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Daiwa Airportable Travel Fishing Rod (Overhead Boat Jigging Model J66XHB)

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Daiwa Airportable Travel Fishing Rod (Overhead Boat Jigging Model J66XHB

The Daiwa Saltiga Airportable Travel Fishing Rods, despite their spin dominance, have not forgotten the jigging traditionalist who believes that jigging from a boat is the work of an overhead reel, always has been and always will be. Daiwa is fully aware that there are many anglers whose enthusiasm and passion for the overhead reel will never be surpassed by any style of Spin reel, no matter how impressive. This rod is for you. This rod is for the love of the overhead, the king of jig.

As the name suggests, this rod is designed to travel. It will go with you whatever mode of transport you take, wherever you go. Convenience in transport is the core feature. Having said that, it wears the Saltiga badge, so its other features are also core to its personality. It is class topping technology and innovation, the flagship creations of Daiwa that have landed the Saltiga high on a pedestal with few peers. When you are jigging for tackle busting Tuna, Trevally and toothy, hard fighting Spaniards off the coast of Fiji for example, you can fish hard knowing you are backed up by a rod of prestige and fame, whose fighting credentials and prowess, flawless.

The beautiful looking rod matches stunning cosmetics with phenomenal strength and power. X45, HVF, V-Joint technology and Bias Wrap construction provide boundless strength without a hint of twist. Fuji, Airfoam and customized alloy reel seats complete the package offering a reel connection like no other, superior line management and ergonomics that compliment feel.

Your Daiwa Saltiga Airportable Travel Fishing Rod, Overhead Boat Jigging Model, is an investment in better, more exciting fishing. It is also your path to a much better strike to landing ratio, as your Saltiga gives you a fighting edge the likes of which you have not felt before. It will change the way you approach jigging for heavy targets. You will now lay into a battle with far more confidence and the ability to attack with aggression and purpose. Do yourself a favour and add one to your rod arsenal now.

Features and Specifications

  • Model: Saltiga Air Portable J66XHB
  • Suits Overhead Reels only
  • Rod Length when set up 198cm
  • Rod action: Extra Heavy
  • Fast Taper
  • Recommended jig weight 80-200 grams
  • Recommended Line Class PE2-5 (approx 20-50lb)
  • Daiwa rod blank technology such as X45, HVF and bias wrap
  • Guides: Fuji brand Silicon carbide
  • Extra durable Airfoam grips
  • Portable Fishing Rod Ideal for travel (2 piece construction)

Note: Image for illustration only: slight differences may occur between models. Price displayed is for 1 rod only. Please select the model of your choice when you order.

Fishing Applications and Fishing Reel Selection Guide

The daiwa Air portable Overhead rod is ideally suited to boat fishing styles such as jigging, bottom  bashing and even a little bit of light trolling. With this rod you are best to match it up with a daiwa overhead reel in a 30, 35, 40 or 50 size.


  • You won’t find a stronger rod with these features in this class. X45 technology has all but eliminated twist and the custom alloy reel seats are immovable. Put all of this together with the HVF blank and V-joint technology and you have all the power directed to where you need it.
  • Fuji silicon carbide guides are perfect for this application. Strong, lightweight and incredibly smooth, this is the top end of line management.
  • Airfoam grips keep you abreast of all the action via an incredible feel. They are constructed to be super tough however as it is expected the angler will be holding on for dear life.
  • You can take your rod with you where ever you travel, easily and with convenience.

The Daiwa Saltiga Airportable Travel Fishing Rod Overhead Boat Jigging Model is designed for the overhead connoisseur. This is top shelf for the descending traditionalist who will only ever jig with an overhead. Absolute jigging purity in a transportable model. Get yours now.

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