Daiwa Saltist Hyper Overhead Rod

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Harsh, brutal, and unforgiving, there’s few styles of angling more testing of angler and tackle than offshore fishing.

Unrelenting on gear and capable of pushing angler and tackle to their limits, only the most prepared anglers survive and only the best, most rigorously designed and constructed tackle prevails.

Few names are more synonymous with this required strength and power than Saltist. The epitome of offshore excellence the new Saltist Hyper range of rods delivers on all fronts, offering cutting edge design, advanced technologies and unwavering strength and poise.


The new Saltist Hyper range incorporates models ranging from 5’3” power spin sticks to longer and lighter overhead options, and of course to the true work horses of the range, the 9’6”spin and overhead mega rods. What ever your taste or need there’s a Saltist Hyper to suit and ultimately impress.Replacing the incredibly popular Monster Mesh range the new Saltist Hyper series takes the diversity and robustness of this successful range and blends it with advanced designs, technology and increased models.

Drawing a Blank

The foundation of all good rods is the blank, and the Hyper Saltist is no exception and utilizes some of Daiwa’s most advanced blank technologies to created a rod series that is refined, rugged and indestructible. Utilising HVF carbon, Daiwa’s low resin, high strength, reduced weight, high density carbon the result is a range that is stripped of unwanted weight, yet loaded with all the power that you need. More muscle and less fat is the name of the game in the new Saltist Hyper range.

Glatech construction features in many of the models in the range and incorporates uni-directional fiberglass sandwiched between 90 degree inner and outer layers graphite. The result is an incredibly resilient blank, with backbone and lifting power to control and lead strong fish.


Power, strength, lightness and uncompromising blank integrity are the hallmarks of the Saltist Hyper range.Daiwa’s legendary Bias Wrap construction also plays a major role in the series (64CJ, 72MH, 792H, 82XH, 962XHS, 962XHB), with the cross directional blank wrapping method eliminating unwanted rod twist and distortion when under load. The process creates a blank with less weight and more strength.

Take a Seat

A great blank needs a great seat, and the Saltist reel seats are the perfect combination of strength and style.

Rock solid Fuji reel seats create an immovable fusion between rod and reel, with a locking ring on the seat anchoring the two together eliminating any chance of reel movement or slippage.

Guided onto Fish

Fuji will guide you and your new Saltist onto fish with their O Concept guides, a new deep-pressed frame technology, offering 360-degree protection from bumps, hits and dings. The O Concept also reduces guide draw, twist and bend and weight, resulting in a more responsive rod.

Chrome in colour and contrasting strikingly with black guide bindings, they complete the classic blue, black and white stylings and ensure that the Saltist Hyper look as good as they fish.

Comfort and Class

Long hard days offshore call for a comfortable rod and in the hand is where the ultimate test of comfort is made, and the ultra tough EVA grips on the new Saltist are as comfortable and rugged as they come.

Smooth, ergonomically friendly, classic black EVA grips put the power in your hands to battle the toughest fish, while offer you the comfort to use all day long.

Classic in style, and advanced in design, function and application, the Saltist Hyper range offers diversity, strength and exceptional value like few offshore rod series have before.

SAH 531-200S– the shortest and lightest model in the range, this inshore jigging rod is perfectly balanced with a 4500 sized reel and is suited to jigs up to 200 grams. Ideally suited for kingfish, Samson fish, tuna and amberjacks, this is great all-round rod and loads all the way through the blank for maximum power and minimal strain on the angler.


SAH 531-200B
– the overhead equivalent of the 200S, the 200B is equally at home reining in kingfish, Samson fish, tuna and amberjacks. Suited to 30-40 sized overhead reels, there’s few fish that can’t be tamed by this rod. Suited to jigging and trolling.SAH 531-300S– this heavy-duty model is suited to 6500 sized reels and capable of taking control of large power fish such as Samson fish, kingfish, amberjack and marlin. Designed to deliver maximum pressure on fish, yet minimum stress on the angler, this rod is suited to fishing jigs up to 300 grams.

SAH 531-300B– the heavy-duty overhead rod of the 531 models is suited to 30-50 sized reels and is suited to XOS kingfish, Samson fish, amberjack or marlin. Its powerful design and parabolic design allows for maximum pressure to be transmitted to the fish, yet minimal pressure applied to the angler. Suited to both jigging and trolling.


SAH 72MH
– this highly versatile model is perfect for a wide range of lure casting pursuits. Suited to throwing metals, sliders, poppers and soft plastics, tuna, albacore, snapper and other pelagics are all on the menu with this rod. Impervious to twist and distortion when under load due to its Bias Wrap technology this rod is best matched to a 4000 – 4500 size reel.SAH 64CJ– the allrounder in the range, this 2-piece 6’4” spin rod is suited to fishing weights up to 120 grams and line up to PE4. Suited to 4000-5000 sized reels, this rod features Bias Wrap construction and is capable of dishing out some serious discipline on species such as amberjack, kingfish and Samson fish.

