Shimano Classix Fishing Rod 702M Spin (7ft 2-5kg) Rod. Formally known as Shimano Starlo Classix Stix
The Shimano Classix range of fishing rods by Shimano are the next evolution in the Starlo Sticks line of rods. They are based on graphite blanks featuring quality G-17 reel seats, Zirconium guides to cope with all line types including braided line and custom cork grip configurations. These features combine to produce a rod of great quality and value that is hard to match.
Features and Specifications
Model: Shimano Classix 702M SQ Spin Medium
2 Piece Fishing Rod
Fishing line rating of 2-5 kg
Lure weights 3-12g
At 2.13m in length with a line rating of 2-5kg, the Shimano Classix 702M fishing rod is a versatile rod suitable for a myriad of shore and light boat based angling styles. Perfect for fishing in the lakes, rivers, bays etc.
This is a 2 piece fishing rod (splits evenly in half) which makes transportation and storage of the Classix 702M spin fishing rod a lot easier.
Cork grips on the Classix 702M fishing rod help contribute to the overall light weight of this rod, but most importantly allow for extra sensitivity ensuring that you get to feel each and every bite more effectively.
Quality graphite blank ensures that you have a rod that is light in weight and very responsive, as well as having great casting ability. Meaning you can get your lure in the zone, and then work it effectively to temp strikes from finicky fish.
Zirconium rod guides are great for all types of fishing line but especially important is their durability combined with their light weight. When fishing with braided fishing line, the Zirconium rod guides will handle the braid with ease.
Target Species & Recommended Usage
The Shimano Classix 702M SQ spin fishing rod is a versatile rod suitable a range of fishing styles and species. While suitable for bait fishing, the Classix 702M fishing rod is primarily aimed at spinning with soft plastics and hard bodied lures. The extra length means that casts can be that little bit longer, making life easier when shore based and trying to reach that far off snag, or when fishing on the sand flats and trying to ensure finicky fish aren’t spooked by getting too close.
With a fishing line weight of 2-5kg means that the Classix 702M fishing rod can cross over in the class of fish being chased. It is suitable as a fishing rod for heavy bream luring, an excellent choice for chasing big flathead and perch etc in the estuaries on soft plastic and deep diver fishing lures, while even being suitable as a light snapper rod throwing soft plastics when fishing out of a boat.
Recommended fishing reels suitable for this rod
Shimano Classix 702M SQ Spin fishing rod matches up beautifully with reels in sizes 1000, 2000, 3000, 20 or 30 sizes. To find these sized fishing reels on our website simply use the search tool at the top of our website If you need any further assistance feel welcome to contact us on the details listed on our “contact us” page or use the live support chat facility that we have available.
The Shimano Classix 702M rod is a fantastic fishing rod at an affordable price. Add this product to the shopping cart now and you won’t be disappointed.
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