Shimano GRPCS77M Grappler Type C Popping Rod

Shimano GRPCS77M Grappler Type C Popping Rod

Built with Shimano's Spiral-X and Hi-Power X blank construction, the Grappler Type C is prepared to do battle with the toughest pelagic heavyweights.

Price: $319.99
Model
TD Code
TypeLengthPowerActionBraided Line MaxLure MaxForegrip LengthReargrip LengthPrice
GRPCS77M
SHM-3865
Spinning7'7''
2 pc
MediumFast50lb3-1/2oz6.0in14.8in$319.99 USD

Built to do battle with the toughest pelagic heavyweights, the Shimano Grappler Type C Popping Rods utilize Shimano's highest-performing rod blank technologies. Much different than the other rods in Shimano's Grappler series, the Grappler Type C is designed for long distance casting poppers and stickbaits rather than vertical jigging. These fast action popping rods feature a soft tip for launching lures great distances, and a sturdy backbone that provides unbelievable fighting power against the hardest fighting offshore species like tuna, giant trevally, various billfish species, and more.

Shimano's Grappler series rods are built from blanks utilizing their proprietary Spiral-X and Hi-Power X construction that produces the most powerful, lightest, and most sensitive blanks available. Spiral X construction consists of multiple layers comprised of carbon tape that tightly winds the blank diagonally in opposite directions, resulting in enhanced torsional rigidity without adding extra weight. This construction results in an extremely responsive rod that allows for instant power transmission while casting or jigging and greatly enhances fish fighting capabilities. Spiral X blanks are 250% more structurally rigid and 180% less prone to twisting than standard blank construction. These cutting edge blanks are fitted with Fuji Alconite guides and an SiC tip, along with comfortable EVA handles. The end result is a rod that delivers sharp and crisp precision control that is extremely light to reduce angler fatigue.

5 Stars based on 3 reviews
By Christian
Orlando, FL
Excellent Rod!
January 27, 2020
I own a higher model Ocea Plugger rod and Full Throttle rod so I was curious to see the quality of these lower priced models. I was glad to see that these rods are built with great materials and the X-Wrap blanks are second to none. Shimano makes great rods. My next purchase will be a model from the new Terez series!
Pros-High Quality -Plenty of Power -Excellent rods for powerful fish (Tarpon, Tuna, etc.).
ConsNone
By Yohan
Bloomington, Indiana
Great value for money
December 16, 2019
No need to buy expensive rod when you can buy this inexpensive rod which offers a lot more features than average popping rod
By Kai
Carpinteria, CA
Awesome rod to chuck poppers for yellowfin tuna!
December 9, 2019
The blank was obviously designed for poppers, and it does not disappoint.
Pros2-piece design makes it easy to travel with.
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