meaning of carp rod

carp rod meaning in Fishing Dictionary

Carp rods are manufactured especially for catching carp. They are made to be powerful to cope with the larger carp, however have a good constant test bend. They are usually around 11 feet long. Carp rods are usually made with carbon fibre or with a carbon / fibreglass composition. They also usually have a fixed, screw reel seat. The most frequent test curves for carp rods, tend to be between 1.5 pounds. up to 3.5 pounds