KastKing Perigee II Fishing Rod The rod is very light with a good backbone to tip ratio. I purchased the 7'1" MH and I'll be using it for weightless stick baits. It has enough backbone for hooksets, yet enough tip for long casts. KastKing did a great job balancing affordability and expensive feel.
Okuma Celilo Ultra Light Trout RodsThe Okuma Celilo Trout Rod is a great tool from this company. The company has definitely come a long way in just a few decades, and this rod is just one example. Made with a graphite blank with an ultra light action, the rod is strong and sensitive at the same time.
PLUSINNO Fishing Rod and Reel Combo The PLUSINNO telescopic rod and reel combo is a great deal for anglers looking for a light and compact travel rod. It has a strong overall performance, good castability, and comes with a friendly price. Both the rod and the reel are resistant to corrosion.
Shimano Stimula Spin RodIf you need a spinning rod that is sturdy enough for the salt but light enough for fresh water, then the Shimano Stimula is just the ticket. With different sizes and ratings from a 5'-6” ultra light action up to the 7' medium, there is a rod to suit many different types of fishing.
Shimano TaloraOne of the most trusted names in freshwater trolling just keeps getting better, with the Shimano Talor. Designed with the same classic actions that created the Talora legacy. Utilizing TC4 blank construction to create one of the most trusted blanks in freshwater trolling. With actions designed for Downrigger, Dipsy Diver, Planerboard and Leadcore applications. Pair with the Tekota for the ultimate trolling experience.
Team Daiwa Surf RodGiven the sensitivity, value, durability and available options, you won't go wrong with the Team Daiwa Surf Spinning Rod. There may be a few rods that attain a greater overall score, but you will pay double or even triple compared to the price of Team Daiwa's.
UglyStik GX2 Spinning Fish Rod and Reel Combo The Ugly Stik GX2 Spinning Combo delivers in all aspects of performance – a great value on one of the toughest spinning rod and reel setups on the market. This combo pairs a medium power rod with a size 30 spinning reel to get the job done.