G.Loomis GWR901S GLX Greenwater Series Saltwater Spinning Rod

G.Loomis GWR901S GLX Greenwater Series Saltwater Spinning Rod

Price: $430.00
Model
TD Code
Length/TypeHandlePiecesLine Weight (lb)Lure Weight (oz)ActionPowerPrice
GWR901S GLX
GLO-0820
7'6''
Spinning
305110-201/4-1 1/4Ex-FastMag-Med$430.00 USD
The G. Loomis Greenwater Series Saltwater rods are not your normal shallow-water rods - these are high performance spinning and casting rods designed to fish in the skinny water where the fish come to eat. And how often do you find rods that are not only made for a very specific fishery, but also reflect that image in the color of the blank.

G. Loomis Greenwater core models feature G. Loomis' proprietary ''fiber blend technology'' and have Fuji chrome Alconite guides. Three other models offer the ultimate in light weight and sensitivity with G. Loomis' proprietary GLX performance. They feature the light and virtually indestructible Recoil guides.

G. Loomis Greenwater rods may be divided into three groups:
  • ''standard'' Greenwater rods (GWR) for fishing live or cut bait
  • ''popping'' Greenwater rods (GWPR) for bait or small soft plastics
  • ''magnum taper'' Greenwater rods (GWMR) for fishing spoons, soft plastic jerkbaits and jigs
G. Loomis Greenwater Series Saltwater Rod GWR901S GLX
A more powerful spinning rod designed to fish live bait and soft plastics, this is a great choice for the deeper flats and the bigger fish that inhabit them. It makes a good choice for permit, snook and big reds. It's a nice rod for fishing small crabs and baitfish. Thanks to the sensitivity of GLX, you can almost feel a fish look at your bait.
4.5 Stars based on 27 reviews
By Dillon
SC
Has become my new go-to
August 18, 2022
I have several St. Croix Avid's and this by far is my new favorite rod. I use this inshore with a Shimano Metanium and it is sweet. Nice and sensitive, can typically feel every bite.
By Adam
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
GWR901C Unique Rod
June 29, 2022
The GWR901C is a very unique rod. The "1" rating is lightweight for Loomis, and the tip shows it. But the combination of the Extra Fast action with the unique Mag-Medium power gives this rod a ton of back bone that loads up quickly. So you get the benefits of a very soft tip yet more backbone than you would expect. You need to know that is the action you want...it's really a rod meant for lighter smaller lures but in an environment where you don't want to be caught by surprise by a trophy fish. Giving it 4 stars for that reason...it's not a rod for everyone for every day use.
By Ron
Coastal SC
Great rod
December 16, 2021
Got this rod for larger inshore fish, primarily reds, and to use larger artificials. Very sensitive rod with great feel. Casts great.
By Ron
Coastal SC
Awesome light rod
December 16, 2021
Perfect for long casts on the coastal flats. Like the length for fighting inshore trout and reds.
By Alex D.
Southeast Michigan Lakes
Great Spinning Rod
June 24, 2021
I put a Daiwa Procyon LT 4000 reel and some 50lbs braid on this rod and have taken it out quite a few times on the kayak for freshwater fishing. This rod works very well, after reading the review of someone rod breaking I was a bit skeptical but I have accidentally hit it on my ceiling fan and dropped it a couple of times and it has not even scratch on it.

That being said I would definitely recommend this rod to anyone out there fishing for bass or pike. I've pulled a few big guys out of the lake so far with no issues.

Pros
  • Feels quality is just rigid enough, casts great!
By Kenny
Harwood, Maryland
great rod
May 29, 2020
it's light and sensitive. it throws unweighted paddletails and doa shrimps really well on 10lb braid really well when fishing shallow waters
By Jake M.
AC "in the soak"
Best Rod I own
April 29, 2020
This rod is nothing short of exceptional. It is a versatile rod that isn't just ok or "so-so" for a number of applications but truly a great rod for back bay fluking, striper fishing, sea bass jigging and my favorite as a tog jigging rod. Can't say enough good things.
Cons
  • None
By Reese
,
Great rod until...
January 31, 2020
This rod was great used it a lot for sheepshead because it was so sensitive and the bamboo felt great in the hand. But after about 3 years of use we were carrying it and hits something and the tip snapped. This was our fault completely but many rods I have used donít snap when you hit a wall accidentally
By Steve
Sarasota, FL
G Loomis Lifetime Warranty a joke
March 5, 2019
Great rod, until it snapped into 3 pieces fighting a small fish. G Loomis refused to replace under their lifetime warranty, but instead "offered" a 3-figure replacement cost. The lifetime warranty isn't worth the paper it's written on.
Pros
  • great feel
  • lightweight
  • nice rod til it broke
Cons
  • G Loomis warranty is useless
  • Replacement cost under warranty is more than competitive rods
By Avery
Thornton , CO
Never own another rod
August 1, 2018
This rod is pure American ingenuity At itís finest super light super strong and does the job well I can battle a big cat or a big wiper with it no problem does the job well and preforms consistently loomis makes a great rod when you are looking to step into that type of craftsmanship
Pros
  • Very light. Strong great cork handle
Cons
  • Price
By Matt D.
Corpus christi
Strong rod
March 20, 2018
The strength and durability of this rod is amazing. I love the feel of the real cork as well.
Pros
  • Sensitive
By Larry
Texas
Feels right
February 26, 2018
This is one of the best G Loomis rods I have owned. The fast taper tip flex and speed is just right for versatile fishing anywhere from 10-20lb. It will work well pitching plastics, casting live bait or crank baits. Very light weight. I just need to make sure my kids don't break it as these are pricey!
By phillip
stockton, MD
Awesome
November 13, 2017
Very awesome lite weight rod paired with the new conflict 2 3000 pulled on stripers this past weekend very easy to cast line is smooth threw the guides on casting just a all around great rod!
By Donnie
, Goldsboro nc
Nice rod , prefer pro green
November 7, 2017
It's a good rod the 842s is what I bought. But the progreen 821s has a lot better feel for $15 more.
Pros
  • Good looking rod ,nice weight
By Al
Fayetteville, NC
Worth the price
November 13, 2016
I surf fish but purchased this rod to use on the pier. This rod is super-sensitive, even when paired to a spinning reel. On the surf, it performed equally well, on a calm day with only a 2 oz sinker.
The only down side to some may be the one-piece construction of this 8‪6†rod which may be an issue to some. However, the sensitivity offered by this rod outweighs the issue of transporting and/or storing.
Pros
  • Super sensitive. Light weight.
Cons
  • One-piece construction makes it cumbersome to transport to a pier.
1 Question & 1 Answer
Kendall
from Port aransas asked:
July 22, 2015
What is the difference between this one and the ones that r $250?
1 Answers
Hello Kendall. Some of the differences that set these rods apart in price are the tapering of the blank, action of the rod, strength of the rod in both line and lure weight, and the handle style.
Brandon
on July 24, 2015

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