New ARMAJOINT 190SF Attracts Trophy Bass Strikes

Shimano’s innovative ARMA BOOST technology redefines swimbait performance

The ultimate big fish bait, Shimano’s ARMAJOINT 190SF harnesses Shimano’s premium lure technologies to synthesize a double-jointed lure like no other. Meticulously engineered ARMA BOOST innovations offer a unique linkage mechanism that provides increased launch distance and accuracy to complement the realistic hitting actions of trophy basses.

Solving the challenges associated with casting swim lures over long distances, ARMA BOOST technology facilitates a streamlined lure profile by allowing the articulated hinge to disengage from an internal magnet and fold the segmented body into a compact, stabilized shape. Keeping the sleek profile, the ultra-sharp treble hooks are secured to the bait with unique wire lock clips to prevent free swinging and tangling until a fish strikes.

Launched long distances or strategically launched at a closer distance, the ARMAJOINT 190SF lands stealthily and instantly re-engages with the magnet to reveal a sleek and realistic two-segment swimsuit. The ARMAJOINT 190SF is incredibly versatile and works at any retrieve speed, allowing anglers to vary their presentation to suit prevailing conditions.

Complementing realistic presentations through enhanced visual appeal, Shimano’s patented FLASH BOOST technology emits a mesmerizing, fish-attracting flash by suspending a reflective sheeting on micro-springs to mimic the flashing behavior of an injured baitfish. Further enhancing the natural mimicry, Shimano’s exclusive SCALE BOOST technology incorporates a realistic composite pitch hologram to provide the ARMAJOINT 190SF with a natural scale pattern built into the bait that casts intense and dynamic reflections to fool trophy caliber targets. The combination of FLASH BOOST and SCALE BOOST provides additional attraction and dynamic shooting qualities even when the lure is stationary.

Whether the bass are at the feed preparing to spawn, recovering from spawning, or filling their bellies for the winter, ARMA BOOST will spark big fish in any lake, pond, river, or reservoir. The lure swims in a seductive S-pattern in a steady retrieve, and the erratic jerks and sweeps of the rod tip bring the ARMAJOINT 190SF to life. When paused, the lure produces a subtle yet powerful body action, slowly rising with just enough movement to attract bass that would otherwise resist attacking.

Engineered with purpose, the ARMAJOINT 190SF harnesses Shimano’s premium technologies to enable anglers to catch bigger bass on every trip. On the move or at rest, Shimano’s new swimbait emulates the local forage in any freshwater environment and is available in five colors: Ghost Trout, S Gizzard, ST BW Shad, N Hasu and ST Purple. Each ARMAJOINT is 7 ½ inches long (190 mm), weighs 7/8 oz (53 g), each with a $42.99 MSRP.

ARMAJOINT 190SF Features:

  • Length: 7 ½ inches (190mm)
  • Weight: 7/8oz (53g)
  • slow float
  • 5 colors
  • Includes spare tail.

About Shimano

Leading the fishing industry in innovation and quality for 100 years, Shimano’s manufacturing capabilities enable anglers around the world to get the most out of their time on the water. We designed the entire Shimano product line to elevate anglers’ experiences with features that continually evolve to push the limits of modern fishing tackle and raise the bar for the entire fishing industry.