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Daiwa Is Gearing Up SoCal Anglers For Success

Daiwa productsDaiwa is helping gear up SoCal’s offshore fisherman for another incredible year of fishing.  Daiwa has a long tradition of building quality fishing equipment for a wide variety of applications.  Here are some of this years newest offerings that are available at your nearest Daiwa dealers

Daiwa productsDaiwa will help you make the most of SoCal’s epic fishing opportunities.

Featured Daiwa Products 

Daiwa J-Braid Lines

Braided lines have revolutionized modern fishing and the evolution continues with Daiwa’s new J-Braid.

braided linesJ-Braid 8x

J-Braid 8X line is a complete line up of high quality, 8-carrier braid made of the finest materials from Japan. Eight Strands of tightly woven fibers makes for a perfectly round profile. The result is a much stronger, softer and smoother line that is more sensitive and farther casting. J-Braid is one of the best quality and value-braided lines on the market.

Benefits = 8 carrier material (Woven 8 strands)

  • Smooth feel to the touch
  • Superior knot strength to weight ratio
  • Softer and suppler on the spinning spool
  • Quite through the guides

Suggested Applications

  • Long casting
  • Quiet when casting in shallow water
  • Cast small light baits further
  • Enhanced lure movement

Daiwa j-braidBrand New J-Braid 4X

J-BRAID 4X was created perfect for abrasion resistance and ease of use in both knot tying and line management. The new 4 carrier weave lends itself to a thinner diameter which adds additional line on your reel when necessary. 4X is made with the highest quality Dyneema material available on today’s market. Daiwa’s proven high standard of manufacturing makes J-Braid one of the best on the market today. J-BRAID 4X is offered in Fluorescent Yellow, Dark Green and Island Blue. New J-BRAID 4X comes in 6,8,10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 50, 65 & 80 # test in 150 yds., 300 yds. and 3,000 yds.

Benefits = 4 carrier material (Woven 4 strands)

  • Stiffer with reduction on wind-knots
  • Increased abrasion resistant
  • Easer to tie knots
  • Reduction of knot slippage
  • Thinner surface diameter
  • Rounder for less line digging at high drag pressure

Suggested Applications

  • Structure cover fishing
  • Cuts through aquatic vegetation
  • Offshore open water fishing
  • Regularly you can put more line on the spool

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Saltist spinning

Daiwa Saltist Spinning Reel

Known as an evolved workhorse in the industry, the new Saltist spinning reel series can be used for many types of fishing; offshore, inshore, surf, jigging and throwing poppers. Equipped with Daiwa’s Magsealed™ line roller and main shaft allows Saltist to be saltwater and dirt resistant in these highly volatile areas. the aluminum “Hard Bodyz” frame and side-plate cover provide gear stability and the support for the Daiwa Digigear™ system that is the heart of the smoothness and reel longevity. The unique Air Rotor feature allows for light handle rotation while also providing strength to the rotor arm. The protrusion free AirBail™, dynamic cut ABS Spool is braid-ready and features a waterproof drag system using Carbon ATD washers for smooth, high-impact performance.

Saltist Spinning Reels Features

  • Magsealed™ – Line Roller & Main Shaft
  • “Hard Bodyz” Body & Side Cover
  • Protrusion Free AirBail™
  • Dynamic Cut Aluminum ABS Spool
  • Braided Line Ready Spool
  • Digigear™ System
  • 5.3:1 to 5.7:1 Gear Ratios
  • Waterproof Drag System
  • Carbon ATD
  • Machined Aluminum Screw In Handle
  • Manual Return Bail (4500 Size & Larger)
  • 8CRBB + 1RB (4000 Size & Smaller)
  • 1 MAGSEALED BB + 7 CRBB + 1RB (4500 Size & Larger)
  • Infinite Anti-Reverse System (4000 Size & Smaller)
  • Infinite Dual Anti-Reverse System (4500 Size & Larger)
  • 2500, 3000, 4000, 4500, 5000, 6500 & 8000

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Daiwa LexaHD

LEXA-HD 400 Baitcasting Reel

Daiwa’s Lexa-HD 400 made for the saltwater and the toughest conditions it can throw at it. Lexa-HD 400 has been upgraded with six corrosive resistant ball bearings and stainless drive gear and pinion gear. Comes with a cut-away 120mm swept handle knob and 25-pounds of drag for fish stopping power. The low profile design with Magforce™ cast control will help you cast all of your favorite lures.

LEXA -HD Features

  • 400 HD Power Model
  • Aluminum Frame With Gear Side Cover Plate
  • 6 CRBB+1RB
  • Stainless Drive Gear & Pinion Gear
  • MAGFORCE™ Cast Control
  • Ultimate Tournament Drag (25 LBS)
  • Micro Click Star Drag
  • 5.1:1 & 6.3 :1 Gear Ratios
  • Cut-Away 120mm Swept Power Handle
  • EVA Custom Handle Knob
  • Infinite Dual Anti-reverse
  • Only Right Hand Models
  • Inshore and Freshwater Applications
  • Model: LEXA-HD-400PWR-P & 400H-P

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Daiwa Proteus

Daiwa Proteus Rods

New Proteus rods have been very popular and now with newly designed additional saltwater actions featuring powerful graphite construction, Fuji® Tangle-Free guides and reel seat. Proteus rods are the perfect match for fishing both nylon and braided lines and for working and casting both heavy and light lures, but still ideal for fly lining and casting live bait.

Proteus Rod Features

  • Graphite Blank Construction
  • Fuji DPS Stainless steel hood reel seat
  • Fuji Alconite-Tangle Free Frame Guide
  • X-Tube Grip
  • Blank-through-handle construction
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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Daiwa Saltiga

Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Reels

Daiwa’s Saltiga SD is the top predator in the Daiwa star drag series of reels. This series was introduced early 2016 in a 10 and 15 size. New for 2016-17 the larger series of reels have arrived. Saltiga has added these new sizes 20H, 30H, 35H, 40H and 50H size in a 6.4:1 gear ratio picking up almost 40 inches per crank. You will also notice in the line up a larger 40A and 50A sizes in a lower 5.1:1 gear ratio. Saltiga SD uses one-piece frame and side-plate design with a machined handle side- plate providing extreme precision and zero frame flex when using braided line like Daiwa J-Braid. In addition to the precision of this reel we have incorporated our gear polishing technique Digigear ™. The machined aluminum free-floating spool provides quick spool inertia for further more manageable casting. Pair that up with the internal centrifugal cast control and you will grab your Saltiga SD out of the rod holder every time.

Saltiga Features

  • Precision Machined Aluminum One Piece Frame & Side Plate
  • Digigear™ System
  • Machined Aluminum Free Floating Spool
  • Spool Click
  • Centrifugal Cast Control
  • 6.4:1 (20HA – 50HA), 5.1:1 (40A, 50A) Gear Ratios
  • Soft Touch Custom Handle Knob
  • 8 CRBB + 1RB
  • Machined Aluminum Rod Clamp
  • Right Hand Models Only
  • Models SASD: 20HA, 30HA, 35HA, 40HA, 50HA, 40A & 50A

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Saltiga Jigs

Saltiga SK Jigs

The new Saltiga SK Jig features a unique Japanese Slow Jigging design. The unique fall and action entices predatory gamefish to react and attack.

The aggressive Saltiga SK Jig falls, spins and flutters to the desired depth. Once the jig has reached the bottom or a targeted depth, simply wind the reel.

The unique swimming action of the SK JIG allows the jig to kick and slap throughout the water column where it’s tantalizing action triggers the strike and the high-quality assist hooks keep your prize secure.

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