PENN® Squall Lever Drag Saltwater Trolling Rod and Reel Combo
Shakespeare® Ugly Stik GX2 6'6" MH Freshwater/Saltwater Spinning Rod and Reel Combo
Shop a large collection of rods and reels at Academy, and plan the fishing trip of a lifetime. There's nothing quite like a quiet afternoon on the lake, river, ocean or beach. Breathe in fresh air, relax, and cast your lure into the water. For some, fishing is almost a meditative practice. For others, it's a high-octane sport. In this selection of fishing rods and reels, you'll find the right equipment for a range of environments. Choose from lightweight and easy to use spincast rod and reel combos that are great for the local lake, fly combos for making your lure dance on the surface of a river or inlet, saltwater designs that are ideal for landing a gargantuan grouper, and much more.
A fishing rod and reel combo from this line, a few good versatile lures, and maybe a little luck, are all you need to put dinner on the table.
Don't cut your day short due to an equipment failure. With a combo rod and reel from Academy, you'll have dependable gear that's designed to handle the harsh realities of use in the field or on the boat. Manufactured by well-respected brands, these strong and durable combos are made from high-tech materials, and engineered by experienced craftspeople. Keep that trophy-winning catch from becoming the one that got away with a combination rod and reel from this premium selection.
Learn about the fish in your area and select the right type of rig. Spinning setups are extremely versatile and can be used almost anywhere, though they can be a little tricky for kids. Baitcasting rods and reels are perfect for accurately placing a heavy rig that's loaded with live bait right in that sweet spot where the fish always seem to be biting. Once you select the right reel and rod, start researching which lures work best to attract the species of fish you're after.