Pairing Guides

Rod & Reel Pairing Guides


Best Rod for Daiwa BG 5000 (2021)

Daiwa BG 5000 The Daiwa BG 5000 Spinning Reel can be described as nothing other than an absolute workhorse. This reel is meant for battling seriously strong fish, not puny bluegills. Depending on your preferred…

Best Rod for Shimano Stradic Ci4+ (2021)

The Stradic Ci4+ The Shimano Stradic Ci4+ is a well-built reel that’s extremely smooth and powerful for its size. You could compare its strength to larger-sized reels such as the Daiwa BG. It has excellent…

Best Rod for Shimano Curado DC (2021)

Shimano Curado DC One of the most popular baitcasting reels ever made is the Shimano Curado DC. There’s no contesting that it’s a top of the line product with so many things going for it.…

Best Rods for Pflueger President (2021)

Rod Pairing Introduction Many anglers can benefit from professional angler rod-pairing advice. Our team has years of combined industry experience and have tested nearly every great rod and reel combination ever conceived. In this guide,…