Ever since the first Saltiga saltwater fishing reel was released in 2002, the demand for heavy-duty saltwater spinning reels has constantly increased. When the first Saltiga was released, it set a new standard for saltwater reels, and has continually evolved throughout its eighteen year history. With a new release of the Saltiga reel in 2020, Saltiga is re-imagined delivering anglers the most technologically advanced Saltiga ever produced. Extensively redesigned and engineered from drag knob to handle the 20 Saltiga features, which is the most advanced list of features ever, to once again affirm itself as the ultimate saltwater spinning reel. This new reel starts and centers around brand new Monocoque body. This is a single piece body capable of holding much larger internal gearing components. It is machined from high strength aluminum to provide unbelievable strength and improved sealing. Housed within the Monocoque body, is a brand-new drive gear, providing gear strength more than double that of its predecessor. Yes, more than double than that of its predecessor. More than Double! The new Monocoque body also has a new rear cover design, eliminating screws from the underside of the reel to improve against intrusion, the cover is also produced from reinforced ABS to eliminate potential electrolysis with the aluminum body. It also includes improved paint & finishing processes which increases the durability to the cosmetic side, delivering the much improved corrosion protection required for saltwater use. There is also a new drag stack where they increased the number of washers to deliver ten times the drag durability compared to the previous Saltiga model. Yes, ten times the drag durability compared to it’s predecessor. Ten Times! Another upgrade is the newly designed aluminum heat dissipating Drag Knob that delivers improved cooling & heat dissipation, adding to the durability and the longevity of the reel components. A newly designed ABS Longcast spool design offers improved casting performance and enhanced line management. The original Saltiga Saltwater Fishing Reel was amazing. This new version, with all of the upgrades and technology improvements is amazing. Give one a try today, and you will be amazed at the quality and workmanship that goes into every Saltiga model. Saltwater Fishing Reels•Hooker Electric Shimano 20 Tiagra Kite Reel•Shimano BeastMaster 9000A Electric Reel•Shimano Stella SW Spinning Reel•Okuma Makaira Spinning ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Van Staal X Series Spinning Reel•Shimano Talica Billfish Concept Reel•Accurate Dauntless DX2 Two Speed Conventional Saltwater Reel•Daiwa Tanacom 1000 Power Assist Electric ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Penn International VIS Silver Two Speed Lever Drag Reel•Shimano Talica II CAM Conventional Reel•Shimano Tiagra Conventional Two Speed Saltwater Reel•Daiwa Tanacom 750 Power Assist ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Daiwa Tanacom 500 Power Assist Reel•Penn International VIS Gold Two Speed Lever Drag Reel•Shimano Talica II Two Speed Lever Drag Saltwater Reel•Penn International VI Gold Single Speed Lever Drag ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Penn International VISX Silver Two Speed Lever Drag Reel•Shimano Trinidad Series Star Drag Conventional Reel•Okuma Makaira Two Speed Lever Drag Reel•Okuma Makaira Special Edition Lever Drag ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Shimano Twin Power Saltwater Spinning Reel•Daiwa Certate LT Spinning Reel•Accurate Valiant Conventional Reel•Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag ReelsSaltwater Fishing Reels•Shimano Twin Power FD Spinning Reel•Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Conventional Reel•Shimano Tymos Two Speed Baitcasting Reel•Accurate Fury Two Speed Conventional Saltwater ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Tsunami SaltX Spinning Reel•Shimano TLD Two Speed A Model Conventional Reel•Shimano Saragosa Saltwater Spinning Reel•Shimano Thunnus CI4 Saltwater Spinning ReelSaltwater Fishing Reels•Shimano Saragosa Saltwater Spinning Reel•Accurate Fury Single Speed Conventional Saltwater Reel•Shimano SpeedMaster II Conventional Reel•Penn Squall Two Speed Lever Drag ReelDisclosure: This post is brought to you by the Mendenhall Outdoors team. We highlight products and services that you might find interesting. We frequently receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. If you click a link on this page, then go on to make a purchase, we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you, and does not impact the purchase price of any products that you may purchase.