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Daiwa Introduces Tatula SV70 Baitcaster Fishing Reel

Designed and manufactured to meet the needs of those with smaller hands like competitive grade school, high school, and collegiate anglers—or those seeking the perfect finesse baitcaster—to date, the Tatula SV70 is Daiwa’s smallest and most palmable SV baitcaster reel offering.

Daiwa’s progressive product development team designed the new Tatula SV70 reel with an all-new frame size to be the smallest, lightest, and most palmable Tatula SV reel the company has ever introduced. The amazing new Tatula reel is one of the lightest, one of the most controlled baitcasting reels on the market today.

 It features an aluminum frame, aluminum handle sideplate, and is extremely palmable. With regards to gearing, it also contains Daiwa’s Hyper Drive Design™ gearing system for very smooth cranking and fluid-like rotation. “The responsiveness of this reel is simply unparalleled,” says Senior Marketing Manager, Marc Mills. “It’s all about feeling your bait and not the gearing of the reel.”

“First off, it’s an SV baitcaster so it has all the SV technologies. It is by far the smallest SV reel we have in our lineup. This is really the baitcaster for competitive youth anglers because it’s virtually anti-backlashing with the SV technology and allows anglers to make good, long casts but not worry about problems with backlashes. It’s an excellent tournament reel, especially for younger anglers and those with smaller hands or seeking finesse options and improved palmability,” offers Mills. But by any means it is not a kids reel and is great for all bass anglers looking for a true technique driven finesse reel.

The reel also has all the standard features that have made the Tatula SV so popular—for example, the reel features the T-Wing System (TWS) for effortless longer casts and the SV spool for even and articulate controlled spool control.

The 6.5-ounce reel features 7+1 ball bearings and is available in right- and left-handed versions in 6.3:1, 7.1:1 and 8.1:1 gear ratios. Models offer 23.2 to 30 inches per handle crank and 9.9 pounds of maximum drag. In terms of line capacity, the SV70 offers 90 yards of 10-pound test and 75 yards of 12-pound test. For those using J-Braid, expect 70 yards of 20-pound test or 55 yards of 30-pound test.

Hyper Drive DIGI-GEAR


  • SV Concept
  • Aluminum Frame & Sideplate
  • Reel Weight: 6.5 ounces
  • T-Wing System (TWS)
  • 30mm SV Spool
  • Ultimate Tournament Drag (UTD)
  • 90mm Swept Handle
  • MSRP $229.99