2020 Hamachi XOS GT'n'DOGGIE Expedition X-Over Popping & Jigging (Casting/Conventional)


MSRP: $992.58
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2020 Hamachi XOS GT'n'DOGGIE Expedition Series X-Over Popping and Jigging Rod



Whats new in Hamachi's 2020 models? In short all our 2020 models have updated nano carbon blanks meaning, higher tensile, longer casts, more sensitivity and even more pulling power and always comes with a lifetime warranty.  


The XOS GT’n’Doggie Expedition™ Jig rods are a whole new level in the rod’s capabilities, building on the popularity of the original Doggie jig rods.

The new Expedition series are available both in slow pitch (slow fall) / Fast punch and traditional high-speed jig; they have modified parabolic thin diameter blanks in a butt joint or seamless curve two pieces with, serious grunt.


Slow Pitch / Fast Punch

Most Japanese domestic market rods for slow pitch jigging are designed for use from a spankered boat, a powerboat with a tail sail rarely seen outside of Japan that provides near perfect vertical jigging, both constant contact with the jig and no line belly.

To achieve this without a spankered boat anglers find themselves using jigs up to 150% of the rod’s rating, greatly reducing the rods ability to impart the real to life action into the jig. The XOS GT’n’Doggie Expedition™ slow jig rods have been designed for semi vertical to vertical drift jigging; the boat is slowed for vertical jigging with a combination of power and sea anchor. The rods are capable of both fast pitch or punch jigging as well as traditional slow pitch/fall jigging.

When using the crank and jerk slow pitch technique, the rod tip is designed to load up to the weight of the jig and slowly spring back up, pitching the jig in a manner very true to nature of a scared or injured baitfish. Using the fast pitch jigs ratings, the lighter jigs enable the rod to quickly spring back creating an energetic fleeing baitfish with the jig.


Poppers and Jigging

The 7'6 models of the Slow pitch fast punch XOS series also double as a light popper and soft plastics rod due to the added length, now you get the best of both worlds with being able to jig and popper on the same rod!


This listing is for the conventional/overhead. Click here for the threadline/spinning model 


All Hamachi rods come with a rod bag divided into sections for each piece of the rod. 





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  • 4
    XOS 2 piece popper and jig rod

    Posted by Liam callis on 28th Apr 2020

    A really good rod, bit expensive but it comes a lifetime warranty. If you don't mind spending a bit extra on your tackle this is a hard rod to pass on

  • 5
    XOS x over

    Posted by Alex Van on 28th Apr 2020

    An amazing rod, easy jig and cast poppers with it all day long

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