Casting Rods are also known as spin casting or bait casting rods. Casting rods hold the reel on top of the rod, and are often more powerful than spinning rods. This is because they are able to handle much heavier line and much heavier loads. To view products by manufacturers visit: Daiwa Casting Rods, Shimano Casting Rods, Penn Casting Rods, and St. Croix Casting Rods.
The Shimano Talavera Casting Saltwater Rods are made of either Shimano Aeroglass or Graphite Composite, depending upon the model. The rod butt on many models feature a high quality graphite gimbal butt to fit securely in rod holders and fighting belts. This series of casting rods range from 6’0” to 7’0” long and have seven to eight Fuji aluminum oxide guides. All models have EVA grips and a lifetime warranty. There are three handle styles and the power ranges from medium light to extra heavy. The Talavera casting rods come in different specifications and are suitable for catching most kinds of sport fish.
The Shimano Clarus Casting Freshwater Rod series are constructed from IM-7 Graphite and are versatile, durable, lightweight, sensitive and high quality rods that are great for catching fish like trout, bass, walleye, snook, striper, muskie and redfish. All rods of this series have New Concept Fuji aluminum oxide guides which are Gudebrod thread wrapped. Some of the casting rod models also have a Fuji Exposed Blank reel seat. There are varying actions and powers of these rods to suit individual needs. The rods also have convenient hook keepers and Grade A cork handles. The Clarus Casting series comes with a Shimano limited lifetime warranty.
Shimano Talavera North East Specialty Casting Saltwater Rods are designed and crafted with high quality materials like Shimano Aeroglass and graphite to provide outstanding performance. With their fast action and extreme durability, these rods will handle the toughest fighting fish in the water. Offering various options on each of the two models like roller guide tips, graphite gimbals with caps and aluminum or graphite reel seats, these rods will certainly not disappoint.
The St. Croix Premier Surf Casting rods are ideal for those that are into saltwater surf fishing and super long distance casting. They are great for catching many of the common kinds of saltwater fish. The surf rod itself is also lightweight and easy to hold due to the custom cork tape handle. There are various models of the Premier Surf Casting rods available and they come in one or two pieces, as well as have lengths that range from 8’6" up to 12'. The rod has two coats of Flex Coat and is made with high quality SCII graphite and SCIIW woven graphite. There is a Fuji DPS reel seat with frosted silver hoods and there are lightweight, hard aluminum oxide guides as well as a Fuji Aconite “tangle-free” tip top. All Premier Surf Rods are backed by a St. Croix 5-year warranty. These fishing rods are designed and handcrafted right here in the USA.
St. Croix has designed a rod for the individual that’s just plain serious about tournament bass or inshore fishing. Designed with actions specific for various techniques and lure styles, the versatility of these rods is simply unbeatable. Extra light blank construction using the St. Croix advanced reinforcing technology and SCIV graphite build, these rods use only the best components like Fuji ECS or TCS reel seats and Fuji Alconite Concept Guide System with chrome frames. These rods are quite simply a pleasure to fish and they are backed by a St. Croix Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Here's another great example of Shimano offering great products at affordable prices. The Shimano Clarus Casting Rod has gained a reputation for its reliability, sensitivity and light weight. They are designed with an IM-7 graphite blank, cork handles and Fuji New Concept Aluminum Oxide guides.
The Team Daiwa Tierra Casting Rods offer a full range of popular
lengths, powers and actions. They are extremely powerful, sensitive,
lightweight, and extremely durable thanks to the High-modulus IM-7
Graphite Blank. There are 10 Fuji "New-Concept" aluminum oxide guides
for added control, smooth line retreives and great casting. The cutout
gives your fingers direct contact with the blank for greater sensitivity
so you can set the hook right when you feel the strike. The Team Daiwa
Tierra Casting Rods are available in 6'6" or 7' lengths and have a hook
keeper to keep your line controlled when not in the water.