The lordly salmon is a heavy and extremely powerful fish which will push your tackle to its limits. The right salmon rod can make a world of difference to your success rate.
Salmon rods may be divided into two main types—spinning rods (sometimes known as bait casting rods) and fly rods.
Spinning rods, the kind more widely used for salmon fishing, are usually 8-10ft in length. For rivers requiring the use of heavy baits and lines with ¥ high b.s.