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G. Loomis Classics Salmon & Steelhead Rods
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G. Loomis Escape Travel Rods
G. Loomis Spinnerbait Rods
G. Loomis Muskie Rods
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G. Loomis Drop Shot Rods - We make such an effort to keep baits on the bottom because that’s where a lot of the food is, but there are times when something a little more subtle is required. Sometimes you just have to put the bait in the fish’s way and let it wiggle. Drop-shotting puts the bait up off the bottom, where the fish can see it and keeps it there. They just can’t stand to have it hang there, vibrating enticingly right in front of their nose. The rods we use for this technique are special in their own right. The actions are extra-fast, but the tips are light so the angler can impart a subtle wiggle to the bait without a lot of wasted motion, but many times you just let it sit there and get good results. It doesn’t take a hard hook-set to get the fish, but rather a quick “lift” of the rod. We design the tip extra soft so that the fish can mouth the bait without a lot of resistance from the rod, but the magnum taper allows the rod to load up so quickly that once you lift it, the fish is hooked and 95 times out of 100 it will be hooked dead center in the upper lip. We make two different power ratings… one for light line and open water situations, which includes a GLX version, and one that’s slightly stiffer for deep-water and brushy situations where you need a little more power to get the fish to the boat. For those anglers that prefer casting rods, we make two “fiber blend" models. All Drop Shot rods come with a foam strap - with our Skeleton Fish logo on it - to hold the rig in place on the rear grip for storage. Shop G. Loomis Drop Shot Rods

G. Loomis Jerkbait Rods - Fishing jerkbaits, whether early in the spring or later in the year requires a lot of confidence in the technique. You have to be sure or strongly believe the fish are there and you must be patient. In cold water, it’s a pull-pause, pull-pause technique with lots of emphasis on the pause. You may have to let the bait suspend as long as 30-40 seconds. This is a deadly technique, especially with smallmouth early in the season. You need a rod with a light, responsive tip that allows you to fish the bait properly without sacrificing power. These rods are designed with fast tips and our proprietary "progressive power taper" so the angler can work the lures correctly with minimal effort. It doesn't matter if you're fishing for spots, largemouth or smallmouth, it all relates to water temperature. When it’s cold, you fish very slow, when it’s warmer, you speed things up quite a bit. Sometimes you need to be super aggressive with the lure movement and this rod has the power to do that and still not overload it, but when you need to be subtle, the tip is light enough and responsive enough to impart a slight twitch if that’s what it takes to get the fish going. There is plenty of reserve power in the butt-section for getting fish headed your way. Shop G. Loomis Jerkbait Rods

G. Loomis Top Water Rods - If you’re one of those anglers that just grab whatever light-action rod you have for your topwater fishing, you are going to love these new rods. They will improve your success because they are designed to do one thing… fish topwater baits the way they were made to be fished. Add to this the G.Loomis’ legendary light weight and performance and you’ve got a winning combination. These are well-balanced, topwater casting rods, designed with a unique mid-tip flex for exceptional accuracy and lure control. The tips are soft, yet surprisingly powerful. All it takes is a quick flick of the wrist to launch even the lightest baits. The butt-sections have plenty of power for moving big fish away from trouble, even in heavy cover. Shop G. Loomis Top Water Rods

G. Loomis Crankbait Deep Flex Rods - Even though a lot of successful anglers love our Crankbait Series rods, there are still a bunch of plug pitchers out there that have asked for an even softer version. For those anglers, we developed our new Deep Flex (DF) crankbait rods. They are a totally new design with a much slower taper and softer flex. They are incredibly light and provide unbelievable sensitivity and lure control. The softer flex improves the lure’s action, allowing it to work its way over or around the cover the way it was designed to which is far more attractive to the fish. When a bass eats a crankbait, they actually suck the lure in by flushing a large amount of water through their gills, bringing the lure along with it. Rods that are too stiff can actually pull the bait away from the bass, resulting in short strikes, poor hook-ups and missed fish. Another great advantage of the Deep Flex Series is that the softer action is very forgiving when the fish runs or jumps so you are less apt to lose them. Now it’s time to get excited. Crankbait anglers have never had it so good! Shop G. Loomis Crankbait Deep Flex Rods

