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Shimano Game Type J Saltwater Jigging Rods

Shimano Game Type J Saltwater Jigging Rods

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LengthTechniquePowerActionPower Pro
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1 pc
JiggingMedium-HeavyModerate-Fast30160g$399.99 USD
1 pc
JiggingHeavyModerate-Fast40180g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
JiggingMedium-HeavyModerate-Fast30180g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
JiggingHeavyModerate-Fast40210g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
JiggingHeavyModerate-Fast50210g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
JiggingMedium-HeavyModerate-Fast30250g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
Moderate-Fast65300g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
JiggingMedium-HeavyModerate-Fast30180g$399.99 USD
1 pcs
JiggingHeavyModerate-Fast40220g$399.99 USD
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JiggingExtra-HeavyModerate-Fast50300g$399.99 USD
The Shimano Game Type J Saltwater Jigging Rods combine Spiral X and Hi Power X blank construction technology. This Spiral X construction provides for reinforced blank strength and torsional rigidity. These Shimano rods are lightweight in design. Hi-power X-construction eliminates blank twist, which means longer casting distances and exceptional casting accuracy. These Shimano rods were designed to fish Shimano butterfly and other vertical drop jigs. These rods feature CI4+ material reel seats thus providing more power and sensitivity.

  • Spiral X and Hi-Power construction
  • Fuji K SIC guides
5 Stars based on 2 reviews
By Kody
Tampa bay, Florida
June 17, 2016
Absolute beast
I have paired mine with a saragosa 10k loaded with 50lb j braid. This past week I had the chance to take it out to jig up some 35-45lb amberjack and a small Goliath grouper estimated to 60+ lbs. The tip of the rod is super sensitive and responsive. You can feel even the lightest of swipes by lesser species, but the backbone on this thing is where it's really impressive. You can feel the rod work under load throughout the entire blank. Under heavy drag and lots of pressure battling these fish your back will thank you for spending the extra coin. I have terez and trevala rods that are absolutely great for what they are but they are nothing compared to this. Shimano did one hell of a job!
By Agustin
December 21, 2015
Shimano tipe j
I catch two big red snapers and amberjack with this rod the rod is very ligth but have alot power l own shimano teres and black hole rods
ProsVery light lots of power
8 Questions & 8 Answers
from SCHAUMBURG, IL asked:
October 28, 2018
What is the biggest Twin Power or Stella reel I can fit with GTYPJS586
1 Answers
8000 stella swb would be the largest you can go with keeping everything balanced.
on October 29, 2018

from Brooklyn, NewYork asked:
February 8, 2018
I am looking for a 1 pc lightweight fast action spinning rod with back bone for blackfish jigging ..which model is best ? It will pair up with my van staal vs150
1 Answers
The heavy mod fast 6 foot would work best for the type of fishing your doing.
on February 14, 2018

from Gibraltar asked:
April 11, 2018
would the GTYPJB605 be suitable with a talica 20 for blue fin tuna up to 100lbs? if not, what shimano jigging rod would you suggest?
1 Answers
The GTYPJB605 would be a suitable reel for the TLD 20 for the size fish your targeting.
on April 17, 2018

from Miami, Florida asked:
February 22, 2018
I'm in the market for 2 Vertical Speed Jigging Rods. I will be pairing them up with a Twin power 5000XG and a Twin power 8000PG. Debating between Black Hole Cape Cod special 80g and 150g, or Game Type J S603 and S605. Which would be the better fit? Looking for lightweight, reliable, and a good made product. -Thanks
1 Answers
The Game Type J S603 and S605 paired with the Twinpower 5000 and 8000 size reels will match great together and make up great reliable combos.
on March 3, 2018

from Murcia asked:
March 25, 2017
Hi I would like to know if the shimano game type J B684 would serve me to move well lures from 100 to 150 gr in depths of approx. 40 m. Thank you
1 Answers
The GTYPJB604 would be the best fit for lures that heavy in a conventional rod, and GTYPJS603 in a spinning. Different lengths are available in these particular models.
on March 25, 2017

Jaime Perez
from Panama asked:
March 23, 2017
I would like to start on slow jigging what shimmno rod nd reel you recommend? Jigs from 60 to 160 gr
1 Answers
We'd recommend a Game Type J model number GTYPJB603 paired up with a Shimano Talica sizes 10, 12 or 16 depending on how heavy of a line you are using. The Shimano Trevala or Trevala S would be the more affordable option in Shimano jigging rods.
on March 25, 2017

luis sardinas
from michigan asked:
March 13, 2016
are all these jigging rod on the order chapter spinning or convectional?
1 Answers
They are both spinning and conventional. The model number with GTYPJB is the conventional rods. The model number with GTYPJS is spinning.
on March 14, 2016

Pedro Silva
from Portugal asked:
September 29, 2015
Is this rod fit for mechanical jigging and speed jigging?
1 Answers
I would say that this rod should work fine for that application. If I was in the market for a jigging rod I would consider this one, and also rods made by Black Hole.
on September 29, 2015


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