Overhead Rods

Overhead rod is designed with strength and power to catch bigger fish up from the depths of the water. Discover your ideal overhead rod at Anaconda now.

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There is a lot to consider with angling choices, including the option for an overhead rod and overhead reel setup. Overhead rods are the ideal boat fishing rod in unison with an overhead reel, being a little shorter than surf rods and other longer fishing rods. Overhead rods are great game rods for deep sea fishing, and Anaconda partners with premium brands such as Daiwa, Jarvis Walker, Berkley, Penn, Abu Garcia, Okuma and Ugly Stik to ensure you have exactly the right fishing rod and fishing reel combo for a successful outing.

CAN I PURCHASE OVERHEAD RODS AT ANACONDA?

Yes you can. The Anaconda range of overhead rods, overhead reels, surf rods, game rods, fly fishing rods, kayak fishing rods and spinning rods is second to none. Along with the best overhead rods, we also stock braid, monofilament and fluorocarbon fishing line, tackle boxes, rod holders, gaffs, sinkers, jigs, swivels and more. The Anaconda collection is designed for Australian anglers on all levels, allowing you to make the right choices for fishing rods, fishing reels, terminal tackle, life jackets, waders and a whole lot more.

WHEN SHOULD I USE AN OVERHEAD ROD?

Overhead rods are designed with power and strength in mind to pull those bigger fish up from the depths but still be sensitive enough to feel the lightest of bites. Overhead rods are often used when fishing from boats and are designed with the reel on top of the rod with the guides placed fairly close together so as to not let the line touch the rod blank. There are a range of sizes from five feet right up to eight feet in length and depending on the depth of water and fish species being targeted the taper of the rod will vary either slow, medium or fast.

Overhead fishing rods are specifically designed for getting the better of those serious fish. They are built to virtually indestructible standards and incorporate the most robust components and hardware. The oversize grips and powerful butt sections also provide fish stopping leverage when you need it most. Overhead fishing rods are designed to fight hard and withstand serious battles with species such as marlin, tuna and sailfish. If you are in the hunt for a trophy or record fish then an overhead fishing rod is the right choice for you, and you have an excellent choice of branded overhead fishing rods here at Anaconda.

WHAT OTHER FISHING GEAR SHOULD I CONSIDER?

As Australia's favourite outdoor and adventure retailer, Anaconda boasts an extensive fishing product collection. Our overhead combos, baitcaster rods, fly fishing gear, game fishing equipment, kayaks and cast nets are the best available. We have electric motors, aerators, boat rods, sharpeners, pliers, gimbal belts and more to ensure you have everything you need onboard for a great day on the water. Explore great brands such as Alvey, Rapala, Fin, Daiwa and Fuji so you can have confidence in the overhead rod, leader line, hard body lures, soft body fishing lures, stickbaits, spinnerbaits, trolling gear, landing nets, spinning reels, squid jigs and anything else you require to maximise your chances of a bigger catch.

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