Major Craft Egi Rods – Squid Fishing
There is still significant cries of “what the…” when you talk about rods specifically designed for targeting Squid. Many recreational anglers still think of squid as a curious by catch, or as an animal you throw squid jigs at simply because you have a hapless squid jig in your tackle box, you didn’t even buy or remember acquiring. Someone next to you jags a Squid or sees a Squid and yells, there are squid on the chew. Next thing, you whack on your jig and start casting. When you land one, there is a curious moment of “what do I do with it now?” Well, while this a common scenario, there are many anglers who target Squid for the dinner table and for fresh baits. Particularly Snapper and Mulloway hunters.
Truth is, targeting Squid has a huge following and it’s growing. The proliferation of Jigs on your tackle shop display walls should have been a heads up for that. It’s an old craft, your grandfather did it with his cane stick and Alvey. These days, manufacturers, now accustomed manufacturing more specialised equipment, have created rods that a specifically designed for you to get the most out of your squid fishing. The blanks are parabolic. They are brilliant casters and respond better to the fighting action of a Squid. Major Craft are a high end rod manufacturer. Their quality is well known and their Crostage EGI rods are beautifully designed and manufactured. They are perfect for the angler looking to specialise in hunting Squid.
The 2 piece rods come standard with Fuji K guides, brilliant finishes and extended buts. At 8 foot 3 inches, they are perfect for casting from your boat or from land. Casting range is critical when hunting Squid as working a large area will increase your capacity to find and attract Squid. These Egi rods also allow you to impart the best action on your squid jig.
The Major Craft EGI Rods are lightweight and beautiful to hold. The market doesn’t lie either. You can tell by the huge jump in sales, they are responsible for catching more Squid.
Features and Specifications
CROSTAGE EGI CRK-832E
CROSTAGE EGI CRK-832EH
CROSTAGE EGI CRK-832EL
Crostage Egi CRK-864E Crostage Mobile (Travel Rod for Squid)
Fishing Applications and Fishing Reel Selection Guide
Designed specifically for targeting squid these major craft fishing rods will typically be best suited to a 25, 30, 2500, 3000 sized fishing reel (spinning type) for best performance and actions out of your egi rod. Use your Squidding rod off the shore or off a boat.
There is truly nothing better than fishing for a particular species using equipment that has been designed with that specific target in mind. You will instantly feel the difference from simply holding the rod, to casting, hooking and playing. Specialising, like in many industries, is now the way in contemporary angling. Put some refined effort into your Squid hunts and purchase a Major Craft EGI rod now.