Shimano® Crucial® Casting Rods
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- Power curve dynamics are custom tailored for specific angling methods
- IM10 graphite blank
- Fuji® Alconite® guides
- High-density EVA foam split grips
- Custom Shimano reel seats
The Crucial series is Shimano’s most comprehensive line of rods, with a huge selection of models for every technique, from casting topwaters to drop-shotting on a spinning rig—they’re built to make you even better at the type of fishing you’re already skilled at! The power curve dynamics are custom tailored for specific angling methods, so that you can fish with confidence while maximizing your effectiveness. Every specialized rod features an incredibly strong yet extremely sensitive IM10 graphite blank, topped with slick and durable Fuji Alconite guides, high-density EVA foam split grips that reduce weight and improve ergonomics, and custom Shimano reel seats that lock your reel into place.
Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 16
Rated 4 out of 5 by MikeytheWiz Very well balanced
I have the 7' M paired with a Curado 201E7. I have had this setup for over a year. I use it for Bass fishing only. It is light and balanced, sensitive and tough enough to pull in large Bass.
I recommend this setup.
February 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cody1 Amazing Rod!
I just purchased this rod today in 7'2, medium power, and 6-12 line. Lets just say that this is the greatest feeling rod i have held. it is very balanced and responsive when bass are biting. I was a little scared to make the jump to such a nice/expensive rod, but it was worth it!
August 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by LyleSanDiegoFisherman Bass Fishing w/drop shot
I have purchased (2) Shimano Crucial Casting Rods in Drop shot configuration. One is 6'5" and the other one is 6'11". I had to switch to the casting rod versus the spinning rod for my "Drop Shot" fishing due to the fact that I have a torn right Rotator cuff and I am right handed. I have found the casting Rod is much easier to use casting left handed compared to the Spinning Rod "and the "Crucials"
really work well. Bet they even work better if I could use them with my right arm!
Would recommend these Rods for anyone considering "Drop Shot " fishing with a casting rod & reel.
July 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by HBulldog great rod
Extremely light weight and sensitive. I am very happy with this rod.
June 10, 2013
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