Can I surf fish with a 7 foot rod?

What is a 7 foot rod good for?

A 7-foot baitcast rod is an ideal choice for tossing buzzbaits and spinnerbaits, as it will provide better casting distance, leverage and the ability to pick up line quickly.

How far can you cast a 10 foot rod?

This rod comes in 6 different lengths, with two different 7 foot models. The 10 foot medium-heavy rod is probably the most popular, but for extra casting distance you can go up to 12 feet.

How big of fish can a medium rod catch?

Fishing rod weight chart

Rod weight Line weight Recommended species & application
Medium 6 – 12 lb test Bass, walleye, pike, lake trout
Medium Heavy 8 – 14 lb test Salmon, pike, catfish (casting)
Heavy 15 – 25 lb test Muskie, pike, salmon (trolling)
Extra Heavy 25 lb test and more Heavy casting for bass with oversized baits or rigs
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