Shimano PAD172HA Poison Adrena Casting Rod

Shimano PAD172HA Poison Adrena Casting Rod

Featuring a slew of proprietary Shimano technologies like Spiral X Core blank construction and a Full Carbon Monocoque handle, the Poison Adrena will redefine your ideas of what a high-performance bass fishing rod is capable of.

Price: $359.99
Model
TD Code
TypeLengthPowerActionLine WeightLure WeightGuidesPrice
PAD172HA
SHM-3730
Casting7'2''
1 pc
HeavyFast12-25lb7/16-1 1/2oz9+Tip$359.99 USD

The Shimano Poison Adrena Rods seek to set a new standard in high-performance bass fishing rods. The Poison Adrena brings together a slew of proprietary Shimano technologies that together provide the ultimate blend of strength, sensitivity, and functionality. The first thing anglers will notice when picking these rods up is their remarkably light weight. This is in part thanks to a brand new Spiral X Core blank construction that utilizes multiple layers of material wound in a criss-crossing diagonal pattern to increase strength while using less material than standard blank construction does. This blank construction process helps eliminate blank twist for better casting distance and accuracy.

The introduction of Shimano's full carbon monocoque handle not only helps to keep the rod incredibly light, but also significantly enhances sensitivity. The monocoque handle is seamlessly integrated with the blank, allowing even the slightest vibrations to transmit from the rod tip, down through the blank, and into your hands without skipping a beat. The Poison Adrena features a Perfection XT CI4+ reel seat ergonomically designed for superior comfort during those long days of continuous casting while out on the water. Shimano rounds out the design with Fuji Stainless Steel SiC-S K-Type guides plus a Titanium SiC tip. Built to appease the most demanding tournament anglers and the most discerning tackle enthusiasts, the Poison Adrena will redefine your ideas of what a high-performance bass fishing rod is capable of.

5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By BEN
BROOKLYN, NY
Super sensitive!!
August 7, 2021
Awesome bottom contact rod. Very light and very sensitive!
By far my most sensitive rod I own!!
ProsLight Sensitive
ConsPrice
By Roger
Dallas
Simply amazing
March 5, 2021
Lightest rod ever used with plenty of backbone for hook setting
ProsSuperlight
ConsNone
By Jerry
Los Angeles, California
Almost perfect
January 7, 2021
Very light weight and yet have plenty of backbone. Only drawback was the lack of a hook keeper and the grip is a bit small even for someone with small hands. Will be on the short list for my second rod.
By Tou
EAU CLAIRE, WI
Bang for your buck rod
December 17, 2020
Extremely light and super sensitive. Definitely worth more than one the price!
By updateCategoryParent
NC
Excellent Rod
October 31, 2020
For the price point the sensitivity and weight are extremely competitive.
By Everette
North Little Rock
DEADLY!!
August 23, 2020
It literally feel’s like a weapon!! I feel like I’m cheating!!
By Oldguy r.
Clearlake
Incredible light cover frog rod.
June 26, 2020
Light yet all the backbone needed for a good hookset on bass when frogging light cover. Walks even small frogs without overpowering them. Now my go to for fishing top water over light grass or around cattails.
By Dalton
Missouri
Fantastic rod!
May 5, 2020
Very sensitive rod you can really feel those fish biting with this rod. Hands down the most sensitive rod I have ever owned. Definitely my favorite rod in my arsenal.
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