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Wednesday, April 5, 2023
DAIWA: New 23 Tatula Elite Rods
DAIWA Ramps up Tatula Elite Bass Rod Series
Cypress, CA (March 24, 2023) – Relying on extensive input from some of the best pro anglers competing on the B.A.S.S. and Major League Fishing tournament circuits, DAIWA brings new blank construction technology and a lighter ‘Air Sensor’ reel seat to its expanding, now 29-model technique specific Tatula Elite bass rod series. Along with the upgrade to rods in the existing Tatula Elite lineup, models have been added for today’s advanced fishing techniques. In the nine all new rods now being offered, bass anglers will find unique spinning rods for casting hair jigs long distances, and longer length cranking rods built with lighter glass blank material, so baits will dive even deeper.
At the core of the redesigned Tatula Elite bass rods is DAIWA’s exclusive SVF NANOPLUS graphite and X45 Bias blank construction. “Plus, these new rods are even lighter by using our ‘Micropitch’ heating process that puts extensive pressure on the blank to give them more muscle while keeping that light-in-hand feel,” said DAIWA’s Marketing Manager Marc Mills. “The new carbon graphite ‘Air Sensor’ reel also adds to the rods’ overall lightness. And on the Tatula Elite cranking rods, anglers will also notice lighter glass material used, which combined with the Air Sensor reel seat brings better overall sensitivity."
Within new Tatula Elite lineup, bass anglers will also notice new lengths and actions designed for even more advanced techniques, each designed by DAIWA’s Team Tatula pro anglers Brett Ehlers, Randy Howell, Takahiro Omori, Cody Meyer, Seth Feider, Ish Monroe, Patrick Walters, Corey Johnston, and Chris Johnston.
The ‘Canadian Invasion’ makes it mark within the new Tatula Elite rods with two unique models. Corey Johnston brings to the new lineup his Tatula Elite TTEL751MHRB soft stickbaits/football jig 7’5” medium-heavy power casting rod with a straight cork grip. He calls it his ‘everything’ rod for all his bottom contact techniques.
Chris Johnston designed what he says, “is the absolute best rod out there for when it comes to durability and sensitivity.” His Tatula Elite TTEL761MLFS 7’6” medium-light power hair jig spinning rod with a cork split grip enables anglers to make long cast and offers a whip action for solid hooksets when using lighter line.
DAIWA’s new Tatula Elite bass rod lineup offers models in lengths, powers, and actions for every bass fishing technique, from bladed jigs, small and large crankbaits, lipless cranks, dropshot and shaky head situations, to casting frogs and spinnerbaits, and working big worms. “There’s a great deal of excitement as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Tatula brand,” said DAIWA’s Mills. “These new Tatula Elite rods take us into the next decade and demonstrate our commitment to bring the best bass fishing tackle we can to avid anglers.”