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Spike Bonito/Yellow Tail/TUNA

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Target/Lure:

  • Yellow tail
  • Dolphinfish
  • Skip jack
  • Tuna
  • Japanese amberjack
  • Lure = Pencil baits

Rod Concept:

  • Offshore casting series
    • Various types released according to size and types of target fish
    • Featuring tenacity to assist the fight with giant fish
  • Features:

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    • Bonito model : Semi-parabolic action suitable with lightweight fishing tackle
    • Yellow Tail model : Fast action with soft tip to control easier
    • Each model having action corresponding to the target fish
    <Guide>
    • Combination of K series guide and Super Ocean Guide (Stainless frame with SiC rings)
    <Design>
    • Yellow Tail model : Reel seat with double lock-nut

    <Bonito model>
    • Suitable for casting at bonito, skipjack and Mahi-mahi offshore
    <Yellow Tail model>
    • Target: Yellow tail and amberjack
    • Soft tip suitable to lure fish with pencil bait
    • Hard butt for rough fight
    <Tuna model>
    • Target: Tuna
    • Usable to fight with target for a long time
    • Powerful to catch intense run of fish

    Rod description and use:

    • SPIKE Bonito
    • SK672BN-L

      • Good length for fishing on a small ship and a shared ship
      • Good at controlling small lure with sensitive technique even under tough fishing condition
      • Short grip making easy to fight with suspicious target by twitching and jerk
    • SK722BN

      • Orthodox models for catching bonite and Mahi-mahi
      • Good at controlling small/medium sized plugs
      • Enjoying various casting manners (overhand / underhand) according to size of ship and position on a boat
    • SK782BN

      • Medium long model
      • Usable on a big ship or at leading edge of fishing seat
      • Good at casting small/medium sized plugs at farther area
    • SPIKE Yellow Tail
    • SK682YT-L

      • Short rod easy to handle small plugs by underhand casting
      • Suitable length and action for long casting at narrow area
    • SK732YT

      • Sufficient casting distance with underhand style cast
      • On a shared ship crowded with anglers
      • Useful for catching fish 20 kg or less
    • SK772YT-L

      • Short type model that is easy to control small pencil bait
      • Comfortable length for fishing on a shared ship or boat with low water line
      • Effective for fishing middle-sized yellow tail and skipjack
    • SK802YT

      • Sufficient casting distance with overhand style cast
      • Effective with pencil bait around 60g and useful with plugs up to 100g
      • Target: 20 kg class
    • SK812YT-L

      • Effective with small pencil bait (40g-60g)
      • Target: up to 10 kg class
      • Effective especially for yellow tail in some areas
    • SK732-50YT discontinued in Feb.2013

      • Designed for catching yellow tail
      • Longer casting even by underhand cast
      • Powerful blank enough to withstand pulling power of yellow tail
    • SK802-50YT discontinued in Feb.2013

      • Ensuring longer casting mainly by overhead cast, helping anglers to search wide areas for yellow tail
      • Soft tip and powerful butt, effective for catching giant yellow tail
      • Preferable weight balance applied to rod, helping anglers to cast and handle lures for a long time
    • SPIKE TUNA
    • SK802TN-L

      • Target fish: up to 10-30kg class relatively easy to catch inshore
      • Soft tip is effective with jigs approx. 30-50g and diving lure up to approx.100g
      • Additionally sufficient Butt Power
    • SK862TN-L

      • Cast performance enough to cast small lure at tiny fish gathering even where is far from fishing position, which is effective especially on a shared ship
      • Effective with jigs approx. 30-50g and diving pencil bait up to approx. 100g
      • Target fish: Fish 10-30kg class
    • SK832TN

      • Flexible action reducing burden to anglers
      • Effective with pencil bait in moderate size (up to 120g )
      • Target: up to 30 kg class
      • Recommended item as a first step to a tuna game
    • SK812TN-H

      • Blanks with tensile strength enough to hook fish in a short time
      • Effective especially for aggressive fishing such as on a shared ship
      • Target: up to 50 kg class
      • Recommended item to anglers with sufficient knowledge in tackles
    • SK872TN-H

      • Powerful enough to enjoy aggressive fishing
      • Sufficient cast distance enough to be apart from small fish gathering at water surface
      • Blanks with tensile strength enough to hook fish in a short time
      • Target: up to 50 kg class
      • Recommended item to anglers with sufficient knowledge in tackles
    • SK832TN-HH

      • High-power model
      • Blank designed withstanding heavy drag enough to fight with fish for a long time
      • Tenacious and flexible action reducing burden to anglers
      • Target: up to 80 kg class
      • Recommended item only to anglers with sufficient knowledge / physical power and experience
    • SK762-80TUNA discontinued in Feb.2013

      • Effective for fishing tuna inshore with some special techniques
      • Powerful and flexible model made mainly from lower modulus graphite material
      • Sensitive tip ensuring longest possible distance even with small lures such as minnows and pencil baits
      • Rod enabling anglers to land hooked fish
    • SK862-80TUNA discontinued in Feb.2013

