Our Top Choice
Tailwater Outfitters Toccoa Fly Rod
Tailwater Outfitters is dedicated to the sport and passion that is fly fishing. They put all their efforts into manufacturing their fly rod, ensuring it’s functional and effective.
Breaks down into 4 pieces. Comes with 4 compartment cordura rod tube. Constructed with IM8 graphite. Ergonomic cork handle. 3wt rod. Alignment dots for setup.
Some feel it’s got too much flex and not enough backbone.
IM8 graphite (carbon fiber)
Ergonomic cork handle
Ceramic stripping guides
Cadence CR5 Spinning Rod
Cadence is passionate about the power of being outdoors and fishing, helping with the mind, body and soul, which is why they produce only high-quality fishing rods, reels and combos.
Multiple lengths, configurations, handle styles and actions. Constructed with 30-ton graphite. Cork and EVA ergonomic handles. SiC guides. Stainless-steel frames. Fuji reel seat.
Isolated incident of rod snapping when catching a 29lb striper.
1 or 2-pieces
Between 4’8” and 7’0”
Ergonomic cork and EVA
Okuma Scott Martin Tournament Rod
Okuma is a brand passionate and excited about the world of fishing. That’s why they’re so passionate about the rods, reels and rod and reel combos they produce.
Available in multiple lengths and weights. Choose from cast and spinning rods. Constructed with 30T carbon blank. C-40X carbon fiber reel seats. EVA grip. Aluminum oxide guide inserts.
Some feel it’s too lightweight and better for freshwater fishing.
Between 6’6” and 7’11”
30-ton carbon blank
PLUSINNO Telescopic Fishing Rod
PLUSINNO, founded in 2011, has sold millions of products worldwide. Their line-up includes some gadgets, like speakers and iPhone cases but also a wide range of fishing gear.
Telescopic design. Easily portable. Made with durable carbon fiber and fiberglass. Stainless steel hooded reel seats. Anti-seawater corrosion. Carbon oxide wire line guides.
Some complaints that it’s too stiff and heavy.
Between 5.91 and 10.83-feet
Carbon fiber and fiberglass mix
Eagle Claw Ice Light Fishing Rod
Eagle Claw is a long-standing, respected fishing gear brand with decades of experience. They’re proud to say they’re the only brand that manufactures their fishhooks in the US.
Compact, portable. Constructed with fiberglass. EVA comfortable handle. Lightweight stainless-steel guides. Graphite reel seat. Ideal for sight fishing. Sensitive tip.
Not very versatile. Can only really use for ice fishing and small catches.