New to the market is the Shimano Dendou-Marou Forcemaster 9000 power assisted reel. This highly efficient reel build is born from the Japanese Domestic Model catalogue and features only the best components available.
Extra cooling features such as a water tight ventilation system allows a higher torque range with more efficiency across the gears – deep water prospecting just got a whole bunch ‘cooler’!
Having 140ms per minute retrieve rate allows more time fishing less time winding and with a max drag of 25kgs even the biggest bottom dwellers will roll over on this new reel.
DDM Forcemaster 9000 Electric Specs:
- Retrieve per Crank: 140m per minute
- Bearings: 3
- Max Drag: 25kg
- Drag Typ: Star Drag
- Weight: 1530g
- Powerpro Cap: 80lbs / 1030 yrds
- Gear Ratio: 3.1:1
Status Blue Water range is now a combination of the much vaunted Status Bent Butt and classic Tiagra rods- combined under the Status Blue Water banner.
Featuring powerful E-glass/carbon construction these rods have extreme strength, whilst still maintaining comfortable feel and as such, are perfect for fishing both electric reels and both Tiagra and Talica reels. Straight butts feature, slick carbon butts, with AFTCO roller tips and the bent butts feature reliable Pac Bay bent butts.
Status Blue Water DDM 50/80lb detach B/Butt Specs:
- Pieces: 2
- Line Weight: 24-37kg
- Blank Type: Graphite/e Glass
- Grip Assembly: Full length EVA
- Guide Type: PAC BAY
- Gimbal Type: PAC BAY bent butt
- Reel Seat: PAC BAY