G. Loomis Frog Rods - We have totally redesigned the frog rod line-up with two new, ultra-powerful specialty rods designed for both open water and heavy cover. We’ve not only improved the action, but reduced the weight of these rods substantially. There’s a 7’ 9” rod with a magnum-heavy power-rating for the thick stuff that has more than enough strength to pull a big bass out of even the heaviest cover with sheer brute force, plus a 7’ 1” model with a heavy power-rating for fishing the new soft plastic frogs in open water where you don’t need quite so much power to get the fish to the boat. They’re both top water rods, pure and simple, but they’re designed specifically for fishing faux frogs. Shop G. Loomis Frog Rods

G. Loomis Swimbait Rods - Big baits mean big bass - two very good reasons why we developed our line of swimbait rods. There are guys out there that have devoted their lives to pursuing double-digit monsters. We’ve teamed up with them, learned from their experiences, shared their secrets and digested what they expect for the ultimate in a swimbait rod. These rods are the result and they cover the gamut of baits styles and sizes. They are designed to fish soft and hard plastic swimbaits and in the case of largemouth bass, especially really big largemouth bass – other finny delicacies like trout, small bass and panfish. We make our rear grips extra long so you can tuck the rod butt under your arm rather than having it jab you in the ribs and the extra length also provides leverage to improve casting distance and control, not to mention handling the big bass you’ll be catching. Don’t forget the net! Shop G. Loomis Swimbait Rods

G. Loomis Jig & Worm Rods - Whether the fish are in heavy cover or just hiding behind a rock, you need a rod that will give you accuracy, sensitivity and power to be successful. Our Jig & Worm Series is designed specifically for fishing jigs and soft plastics. The GLX models are high performance, extremely light and incredibly sensitive fishing tools. The casting rods feature RECOIL guides, noted for their light weight and durability, along with Fuji reel seats. The GLX spinning rods have RECOIL guides plus our special "graphite-ringed" uplocking reel seat with a cork mid-body. Although they have nice, light tips, they have more than enough power in the butt-section to handle any difficult situation. The MossyBack models are our mid-priced models and feature our proprietary “fiber-blend” construction with Fuji guides and reel seats. Look for the “Jig & Worm” on the rod! Shop G. Loomis Jig & Worm Rods

G. Loomis Carolina Rig Rods - A set of four 7’3” casting rods, two GLX and two MossyBacks, designed specifically to fish soft plastics using a “Carolina Rig”. The bait is attached to a leader 16 to 40” or more, behind an oversized weight to help keep the rig in constant contact with the bottom while the soft plastic follows along, dangling enticingly behind it. The weight creates noise and on softer bottoms, little bursts of mud that help attract bass. Then they see the bait coming along behind it and if you’re lucky or good or both, they’ll eat it. These are fast-action rods, made a little longer than normal to handle what can be a tricky rig to cast, as well as create more tip speed to extend your casting range and improve hook sets. They are extremely sensitive and powerful and light. The MossyBack rods are our mid-price models and feature our proprietary “fiber-blend” construction with Fuji guides and reel seats. The GLX models feature RECOIL guides, known for their light weight and durability, along with Fuji reel seats. Look for the Carolina Rig logo on the rod! Shop G. Loomis Carolina Rig Rods

G. Loomis NRX Bass Casting Rods - NRX is the culmination of what we have been doing at G.Loomis since day one. We have been continually striving to build the best rod on the planet. Laminates, resin, mandrels, components and the know how you expect from us. These NRX rods look like nothing we have built before. They feel better than anything we have built before. We aren't talking about a little better here or a little lighter there... What we are saying so there is no confusion... " This is the Best Bass Rod Ever Built!" Period!! Shop G. Loomis NRX Bass Casting Rods

G. Loomis Senko Rods - When the bass are cruising the shallow flats and shallow creek channels in the spring you need a bait that will stay in the strike zone as long as possible yet still have enough action to entice a strike. A good choice is the soft plastic jerkbait. Our “Senko” rods are designed to fish these baits effectively for a number of reasons. Longer rods create a greater casting and hook-setting radius. That means more tip-speed to initiate the hook-set and increased casting distance which is really important since the baits weigh next to nothing. It’s not such a problem with the Senko or the Yum Dinger because they are the heaviest of the soft jerkbaits, but with baits like the Super Fluke, the Bass Assassin and Jerk Worm, you need a rod with a tip that will give you the ability to make nice long casts so you can cover more water, along with enough power to set the hook, even when they’re out there “a country mile”. We offer two levels of performance. The MossyBack rods are our mid-priced models and feature our proprietary “fiber-blend” construction with Fuji guides and reel seats. Our incredibly light and sensitive GLX models feature RECOIL guides, known for their light weight and durability, along with Fuji reel seats. There are two casting rods and one spinning rod in each series to cover all aspects of fishing soft jerkbaits. Look for the “Senko” on the rod! Shop G. Loomis Senko Rods

