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Fish On! Technical Consultant Soh Yu Hock sends us some photos from Osaka Fishing Show 2013.
WARNING: some of these photos can prove to be TOO hot to handle!

Photos courtesy of Soh Yu Hock.

Osaka Show 2013

2013 marks the 50th Osaka Fishing Show (Japan)

Osaka Show 2013 - Jackall Bros

JACKALL BROS Exhibition Booth

OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Megabass


OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Evergreen


OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Rapala


OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Smith


OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Ima


OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Valley Hill


OSAKA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors - Owner


Fuji’s booth is simple, elegence, effective, just like their guides

New extension of Fuji’s KR Guides

This setup explains the importance of weight reduction on guides, less weight = more sensitive.

Hiro demonstrating the difference of Fuji SiC and a competitor’s insert. The line on the competitor’s insert setup subsequently burst as a result of heat build-up over a period of time.

Shimano Stella SW 2013

Shimano Stella SW 2013 line up

Shimano Stella SW 2013

Front view of the 2013 Shimano Stella SW

Shimano Stella 30000 SW 2013

Shimano’s answer to the Daiwa Saltiga Dogfight – the 2013 Stella SW 30000

Shimano Stella 5000 SW 2013

Shimano 2013 Stella SW 5000

Shimano Metanium 2013

Debut of Shimano Metanium 2013 – featuring SVS Infinity and Micro Module gearing found on the 2012 Shimano Antares

Shimano Metanium 2013

Hero shot of the Shimano Metanium 2013

Shimano Metanium 2013

Low, low profile

Shimano Metanium 2013

Redesigned handle

Shimano Metanium 2013

Underneath the baitcaster

Shimano Metanium 2013 SVS

Unveiling the SVS Infinity cast system

Shimano Metanium 2013 SVS

Innards of the Metanium 2013

Shimano Metanium 2013 Spool

Shimano Metanium 2013 Gears

The Micro Module gears

Shimano Metanium 2013 Micro Module

Side-by-side comparison of Micro Module gear and conventional gear

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