Daiwa Saltiga Overhead Fishing Rods

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Daiwa Saltiga 2016 Overhead Rods

Lightness” and “strength”the high-dimensional and integrated next-generation Saltiga rods has arrived. For over 15 years the original Saltiga rods set a new industry standard as the strongest and lightest offshore rods available. After all this time these rods are still envied by other manufacturers, a true testament of how advanced the rod’s technology was, they have remained unchanged, until now with the introduction of the Saltiga 16 series. The debut of the latest Saltiga rods heralds its greatest advantage ever, a new design that produxes an amazingly thin and strong blank design. Angling perfection starts on the top shelf with Daiwa’s latest carbon design. The introduction of new carbon technology unique to Daiwa has produced a parabolic action rod that is incredibly thin and lightweight yet overwhelming powerful. The secret is HVF (High Volume Fibre) Nanoplus. Combining precise Nano resin control with unidirectional HVF graphite fiber to produce a blank with maximum graphite density. Light, responsive, and crisp in action… “HVF nano plus” is unrivaled. Saltiga blank performance is further enhanced courtesy of X45 and 3DX. Two of Daiwa’s premier blank wrapping technologies, X45 and 3DX, work seamlessly together to improve rod performance, and eliminate blank twist and distortion to increases rod strength, function, and sensitivity. By eliminating twist and preventing the blank from losing its round form, X45 and Bias Wrap allows a lighter a small diameter blank to be made, and lighter more dynamic rod to be created. 3DX continues the advanced blank design with its three-dimensional woven process adding support to the lower power section of the rod. By knitting densely packed carbon fibres in 3 directions to create a six wrap rectangular weave, the power is distributed evenly in all directions, allowing the blank to maintain its form when loaded. This process increases the power and eliminates blank twist and collapse, and allows the rod’s power to be located at the lower section of the blank for maximum power and a reduction in angler fatigue. Adding to the incredible blank design, these rods feature Fuji’s latest innovation Silicone carbide K and MN guides to eliminate line wrap, Fuji reels seats with locking rings and ultra tough EVA grips. Crisp and lightweight in the hand, yet powerful and responsive in the heat of battle Saltiga with HVF Nanoplus delivers cutting edge design for ultimate performance

The Daiwa Saltiga Overhead Jigging range consists of 3 models that will cover most applications and water depths, The Daiwa Saltiga rods are the benchmark in Daiwa's Range of overhead rods, the Saltiga's are the lightest and the strongest. The Saltiga J61MLB is the lightest in the Overhead Saltiga range and is rated for PE 2-3 so it makes for an awesome light Micro Jigging rod, a good inshore Kingfish and bottom bashing fishing rod for someone who wants a light rod they can hold all day, The next heaviest in the Daiwa Saltiga rod range is the J511MHB overhead and is a good in between rod and will do fine on big kingfish but still light enough in physical weight that it is comfortable for heavier bottom bashing and jigging with all day. The heaviest in the range is the Saltiga 56XXHB and is a good deepwater jigging rod, Inshore heavy live baiting rod and a good all-round rod if you just want something with grunt and power to stop big fish. 


  • New concept Saltiga rod series
  • Daiwa designed Japanese super high quality carbon
  • HVF Nanotech
  • X45
  • 3DX
  • Ultra tough and hard EVA grips
  • Fuji silicon carbide K and MN guides


Model Type Sections Length Action Taper Jig Size Line Rating
J511MHB Overhead 1 178 cm Medium Heavy Regular 90 - 210 gm PE 3/4
J61MLB Overhead 1 188 cm Medium Light Regular 50 - 150 gm PE 2/3
J56XXHB Overhead 1 167 cm Extra Heavy Regular 200-400 gm PE 6/8
J55XXHSDF Jig Spin 1 165 cm XX Heavy Regular 250 - 400 gm PE 8
J56XHS Jig Spin 1 167 cm Extra Heavy Regular 120-300 gm PE 5/6
J62MS Jig Spin 1 188 cm Medium Regular 70 - 180 gm PE 2.5/4
J63MLS Jig Spin 1 191 cm Medium Light Regular 50 - 150 gm PE 2/3
J64CJ Jig Spin 2 193 cm Medium Regular 90 - 230 gm PE 2/4
C71MLS Cast Spin 2 216 cm Medium Light Fast 15 - 45 gm PE 3
C74MHS Cast Spin 2 224 cm Medium Heavy Fast 20 - 70 gm PE 3/4
C80MS Cast Spin 2 244 cm Medium Fast 20 - 70 gm PE 2/4
C82HS Cast Spin 2 248 cm Heavy Fast 60 - 130 gm PE 4/6
C83XHSDF Cast Spin 2 252 cm Extra Heavy Fast Max 300 gm PE Max 10


We are proud to have the full range of Daiwa Saltiga rods and reels brand new at Otto's Tackle World. 

SKU Daiwa_Saltiga_OH_Rod
Brand Daiwa
Shipping Weight 0.6500kg

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