The Shimano Clarus Casting Rods are new and improved with some key refinements. Featuring lightweight, high quality IM-8 Graphite blanks, they offer enhanced sensitivity and power with the crisp actions and durability that serious anglers have grown to love from the Clarus series. Premium Fuji Aluminum Oxide Guides also furnish increased casting distance and control, and new custom Shimano no-thread Reel Seats have all but the essential material stripped away to help reduce weight. The reel seats also tighten from below the reel for a sleek, new threadless look. Perfect for the angler who needs a quality rod at a reasonable price, the Shimano Clarus Casting Rods excel at a variety of bass fishing applications.
- Custom Shaped Grade EVA Handles
- Laser Etched Butt Cap
- Multipurpose Hook Keeper
-Backed by 1-year Limited Warranty (All warranty claims must be made with Shimano directly. Tackle Warehouse can no longer accept Shimano warranty rods.)
Rod Handle Length:
Tackle Warehouse measures its rod handle lengths from the butt of the rod to the top of the foregrip. [ Diagram ]
Place Your Order
More Shimano Rods Casting
Featuring advanced Hi-Power X blanks, premium Fuji components and lightweight CI4+ reel seats, the Shimano Zodias Casting Rods deliver fishing versatility like no other rods on the planet.
Stronger and more powerful, the new Shimano Crucial Swimbait Casting Rods feature new C4s-HM graphite blanks and all the features you need for fishing swimbaits.
Designed for anglers who prefer split grips, the new Shimano Crucial Split Grip Casting Rods feature new C4S-HM blanks, making them lighter, stronger and more sensitive than ever before.
Now 28% lighter than previous models, the newly redesigned Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rods deliver all the features you need to fish a variety of crankbaits.
Delivering tournament caliber performance, the next generation of Shimano Crucial Casting Rods feature new super sensitive C4S-HM graphite blanks, which are 28% lighter than previous models.
The Shimano Clarus Casting Rods are back and better than ever with new IM8 graphite blanks that make them lighter, stronger and more sensitive.
Perfect for traveling, hiking or stashing in your car, the new Shimano Clarus 2-Piece Casting Rods are lighter, stronger and more sensitive than ever before thanks to new IM8 graphite blanks.
Minimal material with maximum effect. That's the secret behind Shimano's new Expride Casting Rods. They're incredibly lightweight and sensitive - with power that will turn heads.
Shimano and Jackall combined forces to create the Shimano Jackall Poison Adrena Rods. Featuring advanced Spiral X blanks and premium components, they offer the ultimate in technique specific performance.
Offering the technique specific performance second-to-none, the Shimano Cumara Umbrella Rig Casting Rods now feature lightweight and ultra powerful HM-1 blanks and the newest Fuji components.
Now featuring the advanced HM-1 blanks from the Cumulus Rod Series, the Shimano Cumara Worm/Jig Casting Rods are incredibly lightweight with unsurpassed sensitivity and power, as well as the latest Fuji KR-Concept Guides System.
Precisely tuned and tested to deliver techniques specific perfection, the Shimano Cumara Spinnerbait Casting Rods now feature Shimano's advanced HM-1 blanks and Fuji's newest guide train, the Fuji KR-Concept Guide System.
The newest generation of the Cumara Rod Series, the Shimano Cumara Flippin' Rods now features Shimano's lightweight, powerful and ultra sensitive HM-1 blanks, as well as, Fuji's newest components.
The newest generation of the Cumara Rod Series, the Shimano Cumara Crankbait Casting Rods are incredibly lightweight and powerful with the technique-specific attributes you need for cranking, as well as, the newest Fuji components.
New and improved, the Shimano Compre Casting Rods still deliver the performance and features at a reasonable price that have made them perennial favorites of serious bass anglers.
Precisely engineered with the technique specific performance and features you need for fishing spinnerbaits and topwaters, the Shimano Compre Reaction Casting Rods offer tournament caliber performance at a reasonable price.
The Shimano Compre Crankbait Casting Rods deliver on all levels, offering the technique specific performance and premium features at a reasonable price.
A new addition to the winning Compre lineup of rods, the Shimano Compre Flipping Rods deliver the technique specific performance and features you need for flipping, pitching and punching.
The all-new Shimano Sellus Casting Rods feature an array of Shimano's most popular actions and tapers, sensitive 24-ton graphite blanks and quality components - all for a low price.
One of Shimano's most reasonably priced rod series, the Shimano Sellus Crankbait Casting Rods offer technique specific actions and tapers dialed in for fishing crankbaits to their full potential.
Featuring sensitive and powerful IM-7 graphite blanks and premium Fuji components, the Shimano Convergence Casting Rods offer a tremendous angler value and high-end performance.
