Product Testing Report - August 08-17, 2012

Location: Prince Edward, Canada

Target: Bluefin Tuna

Source: Carpenter Japan


- Black Beast prototype stand-up heavy model

- Black Beast prototype stand-up medium heavy model

- Black Beast prototype stand-up medium heavy model with roller guides

- Black Beast BB54B-SG (current model)


We spent the first day for spooling line and practice (25-30kg drag pressure)


Black Beast prototype stand-up heavy model (above) and Black Beast prototype stand-up medium heavy model (below)


Black Beast BB54B-SG (current model)

Bluefin Tune estimated 408kg (900lb)

Flighting time: 70 minutes


Bluefin Tune estimated 453kg (1000lb)

It's huge and doesn't look like fish!


Black Beast BB54B-SG (current model)

Bluefin Tune estimated 385kg (850lb)

Drag: 32kg


Black Beast prototype stand-up heavy model

Bluefin Tune estimated 362kg (800lb)

This rods gives me direct feeling and good lifting power


It was amazing experience for catching such big fish within 10 minutes drive distance from wharf. We will continue to test this series of rods for Marlin and Tuna.