Cast an eye over the Daiwa Surf Basia fishing reel and you will no doubt be compelled to investigate further. Gold highlights adorn this already stylish reel as if to openly brag about its pedigree. Rest assured, it performs even better than it looks. Daiwa have taken the demands of the surf and the expectations of the modern surf fishing angler and combined them into a feature pact reel.
Strength has married finesse in a perfect union to create a surf reel that is rugged yet refined. The Daiwa compact design has raised the bar yet again by including features that are usually left to expensive, high end spin models.
With its Zaion frame, the reel is nigh on indestructible. Strength, corrosion resistance and balanced vibration distribution can be attributed to this light weight hybrid. The inclusion of Daiwa’s ‘Digigear II provides incredible, smooth performance. A seamless mesh of gears made from ultra-strong alloy plus Daíwa’s world renowned Infinite anti-reverse enhances feel and provides the angler with all the power they need to set a hook so it stays set.
The feel is sublime, 9 bearings turn with the new light weight air rotor in mechanical bliss. The 70mm folding aluminium handle turns the cluster of gears in a creamy, effortless motion. Crucially, Daiwa’s Mag Seal keeps the reel destroying elements out, ensuring your surf casting reel will endure the tough surf fishing conditions.
A massive 12kg of max drag provides you with all power you need to wear down a tough competitor. Such as small sharks, Australian salmon, big tailor and mulloway.
Air Ball and Twist Buster II technology ensure that even after a big fight you’ll be casting long and accurately again. The Daiwa quick drag system and manual bail arm give you fantastic control so that when you have landed one, your back out there and prepared for the next hook-up in moments.
The Daiwa Surf Basia reel is compact, light, jam packed with the latest technology and begging to become part of your fishing kit. Fix it to a surf rod of your choice between 10-14 ft. But don’t just limit yourself to fishing from the surf – this reel will also suit the rock fisho wanting to get that little bit further in their casting distance.
♦ Model: Surf Basia 25QD
♦ Gear Ratio: 4.1 (82cm)
♦ Bearings: 8+1
♦ Weight: 430g
♦ Max Drag Pressure: 12kg
♦ Approx Spool capacity: PE 3/250m (30lb braid), 4/180m (40lb braid)
♦ Zaion frame
♦ Air Rotor
♦ Digigear II
♦ Twistbuster II
♦ Manual bail return
♦ Quick drag
♦ Cross wrap
♦ Infinite anti reverse
♦ Folding 70mm machine cut aluminium handle
♦ EVA knob
Long distance casting is what the Surf basa 25qd reel is designed for so to make a perfect match you should be looking for a rod that is 10-13ft in length suitable for beach or rock fishing. We have plenty on our website and we are here to offer further assistance if you need it.
♦ High end finesse technology in a surf reel giving you incredible control and feel when beach fishing.
♦ Compact, refined designed coupled with rugged endurance and strength.
♦ Light weight for hours of fatigue free beach fishing.
♦ Smooth and seamless performance from cast, to hook up and retrieve.
♦ Daiwa quick drag system for refined control in a fight.
♦ Daiwa’s mag seal technology will keep sand, dust, salt and water from penetrating your valuable purchase. It will stand the test of time in the hostile surf environment.
♦ Unrivalled performance in its class.
♦ Outstanding casting qualities. Even, long, smooth and tangle free.
♦ Daiwa have completely nailed it. The Surf Basia Fishing Reel is what the modern surf Angler has been crying out for. Just because the surf angler operates in an extremely ‘reel hostile’ environment doesn’t mean they are happy to do without finesse.
So often high end qualities of smoothness and finesse are sacrificed to beef up robustness. Not in this case. The Daiwa Surf Basia marries both perfectly and is a dream come true for the modern surf angler. Add one to your basket now.