Delivering versatility like no other rods on the planet, the new Shimano Zodias Casting Rods are a built to excel at fishing a wide range of lures - from worms and jigs to crankbaits and top waters. Advanced Hi-Power X constructed blanks deliver excellent sensitivity and also resist blank twist for improved power and strength. The actions and tapers have been designed to facilitate maximum casting distance and accuracy, while also providing the optimal action to your lures.
Developed and tested on some of the worlds best fisheries, the Shimano Expride A Casting Rods are the latest evolution of Shimano’s high-end rod series. Fully redesigned, the Shimano Expride A Casting Rods have been overhauled to meet the domestic demand with more Americanized lengths and tapers.Ten-percent lighter than the original, the Shimano Expride A Casting Rods are built using the same airy CI4 material as Shimano’s reels, reducing the overall weight while increasing sensitivity. Maintaining all of the power of the original series, the Shimano Expride A Casting Rods boast Hi-Power X, which utilizes hoop-and-axial material wraps with premium carbon tape woven in a 45-degree “X” pattern.