G. Loomis Flipping Sticks Rods - Flipping Stick (FSR) rods are designed specifically for flipping, but doubling nicely for other heavy-duty jig and worm applications. Flipping is a technical form of heavy-duty “finesse” fishing. We realize that is a contradictory statement, but when the fish are in locations where casting a lure is not an option due to heavy cover, or they won’t come out to chase a lure, you have to go in after them. Because you are so close to the fish, the presentation must be as quiet as possible. The length of a flipping stick allows the angler to “swing” soft plastics or jigs into or right next to heavy cover so that they enter the water softly. This allows a total vertical presentation so your lure drops straight to the bottom, unlike a lure that is cast and falls toward the angler, missing perimeter zones because they sink at an angle away from the cover. The test isn’t hooking fish, but rather getting those fish out of that same small space you just flipped your lure into. You need a rod that can move a fish quickly, with authority, before it has a chance to wrap you up in the cover. These rods feature cork handles, with a straight 9” rear grip for added leverage, better balance and line control. The reel seat features blank-thru handle construction, with a trigger grip. The butt-section collapses into the handle for ease in storage. Shop G. Loomis Flipping Sticks Rods

G. Loomis Classics Salmon & Steelhead Rods - These are specialty mooching rods, designed for a single-action reel, so common to those fisheries in the northern regions. It's a style of fishing done from a boat by slowly trolling - motor mooching - or drifting with the wind or tide. You need a rod that is powerful to fight big fish, yet soft enough to allow the salmon to grab your bait, feeling very little resistance. That makes them hang on long enough for you to react and set the hook. Unlike standard mooching-casting rods, these rods have a long foregrip and a short rear grip to allow you to hold the rod ahead of the reel. It's a lot like usilng a powerful fly rod, balancing nicely with the special single-action fly reels used for this technique. The "STR" (steelhead) rods adapt well for float fishing in the estuaries and rivers and are an excellent choice for silver salmon. The "SAR" (salmon) rods are designed for fishing kings and large silvers in tidewater, river mouths or in the open ocean. The long, soft rods provide excellent line control which is important when these critters get carried away near the boat and allow for any mistakes the angler may make during the battle. GL2 makes them durable, yet light to help keep the angler in control and with the reel attached behind the long foregrip, they balance nicely. Shop G. Loomis Classics Salmon & Steelhead Rods

G. Loomis Crankbait Rods - For years, a number of manufacturers have pushed fiberglass rods for crankbaits, claiming graphite rods are too stiff and react too fast… not allowing the fish to inhale the lure. That’s true because fiberglass is softer and much slower reacting, making fiberglass a good choice for crankbaits. Our philosophy is, why not use the dynamic features of graphite (sensitivity, extreme light weight, faster recovery, etc.) to make a really good, responsive crankbait rod. Material is only one part of the formula, design is another, and in the case of our crankbait rods, may be the most important. These are specialty casting rods, designed specifically for crankbaits. We took all of the necessary elements required to make a rod that will fish a crankbait correctly… a soft, more moderate action that’s soft enough to let the lures to work properly and allow the fish to inhale the bait, yet creates a rod that is very light, responsive and sensitive. You gain all of the advantages of graphite with a nice soft action rod that’s a lot lighter than fiberglass and far less tiring to cast over the course of a long day. Plus, they are much more sensitive, which gives you a huge advantage and you get a rod that will react quick enough to help keep the line tight when a fish makes a sudden, unexpected move. The bottom line is more fish in the boat, with less effort. Shop G. Loomis Crankbait Rods

