SHIMANO takes great care when developing rods and designing the correct actions to suit the intended use. As a general guide, Extra Fast and Fast actions offer more sensitivity and hooking speed, plus the ability to cast further with heavy loading. Moderate Fast and Moderate actions offer more fl exibility and confi dence when playing fi sh as the action absorbs increased pressure smoothly. Moderate actions are also good for casting very light loading as the rod ‘works’ through its length to create tip speed.
EXTRA-FAST ACTION: A very light and sensitive tip facilitates an effective transfer of energy resulting in effortless pin-point casts, near or far. This action will make any angler a more effective caster.
FAST ACTION: Fast action rods have a light tip that transfers into the power quickly for positive hook sets and effortless repetitive casting. If you are looking for a lure rod to do it all, a fast action rod is a solid choice.
MODERATE-FAST ACTION: The deeper flex associated with this action allows the angler to control the energy of the fish with additional confidence. This action offers an unsurpassable ability land the majority of fish hooked on the lightest tackle.
MODERATE ACTION: Whenever an angler needs the perfect action to absorb the surging power of a fish delivering aggressive headshakes or quick runs, a moderate action rod neutralizes their power.