The Shimano FX 8' Freshwater Spinning Rod features an aeroglass blank to provide the sensitivity and durability needed to land your catch. The solid-locking graphite reel seat keeps your reel (not included) secure, and EVA handles offer a comfortable hold. Six reinforced aluminum-oxide guides with stainless-steel frames and the tip resist corrosion to keep line flowing smoothly. 2-piece design.
Features and Benefits
13" EVA rear grip and 5" EVA fore grip for comfort and leverage
6 reinforced aluminum-oxide guides with stainless-steel frames and the tip resist corrosion to prevent line wear and keep line moving smoothly
Aeroglass blank delivers enhanced sensitivity and durability
Solid-locking graphite reel seat
What's in the Box
Shimano FX 8' Freshwater Spinning Rod
Manufacturer warranty - general:
1 year limited
Overall length (ft.):
Handle length (in.):
Line weight (lb.):
12 - 25
Lure weight (oz.):
3/4 - 4
Number of pieces:
Number of guides:
6 plus tip
Fishing - Water:
Fishing - Species:
Rated 1 out of
This rod is notorious for breakingAdd me to the list of the people this rod broke on. I threw a medium sized lure and my rod broke just distal to the joint. It cracked right in half. I looked on the reviews under bass pro and another site, and there were 5-6 other people that had the same problem. I guess you get what you pay for. I mean, its only $15.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 5 out of
A $15.00 pole not badBought this yesterday ,Went fishing and not a bad casting rod , put my old shimano GT3000 on it and 8lb line .
Date published: 2014-06-20
Rated 1 out of
Snaped on FIRST cast!!!!!Bought this rod on 6/11/11 in Goodlettsville, TN. Fished in Drakes Creek, and on the FIRST cast the rod broke. It is stamped 12 to 25 lb. test line and Lure weight 3/4oz. to 4oz. I slung a 4oz. bank sinker only! I will stick with the Ugly Stick's! Academy in our area has a very poor selection of Big Fish Rods.
Date published: 2011-06-12
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