Originally Posted by dhaynes
Try one of the new fiberglass Eagle Claw Featherlight rods -- the 6'6" rod casts nicely with a 5 weight line. Costs less than 30 bucks and seems reasonably impervious to 5 year olds!
my daughter is turning 5 next week and i was planning on getting her a rod to start practice casting with in the back yard this spring. i think a featherweight would be perfect.