Customer Reviews Back to Top
Comments: This is a very good rod for the money. Not as sensitive as the Crucial but still very sensitive for a rod in this price range. It is also a very durable rod. I've had mine for nearly a year and never had an issue. I have the 6'8" worm and jig rod paired with a Curado and use it mostly for texas rigged creature baits. I have lighter rods but one can fish this rod all day with no problems at all. Very good rod!
From: AJ: KY 5/19/14
Comments: Great rod over all although mine says worm and jig rod I never limited my techniques with this rod it works for darn near anything. My favorite is throwing 3in big hammers in the bay and for largemouth as well. I even use this for fly lining for catfish. So I highly recommend this rod!!
From: Unknown: Anaheim, CA 4/2/14
Comments: can't beat this rod in this price range. I purchased the 6'8" med hvy and paired it with a Lews speed spool.the rod is super light and takes a beating. I handle a lot of rods and this one just feels right. This rod horses bass with ease. 5 stars.
From: Bassdale: NJ
Comments: Excellent rod. The Med Heavy has been fantastic the rod is a tad on the tip heavy side whereas the Compre didn't feel "tip heavy". I choose the Clarus and the "action" is on par with the majority of Med Heavy rods that I have to include a Dobyns Champ and Falcon Cara T7. The rod is not as light as the other two but will add another true Med Heavy to your arsenal. Much better construction than many other rods in this price range. If I was stuck with this one rod I could still take care of business with no hesitation. It may not be "as sensitive" as other rods "however" if you can't feel a Bass bite, pull or strike a lure you will have problems with any rod that you buy. Great rod! Shimano! Paired with a Citica G and pulled the bearings and removed the seals. Sprayed the bearings with brake cleaner to flush them and I'm casting into the woods with ease. The extra 2" on this 7'2" rod are a factor in adding that little more much wanted distance. I hate to walk a pond and this has been a rock solid answer. Clarus 7'2" Med Hvy / Fast
From: Clint: Gretna, La. U.S.
Comments: great rod got the 7'2" and is very light and cant beat the price
From: Spencer: AZ
Comments: The 7'2 Heavy is a good rod for Carolina rigs and big worms n jigs deep, but is VERY tip heavy and heavy in general. I returned mine and got an Irod.
From: Sam: USA
Comments: Great rod, they're just so tip heavy. Maybe it's just me, I dunno. I like the older cork grip Clarus' more.
From: Steve: Sylmar, CA
Comments: Just got the 6'8" mh/f delivered and Im impressed. Very lightweight and sensitive with plenty of backbone. As good as many of the rods I own at half the price.
From: Ben: Orangeburg, SC
Comments: For the price these rods can't be beat! The sensitivity is awesome and they feel great in the hand. The warranty simply can't be beat either. I must admit though, I liked the older cork handles more, but beggars can't be choosers! I've been fishing the same Clarus for close to 2 years and have had no issues.
Comments: haven't caught a fish on it but feels like a nice rod. My fault I snapped the tip off testing it's flexibility. Oops. Sent it back and should be getting a new one soon
From: Blake: CA Delta
Comments: I have a 7'2 heavy and i love it as hard as i am on my gear i dont know how it hasnt broke ive horrsed 7 lbs hogs out of reeds and weeds and still goin strong shimano did their home work when they made this average joes workhorse of a rod buy this thing you wont regret it
From: Brad: Camp Pendelton, CA
Comments: love,love,love this rod so much! it fits any anglers budget and is really nice , i have a 7'2 m/fast rod paired with the 200e citica and ive caught bass from half an ounce to 9 lb'ers! these rods are super sensitive and let you feel the lightest bites its amazing ! go ahead and buy one you wont regret it .
From: Ricky: Orange, CA
Comments: These clarus rods are every bit as nice as my cumaras. I bought two as additional jig rods. 7'2"MHXF, and the 7'2"HF. They are awesome. As I said with my cumaras, you can feel a fish sneeze on your bait with the clarus rod. And the warranty is unbeatable. Well worth the money. I can't say enough about them.
From: Joe: Madisonville, KY
Comments: i have a 7'2 clarus and i gotta say it has all the backbone in the world ive pulled bass out of some of the thickest cover im about to buy a couple more to complete my bass slaying arsenal
From: Brad: Vista, CA
Comments: really nice rod i paired mine up with the lews speed spool and man dose it fish nicely
Comments: Awesome rod for the price, almost as nice as my Cumara's for half the price...very nice rod!
From: Jeff: MA
***Note: If you have questions about this product or need assistance with an order please email your questions to email@example.com