The Biocraft XR Fly rods are said to be the most technologically advanced fly rods ever produced by Shimano and provide a ‘remarkable combination‘ of casting performance, fishing practicality and value. The full range covers all situations from ultra light nymphing through to saltwater tuna fishing.

Light, responsive and perfectly finished

The Biocraft XR combines carbon technology and angling knowledge. Pick one up and you’ll immediately understand the relationship. Light, responsive, perfectly finished, the Biocraft XR punches well above its price point and is a serious challenger to some of the ultra high priced American competitors, says Shimano. With 25 models in the range, there is something for everyone, from wand-like finesse actions through to saltwater powerhouses for the intrepid angler.   

Astounding combination of exclusive Shimano carbon technology

At the heart of each Biocraft XR is an ‘astounding combination’ of exclusive Shimano carbon technology, blended to achieve the perfect action for the rod’s application. The high modulus blanks feature HPC, Biofibre, Nanosheet and Diaflash in different blends. This combination results in lightness and finesse where it is required in the stream and lightweight models and controlling power and casting performance in the powerful and double-handed models. As an added advantage almost all of the models are three- or four-piece construction for reduced transport length.

As you would expect from a premium rod, fittings are of the highest order and have been selected for their performance characteristics. Seaguide and Fuji SIC guides ensure lightness combined with strength, Seaguide reel seats blend perfectly with the traditional cork handles and every rod comes with a velvet bag and a hardcase carry tube. 

Available in 25 models covering all fly fishing disciplines. 
Retail prices start from €299.95

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