The Shimano Talica 12 is one of biggest selling jigging reels, This powerful, smooth lever drag really has the muscle to handle anything NZ Kingi's can throw at it.
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.
Shimano Talica 12 Single Speed Jigging Reel Specifications:
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