Surfcasting Rod Set | 4.5m Shimano Nexave Surf Rod Set (3pc) with Braided Line
Shimano Nexave Surf Casting Rod
Powerful Setup to Catch up-to 15Kg Fish
Ideal for Surf Casting
The Nexave Surf (3PC) is a mid-segment rod with excellent casting capabilities and beautiful looks. Equipped with DPS reelseats. It is built to cast big distances, while at the same time keeping good bite detection. Suitable for up to 225 grams casting weight, the tips are tubular (hollow) for extra far distance casting.
Model : Shimano Nexave 450BX
Type : 3pc Rod
Length : 4.5m (Closed Length 1.575m)
Type : Fast Spinning Rod
Casting Weight : 225g
Rod Weight : 611g
The Shimano Nexave Fishing Rod Set includes:
√ Nexave 3pcs Surfcast Rod
√ Nexave 8000 Fishing Reel
√ Spooled with 40lbs PowerPro Braided Line (300yards)
√ Free Rigs, Mustad Fastach & Sinkers worth $20
About Surf Fishing a.k.a Beach Fishing
You will need a surf casting rod to do surf fishing ak.a Beach Fishing. Surf Casting rods are naturally long in length. They are normally up to 15 feet. This is to allow the angler to make long casts from shore over the waves and out into the sea. Surf cast rods are also strong rods for throwing heavy terminal tackle, and for landing hard-fighting saltwater species such as redfish, snook, stripers, and sharks.
As a general rule, surf cast rod are between 9ft to 12 ft (2.75 to 3.65 meters). You should be able to cast 45-65m using a surf casting rod. Of course, you do not need to throw that far to catch a fish in open waters. The current world record casting distance is 286m or 313 yards.
The minimum sinker weight to cast when surf casting is 55grams (size 2 sinker). You will need a heavier sinker if the water current is strong. Anglers normally prefer to opt for pyramid, spider or bank sinkers for the added stability and convenience.
Live bait is the most effective bait to use for surf fishing (also known as beach fishing). The four best types of live bait for surf fishing are tamban fish, live prawns, live squid and mullet. Different baits will attract different type of fish.