INDUSTRY INSIDER

FISH & GAME GEAR
May 25, 2016
TEXAS GUNS by Steve LaMascus
May 25, 2016

The Father’s Day Gift for Every Sportsman

It’s a passion that all anglers and hunters share, developed though years of triumphs and failures out in the field or on the water.  For most, those experiences define them as Sportsmen, and the ones who nurtured that passion deserve all of the credit.  This Father’s Day, Sportsman’s Box helps you share your appreciation with a gift that keeps on giving through every season.

Sportsman’s Box is the first subscription box that delivers hunting, fishing, and shooting gear to thousands of members across the US and Canada.

Every month, Sportsman’s Box partners with both new and well known brands, to ship field tested products that Sportsmen can use in their outdoor adventures.  Each box caters to a specific theme, and will relate to the seasons ahead.

There is no better way to learn about new products, while stocking the mud room with essentials that every hunter or fisherman will need.

This Father’s Day, you can return the favor for the Sportsmen that you have shared so many memories and experiences with through the years.  You can give them a gift that gives every month, with options to ship 1, 3, 6, or 12 month memberships.  Each box will have up to $75 in gear, and costs as low as $35 per month.

Gifts and memberships can be ordered online at www.sportsmansbox.com.   Use Coupon Code “TEXASMAG” for $5 off your first gift.  See below for examples of previous months’ boxes. 

   

New Daiwa Baitcasters

Daiwa’s new Zillion line of baitcaster’s feature an all new lower profile design. Easier to palm and feels natural on the rod. But still has the T-Wing system which will reduce backlashes and gives you a farther cast.

Daiwa’s new
Tatula (top) and
Zillion (bottom) baitcast reels.

Now they have added the SV spool so you can cast lightweight lures with little chance of backlashes. It also still has the aluminum frame and Zaion side plate on the gear side which gives it strength and will be lightweight. 

Daiwa added four corrosive resistance ball bearings for  more durability and will also aid in casting and smoothness. Available in left and right retrieve to meet your needs.

Features on the new Zillion baicaster include:

• SV Spool (Easy to cast all weights of lures) 

• G1 Duralumin Spool  

• Air Brake System 

• T-Wing System 

• Aluminum Frame & Zaion side cover on the gear side 

• Line capacity: 14 lb. –100 yds. 

• 9 Bearing System (4CRBB+4BB+1RB) 

• Ultimate Tournament Drag (UTD) with 13.2 lbs. of drag 

• 90 mm Swept Handle with cutouts for reduced weight 

• I-Shaped Handle Knobs 

• Weight 6.8 oz. 

• Right and Left Hand Models 

• Gear Ratios 6.3:1 & 7.3:1  

Daiwa’s new Tatula CT line of baitcasters feature an all new lower profile design. Easier to palm and feels natural on the rod. But still has the T-Wing system which will reduce backlashes and gives you a farther cast. Also still has the aluminum frame and air rotation which give it a silky smooth retrieve. Available in left and right retrieve to meet your needs.  

Tatula’s features include: 

• T-Wing System 

• Magforce Z 

• Aluminum Frame  

• Line Capacity: 16 lb. –100 Yards 

• 8 Bearing System (7BB +1RB) 

• Ultimate Tournament Drag (UTD)  with 13.2 lbs. of drag 

• 90 mm Swept Handle with cutouts for reduced weight 

• I-Shaped Handle Knobs 

• Weight 7.4 oz. 

• Right and Left Hand Models 

• Gear Ratios 5.5:1 (RH Only), 6.3:1, 7.3:1 & 8.1:1 (RH Only).

For more information, visit Daiwa.com.

Edited by TF&G Staff

 

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