Daiwa TNBA23-275G Tournament Ballistic Surf Rod - 9 ft.

Daiwa TNBA23-275G Tournament Ballistic Surf Rod - 9 ft.

Price: $399.99
TD Code
Rod TypeLengthPowerActionPrice
2 pcs
MLF$399.99 USD
Daiwa Tournament Ballistic Surf Rods are the perfect surf rods for anglers. These rods with fuji low rider ring guides are able to support both a spinning or conventional reel. The v-joint feature of these rods provides for a smooth bending curve for better castability.

Daiwa Tournament Ballistic Surf Rods Features:

  • SVF Nano Plus graphite material (powered by Toray Nanoalloy technology)
  • Fuji low rider alconite ring guides
  • V-Joint
  • Adjustable balancer weights on rear grip
  • Limited lifetime warranty
3.5 Stars based on 3 reviews
By Alexei P.
Marina del Rey CA
Does not work well with a spinning reel!
October 8, 2019
I wanted a rod/reel combo for a long cast to surf fish in Mexico..

Previously i had a 4 piece $74 Fiblink travel rod which performed Ok, (I needed to tighten up the middle section every 30min or it was flying out during the cast). I was able to cast far above the waves at Pedregal beach in Cabo San Lucas.
So, I wanted to increased the casting distance further , to hit the rock where I saw yellowtail while spearfishing.. And I came across a good deal on Daiwa Tournament Ballistic rod TNBA33-405G with the idea of pairing it with Daiwa Basia QD45 reel.

Daiwa advertises this rod as Spinning AND Conventional reel compatible I was suspicious right away as I saw how small the line guides are.

So I took it to the beach today with Okuma vs 65 reel spooled with Daiwa j-braid 40lbs. Right away I got 5 wind knots which never happened before..

During the cast the first line guide creates a "vortex" of line and I could hear a sound of line rubbing against the line guide..Very strange that Rod's first line guide that is installed in the middle of the middle section is surprisingly small for a spinning rod. Take a look at the photos..
ProsLight, strong, excellent color and appearance
ConsLine guides too small for a spinning rod!
By Thomas
Bethany Beach, DE
A lot of Money For a Carry Case and a Poorly Wrapped Butt
March 28, 2019
I own 4 of these rods. The older models did not come with a worthless carry case, and the butts on the older rods were completely protected with a full wrapping.The newer rods throw as well as the older models, but the fluff that comes with the new rods are not worth the extra costs. If considering this rod, I would suggest buying the blank and having it built to your needs. The bare, unprotected butt section on my newer rods have become scared and blemished. I plan to re wrap these for better protection. In my opinion, DIAWA has tampered with success and foolishly attempted to fix a wonderful rod that was not broken.
ProsGreat sensitivity and casts great.
ConsUnprotected butt section (not wrapped) and high cost for an included carry / travel case
By Adam
Louisa, VA
One of the best Red Drum surf rods!
October 10, 2016
Have now built four(4) of these rods and they are one of the best blanks for east coast red drum surf/pier fishing. Very light and easy to throw. The red paint scheme looks awesome as well. Not a fan of the three-piece design(personal preference) but Daiwa did this one up right, and they are great rods.
ProsLight, easy to load, easy to cast.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
Dmitry Pozdniakov
from North Carolina asked:
February 16, 2019
What reel will work with Daiwa TNBA23-275G Tournament Ballistic Surf Rod - 9 ft. for surf/jetties? Slammer 4500 or 5500? Any other $300- suggestions?
1 Answers
The Slammer 4500 or the 5000 Shimano Saragosa.
on February 20, 2019

from NYC asked:
October 14, 2018
Good Day, I have Abu Blu Yonder Reel 6500. Will it work with Daiwa TNBA23-275G Tournament Ballistic Surf Rod - 9 ft.?
1 Answers
You would need a casting/conventional rod to pair with the Abu Blu Yonder Reel 6500
on October 15, 2018

David Keong
from Canton, Georgia asked:
April 26, 2018
Do you have blanks only for this model rod and if yes what will be the price for it.
1 Answers
The Daiwa TNBA23-275G Tournament Ballistic Surf Rod - 9 ft. is sold with the guides on the rod. We do not sell the blank only.
on May 1, 2018


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