The Daiwa Tatula SV TW baitcasting reel has become a major success for Daiwa. This reel provides forgiveness, precision, and strength at an affordable price, which is why it should definitely be considered by all serious bass anglers when looking for a new setup.
- Available in 6.3:1, 7.1:1, 7.3:1 and 8.1:1 gear ratios
- 8 ball bearings
- Magnetic braking system
- 13lb max drag
Reasons to buy
- Aluminum housing which is light but strong
- Extremely lightweight and smooth running reel
- Durable, tough reel that should last you years if treated well
- Comfortable with casting lures of all weights and some say it even specializes in casting lighter presentations
- Users commend the SV spool highly, saying that it works very well with the magnetic braking system - making it possible to cast all kinds of lures even in windy conditions
- SV spool is great for skipping baits under docks, as well as casting lighter lures in general
- T-Wing System has become a hugely popular feature among Daiwa fans - it promotes further casting and more organized line lay
- This reel will work beautifully in both freshwater and salt water
- Adjustments on the braking system are easy and efficient, making this a newcomer-friendly baitcasting reel
Reasons not to buy
- Some users prefer the build quality of a Curado, but this is purely a matter of taste
- Spool tension knob is a bit "stubby" and hard to grab
- This is a reasonably expensive reel and may not suit those on a tight budget
Reviews from our Readers
The Tatula SV TW is another highly rated reel used by many experienced anglers. Many users love the SV spool combined with the magnetic braking system, as it gives them to ability to cast all lures with precision and minimal chance of backlash. The SV spool is also particularly good when it comes to throwing light baits and for skipping.
This is another reel we highly recommend if you have a reasonable budget.
About the brand
Daiwa played a key role in the development of new materials in fishing gear. Daiwa was the first manufacturer in the world to incorporate graphite to both reel bodies and rotors. They also began using densely packed carbon fibers for fishing rods, which created a whole new outlook on rod development.
Daiwa's innovative personality has changed the whole ideology of fishing gear development, and has led to them becoming arguably the biggest name in all fishing. Daiwa also became extremely big in the bass industry, and have some of the most premier reels and rods in their collection.
Some professionals who work with Daiwa:
- Brandon Palaniuk
- Brent Ehrler
- Cody Meyer
- Jared Lintner