When it comes to fishing reels in Australia, very few manufacturers can come close to the excellent reputation Shimano has earned. Shimano has introduced a number of products equipped with cutting-edge technologies.
The latest offering from Shimano is the Talica series of fishing reels.
The Shimano Talica Fishing Reel is a heavy-duty, durable fishing reel that was primarily designed for high speed retrieval! “ But does so much more” Best suited for jigging and trolling, this reel has in its short time gathered a sizable following of satisfied users mainly due to its ease of use robustness and fish stopping power.
The durability of the Talica Fishing Reel lies in its design. The frame of this reel is made out of a one-piece cold forged and machined Aluminum frame, giving it an extremely strong foundation to start from. The frame is then treated with a proprietary surface process for cutting-edge corrosion protection, making it a great reel for saltwater fishing. The super tough aluminum spool is adds to the mix producing an extremely tough and resistant to corrosion saltwater fishing reel.
Equipped with oversized HEG (High Efficiency Gearing) gears alongside a waterproof carbon drag system and 6 S-ARB bearings for super slick operation while exerting extremely high drag pressures for its size, no matter if fishing the rocks or offshore dropping jigs. The Talica will shine.
♦ Model: TAC16
♦ Mono capacity: 9kg / 402m
♦ Braid capacity: 50lb / 485yds
♦ Gear ratio of 5.7:1
♦ Retrieve per crank is 104cm
♦ Bearings 6
♦ Drag power 18kg
♦ Lever Drag
♦ Weight 669g
♦ E.I. Surface Treatment for extreme corrosion protection
♦ Cold-Forged and Machined Aluminum Frame & Spool
♦ Topless Design (no obtrusive crossbar)
♦ Oversized Carbon Drag Washers
♦ Waterproof Drag (when engaged)
♦ Silent Twin-Pawl Anti-Reverse
♦ Ratcheting Drag Lever
♦ Preset Knot with Clicker
♦ HEG (High Efficiency Gearing)
♦ S-ARB Bearings (Shielded ARB Ball Bearings)
♦ Aluminum Rod Clamp
♦ Power Handle
The Talica 16 will match to most overhead style fishing rods from 1.5m to 3.5m in length depending on your fishing style, Shimano models such as Ocea, Terez and T- Curve have rods that suit the Talica series to a T
♦ Machined from stock aluminium and treated to provide maximum corrosion resistance
♦ Waterproof drag system providing plenty of fish stopping power
♦ Castable Lever Drag with high speed high efficient gearing.
♦ Effective reel for jigging, lure casting, and heavier trolling
♦ Precisioned machined High Efficiency Gearing for super smooth performance and reel torque
♦ The perfect all-round reel! From jigging to casting, trolling and pitch baiting there is nothing that the Talica cant do.
If you are a game fishing enthusiast looking for a versatile fishing reel that can do almost everything then don’t look no further than the Shimano Talica Reel.