Best Umbrella Rig Rods

A fully rigged 5 wire umbrella rig typically weighs at several ounces, and it casts like it’s even heavier. Use a rod and reel that are up to the task. Ideal umbrella rig rods should be 7 ½ to 8 feet long, heavy or extra heavy power, and paired with a heavy duty baitcaster in a low gear ratio (5.4:1). With a strong parabolic action that is great for casting those big rigs, Impulse Rods top choice for Umbrella rigs is the 7’11” Heavy – Model IMP711H. If you are on a tighter budget, the ENERGY Series 7’6″ Heavy Cover rod will also get the job done.

Featured Rod: 7'11" Heavy Casting Rod

The IMP711H is a 7′ 11″ Heavy power rod with a great parabolic moderate action, this makes it ideal for big baits. This rod was designed for deep diving crank baits, umbrella rigs and large swim baits.