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Shimano Convergence Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rod

15 Reviews
$79.99
SKU: 106505

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Shimano Convergence Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods are sensitive, comfortable, durable, and lightweight. Built on redesigned IM-7 graphite blanks, these rods include custom Shimano reel seats, high end cork handles and Aluminum Oxide Guides. Convergence rods cover the most popular techniques with actions specially tailored for pursuing salmon and steelhead.


  • IM-7 graphite construction
  • 2-piece construction for easy storage and travel
  • Fuji Aluminum Oxide Guide System with black frames
  • Specialized Salmon & Steelhead designs
  • Custom Shimano reel seats
  • Grade A cork handles
  • Black blank finish
  • Hook keeper
  • One-year limited manufacturer's warranty

Ratings & Reviews

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7/31/2013 12:00:00 am

A Great Steelhead Rod

by Mykiss -

I am an avid Steelhead fisherman , and I absolutely Love this rod !! I now own 2 of them and they are honestly one of the best Steelhead rods I have ever owned , at any price ! I have caught Steelhead over 15 LBS on this rod with Very light leaders , and would highly recommend this rod to anyone who enjoys targeting Steelhead with light line !

12/24/2014 12:00:00 am

Good rod

by Shooter -

Great for steelhead

7/10/2016 12:00:00 am

Totally worth the money

by Night Stalker27 -

shore fishing for croakers and this one rod equipped with the Okuma Trio 40, basically shut down everything around me. Casting, I was getting out 20 to 40 yards further with a 1oz. sinker, I just kept bringing them in. I had my reservations at first, but she made a believer out of me!

12/1/2016 12:00:00 am

12'6 shimano convergence spinning

by Salmon_slayer06 -

good rod for the money. I paired these with shimano Sedona 2500's with 4 pound main and I use 2-3 pound leaders. Last steelhead I caught was 11 pounds on this set up. Gotta have good drag and leave it loose. i use Velcro cable straps to hold these together when storing them and transporting. I use 3/4 pyramids and tried 1 ounce... I wouldn't go heavier than that for fear of breaking. For 70 bucks it's a good rod...

9/28/2017 12:00:00 am

High quality for the money

by browntroutnywatershed -

I did like this rod a lot but did not keep it for myself,but would recommend it for bigger river fishing! Lots of quality and very well built for the money! Maybe one of the lighter models would have suited me for local lakes?

10/16/2017 12:00:00 am

Super steelhead rod

by Avid Steelheader -

I have put this rod through its paces. Best rod I've owned. Truly worth the money. I got the 10'6 model.

10/13/2018 12:00:00 am

Great rod 1 issue

by Rabid Goat -

Bought for a trip to Oswego NY to replace a generic cabelas combo I bought 3 years ago, their reel had the drag burnt out after 2 seasons. Anyway paired this rod with a stratic 4000 and can't ask for better performance on 20-30 lbs salmon. Only issue I have is after first day of fishing, tore down pole to put in case and saw a dime size piece of cork from the handle missing? I don't drop rods nor mistreat in any way, most of my rods are st Croix. Ten year old rod that still look new besides the coloration of the cork. Waiting to hear a response from Shimano. Other than that little flaw I would highly recommend this rod! You won't be unhappy!!!

2/7/2012 12:00:00 am

SIMPLY FANTASIC

by HEY YOU -

GOOD DRIFT ROD FOR STEELHEAD IN THE LAKE ERIE AREA i HAVE TWO OF THESE RODS AND THEY WORK GREAT

3/6/2012 12:00:00 am

12ft 6in

by Mike -

I use this rod for surf/pier fishing in lake Michigan. I've had many rods and this one tops my list.

9/22/2009 12:00:00 am

My First SHIMANO Salmon Rod

by George -

At this time, it is hard to give you a true review of my ROD. I have not used it yet. I am going Salmon Fishing in Pulaski,NY. from 10/11 to 10/16. I'm sure I'll have a lot to say after that week. As of now, I like the way it feels, very easy to handle. [...]. I will respond soon. George

11/15/2010 12:00:00 am

Perfect for float fishing

by Posit -

I needed a float rod for winter steelhead. I did not want to spend more then 100.00. This is the perfect rod for that situation! Lifetime Warranty, great bobber rod but only good for one thing. Float fishing!

2/17/2012 12:00:00 am

solid rod

by goldenboy34 -

This rod has a great feel super light.

2/16/2011 12:00:00 am

have used before with great success

by fishin fever -

have used these on my fishing boat for years work very well on the salmon in lake ontario durable but with a good light action feel.

11/24/2010 12:00:00 am

best rod in the river

by fishall

this is my best shimano rod i have 2 and i have pulled in some large salmon with this rod its varry sesitive and strong i like this rod over any other rod out there for river fishinng

6/1/2012 12:00:00 am

Super Rod !!!

by Yough killer -

Love this rod!!! I use this rod for casting large streamer flies for smallmouth bass on some of our local rivers, handles 3-5 lbs smallies with no problems. I have no complaints what so ever, I'm going to be buying another soon.