The ever popular Alivio range of specimen rods has gained an excellent reputation due to their unbelievably lightweight, responsive XT-30 blanks combined with entry-level price tag. With Shimano Hardlite Stainless guides and DPS reel seats; we doubt you’ll find better value and looks for the same money.
The new Shimano Aero concept harnesses the power of Shimano’s strong engineering background and Japanese roots to make a unique statement in high performance reel design. The 3 reels introduced under the Aero Concept umbrella are easy to identify by its oversized spool and rotor design versus its compact body. Each of the reels, specified for Spinning, Match or Feeder fishing are the same in bodysize. The differences are to be found in the gear ratio’s, line retrieve, handles and cosmetic appearance which are purposely choosen to match the anglers style. A set of line reducers are available to easy adjust the line capacity.
All Aero Concept reels have an X-ship engine running under the bonnet which will provide that extra and smooth cranking power when needed.
The spinning Aero Concept version is equipped with a 4,8:1 gear ratio which allows the angler to work their lures at the desired speed to seduce both salt & fresh water predatory species. The unique overall shape of the reel makes it the excellent for people who want distance casting with a compact sized reel. This reel comes with 1 extra cold forged aluminium spool and 2 shallow line reducers making different line set-ups easy.
• X-ship providing rigidity and tremendous amount of crancking power
• 4,8:1 gear ratio supporting excellent lure performance
• Machined Aluminimum Single T-shap handle for easy winding
• Aero Wrap II for superb line lay with thin braided lines allowing further casts
• 1 extra cold forged aluminium spool
The new Alivio RC has already been a massive success since it’s mid season launch earlier this year. The new silver body and blue graphic on the spool give the Alivio a fresh modern look which is complimented by the features and performance. Fitted with an AR-C spool for easy and accurate casting, the Alivio also contains a Shimano roller bearing and ball bearing for smooth performance. The Alivio RC is available in both single and double handed versions with a powerful 4.6:1 gear ratio for total control of powerful fish.
Alivio CX Spinning is our entry level spinning rod range and wears the Shimano name with pride. The outstanding new cosmetics match our new Alivio spinning reel for a coordinated combination when used together. This new model also has the addition of Geofibre which makes the rods even more responsive and robust under pressure than before. A cork handle, Shimano Hardlite guides, Vibraspot reel seat and a wide range in lengths and actions makes the Alivio CX one of the most outstanding rods available in its price category.