G. Loomis GL2 Casting Crankbait Rods

Winner of Best of Show in the Freshwater Rod Category at the 2011 ICAST Show

For years, many manufacturers have pushed fiberglass rods for fishing crankbaits, claiming graphite rods are too stiff and react too fast. That’s partly true because fiberglass is softer and much slower reacting, but the unique design and graphite material used in G. Loomis GL2 Crankbait Rods has allowed G. Loomis to incorporate all the necessary elements required to fish a crankbait correctly into the rods.

Completely redesigned and updated, the G. Loomis GL2 Crankbait Casting Rods feature the soft, more moderate actions that are soft enough to let the lures work properly, and also allow the fish to inhale the bait, all while remaining very light, responsive, powerful and sensitive. Equipped with premium Fuji ACS Reel Seats and durable Fuji Aluminum Oxide Guides as well, the G.Loomis GL2 Crankbait Casting Rods also features a new, split-grip handle, engineered specifically for high performance bass fishing, including a unique, flat-sided fighting butt that provides additional ergonomic comfort for those who prefer to tuck the rod butt under their arm. Just one of the many small things that set G.Loomis Rods apart. Delivering all the advantages of graphite with nice, soft actions specially designed for crankbaits, the G.Loomis Crankbait Casting Rods do it all, while remaining a lot lighter than fiberglass and far less tiring to cast over the course of a long day.

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Rod handle lengths are measured from the butt of the rod to the top of the foregrip. [ View Diagram ]

G. Loomis GL2 Cast Crankbait Rod 6'6" Med Hvy 785C CBR

GL2 785CBR. A great rod when you start fishing slightly larger lures, especially around more cover where you may need a little more power. It can handle all styles and sizes of crankbaits, and it also has the versatility to cover a lot of water and manage large fish. Fish this rod over grass, around brush and sawgrass with little fear of losing fish to the cover. It has a surprising amount of power for such a subtle, soft-action rod.

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Moderate 10-20lb 3/8-1oz 8+Tip GL2 Crank A 14-1/4" In Stock: 2 $200.00
GL2 Crank A

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Customer Reviews

Comments: Awesome rod! I will be working my way up to the NRX series those must be Insane.

From: JR: USA 1/19/16

Comments: This rod handles standard size traps & medium sized cranks with ease & also has plenty of backbone if you hook into a big 'un. The sensitivity helps me feel between the throb of the bait in open water versus when the bait grinds into wood or rock. What a great rod, matched up with a Chronarch 201 E6.

From: Edwin: Nashville, TN 4/19/15

Comments: Purchased the GL2 Crank bait 7"H. Well worth the money, I was looking for a rod that was good as an all around rod. It is expensive for a rod but when you use it for the first time you realize it is well worth the money. It fits perfectly in your hand and is super balanced to the point where even with the bait on the end it doesn't feel heavy on either end which helps a lot for long days fishing. Try one and you will not be disappointed.

From: Andrew: CA

Comments: Great Rod! The flew when you get a bite is incredible love it wish I had every rod for every situation

From: Tyler: Carrolton, GA

Comments: This rod is amazing, you will not be dissapointed, it is a great all around rod even, it has a soft tip where you can launch anything a mile! It is super strong and very nice. Deffantly getting another loomis!

From: Jimmy: New York

Comments: This rod is amazing get on and you will NOT be dissapionted

From: Ryan: Illinois, USA

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