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Flathead Fishing Rod & Reel Combo - Shakespeare Wild Series

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Flathead Fishing Rod & Reel Combo – Shakespeare Wild Series

There is nothing like tackling Flathead on light fishing gear. The notorious Lizard packs a hell of a punch, particularly when it attacks lures. There aggressive attack is matched only by its antics as its head breaks the surface, where a landing net quickly becomes the difference between reward and devastation.

The Shakespeare Wild Series Flathead Combo is a combination built and compiled by Shakespeare, specifically for hunting Flathead in the bays, estuaries and rivers. There is no reason to take on the research, trying to match rod to reel, Shakespeare have removed the guess work and research requirement. The experts have researched and tested, coming up with a perfectly balanced outfit that will serve you well.

Full graphite IM6 graphite fishing rod blanks are supported by lightweight stainless steel guides and Comfortable HTG Hybrid Tech Grips. The 3-bearing spin reel is a size 30 and has an aluminium spool and handle for rigidity and durability. 3 bearings make for a pleasant, smooth crank. Rod and reel are of equal performance spec. There is no bias to rod or reel which has often been common in combos.

The light action makes it ideal for casting soft plastic fishing lures at Flathead haunts. It is sensitive enough to fish light, or you can max out to 5kg line class and throw larger hard bodies into the mix, targeting a larger class of fish. Drift the banks in your boat or kayak. Comb the estuary shoreline, targeting subtle holes and hollows in the shallows, a classic lurk of Flathead. Live nippers will be great for those traditionalists spooled with mono. Hit the rivers and explore the drop offs and bank edges with minnows for bigger Lizards. 

Whatever your penchant for hunting the species with a face only a mother could love, the Shakespeare Wild Series Flathead Rod and Reel Combo, for sale now, will provide non-stop fishing action for anglers of all experience levels. Grab a Shakespeare Wild Series Flathead Combo now!

Features and Specifications


Flathead Rod & Reel Combo – Suitable for lakes, rivers and bays

ModelLengthPiecesLine ClassActionReel Size
SKPWS702L 2.10m (7ft) 2pc construction 2-5kg Light 30SZ (3000)

About the Rod

  • IM6 Graphite rod blank – ideal for sensitivity & feeling bites
  • Rod guides: Low maintenance light weight steel guides
  • Rod grips: Comfortable hybrid tech

About the Reel

  • Ball bearings: 2+1 Bearing
  • Aluminium spool
  • Aluminium Handle
  • 30 size spinning reel
  • Line not included (sold separate if required)


  • A perfectly balanced rig designed and compiled by Shakespeare so all you must do is purchase, then point at the Flathead.
  • Both casting and fight performance are influenced by the total balance of the outfit. You can rest assured; this fishing combo is balanced to within an inch of its life for consistent peak performance.
  • The combo is suitable for fishing braid or mono. The IM6 Graphite blank is sensitive, and provides excellent feel through to the HTG Hybrid Tech Grips.
  • Ideal for land or boat based fishing. Brilliant in the kayak too. The design sees you well placed to fish all the regular inshore grounds with confidence.
  • With an all alloy spool and handle, 3 bearings and great styling, the 3000-size reel will perform consistently and very smoothly in the salt environment.

As the saying goes, the right tool for the right job. The Shakespeare Wild Series Flathead Rod and Reel Fishing Combo is most definitely the right tool for hitting the rivers and estuaries for Lizards. Remember, these guys can be caught well in excess of 90cm. If you don’t have a scoop, you better check out our accessories page and put a scoop in your shopping basket as well.

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