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The best fishing poles in 2011
When traveling around the various fishing spots in Newark, NJ, I can often be seen with a variety of different fishing poles for different fish. There are several different poles, the most common being the spinning poles and the casting poles. If you are unsure as to what pole to get for your particular area, here are the top five fishing poles.
1. Shakespeare Ugly Stik Tiger for $79.99
This is the top selling rod of all time, and for good reason. The Shakespeare Tiger is durable, reliable and strong. This pole can cost $79.99 or just under $50 for a lighter version. Veteran and rookie anglers alike will be able to cast a long line and hold up to a 50lb of one to three fishes with its Dual and Triple hookups.
2. Quantum Burst Bait cast Combo Burst Reel with 6'6-Inch Medium Heavy 1 Piece Rod
This is made primarily for Jig Fishing, and will give you that thrill of catching your first big bass. It generally costs $86.96, but now you can buy this pole on Amazon for $78.58.
3. The Gulf master Fishing Pole
This is designed by Emmrod Fishing Gear and sells for $99.95. This is designed for catching those heavy fish we all want to take pictures with. On the more expensive side of those listed so far, this is not for amateurs.
4. Packer Fishing Pole
This is an extremely customizable pole, you will be able to decide the color, the type of coil and even include the Shakespeare Synergy Cast. It is also designed by Emmrod and goes for $59.95. This is a great pole for beginners, and will help you catch salmon and other lightweight to medium heavy fish.
5. St. Croix Rods
These rods are the top of the line. They are only for professional seasoned fishermen. They can run you from $140-$300. This great casting rod combines strength and a light weight. Made of only the best material you will cast almost effortlessly using any of the great St. Croix Rods.
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