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Choosing Guides for a Casting Rod
Casting guides and the use of certain frame types has evolved rapidly over the past 10 years. The use of double foot guides on...
The Low Down on Ceramic Inserts
A guide without a ceramic insert is an anomaly now-a-days. The technology is proven. A smooth hard surface for fishing line to run across decreases...
Why Use The American Tackle MicroWave Line Control System
Choosing the right guides for your fishing rod can make or break the overall performance. From casting distance and accuracy, to the ability to land a fish, you need the right guides for the right application. In this article, we review American Tackle's MicroWave Line Control System.
What To Consider When Buying Guides For Fishing Rods
Many fishermen building their first custom rod find themselves shocked about how many details go into the build. Because they have used pre-built retail fishing rods all their lives, they may have never stopped and considered their component options. In this article, we go over what to consider when choosing guides for your custom fishing rod.
Using Micro Guides On Custom Fishing Rods
Custom rod builders have been using, and debating, micro guides for several years. Once rare, these small rod guides are now more widespread than ever before, but is there good reason to use them? The short answer is yes, micro guides can improve your rod performance, if used in the right fishing application. This article highlights the pros and cons of micro guides.
Replacing a Broken Fishing Rod Guide
Commonly referred to as "eyes," guides are the what guides the line down the fishing rod and out the tip-top. There is no need to throw out fishing rods with broken guides. These easy steps will help you to start repairing your own fishing rods.