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Event Article: 2008 ISE San Mateo


Kicking off the Season with the 2008 International Sportsmen's Expo San Mateo (continued)
 

Daiwa: Daiwa starts the year with the introduction of two new smaller Saltist reels, the STT20H and STT30H, both of which feature the same bearing count as the originals with a smaller profile. These reels are actually almost small enough to palm and match up nicely with lighter rods. They feature a quick 6.1:1 gear ratio, and both models are capable of bringing in 36 inches of line per handle turn. 

 


Daiwa debuts new smaller versions of the popular Saltist


The Saltist is available in new 20 and 30 sizes
 

Side by side with the original 40 size the difference in form factor is obvious

Side by side with the other reels the new Saltists are noticeable smaller in profile, but Daiwa maintains the same quality ergonomic grip knob for fighting fish. The new Saltist reels are shipping now and will retail for 159 dollars per copy. 


Daiwa also introduced new casting and spinning Saltiga jigging rods

Saltiga jigging rods: Daiwa also debuted their new Saltiga jigging rods which match up perfectly with the lighter Saltist reels. These rods feature a very slim bias ply graphite blank that is extremely light yet very powerful. We loaded these rods up and were surprised just how powerful they were. 


These rods feature Fuji Alconite "New Concept" guides

The rods make use of Fuji Alconite "New Concept" guides and the grip of the rod is constructed out of EVA and finished with and oversized butt cap. We were also pleasantly surprised by the great price point of only 99 dollars per rod. 


The first thing JIP thought when he picked up the new Saltiga jigging rods was that they would be perfect for Rockfish


The butt of the rod is finished with an attractive oversized rubber cap


Cal loads it up, and is surprised by the sheer lifting power
 

Frank shows us the new Saltiga and smaller Saltist reels, a fantastic jigging combo
 

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