Shimano being world leaders in fishing rod and reel design understand one thing or two about the average angler and that is… not always can one afford the best of the best. However they understand that an angler still needs to have a quality rod at an affordable price. They understand that the angler wants a rod that is responsive, light weight and able to impart actions to your lures that assist in catching more fish and that’s where the Shimano Catana 902 Shore Spin Rod comes in.
The all new 2016 release model of the Catana 902 Shorespin is a very impressive looking 2 piece 9 foot fishing rod constructed with quality components. Built on a graphite blank this rod has the ability to give you sensitivity as your hardbody or spinning lures scream through the water giving you the extra feel you need to detect strikes and set your hooks.
Catana Shorespin rods are designed for tossing lures. Specifically metal slices, hardbody divers, surface poppers, big blades and the likes and which have weights between 10-45 grams. Use your Catana Shore Spin rod for targeting species like bonito, Australian salmon, kingfish and more off your local rock platform or use it as a short beach rod for targeting Bream, whiting or dart off your nearest sheltered beach with a little bit of bait. You could even take the shorespin to the local harbour or lake to have a quick flick.
♦ Model: CTA902SHORE
♦ Length: 9ft (2.74m)
♦ Sections: 2 piece construction
♦ Line Class: 6-8kg
♦ Cast Weight Rating: 10-45 grams
♦ Durable Full EVA rod grips
♦ Rod Guides: Sea Guides
♦ Blank: 24 Ton Graphite
♦ Sensitive – ideal for lure fishing
♦ Suitable for Saltwater Fishing
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The Shimano Catana 902 Shorespin Fishing rod is suitable as a versatile rod to fish rock platforms, sheltered beaches, harbours, lakes and estuaries for a host of fish species. Whilst primarily designed for use with lures such as large blades, metal slugs, hardbody diving lures and surface poppers within a weight range of 10-45 grams you can also use this rod to fish with bait as well from any of the described methods above.
For fishing reel size the Shimano Shorespin Rod is best fitted with a 4000 – 5000 sized reel, preferably in the Shimano brand as this will give you the best balance and action required to provide you with the best possible fishing experience with your Catana 902 Rod.
♦ Being made of graphite – your rod is light weight so it is a pleasure to fish with and offers less angler fatigue compared to a traditional fibreglass fishing rod.
♦ Catana 902 Shorespin rods are very responsive meaning that you can virtually feel your lure move through the water which translates into much better bite detection.
♦ Quality lightweight Sea guide rings are capable of fishing all lines including the latest braid lines, mono and fluorocarbons.
♦ Highly affordable – The quality of the Catana Shorespin rod is outstanding and all for a very affordable investment. Once upon a time rods of this quality would have cost an absolute mint.
♦ Extremely versatile. Whether you fish with lures or bait you can trust your 902 to cover many fishing scenarios.
So, if you’re in the market for a good rod that will cover quite a few aspects of your shore fishing requirements and at a price that will not break the bank then add a Shimano Shorespin rod to your shopping cart today.