Top 10 Spinning Rods
for January 2022

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Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod

Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Rod

by Pure Fishing
What We like

Durable and lightweight eva grips

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Product Features

  • Durable ugly tuff one piece stainless steel guides
  • 1/8 5/8 ounce Lure weight
  • 4 to 10 pound; Test; Eva handle
  • 6' light power spinning rod
  • Strong, yet balanced graphite and fiber glass construction

2 piece rod construction Durable ugly tuff one piece stainless steel guides 1/8 5/8 ounce lure weight 6' light power spinning rod 4 to 10 pound; test; eva handle Clear tip design for strength and sensitivity Strong, yet balanced graphite and fiber glass construction

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Cadence Fishing CR5 Spinning Rods | 30 Ton Carbon | Fuji Reel Seat | Stainless Steel Guides with SiC Inserts | CR5-601S-MF

Cadence Fishing CR5 Spinning Rods

30 Ton Carbon, Fuji Reel Seat, Stainless Steel Guides with SiC Inserts, CR5-601S-MF

by Cadence
What We like

Premium Materials: Cadence CR5 spinning rods are made from materials that bring strength and sensitivity without weight. Made of 30 ton carbon, SiC guides with durable stainless steel frames, a comfortable Fuji reel seat and a blank wrapped in carbon veil to enhance the durability. Rods comes in 2 handle configurations; carbon split grip and full grip using a premium cork and EVA, is made to deliver a premium rod at a greater value than the competition.

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Product Features

  • Ultra-High Quality 30-TON Carbon Fiber Blank: All CR5 1-piece and 2-piece fishing rods are constructed with 30-ton carbon matrix graphite blank offers strongest ,lightweight, durability and sensitivity than other rods. Ideal for game fish including freshwater fish like bass, walleye and trout as well as popular inshore species like red fish, speckled trout and flounder with a rinse after fishing.
  • Travel Friendly: Unique 2 piece design makes it easily and affordable to fit in car, trunk, boat hatch than traditional one piece,but using feel like a one-piece fishing rod ! 2 piece spinning rod allows you to travel to your favorite fishing spot and enjoy fishing whenever and wherever you want.
  • Super Smooth Power: Stainless steel guides with SiC inserts makes it more smooth and durable, avoids line sticking into the guides, minimizes friction while also enhancing sensitivity by transferring vibrations from the line through the guide to the rod and to your hand.

Ultra-high quality 30-ton carbon fiber blank: all cr5 1-piece and 2-piece fishing rods are constructed with 30-ton carbon matrix graphite blank offers strongest ,lightweight, durability and sensitivity than other rods. ideal for game fish including freshwater fish like bass, walleye and trout as well as popular inshore species like red fish, speckled trout and flounder with a rinse after fishing. Super smooth power: stainless steel guides with sic inserts makes it more smooth and durable, avoids line sticking into the guides, minimizes friction while also enhancing sensitivity by transferring vibrations from the line through the guide to the rod and to your hand. Travel friendly: unique 2 piece design makes it easily and affordable to fit in car, trunk, boat hatch than traditional one piece,but using feel like a one-piece fishing rod ! 2 piece spinning rod allows you to travel to your favorite fishing spot and enjoy fishing whenever and wherever you want.

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9.4
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Ugly Stik Carbon Spinning Fishing Rod

Ugly Stik Carbon Spinning Fishing Rod

by Pure Fishing
What We like

Fuji reel seat for added comfort.

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Product Features

  • The lightest Ugly Stick EVER!
  • Ugly Stick solid graphite tip provides increased sensitivity while maintaining the legendary toughness youve come to expect from Ugly Stick
  • Ugly Tech construction featuring 100% 24 ton graphite for a lightweight and well-balanced rod
  • One piece stainless still Ugly Tuff guides provide maximized durability for use with all types of line (including Braid) and eliminate insert pop-outs

Ugly stick solid graphite tip provides increased sensitivity while maintaining the legendary toughness youve come to expect from ugly stick One piece stainless still ugly tuff guides provide maximized durability for use with all types of line (including braid) and eliminate insert pop-outs Ugly tech construction featuring 100% 24 ton graphite for a lightweight and well-balanced rod The lightest ugly stick ever!

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Goture Travel Spinning Rod 4 Sections Spinning Fishing Rods Lightweight Carbon Fiber Poles M Power MEADEA Fast Action 6.6ft 6

Goture Travel Spinning Rod 4 Sections Spinning Fishing Rods Lightweight Carbon Fiber Poles M Power MEADEA Fast Action 6.6ft 6

by Goture
What We like

LIGHTWEIGHT & PORTABLE: 4 piece rod design makes it easy to carry, either for air travelling or backpacking. Additionally, the rod is very lightweight, also feels well balanced in your hand.

