When you’re picking out a new rod, the rod must match whatever reel you have or plan to buy. A casting rod matches up with a baitcasting reel, and a spinning rod matches up with a spinning reel.
If you’re reading this article, you likely already know the advantages a baitcasting reel has over its spinning brethren. While spinning reels are being sported by every Tom, Dick, and Harry out on the water, true anglers understand the potential waiting to be unlocked in a baitcasting reel. Below, we’ll look at the best baitcasting rod for every situation imaginable.