Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rods

$169.99 - $189.99

Offering the proven moderate actions and tapers you need to make long, accurate casts with a crankbait, generate deflections, and keep those tiny treble hooks locked in, the newly redesigned Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rods are also 28% lighter than previous models. Shimano’s new C4S-HM blanks are constructed using a proprietary process that sandwiches vertical and horizontal layers of graphite between two layers of carbon tape. This yields a series of rods that are not just lighter weight, but also significantly stronger and more powerful.

Premium Fuji Alconite Guides at Concept Spacing maximize the performance and attributes of each blank, while also providing the durability to stand up to repeated casts and even braided lines. Custom Shimano reel seats provide a lightweight ergonomic base for your reels, and Grade A cork handles deliver all day comfort.  New and improved, the Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rods have what it takes to make the most of your crankbait fishing.

-Backed by 1-year Limited Warranty (All warranty claims must be made with Shimano directly. Tackle Warehouse can no longer accept Shimano warranty rods.)

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

Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rod 7' Med Hvy

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Med-Fast 10-20lb 3/8-1oz 9+Tip Crucial2 Crank B 13-1/2" In Stock: 1 $169.99
Crucial2 Crank B

Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rod 7' Medium

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Med-Fast 8-17lb 1/4-5/8oz 9+Tip Crucial2 Crank A 13" In Stock: 3+ $169.99
Crucial2 Crank A

Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rod 7'6" Med Hvy

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Med-Fast 10-20lb 3/8-1oz 9+Tip Crucial2 Crank C 14" In Stock: 3+ $179.99
Crucial2 Crank C

Shimano Crucial Crankbait Casting Rod 7'10" Heavy

Taper Line Wt. Lure Wt. Guides Handle Type Handle Length Stock Price Qty
Med-Fast 15-30lb 2-6oz 9+Tip Crucial2 Crank D 22" In Stock: 3 $189.99
Crucial2 Crank D

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Customer Reviews

Comments: this rod is sweet. I have the 7'6" med-heavy, this is the first rod I have ever purchased at this price range, but after catching a few fish, I was happy with the purchase and have since bought several other rods, some shimano some not.

From: Andy: NY 7/19/15

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