SAH 792H– the rod to use when you want the versatility of the 72MH but require a bit more length and casting distance. Like its shorter brother it’s best suited to 4000 – 4500 size reels, and dominants when it comes to throwing metals, sliders, poppers and soft plastics for pelagics and demersal species such as snapper.

SAH 82XH– this long powerful arm of the law will throw lures up to 300 grams in weight, and handle line up to PE 8. The rod to reach for when you want to punch lures a long way all day this rod will handle a host of XOS fish, including, kingfish, tuna, GTs and amberjack. Featuring Bias Wrap blank technology this rod will stand up to what ever you throw at it. Suited to 5000-6500 sized reels.

SAH 962XHS– the longest spin rod in the range is suited to 5000 sized reels and built to casts big lures all day long. Ideal for big baits, metals, poppers and stickbaits this is destined to become a must-have landbased rod.

rods-saltist-hyper-prd1SAH 962XHB- the overhead brother of the 962XHB is suited to 40-50 sized reels and will fish 60-150 gram lures with ease. Ultimate rod length, muscle, casting distance and control are all achieved with this big dog of the Saltist range.

SAH 61S-2/3– the perfect rod for inshore work for small to medium sized kingfish, amberjack, snapper and other reef fish. Ideally suited to a 4000 sized reel and jigs to 120 g, this rod has a soft tip action that provides fast responsive action to a jig.

SAH 57S-3/4– this all-round inshore jigging rod is perfectly balanced with a 4500 size reel and will handle jigs up to 150 grams. The rod bends all the way through the blank to provide maximum power on a fish and minimal strain on the angler. Kingfish, Samson fish, tuna and amberjacks will all be in your sights with this rod.

SAH BJ66XHB– this light game bay jigging model is ideal for light jigging with pirate, light jigs and vibrations with a small size overhead reel. Ideally suited for snapper, reef species small pelagics, albacore and longtail tuna. Its soft light tip action will work a jig effectively and when hooked-up the strong butt section will move fish away from structure quickly.

SAH BJ66XXHB– the more heavy-duty version of the BJ66XHB is suited to 90-180 gram lures and line up to PE 2. Perfect for wrestling bottom dwelling fish away from their lairs, snapper, coral trout and a host of other reef fish will fall to the charms of this rod.

SAH BJ66XHS– this light-game bay jigging model is ideal for light jigging with pirate, light jigs and vibrations with a 4000 sized spinning reel. Ideally suited for snapper, reef species small pelagics, albacore and longtail tuna. Its soft light tip action will work a jig effectively and when hooked-up the strong butt section will move fish away structure quickly.

SAH BJ66XXHS– the model to use for those times when you want a rod a little heavier than the BJ66XHS. Suited to 4000 sized reels, this rod is ideally suited for snapper, reef species small pelagics, albacore and longtail tuna.

Features

  • HVF Carbon
  • Bias Wrap construction
  • Glatech blank construction
  • Fuji O Concept guides
  • Heavy duty Fuji reel seats with locking rings
  • Ultra tough EVA grips
  • 16 models available

 

Model Type Sections Length Action Taper Cast Weight Rec. Line
531-200S Spin 1 161cm Heavy Regular Max 200g PE 3/4
531-300S Spin 1 161cm Extra Heavy Regular Max 300g PE 5/6
531-200B Overhead 1 161cm Heavy Regular Max 200g PE 3/4
531-300B Overhead 1 161cm Extra Heavy Regular Max 300g PE 5/6
64CJ Spin 2 193cm Medium Regular 60-120g MAX PE 2-4
72MH Spin 2 213cm Medium Heavy Fast 60-120g PE 3 - 5
792H Spin 2 236cm Heavy Fast 60-120g MAX PE 6
82XH Spin 2 244cm Extra Heavy Fast 150-300g MAX PE 8
962XHS Spin 2 290cm Extra Heavy Fast 60-150g MAX PE 6
962XHB Overhead 2 290cm Extra Heavy Fast 60-150g MAX PE 6
61S-2/3 Spin 2 186cm Medium Light Regular 30-120g PE 1-2
57S-3/4 Spin 2 170cm Medium Regular 60-150g PE 1-2.5
BJ66XHB Overhead 2 198cm Light Regular 60-150g PE 0.6-1.5
BJ66XXHB Overhead 2 198cm Medium Regular 90-180g PE 0.8-2.0
BJ66XHS Spin 2 198cm Light Regular 60-150g PE 0.6-1.5
BJ66XXHS Spin 2 198cm Medium Regular 90-180g PE 0.8-2.0