I read about the Megabass Shoreluck XX SLX-83UL in a fishing forum, described as the ultimate rod for trout, I found one in the local classifieds and soon enough the rod was in my hands. An impulsive buy with zero regrets. Still one of my favorite and most used rods.
Construction/Quality: Beautifully crafted rod, the short grip, might not be for everyone – 8.5
Performance:Excellent sensitivity, great casting. Handling especially shines with larger fish – 9
Price: New 250eur. Seen them float on the second hand market at the 140eur. mark – 8
Features: Megabass used quality parts, but would change eva for cork – 8
Design (Ergonomics): Badass design – 9.5
Application: Not the most versatile rod – 6
Ratings Key: 1 = terrible : 2 = poor : 3 = lacking : 4 = sub par : 5 = mediocre : 6 = fair : 7 = good : 8 = great : 9 = excellent : 10 = unbelievable!
+ Badass design – Not the most versatile rod
+ Handles fish wonderfully
In conclusion the Megabass Shoreluck is a one of kind rod. The unique traits allow casts in tough situations, give confidence when reeling in big fish and looks stunning, furthermore it does it all for a fair price.
Megabass Shoreluck XX SLX-83UL
Rear grip length (mm): 247