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Conquest Bass Rods

Conquest Newest Rod Line From G.Loomis, Shimano

Bringing together G.Loomis design expertise and proven rod actions with Shimano’s core blank technology provides bass anglers with Conquest – a 12 rod line-up introduced through a joint collaboration between G. Loomis and Shimano product development staffs. First shown at the 2017 ICAST Show, the rods have just recently started to shipping to tackle dealers in the U.S. and Canada, and more are on their way. The new Conquest series […]

Shimano Rods ICAST 2017

All the New Shimano Rods from ICAST 2017

Shimano has been working on some new rods and reworking some of our favorites. These are the rods that were introduced at ICAST 2017 in Orlando. Want to see the reels? Check them out here. Curado Shimano’s new, tournament-quality, Curado rods feature a mixture of versatile and technique-specific actions, covering the spectrum of techniques for hardcore bass anglers. Light and sensitive Hybrid High Modulus UD Carbon with Nanoresin blanks, high-quality […]

Conquest G.Loomis Shimano

G.Loomis and Shimano Announce Conquest Rod Line

Bringing together G. Loomis design expertise and proven rod actions with Shimano’s core blank technology provides bass anglers with Conquest – a 12 rod line-up introduced through a joint collaboration between G. Loomis and Shimano product development staffs. The new Conquest series includes eight casting rods with G. Loomis’ original ‘Mag Bass’ fast action tapers, and four ‘Spin/Jig’ fast action spinning rods. With blanks rolled to exact G. Loomis specifications […]

Eyecon Walleye

St Croix Eyecon Series for Walleye

Park Falls, WI (May 11, 2017) – For states with closed walleye seasons, the gap between when the ice is too treacherous to traipse and legal fishing begins anew can be a painful one. During that bleak span, however, walleye fishing strategies are built, trips booked, reels spooled and tackleboxes replenished. For those lucky guys and gals who’ve bankrolled for new rods, St Croix Rod offers a model for every […]

Megabass Destroyer 2017

Megabass Destroyer Rods Arrive in North America

Drawing upon decades of Japanese design evolution and expertise, the long-awaited Megabass Destroyer begins its journey anew in the United States. First released in Japan in 1996, the Megabass Destroyer rod series ushered in an era of unrivaled performance, innovation, and craftsmanship that reverberated throughout the angling world. Built to Japanese specifications, each generation of Megabass Destroyer represented an evolution in Megabass rod design, allowing Japanese anglers to realize ever-greater […]

Keith Combs Switches to Shimano Rods

LADSON, S.C. – For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017 – Known for his uncanny ability to entice big bass to engulf his crankbaits, Texas professional bass angler Keith Combs has added Shimano fishing rods to his tournament tackle arsenal. A long-time endorser of Shimano fishing reels, the lockers in Combs’ Ranger bass boat are now loaded with Shimano Zodias and new Expride rods. “Combs has been a rock solid […]

Payne Outdoors

Temple Fork Outfitters Spinning Rods: My Review

Until the last few years, I took the very budget minded approach in choosing my fishing gear.  My spinning rods consisted of a wide range of lower “value” options from WalMart to Bass Pro Shops.  I figured that the $30 to $50 combos would work for my largemouth and smallmouth fishing opportunities.  After all, I rarely fished in winter and focused primarily in smaller ponds & wading a few smallie […]