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Coarse Fishing Tackle Overview: Daiwa Tournament Basia IR Carp Reel   by Tommy Jones

in Outdoors / Fishing    (submitted 2011-04-18)

As time goes on, a fisherman will realise that a critical outlay for tackle will be required. Isn't it true that all of us have tightened our wallets and carefully spent during almost every fishing season? Thus isn't it reasonable to obtain a piece of select equipment once in a while? As a coarse angler, this is especially important to me. I need my coarse fishing tackle to continually be able to function. Lately, I've indulged myself with an outstanding Daiwa carp reel, the Tournament Basia IR. Read on for my thoughts and rating.

Coarse Fishing Tackle: Essential Parts of the Daiwa Tournament Basia IR Carp Reel

There's no doubt, this is costly coarse fishing tackle. The purchase price is from £300 to £400, but it won't disappoint you. This reel offers the ultimate in long distant casting and perfection in line lay. Among the initial features that will catch your eye is the stylishly machined handle along with the magnesium alloy body. There's an additional quick drag element which permits the fisher to slide from free spool to front drag without transference. The engineers at Daiwa certainly have pushed the boundaries of performance with the BIR. The weight of the reel is only 445 grams and the light weightiness and remarkable durability of the reel is guaranteed by the AirMetal alloy. An additional substance utilised in the BIR is Zaion, another lightweight and robust material. The double-anodised, super long (45mm) spool assists with supplying excellent line lay.

Coarse Fishing Tackle: More About the Basia IR Reel

Daiwa has included its vaunted QD drag engagement on the Basia IR carp reel. It pleased me to see that the Basia IR is equipped with a total of eight ball bearings; five of its ball bearings are CRBBs, i.e., corrosion resistance ball bearings. The structure of this reel is so compact that I have no problem finding space in my jam-packed tackle box for it. This reel is manufactured with a high impact, custom-made line clip as well as starlight holes in its spool which render the line clear and easy to see while the reel is winding or unwinding. The firm handle is manufactured from machine-cut aluminium. I also welcome the vented rotor arm as well as the swift drag engagement.

Coarse Fishing Tackle: Last Impressions Concerning the Daiwa Tournament BIR Carp Reel

This BIR is designed with Daiwa's proprietary stainless steel AirBail plus the boundless anti-reverse. The gear ratio of this fishing reel is 4.1:1. The Basia IR's weight is 17.6 ounces and it can hold about 240 meters of 12 lb. test line. This collection of aforementioned features, come together to render this reel a fantastic item of fishing tackle. Add to this, the fact that it is produced by Daiwa who are loyal to high quality and improvement--an efficient mixture.

For the absolute best in coarse fishing tackle, take into account including the Daiwa Tournament Basia IR carp reel to your fishing tackle box. My opinion? A sure 4.5 of potential 5.0 stars.