G. Loomis Escape Travel Rods - Our free time has become more valuable than ever and destination resorts are catering more and more to all segments of the fishing market. Saltwater flats fishing is not just a fly fishing thing anymore and add to the mix, destinations like Alaska, South America, Africa and Australia and there is a very strong demand for good quality travel rods in spin and cast. Traveling anglers require flexibility in their equipment. Rods that will handle a broad range of fishing challenges like ultra-lite trout and crappie action in freshwater to snook and tarpon fishing on saltwater flats. As more exotic fishing destinations are discovered, we find ourselves further and further afield. Most anglers would rather lose their clothing than their equipment. You can always fish in the pants and shirt you wore on the plane. If it’s too hot, make yourself some cut-offs and you can get by just fine, but you bought that high performance rod just for this trip, so having it arrive two days late - or not at all - is NOT an option. The last thing you want to lose on any fishing expedition is your rods and reels. Fly anglers are taking spin or cast back-up rods for windy, tough casting days and serious all tackle anglers are discovering the advantage of "carrying on" pack rods. It’s systems management for the traveling sport fisher and we provide the rods. Escape travel rods are all three-piece. Each rod has very specific line and lure ratings which, unique to the Escape Series include definitive descriptions of what type of spin or cast rod each are as well as the optimum line recommended, for example: the ETR75-3 ULS 4 is an Escape Travel Rod, 75" in length, 3-piece configuration, Ultra Light Spin with an optimal line rating of 4-pound test. Guides are Fuji “Alconite” and handles feature cork grips with fixed reel seats. Each rod comes in a handsome, protective rod sock and travel case. Shop G. Loomis Escape Travel Rods

G. Loomis Spinnerbait Rods - These rods are designed specifically to fish spinnerbaits. They feature extra-fast tips to help improve accuracy and lower the trajectory on your casts. That means the wind has less affect on your bait. Most bass anglers understand what it means when a spinnerbait “parachutes”. It has an extremely negative effect on distance as well as accuracy and it’s inefficient as can be. These rods load effortlessly, allowing quick underhand snap casts so you can cover a lot of water. The other advantage of the extra-fast action is the power in the butt-section. The combination of accuracy and control embellished by the ability to control fish of any size in heavy cover give you an added advantage when you really need it. The standard spinnerbait rods feature our “fiber blend technology”, Fuji guides and Fuji’s ECS “exposed blank” trigger reel seat. The only exception is the SBR864C, which utilizes a much larger blank so it has a standard Fuji trigger real seat. The GLX versions are much lighter and a lot more sensitive and feature RECOIL guides. Bass anglers are becoming more and more specialized in their sport. It makes sense to have a rod designed for each type of lure or technique. Spinnerbaits may be fished by more anglers than any other single bass lure. We think they deserve their own special action and overall design. Fish them and we’re confident that you’ll agree! Shop G. Loomis Spinnerbait Rods

G. Loomis Muskie Rods - When it takes, on the average, 10,000 casts to catch one of these toothy critters, you’d better have your game on and that includes the right equipment. Muskie are so elusive anglers are happy to have a couple of “follows” during a day on the water. The lures are big, the line is heavy and the rods have to be powerful to handle them, not to mention the fish. These are ambush-oriented creatures that come out of nowhere to chase down the right bait when presented properly. They are explosive, tough fighters and you have to be aggressive, not to mention patient. If everything works perfectly… success! One false move and you go home wondering, “what if”. Muskies aren’t all giants, but even a small one is a challenge and the reward validates the risk. It’s a world of big baits and they are trending even bigger. Giant swimbaits, huge plugs, oversized in-line, bucktail spinners and huge spinnerbaits require long, powerful rods to cast and control these babies. It’s not a game for the faint of heart! We’ve spent a lot of time studying the fish, the lakes, the rivers and the anglers who call the Muskellunge their fish of choice. We’ve created a series of casting rods just for you die-hards that will do everything you ask and more. They aren’t your everyday Muskie rod, but then Muskies aren’t your everyday fish. These new rods are long, powerful, high performance fishing instruments designed specifically to fish the new hi-tech baits. You’ll cast farther, find them surprisingly light for all that power and be confident that when the “moment” happens you’ll be in total control. Carpe diem! Shop G. Loomis Muskie Rods

G. Loomis Walleye Rods - Our goal has always been to make very accurate, high performance, technique-specific walleye rods... the best money can buy! Now, thanks to the input received from tournament anglers, guides, shop owners and pro staffers, we’ve made an already popular and effective series of technique-specific rods even better. Sporting a new look and new actions, these rods are all about performance! Over the years, some of the techniques have changed, fisheries have changed and anglers have adjusted, so we too have adjusted, totally redesigning our entire selection of walleye rods, improving the actions with even more precise tapers and length adjustments to cover the most technical aspects of the fishery, especially where light weight and sensitivity are an important factor for success. There are eight models in our proprietary “blended fibers” with Fuji Alconite guides and eight of the same models in GLX with Recoil guides. We have rods specifically designed for pitching jigs, vertical jigging, bait rigs and back-bouncing. When lightweight and sensitivity really matters, we recommend GLX!! You’ll discover a world of difference. Shop G. Loomis Walleye Rods

