Shimano was founded in the early 1920’s by Shozaburo Shimano. They started off as a company known for precision engineering for many sports applications. Today the company is regarded as one of the forerunners in product innovation and a leader in the fishing tackle industry. Shimano works closely with leading angling consultants to ensure all tackle is tested before its release. Shimano fishing rods and reels are available in a range of different price points and styles so you are certain to find tackle setup to match exactly what you require!