Shimano Kicks Off Weekend Surf Fishing Seminars

IRVINE, Calif. — Fall surf fishing action is about to take off, meaning it’s time for Shimano’s ‘On the Beach’ Surf Seminars with Shimano surf specialist Roy Leyva. The events kick-off this weekend – Saturday, Sept. 12 on the Cape Cod Canal, and then again on Sunday, Sept. 13 on Martha’s Vineyard.

At both events, Leyva will showcase Shimano’s ‘Long Cast Surf System’ including Aero Technium XS-C, Ultegra CI4+ and XS-C, and new Twin Power SW spinning reels, all featuring Shimano’s Hagane Design Concept. All the reels are matched with Shimano’s Tiralejo surf rods, four models offered in 9-foot-6 to 12-foot lengths. Along with the opportunity to demo all the Shimano surf tackle, Leyva is a noted surf caster and will offer advice on the right tackle for your fishing use, and provide casting technique tips.

Saturday’s surf event on Cape Cod Canal – Sept. 12 – is from 11am until 3:30pm. Anglers will see the ‘Surf Crew’ setup at the Bulkheads – near the Freezer Road parking lot on Ocean Drive.

The Sunday event on Martha’s Vineyard – Sept. 13 – takes place from 2pm until 4pm. The demo activities will be on Lobsterville Beach in Aquinnah off Lobsterville Road.

For more information on Shimano’s surf tackle, visit your local tackle shop, and check it out on the Shimano web site at –