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Shimano Maikuro Rods (Light Jigging) Models

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Shimano Maikuro Light Jigging Rods (Boat Rods)

Hitting the Blue Water to jig for hard fighters is one of the most exciting forms of our sport. It is also one of the more rigorous. Depending on the jig you are using or the techniques you employ, at day out jigging requires some pretty significant effort. Another factor often associated with jigging, is the cost associated with kitting up with high performance quality.

The new Shimano Maikuro Jigging Rods address a few issues here. Firstly, they are super lightweight, taking out a significant amount of the effort required, therefore mitigating against fatigue. Secondly, Maikuro fishing rods provide excellent performance with a price tag that is very sympathetic to those on a really tight budget. Every angler can kit up with awesome quality for much less with Shimano Maikuro Jigging Rods.

Selecting a jigging rod will be determined by the weight you wish to fish. Check the specs below as there is a significant difference in weight capacity between the light jig model and the heavy. Our recommendation is to take advantage of the significantly low price and purchase both models, therefore having the light and heavy bases covered. The reason is simple. There are times when conditions for light jigging are perfect, with big fish feeding high under calm weather. Other times, light won’t cut it, and you need to combat weather, and also send hefty jigs much deeper, much faster to hit the feeding zone. With both rods at hand, you’re ready for anything.

Don’t be confused by the low price. The Maikuro is all about performance in a rod sporting some of the finest Shimano technology. Put one or if your budget allows, a couple in your basket now for fast delivery.


Features and Specifications

DescriptionLengthPiecesLine (braid)Lure WT (g)ButtGuides
MKJ 601UL 1.83m (6ft) 1 PE 0.4 - 1.2 (approx 4-12lb) 80 Full EVA Sea Guide
MKJ 601L 1.83m (6ft) 1 PE 1.2 - 2.5 (approx 12-25lb) 300 Split EVA Sea Guide
  • Made from: Torquay brand graphite 30 ton blanks
  • Boasts Sea guides for durability and are suitable for braid and mono lines
  • Cork and EVA combo rod grips enhancing sensitivity
  • Ideal for light – medium jigging applications
  • Carbon hood reel seats

Note: Images for illustration only - Slight differences can occur between models. (price is for 1 rod only - choose option when ordering)

Fishing Applications and Fishing Reel Suggestion Guide

The Maikuro Jigging Rods featured on this listing are designed for light to medium jigging syles. Perfect for Jigging on the reefs from a boat targeting snapper and the average size king as just 2 examples. For reel size we recommend using the a Shimano 4000 size reel for the 601UL Model and a 5000-8000 size reel for the 601L Model


  • The incredibly low price on the Maikuro range allows anglers to splurge out on a quality rod under the shimano brand banner and not break the bank.
  • The Nano 30 Ton Toray Graphite provides incredible strength while keeping things light. Anglers will be surprised at the very small blank diameter
  • The Carbon Hooded reel seats lock your reel on tight. There is no movement or flex ensuring that no feel is lost.
  • Rods in the Maikuro jig range are one piece, providing power and strength integrity from tip to butt
  • The pulling power of the Nano 30 Ton Toray Graphite blank puts you in command while fighting Australia’s most aggressive blue water predators.

Hitting the blue and jigging up a storm has become one of Australia’s most loved forms of fishing. Get out amongst them with outstanding quality for less. Purchase a  Shimano Maikuro Jigging Rod or two now.

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