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The Best Fishing Spincasting Combos For Avid Anglers Of All Ages

Updated on December 8, 2010

Whatever your age and gender when it comes to fishing or whether you’re a beginner trying out the sport with your family or friends during an outing, you can still have an easier time using spincasting rods and spincasting reels. These ones are very easy to handle and are great for beginners and even kids. You’ll find it easier to learn or teach the basics by using this as a practice tool for fishing.

Spincasting rods or sometimes simply called casting rods are known for their capacity for heavy fishing lines. This means that it can enable you to catch bigger fish. On the other hand, their complement which are the spincasting reels are known for their convenience. Spincasting reels have features that eliminate the problem of backlashing that is known to happen with baitcasters and the line tangling and knotting with spinning reels.

You can get spincasting rods and spincasting reels separately, but getting spincasting combos has its advantages. First, you can be sure that the reels will really fit on the rods and second, it’s usually less costly to get a set as compared to purchasing two separate items. Some things you should check are the materials and features of the combos. The spincasting rods should be made of very durable materials such as graphite and fiberglass, while the spincasting reels should be made of materials such as graphite, anodized aluminum and stainless steel. To save yourself the trouble of dealing with failures, try to get spincasting combos from reputable names in fishing equipment manufacturing industry such as the following examples which worked for me.

Zebco 33 Spincast Fishing Combo
Zebco 33 Spincast Fishing Combo

Zebco 33 Spincast Fishing Combo

Zebco shows you that you can get a spincasting combo with great quality without having to spend much. This affordable set includes a Zebco spincasting fishing rod and a fitting Zebco spincasting reel. The rod measures 6 feet long and is made of Z-glass that makes it very durable for bigger catches. The rod also has two separate sections that allow you store it in a smaller, compact form which easy on the backpack when it comes to both weight and space. On the other hand, the reel is water-resistant and features stainless steel ball bearings in order to give you smooth performance. It has a gear ratio of 3.3:1, an anti-reverse feature and an adjustable drag system. These keep your line secure while allowing you to set it according to your particular fishing needs. It also comes pre-spooled with a 10-pound monofilament line.

Shakespeare Two-Piece Medium Action Spectrum Spincast Combo (5-Feet 6-Inch, Colors May Vary)
Shakespeare Two-Piece Medium Action Spectrum Spincast Combo (5-Feet 6-Inch, Colors May Vary)

Shakespeare Two-Piece Medium Action Spectrum Spincast Combo (5-Feet 6-Inch, Colors May Vary)

Shakespeare is another name that’s well known among anglers. Aside from the good quality of its fishing gears, it is also known to offer its products at very affordable prices. This set includes a spincasting rod made of glass and a water-resistant spincasting reel. The fishing rod measures 5 feet and six inches long and it’s designed for medium weights and features two sections that allow you to store it easily in your backpack. Aside from that, the rod also features an EVA grip that provides cushion for the hand to prevent blisters. As for the reel, it features stainless steel ball bearings that give you silky smooth performance and a reliable drag system that keeps your line smooth and tangle-free. With this being easy to use as well as easy to store, it’s the perfect outdoor trip companion.

Zebco Platinum Spincast Fishing Combo
Zebco Platinum Spincast Fishing Combo

Zebco Platinum Spincast Fishing Combo

Here’s another affordable yet high-quality spincasting combo from Zebco. With this set, you get a very durable spincasting rod and a smooth-performance spincasting reel. The fishing rod is designed for medium action. It’s made of tough yet lightweight graphite and measures 6 feet long. It’s also very responsive so you can easily notice if there’s a tug on your line. The reel is made of rust-resistant stainless steel that enables it to perform at its best even with long hours of exposure to the water. The reel also features 5 stainless steel ball bearings that give you very smooth and quiet functioning and it also has a very reliable drag system that you can adjust through a dial so you can change the settings for your advantage without breaking a sweat. Another good concept of this reel is it also comes pre-spooled with a 130-yard 10-pound monofilament fishing line.

Shakespeare Medium Heavy Action Alpha Bigwater Spin Combo
Shakespeare Medium Heavy Action Alpha Bigwater Spin Combo

Shakespeare Medium Heavy Action Alpha Bigwater Spin Combo

If you’re aiming for the somewhat bigger freshwater fish, then this one will suit you just right. This Shakespeare spincasting combo includes a tough and convenient spincasting rod as well as a smooth spincasting reel. The reel, which rests on top of the rod handle, is made of water-resistant and lightweight materials that enable it to weather years of fishing. It also delivers smooth performance and good control with it stainless steel ball bearings and drag system. It comes pre-spooled with a premium 20-pound fishing line too. The rod is designed for medium to heavy action ad measures as long as 12 feet. It features dual bridge guides and EVA grips too that provide cushion for your hands and prevent them from getting blisters.

Daiwa Minisystem Minicast Ultra-Compact Spincast Reel and Rod Combo in Hard Carry Case
Daiwa Minisystem Minicast Ultra-Compact Spincast Reel and Rod Combo in Hard Carry Case

Daiwa Minisystem Minicast Ultra-Compact Spincast Reel and Rod Combo in Hard Carry Case

Here’ something for anglers with discriminating tastes. This Daiwa spincasting combo features an A-grade spincasting rod and a top-of-the-line spincasting reel. The rod measures 4.5 feet long and can handle 6-pound fishing lines. The fishing rod has five sections too that allow it to fit in the small hard case that comes with the set. It also comes with lures ranging from 1/16 ounces to 1/4 ounces. Checking out the reel, it has a nose cone and a frame made of high-quality rust-proof aluminum. It also allows you to make easier castings with just a push of a button. The reel has a reliable drag too that prevents line tangling and contributes a lot to faster and easier hauling. With this set, you also get a 4-pound monofilament fishing line pre-spooled on the reel so you can get started easier.

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