Shimano Baby Baitrunners win Coarse Fishing Award

It didn’t take long! Just moments after Shimano’s 2010 catalogue had arrived, the new ‘Baby Baitrunners’ have already won their first award.

UK publication, Improve Your Coarse Fishing has awarded the new, smaller-than-ever baitrunners their ‘Product of the Month’ award citing the new design as revolutionary for some areas of the sport.

Dave Woodmansey, Deputy Editor of Improve Your Coarse Fishing commented ‘These reels are absolutely cock-on for commercial carp work where ‘lumps’ regularly rip rods off rests, or for specialist barbel, chub, tench, and bream fishing, or lightweight roving.’ Continue reading “Shimano Baby Baitrunners win Coarse Fishing Award”

Shimano to launch Tribal XT-A 5500 Reel in Realtree Hardwoods pattern

In a promotional video for 2010 Shimano tackle, UK representative Jan Porter has announced that Shimano are to release a very special limited edition reel for the carp fishing market.

Based on the Ultegra Shimano will release the Tribal XT-A 5500 featuring a special Realtree Hardwoods Green camouflage exterior. The reels will come with their very own presentation case.

The video is avalable to watch here : Shimano 2010 Tackle Video

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