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Daiwa Lines: Metered for Mastery

Cypress, CA  – There are some gigantic reels out there. Those meant for horsing big fish off the bottom and long-line trolling for everything from sailfish to salmon. Daiwa makes some of the world’s finest, too, like the oceanic electric MP 3000, Seaborg and conventional series like Saltiga and Saltist reels. Spinning gets colossal, too, such as Daiwa’s Saltiga, which comes in a whopping 20000 size! What’s common in all cases? They eat a lot of fishing line. We’re talking 500 to 2,000 yards a crack. And that can get expensive.



Daiwa addressed the cost versus quantity issue a few years back with the introduction of J-Braid x4, a four-carrier line constructed of high-grade Japanese Dyneema. The affordable superline is narrower diameter than lines with additional carriers, lending itself to piling on more line with larger spools. J-Braid x4 is famously known for its abrasion resistance, ease of knot tying and overall line management as well.

The all-new J-Braid x4 Multi Color introduces a metering feature, line colored in Orange, Blue, Pink, Green and Purple with 1-meter indicator (Yellow-Black-Yellow) and 5-meter indicator (Yellow-Red-Yellow) and measured in 10-meter increments. This allows for simple, visual line length assessments when dropping deep or on the troll. Catch a fish, recognize the line metering, and you can immediately get back to that distance or depth. Makes for more successful fishing by eliminating the guesswork.

J-Braid x4 Multi Color comes in 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 65 lb. test and in 330 yds., 550 yds. (50, 65 and 80 lb. only), and 3,300 yds. MSRP’s are $21.99 to $219.99.

Available Colors:


Dark Green is more natural in situations where you may want to tie your hook or lure directly onto the line without a leader.


Fluorescent Yellow is highly visible, and helping detect even the slightest line movements.


A majestic blue tone with high visibility while incorporating water and sky contrast.


Getting to the desired depth has never been easier. Color changes every ten meters to allow you to get into the strike zone quickly.


For Daiwa’s latest color catalog and/or information on Daiwa products, call Daiwa’s Customer Service Department at 562-375-6800 or e-mail inquiries to: The URL for Daiwa’s web site is

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