In music, a glissando is a glide from one pitch to another. Think of the way pianists and guitarists gracefully move their hands across the keys or strings and back, creating a dynamic range of sounds.
|Line Weight||Braid 2/ Mono 16lb|
|Casting Weight||Up to 45g|
|Target||Fish up to 10kg|
When it comes to developing rods for wading, Tulala doesn’t emphasize only lightness and sensitivity. The weight of the tackle is different depending on what fish is being targeted, be it bass, sea bass or trout. No matter the target, anglers will nonetheless find themselves standing and casting for the same length of time, and anyone may become fatigued. For this reason we aim for perfect balance more than any other factor in the design of our rods. In this way anglers can get maximum performance with little physical effort –just a flick of the wrist, when casting. The Glissando 77 is a balanced ‘heavy’ light rod. It is also our most specialized short rod for wading.
You’re on vacation with your family or lover at an island resort, but you can fish there too…… What do you do?
Avid anglers will find opportunities to do some light plugging while on a trip to the tropics, whether it’s with family or on a company trip. The thought of making it to one of these tropical destinations and finding oneself standing on a private beach with an expanse of pristine blue water without a rod is unfathomable. Moreover, the time that can be spent in these places is so limited.
On tropical islands or resorts you won’t find so many ports with deep bays. And although you can in theory spend all day moving about between far away points, the best bites at these locations will usually happen only at dawn and dusk.
The one element to be thankful for is the relatively high water temperature. Coupled with the abundance of beach and rocky shore and there are numerous opportunities for wading for migrating coastal species and pelagics. This is the main concept point this rod was developed around. It’s the excitement of hooking into something late in the afternoon, and not knowing what it is until you get it close to shore.
Although designed for plugging from beaches or coral reefs, users will find it fits in any target environment whether wading for bass at Lake Biwa, sea bass in Tokyo Bay, or mountain streams in search of trout.
It’s not always easy to know what lure is going to get bit. There are those times when the fish you are after will strike at something small like a tiny metal jig or topwater retrieved speedily across the waters surface. One may hesitate to throw such tiny lures, knowing that a large specimen could come up and wreck his gear at any moment, never mind the difficulties in casting something so tiny. Time is also limited, so it’s usually not feasible to