Friday, August 24, 2007

New Kid in The Family: Saltiga Z 4500H

Got this reel from Sykt Kepong. Been eying this reel for very long time.  Gonna match 4500H with my Shimano Caranx Kaibutsu LC.  Haven't decide what poundage and line type to use.  Probably Jigman 8X PE4 or Tufline 50lb or Ultra Jigman PE4.
Daiwa Saltiga Z 4500H
Product#: 00058961 
Weight: 570g / 20.1oz
Ratio:  5.7:1
Max Drag:  10kg
Line capacity: PE2 650m, PE3 400m, PE4 300m, PE5 240
Bearing: 14 + 1 roller
  • Digigear” Digitally designed stainless and bronze alloy gears
  • Dual, full-time Infinite Anti-Reverse
  • Zero Friction Mainshaft design for smoother, more powerful retrieve
  • Nitrided lip
  • Twist BusterĂ‚® line twist reduction
  • Oversized, Titanium Nitrided, ball bearing line roller
  • Rigid aluminum alloy body, sideplate and rotor
  • Tubular stainless Air Bail
  • Ultra-tough, machined aluminum alloy handle
  • Bail lock prevents handle and rotor turning during a cast
  • Machined ABS aluminum spool with Titanium
  • Manual bail rip for reliability
  • Sealed, water-resistant drag and body
  • Made in Japan

  • Monday, August 6, 2007


    Let me introduce to our long long time best friend TEKONG/BOATMAN.  
    We called him Azhar MJ.
    He's one of the boatman that knows Malaysian waters like the back of his hands i.e. from Tioman Island upto Dungun and to the East until Jemaja Island of Indonesia.

    We normally called him or he called us during Diamond Trevally season, Coral Trout season and Spanish Mackerel season in Pekan, Pahang.  He can bring you to a reef called Karang Luas (30nm from Pekan) without watching/ carrying GPS.  He's also an expert in weather prediction.  We feel in very safe hands when we go out to the sea with him.
    He's now operating his own boat, parked at Pekan, Pahang. 
    Boat spec:  30 footer 7feet width, 140HP 4stroke complete with live bait well and popping area at the front.
    You can contact him directly at 6-019-930-8362 or 6-012-984-7223.
    Price: Pls call him.
    Advance booking upto 3months is necessary.
    Tackle/Method:  Light Jigging PE1-3, jigs 30-80gmax, poppers 120g max.
    Target fish: Diamond Trevally (max 15kg), Roundhead Trevally (max 9kg), GTs, Cobia, Coral Trout, Wrasse, Spanish Mackerel etc.
    Info: Day trip. 7.30am-5pm. Ă‚ Pls bring your own drinks & food.
    Location: Pekan Boat ramp.