Posts Tagged ‘Daiwa’

  • Daiwa slippery dog

    REVIEW: Daiwa Slippery Dog TG Tune topwater lure

    January 16, 2021 • REVIEWS • Views: 4005

    Now, who doesn’t love topwater fishing?! I mean it doesn’t matter what species it is, in my eyes topwater is by far the most fun and sometimes even the most effective way to target a species. Now I’m not going to go into the reasoning and logic behind

  • REVIEW: Daiwa TD Commander SnowFinch 681LFS Spin rod

    January 5, 2020 • REVIEWS • Views: 5872

    The super popular high end TD Commander rods by Daiwa are back, with the second versions sporting some new Daiwa technology, great looks, and some new models to the 14 rod lineup. I managed to get myself the estuary all-rounder, the “SnowFinch”

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Live Trout Swimbaits

    May 29, 2018 • REVIEWS • Views: 6737

    Big baits seem to be the order of the day currently for chasing Murray Cod. Huge surface lures and swimbaits have taken over and to very good effect. Cod are definitely not shy of big lures, and some would say they prefer to go out of there way for a decent

  • Review: Daiwa Gekkabjin Air 2003 Reel

    December 7, 2017 • REVIEWS • Views: 7099

    Say hello to Daiwa’s latest finesse offering in it’s light tackle spin reels. The Gekkabijin Air 2003 is a specifically designed lightweight reel with finesse fishing at its core. SPECIFICATIONS Model Gekkabijin Air 2003 Line Capacity PE 0.3/120m

  • Daiwa: TD Zero Light tackle rods

    August 12, 2017 • AFTA 2017, REPORTS • Views: 7939

    2017 had given a heap of new products from the crew at Daiwa, enter Daiwa’s new TD Zero light tackle range of rods. With a sexy graphite and orange colour scheme, state of the art Daiwa features and a reasonable price tag, this well specced rod got me

  • Daiwa – TD Hyper Light Tackle Rods

    August 3, 2017 • AFTA 2017, REPORTS • Views: 9018

    Daiwa introduced a few new light tackle rod series at this years AFTA show. One of which was the Team Daiwa Hyper series. This Olive green and black styled series of rods is aimed at the cheaper end of the market with a retail price starting at $119.

  • To Catch a Metery – Part 2 – Cod Fishing Lake Eildon

    May 21, 2017 • REPORTS • Views: 7401

    So I’m not sure exactly which god Josh and I have pleased lately, but for us both to get our first meter plus Cod only a week apart means we have been definitely doing something right! In all seriousness though, most people don’t see or realize the amount

  • IDA FIRST LOOK: Daiwa Gekkabijin Air 2003

    May 7, 2017 • NEWS, REVIEWS • Views: 6926

    Daiwa’s latest finesse reel is here! and I couldn’t resist! The Gekkabijin Air 2003 boasts some of Daiwa’s best and newest technology in this ultralight little spinning reel, and at only 175g I can see this becoming my favourite little

  • Review: Daiwa Morethan 12 braid

    April 20, 2017 • REVIEWS • Views: 8239

    Early in my fishing days I always thought braid was just braid. No big variations from brand to brand, model to model etc and generally I went with the cheapest decent brand line i could find, but trust me, I was wrong! After using Daiwa’s J-braid x4,

  • REVIEW: Daiwa ’16 Certate 2004 spinning reel

    January 31, 2017 • Uncategorized • Views: 9256

    When the word Certate is mentioned most fishermen think of quality workmanship and prestige. Daiwa have not let us down with their latest version of this very popular spinning reel. Since 2004 the Certate has been gracing the mid/high end spinning reel market

  • REVIEW: Daiwa’s Custom Project

    September 12, 2016 • REVIEWS • Views: 5783

    Standing out from the crowd. We purposefully do it with plenty of our “things” in life. Customizing our cars, motorbikes, boats, gadgets, clothes. The list goes on. So why not our fishing gear?? Daiwa has started the ball rolling on a serious level and

  • Quick look: 2015 vs 2016 Generation black rods

    May 29, 2016 • COMPARE, REVIEWS • Views: 3437

      Most of you know the Generation Black range of fishing rods by Daiwa are one of my all time favorite rod series, so when I heard about some of the changes they were making to the 2016 model rods I was pretty excited. Hands down I still think they are

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Tournament 8 braid Evo

    May 3, 2016 • REVIEWS • Views: 7961

    I’ve been lucky enough to been trialing some Daiwa’s newly released Tournament 8 Braid Evo for the last 6 months and running it through its paces on all my favourite light tackle species. Targeted at the mid range line market, Tournament 8 Evo is a

