Originally Posted by Rip Tide
Not only do you not have more leverage with the end of your "lever" being further away from the "fulcrum", but air resistance on a longer rod is greater meaning you expend more energy rather than less
True. As proved by the EXTREMELY thorough thread a few days ago. Longer rods have LESS leveraging power against fish.
Not saying don't go with one, like I said, I use a 9'0'' when I tube and have never had a second thought about it, but that is just not a true statement.