Shimano Colt Sniper BB Rods
Rockhoppers and surf anglers heads up! The Shimano Colt Sniper Surf Rods are for sale now at the fishing tackle shop, and these rods are a dead-set weapon, designed for land-based casting heavy baits at monster fish.
The Shimano Colt Sniper is a premium range of fishing rods, equipped with Shimano’s latest blank technology and premium Fuji hardware.
The Hi-Power X wrap technology blanks have thin diameters. They’re lightweight yet rated from PE2 to PE4, and can cast weights of 60 to 100 grams. Lengths include 9ft 6 inch, 10ft or 10ft 6 inch, in a powerful mix of medium, medium-heavy and heavy.
Shimano says that the Shimano Colt Sniper Surf Rods will also work nicely for shore jigging big fish from depth. We suggest the 9ft 6inch models will serve best for this application.
While designed for casting heavy lures, the Shimano Colt Sniper BB Rods are versatile enough to work perfectly with sizable baits within the cast weight recommendations of the rods shown in the table below.
Fuji completes the prestige outfit with Alconite K Guides and DPS reel seats. Essential hardware for tackling aggressive, big species.
The Shimano Colt Sniper Surf Rods sit squarely and unashamedly in a top-shelf price point. However, they have the performance and pedigree to justify the price tag.
The Shimano Colt Sniper Surf Rods are for genuine surf and rock anglers chasing a larger class of fish, and where compromise is not an option.
Choose your Rod
Features and Specifications
|Lure Cast Weight
|Suggested Spin Reel Size
|9ft 6 inches
|9ft 6 inches
|10ft 6 inches
- Model: Shimano Colt Sniper BB Rod (2021 model and current)
- Guides: K Series Fuji brand
- Reel Seet: DPS Fuji
- Rod blank: Shimano High Power X full graphite
- Thin blank diametres
- Ideal for rock and beach fishing
Note: Multiple images on this is listing are generic for illustration only. Slight differences may occur between models.
Shimano Colt Sniper BB Rod Buying Guide
We like the Shimano Colt Sniper BB Rods for tackling big Aussie Salmon and big mulloway from the beach. It’s great for hitting predatory pelagics from the rocks. The 1000H will be exceptional for casting moderate poppers or slugs at yellowtail kingfish and tuna.
The 106MH will be an excellent general-purpose beach and rock rod. It’s ideal for casting unweighted cunje at the rocky structure for the likes of grouper, pigs and bream above 40cm. The same rod will be excellent for casting metal slices at big greenback tailor, bonito and mackerel.
Choose from the 9ft 6-inch range if you don’t need the extras length. These would make the perfect choice for targeting harbour dwelling mulloway from rock walls and harbour banks.
- Colt Sniper BB rods are Ideal for chasing a larger class of fish from both the surf and the rocks.
- Explicitly designed for casting big lures yet will cast larger baits brilliantly.
- Explicitly designed for land-based action, yet the 9 foot 6 inch models will be great for shore jigging big fish lurking more in-depth in the water column
- Premium fuji hardware offers outstanding line management and a vice-like grip for your fishing reel, ensuring all the power is delivered to the business end of a hard fight
The Shimano Colt Sniper BB Rods are land-based lure casting rods, designed specifically for wrestling big fish to the sand or the bank. Colt Sniper, a premium performance-driven fishing rod that will appeal to the more discerning beach and rock angler.