Swimbaits are a favorite choice among bass fishermen who are targeting that big bite. However, just as important to choosing the right lure, is selecting the right equipment.
After all, if you get a fish to bite, but don’t have the right reel, rod or line, it might cost you a fish. And we all know that when fishing with big lures such as swimbaits, we are already limiting the number of bites we will get on a given trip.
For that reason, we need to be well equipped so that when a big bass takes the bait, he will stay pinned until we get him into the boat.
An essential piece of equipment when fishing with these lures is a good fishing rod. In this post, we are going to talk about what makes a fishing rod a good swimbait rod. Lastly, we are going to talk about a few of our favorites ( 6 to be exact) that are available on the market today.