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Shimano CSS96MH2B Clarus Steelhead Spinning Rod 2pc

Shimano CSS96MH2B Clarus Steelhead Spinning Rod 2pc

Price: $119.99

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ApplicationLengthPowerActionMono Line Rating
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Reargrip LengthForegrip LengthRod Weight
Fast8-1710-303/8 - 112.375''2.5''188$119.99 USD
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Shimano Clarus Salmon and Steelhead rods are designed for serious anglers. Shimano used input from some of the best fisherman and dealers when creating the Clarus Salmon and Steelhead series of rods. Key features include newly designed reel seats, Grade A cork handles, and the lighter and more sensitive IM-8 blank, which will help you catch more fish.
  • IM-8 Graphite Construction
  • Fuji Aluminum Oxide Guides
  • Custom Shimano Reel Seats
  • Cork Grips

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5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By anita nirma
Springfield Gardens, new york
July 5, 2017
great rod for price
light weight. very strong and super sensitive. i have the 9ft medium heavy paired with a stradic 5000FK. awesome combo. its my light surf set up and i really love using it. has a narrow reel anything larger than a 5000 size reel would be a little hard to fit on the reel seat. lure weight is rated to 1.5oz. but it throws 2-2.5oz like a champ.
Proslight. very sensitive. super strong backbone. great price
Conssingle foot rod guides need to be handles with care as they can bend if not careful.
By Notorious PhD
New Jersey
November 3, 2016
Plenty of muscle to fight what's on the other end of the line
Had several fish on this rod. Would have landed them if my knots were as good as the rod. Looking forward to many years of use on the Salmon River. Steelhead and salmon beware!
By Notorious PhD
New Jersey
November 3, 2016
Another high-quality Shimano product
Brought in a decent sized salmon with this rod. Matches up nice with the Shimano Stratus reel I purchased for it. No salmon is safe.
By Al
September 29, 2015
Light tackle surf setup.
This rod paired nicely with the stradic ci4+ 3000. Very light combo that I intend use for light tackle surf fishing the Chesapeake bay and Atlantic beaches. I've thrown jig heads with gulp, kastmasters, spoons etc. It handles the light stuff well and can throw an once+ If needed. I'm spooled with 20lb 832 and it casts great. I could probably even step down to 10lb braid for the lighter lures. I've caught schoolie stripers to 20inches on the 2 occasions I've used it. I have heavier tackle but never really hook up on anything that large except cownose rays so going light makes the fight more exciting. Great rod for walking the shoreline for schoolie stripers, flounder, croaker, bluefish etc. just make sure to wash after use since it's not really built for heavy surf use. Minus one star because I didn't care for the guild tip. Would be nice to have the smoother guides frames that doesn't get the line hung up on it.
ProsLight Weight Cork handle and grip area Looks good
ConsOnly one year warranty I think Guide tip
By Danny
Oakley, CA
September 14, 2015
Very affordable
Great for throwing 1 oz lures. It gets them way out there. Highly recommend it & it's affordable!
By Cheng
Sacramento, CA
August 4, 2015
Good Rod
Very nice rod and has a sensitive tip.
By David
Tacoma, WA
April 8, 2015
Outstanding Rod For The Money
Nice rod perfect for western Washington Steelhead
By Steve
Canyon country, Ca
August 13, 2014
Bought this rod to replace my 8'6" berkley air, and I couldn't be happier! I use it for surf fishing in Southern California. Perfect length to help get my lc flash minnow out there past the break!
ProsDurable Good guides Nice cork handle
ConsNone so far
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