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Salmon/Steelhead, HotShot Rod Blanks

The RX7 lineup of blanks are designed for those who push the limits. Strength, durability and sensitivity are all achieved through RainShadow’s exclusive manufacturing process. We start with RX7 Toray graphite and compliment it with a durability blend of RX6 high-strain intermediate modulus. The blanks are then finished with our exclusive resin and scrim systems.

We have five great offerings in this lineup: Salmon/Steelhead, hotshot, multipurpose saltwater, multipurpose surf and multipurpose spinning. If you are in the market for sensitivity blended with unparalleled durability, this series is for you.

• RX7 & RX6 Graphite Blend
• Dynamic Modulus Positioning
• Innovative Resin System
• Salmon/Steelhead, HotShot, Multipurpose Saltwater and Multipurpose Surf
• Technique Specific Designs
• Light Weight
• Subtle Matte Gray Finish
• Limited Lifetime Warranty

Click to Download a PDF for RX7 Hotshot Blueprints!

* Disclaimer, since all rod blanks are handmade there can be minor variations in size of the blanks.

Model Color Length Pcs Line Lure Butt TipTop Action Power Weight Application
HS9000 Matte Gray 7'6" 1 8-12lb. 1/4-1/2oz. 0.500 4.5 XF L 2.1oz. Hot shot rod size 40 or smaller/Spoons/Walleye slip bobber
HS9001 Matte Gray 7'6" 1 8-15lb. 1/4-3/4oz. 0.490 5.0 XF ML 1.9oz. Smaller plugs (tadpollys-wiggle worts)/Walleye slip bobber
HS930 Matte Gray 7'9" 1 8-12lb. 1/4-1/2oz. 0.547 4 XF L 2.8oz. Hot shot rod size 40 or smaller/Spoons/Walleye slip bobber
HS962 Matte Gray 8'0" 1 10-17lb. 3/8-1oz. 0.575 5.5 XF M 3.2oz. Flatfish/Mag wiggle worts/Large plugs
HS1021F Matte Gray 8'6" 2 8-15lb. 1/4-3/4oz. 0.590 4.5 XF M 2.9oz. Plugs-wiggle wart style/Side drifter
HS1023F Matte Gray 8'6" 2 10-20lb. 3/8-1oz. 0.590 5.0 XF MH 3.0oz. Plugs-mag wiggle worts/Flatfish/Dredger