Our Rods & Reels
Shimano's trusty performance in fishing technology, is always continuing to improve on product, no matter how good it already is.
Shimano reels made with high end materials and loaded with features. Put these together with shimano rods and not only do they look impressive, they have superior technology to make any kiwi fisho'd gear to try them out.
Fishing is the number one recreation sport in New Zealand. recreational anglers are always on the lookout for the newest and most innovative fishing reels and Shimano have been leading the way with engineering technologies since 1921 and can offer fishing fans the most advanced and quality fishing reels on the market.
Shimano Fishing New Zealand's spinning reel range is substantial. featuring over 31 models. this means that there is a spinning reel to suit any style of fishing and at any price bracket. The Stella model is Shimano's top of the line series and comprises all of the technological advances that have set Shimano apart from their competitors.
Shimano also have an extensive range of game fishing reels with the Tiagra series being the benchmark of reels in this category. Shimano's cold forged technology means that Shimano reels can offer the strongest and thickest frames able to take on the mightiest of game fish species.
The final piece of the puzzle is Shimano's Baitcaster range of reels. For fisherman there has not been a more popular reel in the last ten years than the Shimano Curado. This model has set the tone for Shimano Baitcast reels and shown the quality and reliability that they offer. which is essential when trying to land that big fish. With eight ranges in both low profile baitcasters and round baitcasters in a variety of sizes. you can be sure to find the baitcaster that will help you land that prized big trophy fish.
New Zealand Fishing rods need to be tough and durable to capably handle big New Zealand fish and Shimano rods are some of the toughest on the market. Most models featured on this site have been designed in New Zealand. by experienced New Zealand anglers, who know exactly what is required when targeting New Zealand's unique species and environments.
With a range of 16 different rod famiilies consisiting of more than 170 models that have been specifically designed or hand picked for New Zealand's unique fresh and saltwater environments. you're certain to find the rod to suit your needs.
Shimano Fishing New Zealand's rod development team have incorporated a number of unique designs focusing on strength. balance and cosmetics - the result of which, balances perfectly in your hand while fishing.
Anglers in New Zealand are always looking for that edge when fighting their catch and having the right balanced rod for the species that you are targeting is extremely important.
With specially designed rods for a number of New Zealand fish species including - marlin, tuna. kingfish, snapper, trevally. kahawai. trout, salmon and many more. New innovative TC3 and TC4 blanks allow Shimano to get the maximum amount of strength and power, while keeping the overall weight of the rods down considerably. This allows for much easier use and also gives the anglers the option to fish much lighter line classes on heavier species.
Shimano fishing rods are available at a number of different price points and styles so you can be certain to find a rod to match exactly what you are looking for.