Slow Pitch Jigging
There's a new overhead jigging reel coming out from Evergreen this December. Some people are asking me the specs, so here it is.
Gear ratio: 7.2
Max Drag: 6,0kg (lever drag)
Max retrieve per crank: 106cｍ
Line load: PE1.5 x 650m, PE2.0 x 500m, PE2.5 x 400m
Ball bearings: 9
Evergreen first announced this reel in 2012. They sat on it for 2 years. The retailers are making reservations now, but the first supply in December will probably be all sold out right away.
Arfan Kadri Are you gonna get one Totos?
20/11/2014 at 22:52
Mohd Amzari Fadli Yoosuff dah same rege lc
20/11/2014 at 22:552
Fadli Yoosuff Kalau kt semenanjung ni bnyak monster.. Maybe bole dipikirkan... :p
20/11/2014 at 22:561
Zhi Lun Ivan Neo Low Vincent
20/11/2014 at 23:21
Zhi Lun Matt Tze
20/11/2014 at 23:22
Anthony Cary Suarez Kyle Lao
20/11/2014 at 23:32
Rudy Vokal YAAARRRGGGHHH...!!!!!
20/11/2014 at 23:42
Japanese Angler's Secrets The specs don't tell you everything... It's got the speed of 106cm per crank. It's such a tiny reel, and this speed is amazing. But the gear ratio of 7.2 seems a bit too high to me. That means you are turning the spool as many as 7.2 turns by just one turn of the handle. That's how heavy the handle turn feels. That's how little the power you feel in this reel. Shimano Ocea Jigger 2000NR-HG has 6.2 gear ratio for 117cm per crank speed. More power, more speed. That's how well Ocea Jigger is built for half the price. SOM L50Hi has 6.3 gear ratio for 110cm per crank speed, with lever drag. It's more expensive than Oceanus, but I see what it's worth with. Again, the specs don't tell everything. I have touched Oceanus at the exhibition. But I haven't found what's worth with this reel. I would not jump on it yet.
21/11/2014 at 00:055
Azman Hamzah 1 meter per crank!!! Dang!!!
21/11/2014 at 00:11
Japanese Angler's Secrets Besides, I just bought new SOM L120Hi.... 5.4 gear ratio for 116cm per crank, 15kg drag. Ideal for for High pitch and for deep heavy jigging.
21/11/2014 at 00:204
Faizal Muhd Wowwwww
21/11/2014 at 02:29
Daniel Nguyen Leonard Widjaja
21/11/2014 at 07:20
Ridzman Voorhees Indra Irwan Ismail
21/11/2014 at 08:551
から 日本 Pm syng ku
21/11/2014 at 10:48
Sagimin Sakiman Joesagie Malaysian price...bos
21/11/2014 at 15:33
About the jig colors, I personally don't pay much attention. It's very hard to believe that fish relies on eye sight like we humans do.
The most visible colors in the deep water is blue, and silver and white. The least visible is red.
Click on the video of underwater color bar experiment at Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology.
There are a lot of fish with red bodies for protection in the deep sea, but a lot of fish feed on them too. Silver may be good because it's visible. Red may be good because they are familiar with them. Even red fish has white belly. The most visible and the least visible colors in one body. And this is why the colors in high contrast is believed to be good on the jig body.
In either way, the preference should be very very minor. They react to movements primarily. That's how their eye-sight works and how they use their keenest sense, their hearing.
My advice is to have variety of colors. That way, if there may be colors that the fish is avoiding at the time, you'll have a way around it.
Does that make sense to you?
Here's some more information about fish cognition.
Mohd Sazali Salleh Matahari Lb
19/11/2014 at 18:501
Matahari Lb Johannas Ahmad Anas Firdaus
19/11/2014 at 19:361
Aristotelis Kolios also interesting … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpQTh_tnJ6c&feature=share
21/11/2014 at 02:19
Recap on "how to match rod to jig?"
Arnon Thepsilvisuthi Thank you.
19/11/2014 at 00:091
We have a report from Samuel in Israel.
It looks like the jigging season is coming back to his water.
My first time slow pitch jigging and my first dogtooth. love it.
Wahoooooo!! from Philippines.
Don Ng Looks like a Spanish Mackerel. Definitely not a wahoo.
11/11/2014 at 23:302
Japanese Angler's Secrets Thanks Don. Actually I'm not familiar with these fish as we have very few of them here in our local waters. I looked into it on the web but I still can't cross out the possibility that this photo may be Wahoo. I'm curious. Can you tell me what makes you sure that it isn't Wahoo?