      • Best rod for fishing tuna inshore (under 50kg), minimizing burden anglers may feel
      • Main material: lower modulus graphite material
      • Enabling to withstand fish pulling power and the first run
      • Extremely longer casting when handling heavy lures such as poppers and pencil baits
    • SK802H-80TUNA discontinued in Feb.2013

      • Powerful and tensile rod effective for fighting with giant tuna
      • Helping anglers to lift up tuna in a short time
      • Main material: lower modulus graphite material
    • SK862H-80TUNA discontinued in Feb.2013

      • More powerful and tensile than SK862-80TUNA
      • Longer casting to farther spots for fishing giant tuna, which is powerful yet sensitive
      • Improved threshold strength thanks to thick rod blank, which helps anglers to pull giant tuna easily
    • SPIKE GT
    • SK842-80GT discontinued in Feb.2013

      • Designed for catching giant trevally (GT) at inshore and off-shore
      • Ensuring longer casting even with big GT lures
      • More tensile rod blank than TUNA model
      • Outstanding performance to handle with poppers and pencil baits as well as other kinds of lures
      • Main material: medium/lower modulus graphite composite material, helping anglers to fight with GT over 40kg

    Specifications:

    MODEL TYPE LENGTH
    ( m [ft])
    PCS. ACTION CLOSED LENGTH
    (cm)
    LURE WT
    (g)
    LINE
    (lb)
    PE
    (No.)
    DRAG MAX
    (kg)
    REAR GRIP LENGTH
    (mm)
    TIP DIA
    (mm)
    BUTT DIA
    (mm)
    ROD WT
    (g)
    CARBON /GLASS
    (%)
    SPIKE Bonito
    SK672BN-L S 2.00[6'7"] 2 (D.H) R 155 MAX60 MAX35 1.5-2.5 5 395 2.2 11.0 189 93/7
    SK722BN S 2.19[7'2"] 2 (D.H) R 174 MAX80 MAX40 1.5-2.5 6 395 2.6 12.2 207 94/6
    SK782BN S 2.34[7'8"] 2 (D.H) R 185 MAX80 MAX40 1.5-2.5 6 430 2.6 12.8 224 94/6
    SPIKE Yellow Tail
    SK682YT-L S 2.04[6'8"] 2 (D.H) F 149 MAX80 MAX50 2-4 7 430 2.2 13.8 229 89/11
    SK732YT S 2.21[7'3"] 2 (D.H) F 165 MAX100 MAX80 3-5 10 430 2.8 14.0 274 88/12
    SK772YT-L S 2.31[7'7"] 2 (D.H) F 176 MAX80 MAX50 2-4 7 430 2.2 14.2 250 89/11
    SK802YT S 2.44[8'0"] 2 (D.H) F 189 MAX100 MAX80 3-5 10 430 2.8 14.4 283 88/12
    SK812YT-L S 2.46[8'1"] 2 (D.H) F 192 MAX80 MAX50 2-4 7 430 2.3 14.4 256 88/12
    2013SK732-50YT S [7'3"] 2 (D.H) F 165 28-100 4-6 10 430 3.0 14.0 267 81/19
    2013SK802-50YT S [8'0"] 2 (D.H) F 188 28-100 4-6 10 430 3.0 14.4 279 80/20
    SPIKE TUNA
    SK802TN-L S 2.44[8'0"] 2 (D.H) R 180 MAX100 MAX80 3-5 10 505 2.2 15.8 372 86/14
    SK862TN-L S 2.59[8'6"] 2 (D.H) R 195 MAX100 MAX80 3-5 10 505 2.4 16.2 378 86/14
    SK832TN S 2.51[8'3"] 2 (D.H) R 187 MAX120 MAX80 4-6 10 505 2.4 16.0 378 87/13
    SK812TN-H S 2.46[8'1"] 2 (D.H) R 182 MAX150 MAX100 4-6 15 505 3.2 16.0 376 87/13
    SK872TN-H S 2.62[8'7"] 2 (D.H) R 197 MAX150 MAX100 4-6 15 505 3.2 16.6 394 87/13
    SK832TN-HH S 2.52[8'3"] 2 (D.H) R 187 MAX180 MAX120 4-8 15 505 2.8 16.0 380 87/13
    2013SK762-80TUNA S [7'6"] 2 (D.H) R 174 28-120 4-8 10 460 2.8 15.0 329 80/20
    2013SK862-80TUNA S [8'6"] 2 (D.H) R 200 28-120 4-8 10 510 2.8 17.2 372 82/18
    2013SK802H-80TUNA S [8'0"] 2 (D.H) R 179 45-150 4-8 15 510 2.8 14.8 320 81/19
    2013SK862H-80TUNA S [8'6"] 2 (D.H) R 194 45-150 4-8 15 510 2.8 16.2 343 82/18
    SPIKE GT
    2013SK842-80GT S [8'4"] 2 (D.H) R 189 60-150 4-8 10 450 4.5 22.0 400 73/27