Based on Angler Bait Recommendations the Toad is typically fished in the following months.

My Rod & Reel Setups for Top Water Fishing

  • You need at least 1 shorter rod for more control
  • If just one : 6'-8" Medium Power BaitCaster
  • If two : 7'-4" Medium Heavy Power BaitCaster
  • High speed gear ratio reel like 8.3:1
  • 50lb Braid
  • Use a 14-17lb mono leader if braid is tangling on front treble