Saltwater Spinning Reel:
Saltiga SA-Z Dogfight)
Moving on to Saltwater we turn our attention to the Daiwa Saltiga SA-Z Dogfight.
This is the ultimate gift for the saltwater angler that has everything. The
baddest Saltiga of all the Dogfight is designed specifically for braided lines
and delivers a whopping 66lbs. of drag pressure!
What do you have their
The Dogfight is built strong to handle the
strongest running predators including Amberjack, Tuna and even billfish.
Each reel features a custom machined aluminum handle, a waterproof drag
system, and a machined ABS aluminum spool with titanium nitrided tip.
Unboxing the premium
Saltiga SA-Z Dogfight
The Dogfight looks absolutely menacing with a all
black finish all the way down to the tubular stainless air-bail. The Dogfight is
available in only one size (6500) and features 14BB and 1RB with a gear ratio of
6.2:1 which is capable of pulling in 50.4" of line per handle turn. The Dogfight
weighs 29.30oz. and retails for $1099.95 each and is available now at
Hi's Tackle Box.
The Dogfight is a
menacing looking reel designed for top of the food chain saltwater species
Saltwater Casting Reel:
(Accurate Boss Reels) The Accurate Boss Extreme
Series gets our pick for top conventional saltwater reel this season. Accurate
is known for refinement and brute strength and has a complete range of sizes
from the biggest conventionals to the small yet muscular B-197C which is smaller
than most levelwind baitcasters. With this reel anglers can go after big fish
with superlines and take advantage Accurate's patented TwinDrag system which
delivers extremely smooth and consistent drag pressure at all times.
The Accurate B-197C is a
compact yet very powerful conventional reel
The TwinDrag system is externally adjustable
and can be dialed in on the fly, this same system can be used for trolling
and doubles as a cast control system. Accurate offers the reel with a
variety of handles including beautifully machined knobs or ergonomic grips.
Each reel is designed, manufactured and assembled right here in the USA. The
B-197C features a powerful gear ratio of 4.1:0 but a high speed version is
also available and the B197XC has a 6.1:0 gear ratio. The B-197C weighs in
at 18oz. and is capable of holding 500 yards of 50# spectra based braid.
Built like a tank this
little reel boasts robust features including the company's patented TwinDrag
This reel feels extremely solid and is built like
a tank so that you know you can depend on it when there is a big fish on the
line. Never before has it been so fun to catch big fish with such a compact
conventional. The Accurate B197C retails at a very reasonable $398.97 and is
available now at
Hi's Tackle Box.
Great rods don't have to cost a lot of money