How to Choose the Right Ice Fishing Rod

Thu, February 3, 2022

When selecting the right rod for ice fishing, the most important thing to consider is the species you plan to target. Typically when targeting smaller species, like crappies and other panfish, an ultra-light, light, or medium-light action rod is the right choice, whereas the right walleye or pike rod should be longer with a stiffer backbone. Here, Joe Ponessa gives us a rundown of how to choose an ice rod.