There’s nothing quite like the feel of a graphite rod in your hands. The material revolutionised fishing rod manufacture and paved the way for new approaches, techniques and styles of fishing that were not possible with traditional rod building materials. Shakespeare know a thing or two about fishing rods. They’ve been building them for over a 100 years.
The name behind the iconic Ugly Stik is synonymous with quality and dependability. Thing is, you needn’t save for an Ugly Stik to get quality. The Slingshot Engage range of fishing rods provides your average angler with affordable access to full graphite fishing rods. Check the list below. We’d be stunned if there isn’t a match for your fishing application. While this list doesn’t cover the long rods traditionally used for beach and rock fishing, it just about everything else, from medium blue water work to the lightest of estuary sports hunting.
Each rod has split EVA grips for a great, connected feel. Tips are fast and sensitive and well suited for a range of hard lures, jigs and plastics. The lightweight blank removes the fatigue from long days on the water yet packs incredible strength and precision. From boat to estuary, From Bream to Bass, from Snapper to barra, your Slingshot Engage Rod for sale will see you come out on top of any scaly battle, whatever the conditions. Affordable quality that will stand the test of time.
|Model||Length||Sections||Line Class||Rod Action||Recommended Reel Size (spin)|
|602XL||1.83m (6ft)||2||1-3KG||X-Light||1000, 10|
|662XL||1.95m (6ft 6inch)||2||1-3KG||X-Light||1000, 10|
|702XL||2.10m (7ft)||2||1-3KG||X-Light||1000, 10|
|702L||2.10m (7ft)||2||2-4KG||Light||1000, 10, 2000, 20, 25, 2500|
|702MH||2.10m (7ft)||2||8KG||Med-Heavy||3000, 4000, 30, 40|
|702H||2.10m (7ft)||2||10KG||Heavy||40, 40000|
♦ All rods listed are spin rods (price is for 1 rod only - choose desired model when ordering)
♦ 30 TON graphite blank construction
♦ Ceramic insert guides
♦ HD EVA split grips
♦ Light weight
♦ Fast tapers
♦ Responsive tips
♦ Great looking blue camo grips
♦ 2pc fishing rod blank
Note: Images for illustration only, slight variations may occur
The lighter models 1-3kg are ideal for the chasing freshwater species such as trout on light gear or light saltwater species such as bream or whiting. The rods rated between 2kg and up to 5kg are great river and lake rods to target all the species mentioned for the 1-3 but has enough grunt for Bass, Flathead and slightly heavier weight species. Anything with a rating above 6kg is ideal for mulloway, barra, snapper and the likes whether it is from bank or boat. See our table above for suggestions on fishing reel size to match the rod.
♦ All the brilliant performance features of graphite at an entry level price.
♦ Super light rods with fast tapers, ideal for casting lures.
♦ Great looking, ergonomic EVA split grips ensure you keep a comfortable handle on the situation throughout a long days fishing.
♦ Ceramic insert guides deliver great line management an smooth fighting qualities.
♦ The 30 TON graphite blank is as responsive as it is strong. Great all round casting credentials with plenty of stick to handle hard fighting species in the toughest of conditions.
There is a perfect rod for your spin application in this list. Shakespeare have proven continually there is no need to bust the bank to get out on the water with the performance of graphite. Grab your Sling Shot Engage Rod for sale now.