The Shimano Baitrunner D series is the product of precise engineering advances in Shimano’s premium bait fishing range. This series has raised the bar on previous models and now can deliver the most impressive bait runner that New Zealand angler’s have ever seen.
The range comes in four models, which have been designed with Kiwi saltwater anglers in-mind, which can cover a number of different fishing styles such as saltwater casting from the shore or boat or stylising lightly weighted baits down a berley slick intended for XOS snapper.
Each model has a water-proof drag system, Vary-Speed oscillation, cold forged aluminium spool, lightweight yet strong graphite body with metallic black finish, Power Roller III, Super Stopper II, Dyna-Balance and propulsion line management system so that your reel can cope with the increasing popularity of using such reels with braided super lines such as Power Pro.
- Retrieve per crank: 71cm
- Bearings: 3+1
- Max Drag: 7kg
- Mono Cap: 4kg/ 219m
- Drag Type: FD/BTR
- Weight: 385g
- Powerpro Cap: 15 lbs / 270 yrds
- Gear Ratio: 4.8:1
Shimano Backbone rods have proven hugely popular, now the series has been given a full overhaul for 2019. With 36 rods in this legendary range, that is now synonymous with the Shimano brand.
The 2019 Backbone lineup incorporates the Backbone travel under the one Backbone series. The new rods are now stronger than ever, with higher quality blanks, good quality componentry and slick new design that is bound to please. One of the biggest selling rod series in the Shimano range, there are multiple options within the backbone range to suit the most discerning anglers.
Backbone Spin 5/8kg 2Pce Specs:
- Pieces: 2
- Line Weight: 5-8kg
- Blank Type: Carbon
- Grip Assembly: Split EVA
- Guide Type: Sea Guide
- Action: Medium/ Fast