How-To — Charter Grade Poppers

How To: Selecting Striped Rods #105

Posted by Capt. Michael Hogan on

Rods are generally rated by their “action” and their “power” and also include specifics such as lure weight range and recommended line strength, also known as “pound test.”  An entire book could be written about rod and reel combos and their nuances, but we take a very basic approach at Hogy where we focus on just a few outfits that will suit the angler well in any situation you can think of when targeting stripers with artificials. Rod Action The industry uses the term “action” to describe where and how a rod will bend once it is loaded. Understanding a...

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