New Products - Shimano Freshwater Setup

Shimano Canal Rods

Shimano Canal rods Shimano NZ has worked with South Island anglers to introduce five new canal-specific models to the Zodius, Blackout, Shadow X and Backbone ranges. After the success of the Zodias 8’0 models comes the new Zodias 8’2 medium. This model features increased power to deal with XOS sized canal trout, as well as Hi-Power X blank, sensitive solid carbon tip, CI4 carbon reel seat, and Carbon Monocoque butt (found on the other Zodias rods). The canal range now includes two new Blackout models featuring the Black Winn grip with technique-specific actions, as well as new Shadow X and Backbone models.

Check them out, along with the matching reels at a Shimano stockist near you.

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Shimano SENKOU Trout Spoon

Shimano’s new freshwater SENKOU spoon has been packed with features to enable you to get the best results possible, whether fishing the lake edges or river systems. Made from high-grade copper, these lures are designed to achieve maximum casting distance and create an enticing ‘tail waggling’ action as they swim.  SENKOU spoons feature Shimano’s patented‘ Scale boost’ technology, a specialised UV paint, and are rigged with VMC BN treble hooks, split rings and swivels. Available in five colours - Orange/Chartreuse, Blue/Pink, Blue/Chart, Black/Gold, and Pink/Silver- and three weights – 8, 11 and15g - there is a lure size or colour combination for every application.

Distributed by Shimano NZ and available in tackle stores nationwide.

Shimano Hoodies

Shimano has released two new hoodies designs to compliments its existing range. These feature a fleece lining for improved warmth, DWR polyester outer to reduce water penetration and staining, elasticised cuffs and waist, and some of the latest imageprinting technology. Images include a yellowfin tuna design on navy material, and a broadbill design on grey. The designs themselves utilised a new award-winning printing process called ‘Supercolour‘, which means that these designs last – looking as good in 12 months’ time, as they did when you first got it!

Available from all leading tackle stores now.

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