Rod lengths range from 9ft, up to 13ft. Anything under 12ft is considered ideal for either stalking carp, or fishing in tight, confined spaces. A carp rod of 13ft is better suited to the larger waters – where casting long distances is required.
Event, how do I choose a carp rod?
In short, what does test curve mean?
Put simply, test curve is the weight required to bring the tip of the rod to a 90-degree angle to the butt while the butt is held horizontally. ... The weight needed to cause the rod to bend to 90 degrees is the test curve. Test curve is the measurement which has been used to assess the action of carp rods since the 1950s.
What is the test curve on a carp rod?
Carp rod test curves explained A test curve is a measurement, in pounds and ounces, of the weight needed to pull a rod tip through a 90-degree angle. Where once any rod with a test curve over 3lb was considered poker stiff, modern carbon technology has created powerful rods that retain fish-playing finesse.
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2023
4Pcs Carp Fishing Rod Rest U&V-Head Rod Butt Rests Gripper w/Thread M3/8 Fits All Rod Pod Holder Carp Coarse Fishing Accessory,Black/Green Hard Plastic (Black)
Screw thread:British M3/8
Material:durable ABS plastic;Color: Black/Green.
High-Quality durable ABS plastic Ensure to Shine Long Time.
Rubber washers on threads are compressed when tightened to ensure that the remaining parts are kept tight when pointing in the right direction.
With its U&V-Head design,The Butt rest can suit virtually all fishing rods and have a standard thread M3/8 for easy attachment to all rod pods and bank sticks.
The Baiting Needles is great gift for any carp angler, easy to carry;
Mimilure special gift: a fishing snips and a dumbell bait stopper(The Frame Have 100 PCS),is perfect for boilies, pellets, meat, corn or virtually any bait you want to hair rig.(IF YOU WANT TO BUY MORE BOILIE STOPPER,YOU CAN SEARCH : B01N1J089L)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2023
N/C Ultra-Hard Carbon 28 Hand-Adjusted Rod Stream Rod Fishing Rod Super carp Pole Fishing Rod
1.Low price, high quality
2. Overall rod body display, fine workmanship
3. The wall is uniform in thickness and is not easy to break
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2023
Goture Telescopic Tenkara Fishing Rod Collapsible Crappie Rods 1 Piece Portable Hand Fishing Poles Carbon Fiber Telescoping Stream Ultralight Inshore Carp Bamboo Pole Bass Trout 12 15 18 20 21 24Ft
FREE TIP SET//Each pole comes with Spare Top 3 Segments for replacement.
30T CARBON FIBER & LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN//High quality carbon fiber with special internal reinforcing which adds strength and rigidity. Increased wall strength and joint thickness on all sections to eliminate potential stress points.Allows crappie poles to be extremely light while staying strong enough to put up a fight.
GOOD SENSITIVITY & CASTING SMOOTH//Casting smooth is very good.Move the fishing rod back and forth to push the line forward.Then place the flies where the fish are.The tenkara fishing rod will bend when fighting with larger fish like trout to distract pressure through the whole rod.
VARIOUS TYPES//Breeze series, Red-Fox series and Jin-Zhu series are medium action fishing rods; The Goldlite series is fast action, it is stiffer than the other three types. Goldlite series pole with aluminium alloy top plug and bottom screw cap.
PORTABLE & EASY TO USE//The special portable closed length design and Ultra-light body make it easy to carry around. They are comfortable to use and cast accurately, smoothly, and with good distance.//ATTENTION: Please clean it and keep it in a dry place after using it; The rod is suitable for stream, lake, river, reservoir and pond fishing.//
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2023
ODDSPRO Rod Socks Fishing Rod Sleeve Rod Cover Rod Protector for Spinning Rod, Casting Rods and Fly Rod - 67in & 74.8in
2 SIZE & 3 COLORS COMBINATIONS - Available in lengths for 6’6″ to 7’6″ rods, the ODDSPRO rod sleeves fit a wide range of fishing rods and come in three cool color combinations, black and red, black and blue or black and green.
PROTECT YOUR RODS - Storage made stylish, the ODDSPRO Spinning/Casting/Fly Rod Sleeve protect your rods from damage and look darn good doing it. Each sleeve is designed to protect the blank, the line guides, and the tip of the rod during storage and transportation.
EASY TO USE & NO TANGLES - Not only can you easily store and shield your rods, ODDSPRO sleeves are also engineered with a PET material that will neither mold nor mildew. Plus, the extra fishing hook protectors greatly reduce tangles during transport.
SPACE SAVER - With the Rod covers, the space will be more organized. Keep the rods in a small, organized stack completely out of the way so you don't risk any damage to the rod when you're doing other things.
EXTRA 12 FISHING HOOK PROTECTORS - The hooks will get snagged occasionally, but if you use the fishing hook protectors or squeeze the hooked section of the Rod cover together, you'll be able to pluck the hooks out without any issues whatsoever.