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Product Features

  • REEL SEAT & GRIP: Reel seats are made of high-quality ABS material, and EVA split grips provide all-day comfort.
  • GUIDES: 7+1 corrosion resistant guides with ceramic inserts, perfectly spaced for virtually friction-free line flow and maximum casting performance.
  • SENSITIVE & STRONG: Designed with 30-ton carbon matrix, achieving the best balance among rod sensitivity, strength and power.

Sensitive & strong: designed with 30-ton carbon matrix, achieving the best balance among rod sensitivity, strength and power. Reel seat & grip: reel seats are made of high-quality abs material, and eva split grips provide all-day comfort. Guides: 7+1 corrosion resistant guides with ceramic inserts, perfectly spaced for virtually friction-free line flow and maximum casting performance.

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PLUSINNO Red Eagle Spinning Fishing Rod and Reel Combos, 7FT Fishing Rod, IM 6 Graphite Spinning Rod, Stainless Steel Guides with SiC Inserts, EVA Handles & Fighting Butt-C

PLUSINNO Red Eagle Spinning Fishing Rod and Reel Combos

7FT Fishing Rod, IM 6 Graphite Spinning Rod, Stainless Steel Guides with SiC Inserts, EVA Handles & Fighting Butt-C

by PLUSINNO
What We like

SENSITIVE & STRONGPLUSINNO fishing rod blanks. All Red Eagle Select fishing rods are constructed with IM6 Carbon matrix technology blanks giving each casting rod and spinning rod incredible performance, sensitivity and power. carbon split grip and full grip using a Non-slip EVA Handle, is made to deliver a premium rod at a greater value than the competition.

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Product Features

  • Warm Prompt: Fishing rod + reel (No Lures & Line) include Only Include 1 Fishing Rod +1 Fishing Reel.
  • Super Smooth PowerStainless steel guides with Ceramic inserts makes it more smooth and durable, avoids line sticking into the guides, minimizes friction while also enhancing sensitivity by transferring vibrations from the line through the guide to the rod and to your hand.
  • DOUBLE LOCKING REEL SEAT - Sturdy plastic reel seat with double locking structure is easy to assemble and disassemble, even kids can do it without any problem. Cushioned hood keeps your reel tightly in place and won't loosen when traveling long distances on choppy water.
  • ANTI-WINDING TIP - The Tips of PLUSINNO spinning rods is designed to better prevent the fishing line from twisting, you will never struggle with the twisted fishing line again. A must have for your panfish, trout and bass fishing with finesse techniques.

Super smooth powerstainless steel guides with ceramic inserts makes it more smooth and durable, avoids line sticking into the guides, minimizes friction while also enhancing sensitivity by transferring vibrations from the line through the guide to the rod and to your hand. Anti-winding tip - the tips of PLUSINNO spinning rods is designed to better prevent the fishing line from twisting, you will never struggle with the twisted fishing line again. a must have for your panfish, trout and bass fishing with finesse techniques. Warm prompt: fishing rod + reel (no lures & line) include only include 1 fishing rod +1 fishing reel. Double locking reel seat - sturdy plastic reel seat with double locking structure is easy to assemble and disassemble, even kids can do it without any problem. cushioned hood keeps your reel tightly in place and won't loosen when traveling long distances on choppy water.

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St. Croix TSR60MLF Triumph Freshwater Carbon Spinning Fishing Rod with Cork Handle, 6 Foot

St. Croix Rods St. Croix TSR60MLF Triumph Freshwater Carbon Spinning Fishing Rod with Cork Handle

6 Foot

by St. Croix Rods
What We like

Premium-grade cork handle.

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Product Features

  • Hard aluminum-oxide guides with black frames.
  • Premium quality SCII carbon.
  • Sea Guide XDPS reel seat with eco-friendly sandblasted hoods on spinning models.
  • Sea Guide ECS or TCS reel seat with eco-friendly sandblasted hood on casting models.

Hard aluminum-oxide guides with black frames. Premium quality scii carbon. Sea guide xdps reel seat with eco-friendly sandblasted hoods on spinning models. Sea guide ecs or tcs reel seat with eco-friendly sandblasted hood on casting models.

