CJay

Daiwa Demon Blood 17 962MH

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Gday Raiders,

just a quick big up review for the Daiwa Demon Blood 17 stick, purchased one a month ago (shout out to  Dinga) to try something different and it has blown my mind!

I Switched over from an older model Yamaga Sniper that has definately been through the mill a few times, and the results were awesome.

Casting distances upto 100m with a tail wind using 65g metals,  i literally have never seen that much line fly off the spool before fishing with lures, it loads up like a dream and releases like a missile . For long sessions spinning (3-4hours) averaging about 60m each cast with minimum effort, this stick has some beef whilst taking alot of pressure off the angler, im now in range of the local bommies off the headlands here and my hookup rate has gone up twofold! Pics to come soon after the next part of my trip :fisher:

To sum it up if you looking at buying one of these id highly reccommend it!

Tight Lines! B)

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Yep they perform amazing for the money.

I've got the older model and it outcasts all my other 9ft spin sticks(T-Curve offshore). 65 and 85g raiders it pelts with ease and has alot of power to handle a good fish off the rocks.

If i'm going to be doing any sort of lure work off the rocks/beach it is my goto rod.

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On 4/20/2018 at 9:00 AM, CJay said:

Gday Raiders,

just a quick big up review for the Daiwa Demon Blood 17 stick, purchased one a month ago (shout out to  Dinga) to try something different and it has blown my mind!

I Switched over from an older model Yamaga Sniper that has definately been through the mill a few times, and the results were awesome.

Casting distances upto 100m with a tail wind using 65g metals,  i literally have never seen that much line fly off the spool before fishing with lures, it loads up like a dream and releases like a missile . For long sessions spinning (3-4hours) averaging about 60m each cast with minimum effort, this stick has some beef whilst taking alot of pressure off the angler, im now in range of the local bommies off the headlands here and my hookup rate has gone up twofold! Pics to come soon after the next part of my trip :fisher:

To sum it up if you looking at buying one of these id highly reccommend it!

Tight Lines! B)

Hi CJay,

Someone I have recently corrupted is now looking at a slightly heavier spinning outfit. A fishing mate recommended the Demon Blood series so I found your review very interesting.

What reel and line (brand, rating and length) did you match it up with?

Regards,

Derek

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I have the old demon blood, its a great rod but i retired it for the Nitro Rockstar! :P Wonder how the new one goes lol

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Thanks for the review :) At the moment I am tossing up between a Demon Blood 17 or a Daiwa Saltist Hyper 962 or a Nitro Rockstar for land based kingies. Very torn at the moment not sure which one I want :S 

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