G.Loomis GWPR842S Greenwater Series Saltwater Spinning Rod

G.Loomis GWPR842S Greenwater Series Saltwater Spinning Rod

Price: $260.00
TD Code
Length/TypeHandlePiecesLine Weight (lb)Lure Weight (oz)ActionPowerPrice
12616-121/4-1/2Med-FastMed-Light$260.00 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 GWPR842S
A light duty popping rod designed to fish shrimp or small jigs in shallow water applications. The upper half of this rod is very soft and forgiving to allow anglers to drop lightly weighted shrimp in front of cruising bonefish and specks with minimal splash... with or without a popping cork. It's made with G. Loomis' proprietary ''fiber blend technology'' which provides an excellent balance of sensitivity and lightweight.
4.5 Stars based on 23 reviews
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.

ProsFeels 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.
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 don’t 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.
Prosgreat feel lightweight nice rod til it broke
ConsG 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 it’s 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
ProsVery light. Strong great cork handle
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.
By Larry
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
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.
ProsGood 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 8’6†rod which may be an issue to some. However, the sensitivity offered by this rod outweighs the issue of transporting and/or storing.
ProsSuper sensitive. Light weight.
ConsOne-piece construction makes it cumbersome to transport to a pier.
By Dave
Excellent rod
January 30, 2016
Light weight and super sensitive
By Brendan
New York
December 27, 2015
Parabolic and has a lot of back bone a great rod for boat and shore 8ft2
ProsGood rod
ConsBut a lot of money and would not have sens of having if broken
By myong
Long Island, NY
Super Light and great for Squid fishing
July 1, 2015
Crome Guides are so pretty with green rod.
This is is for shallow water and also good for squid fishing.
Prossuper light and strong.
By Chris
New Port Richey, FL
Awesome Rod
April 7, 2015
Great rod, Very well built. Has plenty of backbone and yet very sensitive feel. Awesome when paired with a 4000 reel.
ProsGreat Finish, Great backbone, super-fast and sensitive tip. Quality guides and nice cork. Great buy
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