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7.9
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Cadence Essence Spinning Rod, Strong & Lightweight 24-Ton Graphite Rod, Stainless Steel Guides with SIC Inserts, Freshwater or Saltwater, Extremely Sensitive Spinning Rod (Essence 662S-LMF)

Cadence Essence Spinning Rod

Strong & Lightweight 24-Ton Graphite Rod, Stainless Steel Guides with SIC Inserts, Freshwater or Saltwater, Extremely Sensitive Spinning Rod (Essence 662S-LMF)

by Cadence
What We like

ADDITIONAL VALUE The premium components and wide variety of lengths and actions make the Essence spinning rod a must have. The Essence is ideal for gamefish including freshwater fish like bass, walleye and trout as well as popular inshore species like redfish, speckled trout, and flounder. The full cork handle and EVA split-grip handle will give you maximum comfort while on the water.

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Product Features

  • LIGHTWEIGHT & SENSITIVE The Essence spinning rod is constructed from lightweight 24-ton carbon to give you an extremely sensitive blank that is lightweight as well.
  • SMOOTH CASTING The stainless-steel guides and SIC inserts provide exceptional casting performance and durability.

Lightweight & sensitive the essence spinning rod is constructed from lightweight 24-ton carbon to give you an extremely sensitive blank that is lightweight as well. Smooth casting the stainless-steel guides and sic inserts provide exceptional casting performance and durability.

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7.8
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Fenwick Eagle Spinning Fishing Rod

Fenwick Eagle Spinning Fishing Rod

by Pure Fishing
What We like

Premium cork and TAC grips

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Product Features

  • Stainless steel guides with aluminum oxide inserts
  • Ergonomic minimal reel seat
  • Classic Fenwick Actions- Time tested andproven from the original graphite rod company

Stainless steel guides with aluminum oxide inserts Ergonomic minimal reel seat Classic fenwick actions- time tested andproven from the original graphite rod company

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Entsport Camo Legend 2-Piece 7-Feet Spinning Rod 24 Ton Carbon Fiber Spincasting Fishing Rod with 2 Tips - Medium and Medium Heavy Portable Spin Bass Fishing Rod

Entsport Camo Legend 2-Piece 7-Feet Spinning Rod 24 Ton Carbon Fiber Spincasting Fishing Rod with 2 Tips

Medium and Medium Heavy Portable Spin Bass Fishing Rod

by Entsport
What We like

HIGH QUALITY EVA HANDLES - High density EVA gives greater sensitivity, durability, comfort and control. The handle design allows you to spend long days on the water with minimum fatigue

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Product Features

  • VERSATILITYDesigned after our professional series of fishing rods with the quality you have come to expect from Entsport. Two piece rod that NEVER acts like it. Engineered with no compromising of performance and strength. Additional tip for different fishing action and replacement. You can take it anywhere and use it with confidence.
  • CLASSIC GUIDE SYSTEM - 6+1 corrosion resistant stainless steel guides with ceramic inserts, perfectly spaced for virtually friction-free line flow and maximum casting performance and accuracy. Use your favorite linebraid, fluorocarbon,or monofilament.
  • EXTREME EXPOSURE REEL SEAT Reel seat has corrosion resistant aluminum hoods; the solid graphite rod is exposed through the handle allowing you to feel every touch to your lure.
  • PERFORMANCE - Light weight with tremendous overall strength. Structurally enhanced high grade solid carbon fiber construction, maximizes strength while maintaining sensitivity

Extreme exposure reel seat reel seat has corrosion resistant aluminum hoods; the solid graphite rod is exposed through the handle allowing you to feel every touch to your lure. Versatilitydesigned after our professional series of fishing rods with the quality you have come to expect from Entsport. two piece rod that never acts like it. engineered with no compromising of performance and strength. additional tip for different fishing action and replacement. you can take it anywhere and use it with confidence. Performance - light weight with tremendous overall strength. structurally enhanced high grade solid carbon fiber construction, maximizes strength while maintaining sensitivity Classic guide system - 6+1 corrosion resistant stainless steel guides with ceramic inserts, perfectly spaced for virtually friction-free line flow and maximum casting performance and accuracy. use your favorite linebraid, fluorocarbon,or monofilament.

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Abu Garcia 1430478 Veritas Spinning 1Piece Rod, 7' Length, 8-14 lb Line Rate, 1/4-3/4 oz Lure Rate, Medium/Heavy Power

Abu Garcia 1430478 Veritas Spinning 1Piece Rod

7' Length, 8-14 lb Line Rate, 1/4-3/4 oz Lure Rate, Medium/Heavy Power

by Pure Fishing
What We like

30 ton graphite for a lightweight balanced design

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Product Features

  • UP locking ratcheting reel seat for a comfortable and secure fit
  • Sublayer armor with high strength fibers for exceptional durability and hoop strength

Sublayer armor with high strength fibers for exceptional durability and hoop strength Up locking ratcheting reel seat for a comfortable and secure fit

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