“overall it’s a mightily impressive package.”

Packed full of Daiwa’s latest technology, the Tournament QDA is sure to turn a few heads on the bank.

Finished in a solid aluminium body for lightness and durability, coupled with the air rotor and lightweight handle with a grippy rubberised handle, the Tournament utilises Mag Sealing to give it an astonishingly smooth retrieve. It also prevents water ingress into the inner gearing, giving your reel a longer life. Staple features like the high-impact line clip protect your line, while the super-smooth QD drag will take the reel from locked up to free spool in just half a turn. Overall it’s a mightily impressive package. Despite being light, it feels solid in the retrieve, not faltering even when cranking in large leads from long distance. Aesthetically we’re not let down either. With its black finish it looks awesome and understated, exactly what we like.

THE VERDICT  – Super-smooth and looks stunning, another great addition to the Daiwa range.

Price: £350


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