, trout fishing, walleye fishing, or as a salmon rod, catfish rod, steelhead rod, or saltwater fishing rod.
  • BEST VALUE KastKing Perigee II graphite fishing poles are one of the best value rods in the fishing tackle market! Dont be confused by the low price. Even better, these are simply one of the lightest rods you'll find under $100. You'll fish all day without fatigue and have power to spare because of our high carbon blanks that offer a powerful, yet light weight rod.

Smooth power - kastking pts (power transition system) hybrid spigot joints in perigee ii 2-pcs rods transition power smoothly throughout your fishing rod blank. specialized high technology computer control wrapping at four angles (0, 45, 90, 135) keeps the power flowing. whether you choose an amazing and affordable perigee ii casting fishing rod as a bass rod or a kastking spinning rod as a walleye rod, or for any species, you will agree it feels exactly like a one-piece fishing rod! Best value kastking perigee ii graphite fishing poles are one of the best value rods in the fishing tackle market! dont be confused by the low price. even better, these are simply one of the lightest rods you'll find under $100. you'll fish all day without fatigue and have power to spare because of our high carbon blanks that offer a powerful, yet light weight rod. Amazing quality carbon fiber blank - all perigee ii two-piece fishing rods are constructed with toray 24-ton carbon matrix kastflex blank technology for power, strength, and accuracy. available in 29 sizes from an ultra light spinning fishing rod to a heavy 7 spinning rod and a baitcaster rod ranging from medium to heavy power. use them for bass fishing rods, trout fishing, walleye fishing, or as a salmon rod, catfish rod, steelhead rod, or saltwater fishing rod.

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Shimano Expride Spinning Freshwater|Bass|Spinning Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med Light | Action: Fast [EX2610MLA], Length: 6'10

Shimano Expride Spinning Freshwater

Bass, Spinning Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Med Light, Action: Fast [EX2610MLA], Length: 6'10"

by SHIMANO
What We like

Shimano Original CI4+ Reel Seat: CI4 is a Shimano original material reinforced with carbon fiber. It is lighter and has higher strength than conventional resin material. This highly technical material is 2.5 times more rigid than CI4 and is used in Shimano reel seats to increase sensitivity and to reduce weight. Use of CI4+ for the reel seat also delivers remarkable rigidity for perfect reel fixation which results in better rod efficiency.

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Product Features

  • Fuji K-Frame SiC Guides
  • Lure Rating: 1/8 - 7/16
  • Hi-Power X construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of X shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. The width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. This manufacturing process allows Shimano to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. Hi-Power X construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler.

Lure rating: 1/8 - 7/16 Hi-power x construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of x shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. the width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. this manufacturing process allows SHIMANO to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. hi-power x construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler. Fuji k-frame sic guides

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Shimano Zodias Spinning Freshwater|Spinning|Bass Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Light | Action: Fast [ZDS70LA], Length: 7'0

Shimano Zodias Spinning Freshwater

Spinning, Bass Fishing Rods, 1pc Power: Light, Action: Fast [ZDS70LA], Length: 7'0"

by SHIMANO
What We like

Ci4+ Reel Seat: Shimano's original material reinforced with carbon fiber. It is lighter and has higher strength than conventional resin material. This highly technical material is 2.5 times more rigid than CI4 and is used in Shimano reel seats to increase sensitivity and to reduce weight. Use of CI4+ for the reel seat also delivers remarkable rigidity for perfect reel fixation which results in better rod efficiency.

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Product Features

  • Fuji K Alconite Guides + Fuji K SiC Tip
  • Carbon Monocoque Grip: Carbon Monocoque grip is a carbon-molded grip that is lightweight with high sensitivity, transferring even the smallest vibration to an anglers hand. The Carbon Monocoque Grip increases sensitivity by 30% compared to traditional rod handles and utilizes a hollow structure that eliminates unnecessary parts of the rear grip to improve weight reduction and vibration transmission.
  • Hi-Power X construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of X shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. The width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. This manufacturing process allows Shimano to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. Hi-Power X construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler.
  • Lure Rating: 3/32-3/8

Carbon monocoque grip: carbon monocoque grip is a carbon-molded grip that is lightweight with high sensitivity, transferring even the smallest vibration to an anglers hand. the carbon monocoque grip increases sensitivity by 30% compared to traditional rod handles and utilizes a hollow structure that eliminates unnecessary parts of the rear grip to improve weight reduction and vibration transmission. Fuji k alconite guides + fuji k sic tip Lure rating: 3/32-3/8 Hi-power x construction uses diagonally-wrapped carbon tape to form an array of x shapes on the rod blanks outermost layer. the width of the tape, its winding angle and the part of the rod being wrapped are fine-tuned according to the target fish species. this manufacturing process allows SHIMANO to adjust these wraps during construction for precise actions, enhanced overall strength and added twist resistance. hi-power x construction delivers sharp and crisp rod control for the angler.

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