The Shimano Talica is Shimanos lever drag series.
It also offers a high-speed retrieve that you can use for jigging kingfish and other species where speed can be the difference.
The Talica is available in both single speed and 2 speed options providing a wider range of applications from straight out lure fishing to battling deep water species. Each model has a one-piece machined Aluminium frame treated with a proprietary surface process for cutting-edge corrosion protection.
The Talica also features a lightweight cold forged aluminium spool, oversized HEG (High Efficiency Gearing) gears, waterproof carbon drag system and 6 S-ARB bearings for super smooth operation.
The Talica has been constructed to excert massive drag pressures for their respective sizes and a carbon drag system has been waterproofed (when engaged) to handle salt water spray.The Talica range features 4 sizes 8, 10, 12 and 16, while the High Efficiency Gearing means that they have the power to fight any NZ species well above their weight class.
Retrieve per crank: 104cm
Max drag: 18kg
Mono capacity: 9 kg / 320 m
Drag type: LD
Braid capacity: 50 lbs / 700 yds
Gear ratio: 5.7:1
The Rod -
This jigging rod is durable and lightweight setup designed to handle heavy use, such as charter fishing or for the avid angler. Great for game fishing!
- Lightweight yet very strong
- Completes MSL tests of well over specified line ratings at 45 and 60 degrees
- Tough enough to handle the rigours of heavy use
- Shimano T45 graphite blanks
- Fuji SiC/SiN II guides
- Aftco/Fuji reels seats
- Pieces: 1
- Length: 5ft 3in
- Rating: PE8