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asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th June, 2020

How long should a salmon rod be?

Salmon Rod Lengths
The most common rod lengths used by salmon anglers are in the 8' to 10' range. These seem to work best for playing the bigger fish. The butt sections are as equally important. A general rule is anywhere from 6 to 12 inches.

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Keeping this in view, what is the best rod for salmon fishing?

The Best Salmon Fishing Rod Reviews

  1. Lamiglas Kenai Kwik Heavy Action Cast Troll Rod (Top Pick)
  2. UglyStik Elite Spinning Fishing Rod (Salmon/Steelhead)
  3. Lamiglas X-11 Cork - Salmon & Steelhead Fishing Rod.
  4. KastKing Krome Salmon/Steelhead Fishing Rod.
  5. UglyStik Big Water Trolling Conventional Salmon Fishing Rod And Reel Combo.

One may also ask, what is the best length for a fly rod? Short Rods vs. Long Rods

Fly Rod Length Description
7 to 8 feet common length; optimal beginner rod length
8 to 9 feet most common length; still a good size for beginners
9 to 10 feet made for bigger fish; open water scenarios
10 to 12 feet long enough for big fish in open waters; usually saltwater fly rods

Subsequently, one may also ask, how do you pick a salmon rod?

Choose a length

  1. You can cast a short distance with shorter ones, also you can use lightweight lures with shorter rods. Shorter ones are perfect for fighting big fishes or in a big game fishing.
  2. Longer rods can cast farther, good for surfcasting. You can cast to a long length standing in a shoreline.

What do you use for salmon fishing?

Salmon eggs are the top choice for bait, although sand shrimp are very popular for chinook salmon. Some anglers like to fish both at the same time. Marabou jigs (Photo 10) can be used instead of bait and can be especially effective on pink salmon, or other salmon when the water is very low and clear.

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