AFTA 2015 – Shimano Cleans Up “Best in Show” Awards!


As part of the awards, AFTA recognises Australia’s best retailers with Small, Medium, Large and Best Overall categories.

Shimano cleaned up this year winning a whopping five categories including:

Best Rod Category – Shimano – Zodias 702 Medium/Light Spin

Best Reel Category – Shimano – Stradic 2500 HG

Best Game Reel Catagory – Shimano Twin Power 1400 0 XG

Best Combo Kit Category – Shimano – TwinPower 4000 XG/ Ocea Offshore PF3Best Line

Best Soft Lure Category – Shimano – Squidgies 110 Wriggler Prawn

Best Tackle Management Category – Shimano – Shimano Tackle Bag / Backpack

Other highlights included the NEW Game Type J rod series – I have GT J 605 which I will be using this season as my micro-jig stick

The New G. Loomis E6X rod series – The E6X rods feature a proprietary new blank material that is a fusion of other high-performance G.Loomis proven materials with low resin content, reduced scrim, and a greater ratio of high strain rate carbon fiber. All science aside this is designed to create a blank, and rod, which weighs less yet delivers higher overall strength & they look cool. 

There’s also a stack of new lures from Micro jigs to poppers and stick baits as well as braid and leader material – keep an eye on my reports page for updates on this cool new gear in use this season.

#Shimano #AFTA #Scotto #FishingWithScotto

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