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What are the best fishing rod for kids ? How to choose fishing rod for kids?

How to choose ?

You want them to learn but also have fun of course, it is not about catching the fish it is about the fishing of course but it may take a while for kids to get this idea even adults sometimes and it can be overwhelming.

When it comes to choosing a fishing rod for kids, there are a few key factors to consider. The first thing to consider is the child's age and ability level. It's important to choose a rod that is appropriate for their size and strength, as well as their level of experience. A rod that is too heavy or cumbersome can be difficult for kids to use and may discourage them from continuing to fish. On the other hand, a rod that is too light may not have the necessary strength and sensitivity to properly present the bait or lure and may not provide the proper action needed to entice a fish to bite.

Another important factor to consider is the type of fish the child will be targeting. Different types of fish require different types of rods and equipment. For example, if the child will be fishing for smaller panfish or trout, a shorter and lighter rod with a softer action may be more suitable. If they will be targeting larger species like bass or pike, a longer and heavier rod with a faster action may be more appropriate.

It's also a good idea to consider the type of water the child will be fishing in. If they will be fishing in small streams or ponds, a shorter and lighter rod may be more suitable. If they will be fishing in larger rivers or lakes, a longer and heavier rod may be more appropriate.

Finally, it's important to consider the child's personal preferences and interests. If they are more interested in fly fishing, for example, you may want to consider a fly rod. If they are more interested in spinning or baitcasting, a spinning or baitcasting rod may be a better choice.

Overall, when it comes to choosing a fishing rod for kids, it's important to consider their age, ability level, the type of fish they will be targeting, the type of water they will be fishing in, and their personal preferences. By taking these factors into consideration, you can help ensure that your child has the best possible experience on the water.

Another important factor is also probably considering special fishing trip just for the kid, find a spot they can enjoy with their new rod before big fishing trip to up north!

Best fishing rods for kids :

Try to avoid barbie or Mickey mouse rods unless if the goal is pretend like fishing which is nothing wrong with it but if the goal is starting the sport the action and casting should be simple as possible at the begining , some experts suggest that actually fly fishing is easiest way for kids to start fishing ( we actually agree, it is much simplier to cast wt5 fly rod while trying to figure out your dad's spinner rod) but still requires someone experienced with fly rod.

If you are shopping for your teenager or kids older than 7 years old ,there are few good options ,

This rod is specifically designed for kids and features a lightweight, easy-to-handle design that is perfect for young anglers. It also has a durable construction and a sensitive tip that is ideal for detecting bites and setting the hook.

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Another great option is ,

This combo includes a baitcasting rod and reel that are designed to be easy for kids to use, with a smooth and efficient retrieval system and a lightweight design.

Other top options for kids include the Pflueger President Spincast Combo and the Zebco Dock Demon Spincast Combo.

Happy fishing!

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