The Shimano Ocea Switch Bait game fishing rods are at the forefront of revolutionary direction that is going on in game fishing. These rods are have been designed to suit the latest Shimano Stella and Talica reels and power pro braid lines, they are lighter, extremely versatile and have more capabilities than traditional stand-up game fishing rods.
Switch-baiting for species like billfish, tuna, mahi mahi, etc. is an exciting way to catch them, as the fish take the bait right at the stern of the boat.
The Shimano Ocea Switch Bait blanks are rolled with TC-4 graphite, the same material as used in the revolutionary Terez series rods, and feature componentry such as ALPS light game reel seats, Fuji’s revolutionary tangle free K series Sic guides, lightweight carbon Slick Butts, and custom shaped EVA fighting grips.
Though the Ocea Switch Bait rods are designed and intended to be used for switch baiting to big game fish they also make outstanding trolling rods for marlin, tuna and big kings.
♦ Length 1.96m
♦ Line weight 50-65lb power pro braid
♦ Alps aluminium reel seat
♦ Fuji Tangle Free K Series Sic guides
♦ Carbon Slick Butt and aluminium gimbal with cover
♦ Split Fore Grips
♦ Suggested Reel Sizes –Shimano 10000 – 20000 sized reels
♦ The split foregrips on the spin sticks are extremely useful during a long drawn out fight. You can catch your breath by sticking the butt under your arm and hanging onto the front of the lower grip.
♦ The two spin and two overheads are designed for use with 15 to 37 kilo Power Pro and other braided lines, which is now becoming the norm in stand-up game fishing.
♦ Lightweight Alps Aluminium reel seat with channel lock and twin locking rings for secure reel seating
♦ Fuji K Series Sic guides featuring tangle free frame design and braid tough “Sic” inserts
Make the switch today add a Shimano Ocea Switch Bait rod to your cart and never look back