What is the difference between medium and heavy fishing rods
Medium power handles common lures and rigs sized typically for Bass and Walleye. Heavy power manages larger lures and rigs for big Bass, Pike and Catfish. For surf fishing rods, you'll need to step up the size even more.
What is a 7 3 medium/heavy rod good for
7'3" Medium/Heavy Casting Rod Specs
SUGGESTED TECHNIQUES: This all purpose rod is great for a large multitude of techniques. From Texas rig to Jigs to large Spinner baits, and everything in between.
What are medium heavy power rods used for
MH(5): Where Medium Power stops, the Medium- Heavy power starts. It's the most common rod on the decks of most bass boats. Stiff enough to fish jig and wide gap hooks, but easy enough to load the tip for tight work skipping docks or fishing soft plastics.
What does medium/heavy rod mean
Light rods handle lures that weigh under 1/16 ounce. Medium rods work best with lures around 1/8–3/8 ounces, and. Medium-heavy and Heavy rods handle line over 4lb Test and lures between 3/16–1 1/2 ounces.
What size rod should I get
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.
What is a medium heavy ice rod used for
Light rods are good for perch, and light to medium rods are good for walleye, whitefish and most trout. Heavy rods are best for pike or lake trout.
What is medium/heavy rod good for
Medium or medium-heavy action rods are often a great choice for lures with treble hooks or for spinnerbaits, buzzbaits and bladed jigs that are fished fast and generate “reaction” strikes.
Whats a medium heavy rod good for
A medium-heavy rod will allow you to fish Texas rigs, smaller jigs, spinnerbaits, vibrating jigs, topwater lures, crankbaits and much more without sacrificing hardly any performance.
How strong is a medium heavy rod
They can handle anything up to a ½ ounce without worry but really shine on the lower end. I personally have used up to 1 ounce weights on them before even with no issues, though you have to be careful not to put too much weight on the rod.
How much weight can a medium heavy rod hold
A medium-heavy salmon rod 10-20lb and medium-heavy surf 17-40lb. Let's look at the main “power” ratings. Ultra-light rods are typically for trout, crappie, kokanee and other smaller species fisheries. These have lots of bend-ability and action that makes lighter species a ton of fun.