TackleTour's 2008 Holiday Gift Guide
the other categories we gave "Cal" our Enthusiast Editor free reign over the
picks in the "Enthusiast" section of this year's Holiday Gift Guide. He kicked
it off with a surprising pick in the Enthusiast Reel Category. though not an
official pick Ms. Casey took a particular liking to one of Cal's custom painted
pink Alphas reels.
A "sexy" match for the Zillion rod
is the Limited Edition Daiwa Anniversary Reel
(Daiwa Zillion Anniversary Reel) With our recent review of the Ito
Monoblock, Abu AE74, and Daiwa/DEPS Zillion ZDV, how does this reel make it into
our Holiday Gift Guide of recommended buys? How about the fact that this limited
edition, limited production, serialized, custom colored, hyper-speed Zillion is
not only a US Domestic Product reel, but also only fifty dollars more than the
standard edition Zillion? In a time of economic turmoil, Daiwa offers
Enthusiasts a worthy product that is accessible and desirable and affordable. This appropriately colored holiday
choice is available at
Hey its a Christmas colored reel!
Enthusiast Reel honorable mention:
(Opus 1 Nero)
The original Opus-1 more than fed our enthusiast juices the
moment we opened the box and saw its slick, silver briefcase. This together with
the elegant presentation of the pieces within inspired our own, unique path with
The Evergreen Opus 1 Nero is the
definition of "enthusiast"
Well, the second generation
Opus-1 is here with the Nero and we’ve cranked it up a notch ourselves. Perhaps
not the most practical piece in today’s economic climate, but an absolute must
have for fans of the original Opus 1 and those of Evergreen International
overall as well.
What rod do you have there Ms.