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Are KastKing rods any good?

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Asked by: Sumah Warren

Where are KastKing rods made?

KastKing reels are made in China, by the same manufacturer that manufactures other fishing reels. As a matter of fact, most of the reels available today come from China. The fishing industry is just one of the many sectors to take advantage of the high build quality and low cost of overseas manufacturing.

Are KastKing rods made in USA?

KastKing KastPro Braided Fishing Line Made in the USA!
We are very proud of our KastPro Braid fishing line and it is, in fact, proudly made in the USA using the highest possible ISO 9001 and Aerospace AS9100 standards.

What company makes KastKing reels?


KastKing was formed as a brand in February 2014. Eposeidon is the parent company of KastKing, along with sister brands MadBite which handles fishing tools and accessory items, and Extremus, which creates outdoors products primarily for camping.

Is KastKing sold in stores?

Regarding the question are KastKing products available in retail stores, the short answer is, yes. Since 2015 ICAST award winning KastKing fishing rod racks have been sold in Cabela’s stores and subsequently in Bass Pro Shops. Undoubtedly, they are the largest and best known retail sellers of fishing gear.

What reels are made in the USA?

Here are the top brands of spinning reels that are American-made.

  • ZeeBaas Spinning Reels. …
  • lRT Fishing Reels. …
  • Accurate Reels. …
  • Penn Spin Reels.

Where are Pflueger fishing reels made?

Pflueger was founded in the US, but are their reels still made in America? Despite Pflueger being an American company, all their reel models are today made in China.

Where are Okuma reels made?


OKUMA FISHING TACKLE CO., LTD., since 1986, is a Spinning Reels manufacturer based in Taiwan. OKUMA FISHING strives to deliver the ultimate fishing experience to everyone, as well as create the best fishing reels and rods for our fellow anglers, which are lightweight and precise.

Where are Duckett rods manufactured?

F Y I . duckett rods are made in CHINA.

Where are Daiwa reels made?


Among Daiwa and Shimano proucts, MSRP$300-400 or higher products are Made in Japan. Products sold at lower are mostly made at factories outside Japan, like Thailand, Malaysia and etc. There are some exceptions, and some inexpensive products are still manufacturered in Japan.

Where are Penn reels made?

Penn Z reels are made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using a combination of domestically and internationally sourced components.

Where are Shimano reels made?

Virtually all of Shimano’s premium fishing reels, including the Aero and Stella series, as well as most of their baitrunners, are made in Japan.

Who makes Lews fishing rods?

Do Outdoors, Inc.

An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, a middle market private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired Do Outdoors, Inc., the parent company of Lew’s Fishing, which has enjoyed a resurgence at the consumer level in recent years under new leadership.

Is Okuma a good brand?

Okuma is based out of Taiwan and has been producing quality fishing reels for both saltwater and freshwater since 1986. While Okuma may not be as wide a known name as other manufacturers like Penn and Shimano we have been impressed with a number of their reels especially in the low-price and mid-price ranges.