Shimano Set to Bring Slow-Pitch Jigging Seminars to West Coast Anglers

Shimano North America Fishing Set to Bring Slow-Pitch Jigging Seminars to West Coast Anglers

Join pro angler Benny Ortiz for critical insight into this cutting-edge technique

May 1, 2023 – Charleston, SC – Shimano North America Fishing is thrilled to announce a series of exciting slow-pitch jigging essentials seminars heading to the West Coast featuring Shimano pro Benny Ortiz. These events are free to the public with no pre-registration required. 

May 4th, 6PM @ Sav-on Tackle, 9917 Orr and Day Rd, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 

May 5th, 5PM @ Fishermans Access, 720 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821

May 6th, 7AM @ Dana Landing, 2580 Ingraham St, San Diego, CA 92109

The Shimano team could not be more excited to give West Coast anglers access to this series of seminars. We are extremely proud to offer attendees all the information necessary to become confident slow-pitch jig anglers and share access to the quality equipment needed to make this technique possible.

Blaine Anderson, Saltwater Marketing Manager for Shimano North America Fishing

Over the last decade, slow-pitch jigging has seen rapid adoption in offshore fishing applications. In this free seminar, Benny Ortiz will cover basic to advanced slow-pitch tactics for anglers looking to gain insights into this evolving skill set. Ortiz is widely regarded as one of the most technical anglers in the industry and is a famed pioneer of the slow-pitch technique. 

For attendees ready to translate theory into practice, the hosting tackle dealers will have full selections of quality Shimano jigging-specific tackle systems. After the seminar, attendees will be able to take advantage of show-only specials and savings.

To find a retailer near you, visit Shimano’s dealer locator.

About Shimano North America Fishing

Since 1970, Shimano has been a global manufacturer of industry-leading fishing tackle systems built for anglers compelled by experiences on the water. Shimano designs, manufactures, and markets a deep lineup of angling-specific products focused on promoting health and happiness through the enjoyment of nature and the world around us. The company proudly maintains a portfolio of four consumer-preferred brands: Shimano, G.Loomis, Jackall, and PowerPro. You can learn more at or follow on social @fish_shimano_north_america/, @fishgloomis, @jackall_usa, and @fishpowerpro.