Product Testing Report - March 13-15, 2014

Location: Tokara, Japan

Target: GT

Source: Carpenter Japan


Product testing in Tokara with Big Dipper

- Prototype rods

- Prototype lures


TBL 80/40 prototype rod - Shark estimated 100kg

We lost around 20 lures during this trip to sharks and Spanish Mackerels


Dogtooth Tuna on 7.9ft prototype rod + Pandora 155+30

Thanks to Captain Fukui and all Carpenter product testers. Pandora 155+30 now allows comfortable fishing when current runs opposite direction to wind.


GT 36kg on 7.9ft prototype rod + Pandora 155+30


MH 80H


Double catch on Pandora 155+30


Pandora 155 caught Tokara's biggest 65kg GT last year and I have feeling that this Pandora 155+30 make more drama in the future.


GT 35kg on MH 80H


GT 40kg


GT 43kg on TBL 80/40 prototype rod + Pandora 155+30


KLL test jig rod

This rod is lighter than existing OH series.


EP 86/40R-P1 prototype rod


Pandora 155+30

Pandora works really well for Yellowfin Tuna


7.9ft prototype rod + BF 120


GT on γ(Gamma) 160H


Wahoo on BF 120


Dogtooth Tuna on KLL test lure


Bluefin Trevally on Sea Frog Twin Hook 120


GT 36kg