Shimano Catana EGI Rod Squid Rod
The Catana rod series is all about getting “more bang for your buck”. What’s more, the range of rods in this series is quite extensive and also includes a specialist squid rod or EGI rod. While still only relatively new, the dedicated squid rod is now, more or less, pretty main stream. Many anglers have discovered the benefits of using a rod that has the unique performance qualities perfectly suited for casting squid jigs at this most famous of table delights.
Whether you collect squid for bait or for the table, a Shimano Catana EGI Rod Squid Rod will definitely enhance the experience. The Catana EGI is specially constructed for casting squid jigs and includes a specialised tip design to mitigate against the common issue of losing your catch just prior to netting. These features alone make all the difference when hunting Squid, now, add split EVA grips, a Graphite blank and lightweight Zirconium guides, and the squid don’t stand a chance. With and appropriate reel to balance the outfit, casting manners are impeccable.
You will be fishing light. You’ll strap on a 1000, 2500 or 3000 spin reel to complete your rig, and the line you cast is all down to personal preference. Stock up with a good selection of Squid jigs in a variety of colours for safety. Ensure your squid jigs are sharp. As soon as they appear to be a little dull, discard them. It doesn’t matter how good your rod is, if your jigs are blunt, Squid will drop the jig every time.
The Catana EGI rod is a very inexpensive way to arm yourself with a quality, squid specific rod. It should be noted however that while your EGI is designed for Squid, it will also double as an ideal light weight set up for casting soft plastics. The length makes it a great selection for working the beach side gutters for Bream and Whiting.
At this price, and with this sort of performance and quality, there is every reason you should add a Shimano Catana EGI rod to your fishing rod rack.
Features and Specifications
|Description||Length||Line WT (kg)||Butt||Guides|
|CTA762MLEGI||2.29 metres (7ft 6 inch)||3-6kg||Split EVA||Sea Guide|
Note: images for illustration only. Some slight variations may occur
A Shimano Catana EGI Rod Squid Rod is your fast track to catching more squid. Whether you are land based, casting from a jetty or bank, or casting from your favourite vessel, you can rest assured, fresh Squid will most definitely be on the menu.