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2023
Daiwa Crosscast Tele Carp, 12ft 3.00lb, Telescopic Carp Fishing Rod
Length: 12.00 Feet, Transport length: 38.60 Inch
Testcurve/Castingweight: 3.00 lbs
Parts: 7, Guides: 7, Weight: 12.17 ounce
HMC+ carbon fiber blank, Shrink tube handle
Titanium oxide guides
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2023
Fiblink Saltwater Fishing Rod Carbon Fiber Jigging Rod with 2 Piece Twin-Tip Spinning & Casting Portable Travel Fishing Jig Rod (Twin-tip-5'6"-Spinning & Casting-2pcs)
Unique and Professional Design--It comes with two types of rod - spinning and casting.Two fishing rods for the price of one!The fishing jigging rod are constructed with carbon blanks,strong and structurally enhanced solid carbon fiber construction,maximizes strength while maintaining sensitivity,power,durability, and accuracy
Reel Seat and EVA Handle--30-50 lbs DPS reel seat with stainless steel hoods resists saltwater corrosion and keep reel securely in place;50-80 lbs Aluminum alloy reel seat with corrosion resistant aluminum hoods.High density EVA handles are more durable and comfortable.
High-quality Guides:Stainless steel guides mixed with ceramic inserts makes it more smooth,aviods line stucking in the guides,minimizes friction while also enhancing sensitivity by transferring vibrations from the line through the guide to the rod and to your hand.
All-aluminum gimbal--This gimbal can swivel and rotate 360-degrees to keep the fishing rod firmly in place. It will last through your fishing excursions while making it easier to reel in your catches offshore.
ONE YEAR WARRANTY--We offer 1 year warranty and full money back guarantee.Just feel free to contact seller if there is anything wrong with the Spinning and Casting Rod,we will solve your problem as soon as possible.
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2023
AHXF Fishing Chair with Adjustable Mud Feet Carp Fishing Stalking Nomadic Fishing Chair Outdoor Dual-use Portable Backrest Lunch Bed Single Bed Camping Lunch Break Chair Holder 300lbs (Color : D)
[ABS rattan seat cushion]: The high-strength ABS rattan seat cushion not only bears 300KG, but also has good air permeability and is very comfortable
[Full magnetic pull bait plate]: The bottom of the full magnetic pull bait plate is filled with magnets, which can effectively increase the magnetism, and the fish hook will not be decoupled
[According to the curve of the spine of the human body]: Long backrest, separate headrest design, double independent adjustment joints, so that the back, waist and neck are fully fitted, disperse body pressure, so that each spine can rely on comfortably.
[Universal double turret]: The universal double turret can be designed with two rods at the same time. It is made of all aluminum alloy and rotates 360° for easy use.
[Intimate waist design]: Balance the pressure of the lumbar spine and waist muscles, effectively correct the sitting posture, and reduce the pressure of the waist muscles.
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2023
AHXF Fishing Gear Beach Chair Stool Cooler Bag Stainless Steel Fishing Stool Chair, Lifting Leg Mazza, Multifunction Fold with Adjustable Mud Feet Carp Fishing Stalking Nomadic Support 200 Kg
[ High rebound memory pillow ] : correct sitting posture, soothe cervical spine, and take care of your health
[ Intimate waist design ] : balance the pressure on the lumbar spine and waist muscles, effectively correct the sitting posture and reduce the strain on the waist muscles.
[ Scientific structure ] : scientific shrinkage structure, safe load-bearing up to 200 kg
[ Professional guide positioning wheel ] : the rear of the pipe wall is adjusted with a booster wheel, which folds more smoothly and prevents the leg tube from being scratched and worn.
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2023
Telescopic Fishing Rod Crucian Carp Rod Ultra-light Ultra-fine Ultra-hard Rod Hand Rod Taiwan Fishing Rod (Size : 3.9meters)
1. Preferred material: The fishing rod is made of high-density carbon and bamboo material, which is strong and durable. Hand and sea dual use, strong and not easy to break. The appearance is colorful.
2. Exquisite design: 360-degree rotating rod is more durable and prevents tangling. Durable and non-slip comfortable grip, high-density carbon cloth winding, high carbon fiber reinforced carbon cloth winding design, no hand injury, no slippage, strong waist, etc., suitable for fishing. Large load, better protection. The rod is slightly thicker and strong.
3. Size selection: There are 4 sizes of fishing rods for you to choose. The detailed size can be viewed in the picture. (The fishing rod can be contracted and changed in length, very suitable for friends who like fishing)
4. Suitable for: This kind of fishing rod is an ideal choice for your own purchase or friends who like to fish. Whether it is shape or performance, it is very suitable.
A short (6 feet or less) rod is ideal if you want to make short, accurate casts. When pinpoint accuracy is less critical, a long rod (over 7 feet) is the way to go. Dingy or dirty water and heavy cover are two situations where short-range accuracy is part of the recipe for success, and a shorter rod can really shine.
A float rod is designed to cast a weight of around 20 grams whereas a feeder rod is made to cast a lead weighing approximately 50 grams, not to mention the feeder rod also has to carry the additional weight of the bait inside or around the feeder.