How good are telescopic rods for fishing?
Im at college so space is limited, but im wondering how good are telescopic rods? The ones that can collapse from 5-7 feet to around 1 feet I'd also appreciate some insight on which models/material is best because i see alot of telescopic rods that look flimsy and easily broken.
Asked By: AnImEGuRuOfDeAtH - 10/29/2008
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Answered By: Kevin - 10/29/2008
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Given that the best rods are one-piece, it's obvious that telescopic rods are a severe compromise. A small 2-piece would be much better.
Answered By: herring - 10/29/2008
i caught a 21 inch catfish with a walmart pole (telescopic) it has a lot to do with technique more than strength of the wood. oh and the test matters too. a heavy test like 15lb is strong but has limited casting distance with out proper weights and reel.
Answered By: zombe0 - 10/29/2008
Most telescopic rods have a tendency to be not well designed and break easily... More
Answered By: stop_makin_cents - 10/29/2008
I like the idea of telescopic rods and I think I'm going to buy one soon. Look www.instantfisherman.com
Answered By: Rich K - 10/29/2008
OK, well there already have been a lot of great answers going into lots of detail, kudos. But to put it simply don't get a telescopic rod. They have a tendency for jamming in one position and staying that way, they can on occasions snap too. My advice to you would be to get a multi section rod, one in say 2-4 sections... More
Answered By: AIRFLOW - 10/30/2008
The short answer is: Don't do it. You'll be disappointed... More
Answered By: Brook E - 10/30/2008
Telescopic rods are gimmicks and junk. (period) Yes they might work even a few times but they are not a mainstream fishing "have to have... More
Answered By: Artie - 10/30/2008
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