Walleye fishing has been a passion of mine since my youth – with some of my favorite memories coming from walleye fishing trips to Canada, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, and many more exciting places.
So, it is safe to say I’m always on the lookout for new and exciting walleye fishing gear. One walleye fishing rod that I have been super excited about is the KastKing WideEye Walleye Fishing Rod Collection!
KastKing makes some super exciting fishing products – and this fishing rod is specifically designed to help you catch big walleyes! And I don’t know about you, but that is super exciting!
Please enjoy this KastKing WideEye Walleye Fishing Rod Review – and it should provide you with all the information you are looking for before you purchase it….and will also give you an opportunity to see why we give this fishing rod a 5/5!
WideEye Walleye Fishing Rod Basics
Here are the basics that you need to know about this line of specialty KastKing Fishing Rods:
- There are 13 different Rod Lengths & Rod Actions to pick from.
- There is a casting rod option, spinning rod options, and a couple of telescopic fishing rods as well.
- These rods are made with Fuji Reel Seats and Fuji Guides
- These rods are designed with different walleye fishing techniques in mind: such as trolling, jigging, rigging, and even slip bobber presentations!
- There are 1-piece rod & 2-piece rod options available depending on fishing rod style preference (I do prefer 1-piece fishing rods for walleye fishing)
- MAJOR BUYING POINT – these fishing rods are designed to be super lightweight – letting you cast them for hours at a time.
Basically, these fishing rods are a great mixture of sensitivity, power, and designed for appropriate walleye fishing techniques. They are also a great combination of price and value, again making them a must have in most walleye anglers fishing rod collection.
Different Rod Types
Like we noted above this series of fishing rods does have three different rod types. You have the traditional KastKing WideEye Walleye Spinning Rods which are made to handle spinning reels and act like a traditional spinning rod. This is my preferred rod style for walleye fishing & there are numerous different length and rod styles available in this line.
There is also one KastKing WideEye Walleye Casting Rod option. This is a standard casting fishing rod made for a baitcasting reels.
Unique to this line, there are also two different KastKing WideEye Walleye Casting Telescopic fishing rod options. If you need to know what a telescopic fishing rod is, I would encourage you to check out this link: What is a telescopic fishing rod.
These unique WideEye Walleye Telscopic Fishing rods are really great for trolling!
Quick KastKing WideEye Walleye Reference Chart
Like we said above, there are just so many great options to pick from depending on the style of fishing rod you are looking for! Here is a quick reference chart highlighting the important features of the 13 different KastKing WideEye Walleye Fishing Rod variations!
|Rod Type||Length||# of Pieces||Action||Power||Technqiues||Rod Weight (OZ)||Line Weight (LBS)||Buy Here|
|Spinning||6'2"||1||Extra Fast||ML||Power Jig||3.45||4 - 8||Buy Here|
|Spinning||6'2"||1||Extra Fast||M||Power Jig||3.40||6 - 10||Buy Here|
|Spinning||6'8"||1||Fast||ML||Rig N' Jig||3.60||4 - 10||Buy Here|
|Spinning||6'8"||2||Fast||ML||Rig N' Jig||3.60||4 - 10||Buy Here|
|Spinning||6'8"||1||Fast||M||Power Jig||3.80||6 - 12||Buy Here|
|Spinning||6'8"||2||Fast||M||Power Jig||3.75||6 - 12||Buy Here|
|Spinning||7'1"||1||Fast||ML||Power Rig||3.90||4 - 10||Buy Here|
|Spinning||7'1"||2||Fast||ML||Power Rig||3.75||4 - 10||Buy Here|
|Spinning||7'7"||1||Extra Fast||ML||Slip Rig||4.25||4 -10||Buy Here|
|Spinning||7'7"||2||Extra Fast||ML||Slip Rig||4.05||4 - 10||Buy Here|
|Casting||5'6"||1||Moderate||M||Transon Trolling||5.29||10 -20||Buy Here|
|Casting (Telescopic)||7'6"||Telescopic||Moderate||MH||Bounce/Troll||6.25||8 -14||Buy Here|
|Casting (Telescopic)||7'6"||Telescopic||Moderate||M||Trolling||6.75||10 - 20||Buy Here|
We all know that one of the biggest reasons we buy or not buy fishing gear is because of the price tag. Here is the great news: these fishing rods are going to cost you right around $100!
That is just phenomenal based on how high quality these fishing rods are!
Final Thoughts & Links of Interest
We sound like a broken record – but you are going to be challenged to find a better walleye fishing rod than this for $100 bucks! Between the incredibly lightweight rod design, the high-quality materials, the specific design based on different fishing techniques – you are going to be very happy that you purchased the KastKing WideEye Walleye Fishing Rod and added it to your fishing gear collection.
We are also not the only ones who love these fishing rods. You are going to see it on a lot of “best of” lists – including this one from the outdoor authority site AmazingOutdoorAdventres.com: The Best Walleye Fishing Rods.
We do always love feedback, so let us know if you have had any great experiences using these fishing rods personally!