  • daiwa spike

    REVIEW: Daiwa Tournament Pro Spike 53SP

    March 10, 2016 • REVIEWS • Views: 5829

    Need a decent size light tackle lure that casts well, dives deep and hangs in the zone? Well look no further, Daiwa’s Tournament Pro spike is here to answer all your needs. Daiwa Tournament Pro Spike 53sp Specifications Type Deep diving Minnow Buoyancy

  • REPORT: 2015 Vic Bream Classic – Mallacoota, Round 5

    October 20, 2015 • REPORTS • Views: 4566

    A bit of a write up of our latest round of the Vic Bream Classic held down at the beautiful Mallacoota in far east Gippsland. And beautiful it was! Sunny warm weather made for great boating, but probably made the fishing a little bit slower than normal for

  • REVIEW: Daiwa J-braid

    October 7, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 51684

    Looking for some new braided fishing line? IDA give a run down of Daiwa’s latest well priced, battle ready “J-braid”, and let you know how it’s been performing for us.  Daiwa J-braid Specifications   Type  8 Ply braided line  

  • Daiwa emeraldas squid jig case

    REVIEW: Daiwa Emeraldas Squid Jig Case

    May 25, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 6504

    While fairly new to squid fishing, I had always wondered what the best way was to store and carry these larger profile lures. So after getting a collection of squid jigs, I decided to look into some storage options and came up with the Daiwa Emeraldas range

  • VIDEO: The Hidden Stream

    April 22, 2015 • VIDEOS • Views: 3088

    In Depth Angler take you on an adventure to one of their special places. A hidden Stream where small trout abound and the scenery is stunning. A place where all you can hear is the water over the rocks and the birds in the trees. With a good sense of

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Tatula Baitcast Reel

    February 20, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 14456

    We take a look at one of Daiwa’s latest low profile baitcaster offerings, the Tatula. A mid range baitcaster that has a stack of features for its price range, performs well on the water, and is silky smooth.   SPECIFICATIONS   Model   Tatula 100H  

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Generation Black Rod – Trauma Centre

    February 6, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 6318

    In need of a heavier all round spin rod I decided to check out Daiwa’s Generation Black – Trauma Centre. This Red veneered model has the same great quality and affordable price of the numerous other generation black series rods, and looks to be my

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Battler – Water Zombie 701ULFS

    January 10, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 11746

    The original Daiwa Battler range of rods were a huge success with Australian anglers when first introduced many years ago, some models such as the Sparrow & Kingbolt still retaining a cult following today. Daiwa’s vision for the new Battler series

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Generation Black Rod – Drunknmonkey

    December 31, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 14865

    Daiwa’s generation black series of fishing rods offer great quality at such an affordable price, so lets have a look at my dedicated lightweight plastics rod, the Drunknmonkey 6101ULFS, by far my favourite lightweight plastics rod. Specifications Model

  • IDA FIRST LOOK: Daiwa 14′ Presso 2025H

    December 6, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 6877

    Just in direct from Japan, we have got our hands on the new 2014 Daiwa Presso 2025H. More details and full review to come.   SPECIFICATIONS   Line Capacity (Nylon)  2.5lb – 100m / 3lb – 90m   Retrieve Ratio   5.6 (75cm)   Weight   185g  

  • REVIEW: Daiwa TD Sol II 2004

    October 1, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 15558

    One of Australians favourite spinning reels, the Daiwa TD Sol II has been redesigned with some of Daiwa’s ground breaking technology to create an even better version of this mid range workhorse reel. SPECIFICATIONS  Line Capacity  3lb/140m, 4lb/100m

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Generation Black – Blackjack – Travel Rod

    June 23, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 19992

    In my opinion a 2-4kg rod is the perfect fishing all rounder. Its light enough to target smaller species that inhabit our southern estuary and freshwater reaches like bream, flathead, trout and redfin, yet still has the power needed for when those larger

  • REVIEW: Daiwa Tournament Bream (Trout) Specialist Fishing Rod

    May 3, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 9387

    I’ve had a real good chance to test out my Daiwa Ultra light Tournament bream Specialist TNSB 702ULFSOH and it has not disappointed It has been perfect for throwing ultra light lures and lightly weighted plastics around for bream, and with this being my

  • COMPARE: Daiwa Double Clutch 60 VS 75

    March 23, 2013 • COMPARE • Views: 11175

    Recently Daiwa have released a new addition the their lure range, the 60mm Double Clutch. Taking its design characteristics and internal moving weight system from the original 75mm Double Clutch, we have a look at the differences between the two and see what