13/11/2014 at 23:30
Don Ng Hi, Spanish Mackerel are very common around tropical areas. Plus the wahoo has a full dorsal fin, unlike the spanish mackerel pictured here. Wahoo also have a darker blue colour to it.
14/11/2014 at 00:001
Japanese Angler's Secrets As far as I know from the web, both Wahoo and Spanish Mackerel have full dorsal fins. Just that the shapes of the front dorsal fin are different. Maybe it was just folded in the photo?
18/11/2014 at 21:36
Pichitto! is such a special product that you would not live without if you love cooking your fresh catch. Once you get to know what it can do, you will think this deserves a novel prize!
Mahaputra Wijaya whats with the nice warning....???
i went to sushi-ya weekly.... :D
05/11/2014 at 13:251
Japanese Angler's Secrets Sushi chefs know what to do. Don't worry about it!
I just felt I must put up the warning because I'm talking about us amateurs letting the raw fish sit for a couples of days. There are ways and there are risks.
05/11/2014 at 14:051
The ring setup is like this... Leader, a solid ring (A), and then a split ring (B) which has 2 rings, a solid ring (C) with the hooks and the jig.
The assist hooks are tied to solid ring (C), not to solid ring (A) because...
#1, you can change the hooks easily when you change the jig.
#2, the double hooks are supposed to be hanging on the flat side of the jig. When free-falling, the flat side is up and the fat side is down. The hooks on the flat side creates less resistance and does not interfere the natural falling movements. If the hooks are knotted to (A), the double hooks will be on the side of the jig, one hook on the flat side and the other on the fat side, which is not really the purpose of having double hooks.
Nash Dvc OceanDueller If this is the case... life is sooooooooooo much easier!!!
30/10/2014 at 10:531
Matahari Lb Anas Firdaus
31/10/2014 at 20:26
Shimano or Daiwa reel for slow pitch jigging?
Amr Moselhy Mahmoud Ahmed Salem
21/10/2014 at 23:57
Jamie Brown Daiwa ryoga matched to a Daiwa bayrubber 1.5-3
best slow pitch setup im my eyes anyways
22/10/2014 at 06:383
Japanese Angler's Secrets I love that spirit Jamie. Having trust in your tackle is the best thing you can do to enjoy fishing.
22/10/2014 at 09:551
Eric Lobb Or a shimano ocea jigger on a shimano slow J game rod
22/10/2014 at 10:021
Mark Crewe Ocea jigger smooth a silk and the feedback u get is awesome
22/10/2014 at 16:491
Japanese Angler's Secrets Hi Eric. Slow J is pretty good huh? Still waiting for infiniti to come.
22/10/2014 at 17:39
Japanese Angler's Secrets Yes, Mark. Silky lift, silky drag. I also love the drag sound which sounds only when it's pulled out.
22/10/2014 at 17:411
Eric Lobb Slow J ....i only found these recently...i have a ocea jigger 1500hg on a gomoku....
22/10/2014 at 17:54
Japanese Angler's Secrets Hi Eric. If you can get Slow J locally, it's worth a consideration. Gomoku is not really a slow pitch rod.
23/10/2014 at 09:381
Eric Lobb Thats right but not available here only online & about x3 the price of the gomoku...at the moment ill use this but hopefully in the future I want slow J
23/10/2014 at 10:091
Chris Woodhams Daiwa ryoga paired with mc giant killing sp does alright for myself but next up will probs be ocea jigger with a slow j maybe
20/11/2014 at 23:541
Sato Sensei says 90% of your success comes from the preparation. But the preparation has to be based NOT on what you've heard, BUT on what you sensed in the field and how you reflect back on your failures.
Here's Juzz in Malaysia.
I'm currently under attack by the most devastating typhoon of the year. Nothing to do. Now that I still have power, I might as well write up some articles.
Mark Richards Take care Totos!
11/10/2014 at 15:531
Kelvin Chan stay safe....
11/10/2014 at 15:581
Darren Cook Stay safe. Hope all is ok.
11/10/2014 at 16:121
Nathan Donoghue Best article yet Totos! Very clear and concise.
11/10/2014 at 18:101
Mohd Sazali Salleh Fythullah Hamzah Johannas Ahmad Matahari Lb
11/10/2014 at 19:001
RedSea CustomWorks hopefully everything is o.k.
11/10/2014 at 20:511
Zhi Lun Pls take care tomodachi^^
11/10/2014 at 21:391
Pang Satawat Nice illustration totos!
11/10/2014 at 23:231
Japanese Angler's Secrets Thank you everyone for your kind words. The typhoon passed us. We are OK. We were lucky with the course. It passed right over us but the worst west half of the typhoon didn't hit us.
12/10/2014 at 16:182