G. Loomis Bronzeback Smallmouth Rods - Smallmouth bass can be finicky at times. They are always ornery, stubborn, difficult to catch and at times... downright mean, but boy can they fight! From Minnesota to Maine, Michigan to Tennessee, Alabama to the Columbia River of the Pacific Northwest, one thing remains true - those “Brown Bass” are tough no matter where you find them. They’ll test your temper, your patience and your tackle. We've spent years fishing with and picking the brains of literally hundreds of anglers that target smallmouth. We think you’ll like the results: the G.Loomis Bronzeback Series – 16 different models covering every technique for every piece of water where you find smallmouth. Whether you drag lizards or tubes, swim grubs or toss crankbaits, these rods will do everything you ask of them and more. They feature quick, responsive tips that telegraph even the lightest bite. The GLX rods feature Recoil guides. They are extremelyh light and are super-sensitive. The mid-range rods feature our “fiber blend technology”, have Fuji guides and responsive. The spinning rods have a special reversed reel seat with a short fore-cork so you can put your finger on the blank. All are finished in a beautiful Bronzeback Green/Brown. Shop G. Loomis Bronzeback Smallmouth Rods

G. Loomis Classics Mag Bass Rods - These are the rods that started it all for G.Loomis in the bass fishing world. Based on levels of performance, these rods were and remain on the cutting edge of graphite technology today. They are no-nonsense, no frills, high performance fishing tools. Fuji reel seats, cork grips and the best guides available to give anglers the lightest, most sensitive rods in the business. There are four levels of graphite performance available in the most popular models. The Mag Bass Rod, “MBR” series of 6’6” & 7’ bass casting rods were originally developed for increased casting distance & deep-water applications. The term MAG came from their magnum tapers that generate a lot of power and provide excellent fish-fighting capability. Longer rear-cork grips help provide leverage and balance. They are excellent for pitching or overhand casting and are unbelievably strong for such light weight rods. These rods were originally designed to fish for bass, but as anglers will experiment many have found them to be excellent for walleye, pike, freshwater stripers, redfish and snook – a testament to their light weight and sensitivity, not to mention unbelievable power. You will be amazed at the versatility of these rods! Shop G. Loomis Classics Mag Bass Rods

G. Loomis Classics Casting Rods - Our Classic “CR” (Casting Rods) Series is designed for accurate, low-trajectory casting which makes them ideal for fishing in tight quarters, around low overhanging limbs and cover. They are all 6-foot casting rods with Fuji's ECS (exposed blank - trigger reel seats) and 7-inch, straight cork rear-grips. These are the rods that started it all for G.Loomis in the bass fishing world. Anglers use them for topwater baits, spinnerbaits and jigs and worms where accuracy is more important than distance. These rods remain on the cutting edge of graphite technology today. They are no-nonsense, no frills, high performance fishing tools. The most popular models are available in all four levels of graphite performance. Shop G. Loomis Classics Casting Rods

G. Loomis Classics Flipping Stick Rods - Flipping Stick (FSR) rods are designed specifically for flipping, but doubling nicely for other heavy-duty jig and worm applications. Flipping is a technical form of heavy-duty “finesse” fishing. We realize that is a contradictory statement, but when the fish are in locations where casting a lure is not an option due to heavy cover, or they won’t come out to chase a lure, you have to go in after them. Because you are so close to the fish, the presentation must be as quiet as possible. The length of a flipping stick allows the angler to “swing” soft plastics or jigs into or right next to heavy cover so that they enter the water softly. This allows a total vertical presentation so your lure drops straight to the bottom, unlike a lure that is cast and falls toward the angler, missing perimeter zones because they sink at an angle away from the cover. The test isn’t hooking fish, but rather getting those fish out of that same small space you just flipped your lure into. You need a rod that can move a fish quickly, with authority, before it has a chance to wrap you up in the cover. These rods feature cork handles, with a straight 9” rear grip for added leverage, better balance and line control. The reel seat features blank-thru handle construction, with a trigger grip. The butt-section collapses into the handle for ease in storage. G. Loomis Classics Flipping Stick Rods
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