Batson unveils new designs

Rainshadow Revelation Slow Jig Rod Blanks

Slow jig finesse fishing is becoming increasingly popular in the USA, thanks to its relaxed and calculated approach. Mike Thorson, vice-president of engineering at Batson Enterprises, talks us through the design of the firm’s RainShadow blank series, made specifically for this extremely effective technique.


ALPS Titanium HXN Guides

The Batson team took its ALPS stainless steel HXN’s and adapted the design to work with titanium. So this already popular line of guides is now lighter and corrosion-free. You will not find another comparable titanium guide Extra Heavy Saltwater Class. After two years of development, Batson Enterprises’ CEO Bill Batson believes these are the new leaders in the market.



ALPS Swivel Roller Top

A perfect complement to any saltwater trolling rod, these innovative swivel tops boast dual axis rotation, which allows the top to work in harmony with the changing bend of the blank. The vertically pivoting tip allows the top to flow with the angle of the bent rod, instead of fighting against it, while side-to-side rotation combats line jump which can damage the frame and line. Mike Thorson, vice-president of engineering at Batson Enterprises, explains more…



Author: John Hunter

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