Bait-casting rods tend to be longer than spinning rods and are typically fitted with heavier gauge line. Shop our Baitcaster Rod range.
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Baitcasting rods tend to be longer than spinning rods and are typically fitted with heavier gauge line. Shop from Anaconda's Baitcaster Rod range, with all products offered at the lowest available price. Anaconda partners with prestigious brands such as Daiwa, Shimano, Abu Garcia, Jarvis Walker and more to bring you high quality fishing gear that professional and part time anglers are looking for.
CAN I PURCHASE BAITCASTER RODS AT ANACONDA?
You certainly can. Browse Anaconda's great range of Baitcasting rods, baitcast reels, spinning rods, spinning reels and other fishing rods and fishing reels suited to Australian conditions. Baitcasting rods at Anaconda are available in different lengths and styles so you can focus on catching your target fish. Great baitcaster rod products at Anaconda include Abu Garcia Veritas, Shimano Raider, Daiwa Tatula and other top quality gear.
WHEN SHOULD I USE A BAITCASTING ROD?
A bait-casting rod requires a degree of angling skill. To cast with a bait-casting rod, you hold it in your hand like you would a tennis racket, with the reel facing up toward you. The weight of the rod should rest on your index finger and your thumb should lie across the line in the reel at a 45-degree angle. You then pull back the rod and flick it forward overhand to cast. As the rod snaps forward fully, you lift your thumb to release the line from the spool. When you use your baitcasting rod correctly, the weight of terminal tackle on the end of your line will unroll the line on the reel, landing the bait near your target fish.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF USING A BAITCASTING ROD?
Baitcasting rods are usually longer than spinning rods and generally use a heavier gauge line. This makes them the ideal choice if you are casting long distances or fishing for larger fish like Walleye and Bass. The line on a baitcasting rod and reel comes off straight, creating greater accuracy when casting. This also has the benefit of reducing the need to replace your line regularly, as can be necessary with the coiled line of a spinning rod. A baitcaster fishing rod is an essential piece of equipment for serious anglers who enjoy a challenge.
Baitcast fishing rods and baitcast reels are designed to handle heavy duty fishing line. With the appropriate hard body lure or soft body lure, baitcast fishing line can be pulled through underwater weeds easily, without your terminal tackle falling off. Although most newcomers start with spinner rods and spinning reels, many gravitate toward baitcaster rods or baitcast combos due to the simplicity of operation, and the ability to catch larger fish such as Bass without breaking the fishing line. Baitcaster combos can be used for catching Barramundi, Bream, Flathead and other popular Australian fish.
DOES ANACONDA SELL OTHER FISHING RODS AS WELL?
The extensive Anaconda fishing rod range has something for everyone. We offer a wide range of fishing rods of all types and sizes, as well as specialist kits for kids in fun colours and with lots of interesting accessories. We have overhead rods, surf rods, Ugly Stiks, baitcaster combos and greater rod and reel combo options. With manufactures such as Penn, Okuma, Rovex and Pflueger on your side you are one cast closer to the catch of the day.
The Anaconda fishing accessories range is equally impressive. If you are looking for swimbait, soft plastic fishing lures, hard plastic fishing lures, life jackets, terminal tackle, tackle boxes, pliers, waders, sinkers, spool or gaffs you have come to the right place. We stock the best fluorocarbon and monofilament fishing line, jig heads, aerators, rod holders and a whole lot more. At Anaconda, the choices are all yours for Australian fishing style, whether you fish from a boat or kayak, or prefer fishing from shore. Check out the full range of rod and reel combos, overhead reels, travel rods, surf rods, rod holders and a whole lot more at Anaconda.