FOKEETO

The FOKEETO 53 is ZENAQ’s heavy jigging series. These rods are built for targeting large pelagic species such as tuna, GTs, amberjacks, kingfish, and many more. All models of the FOKEETO 53 have an even taper, which makes them extremely durable and versatile. This taper also helps give the angler the most leverage possible to bring the fight to the fish without increasing fatigue. The length and guide layout of the FOKEETO series have all been fine-tuned to help you better control your jigs. These well-balanced heavy jigging rods have helped scores of anglers set records all over the world, defining themselves as truly unique jigging rods in a class all their own.
 
History(1999 FOKEETO Debut)
 
movie FOKEETO Series Tuna fishing.(2:17)

Model

 
 
Discontinued

FB53-8 / FS53-8

Length: 5'3" / Lure: 120-300g / PE Line: MAX#5
The recommended jig weight is 120g-250g / Jig Max: about 300g.
The 8-power models are a perfect match for amberjacks, tuna, yellowtails, etc. These rods can really dominate fish up to 30kg (~75lb) in strong current.
 
 
 
Discontinued

FB53-12 / FS53-12

Length: 5'3" / Lure: 180-400g / PE Line: MAX#6
The recommended jig weight is 180g-300g / Jig Max: about 400g.
If you’re using jigs in the 250g range and your target species is between 30-50kg (~75-125lb), the 12-power rods are the models for you. Of the FOKEETO 53 series, the 12-powers are the most versatile rods—ideal for targeting a variety of species from all over the world.

 

FB53-12
 
 
 
Discontinued

FB53-16 / FS53-16

Length: 5'3" / Lure: 250-500g / PE Line: MAX#7
The recommended jig weight is 250g-400g / Jig Max: about 500g
If you’re using jigs in the 350g range and your target species can weigh 50kg (~125lb) or more, these models are for you. These rods have lots of power but still have enough flex to absorb much of the force when battling large fish.

 

FS53-16
 
 
 
Discontinued

FB53-20 / FS53-20

Length: 5'3" / Lure: 300-700g / PE Line: MAX#8
The recommended jig weight is 300g-500g / Jig Max: about 700g.
If you are looking for that perfect rods to catch fish weighing over 100kg (~225 lb), look no further than the 20-power models. The strongest of the FOKEETO 53 lineup, these rods are the first choices of many experienced anglers in pursuit of giant tuna and GTs. Both 53-20 models have all the pulling power needed to turn even the largest of fish.
 
 
 

Specs

 
 

FOKEETO
BAIT MODEL
Length
(ft)
Joint
(pce)
Closed
Length
(cm)
Lure WT
Min〜Max
(g)
Lure WT
Best Match
(g)
Line WT
(PE #)
Rod'sweight
(average)
(g)
Grip length
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Reel seat size
(Fuji parts)
(A) (B) (C)
Discontinued FB53-8 5'3" 1 160 〜300 120〜250 PE 4〜5 251 715 410 220 T-DPS-20
Discontinued FB53-12 5'3" 1 160 〜400 180〜300 PE 5〜6 265 715 410 220 T-DPS-20
Discontinued FB53-16 5'3" 1 160 〜500 250〜400 PE 6〜7 308 715 410 220 T-DPS-20
Discontinued FB53-20 5'3" 1 160 〜700 300〜500 PE 6〜8 340 715 410 220 T-DPS-22

 
FOKEETO
SPINNING MODEL
Length
(ft)
Joint
(pce)
Closed
Length
(cm)
Lure WT
Min〜Max
(g)
Lure WT
Best Match
(g)
Line WT
(PE #)
Rod'sweight
(average)
(g)
Grip length
Click here!
Reel seat size
(Fuji parts)
(A) (B) (C)
Discontinued FS53-8 5'3" 1 160 〜300 120〜250 PE 4〜5 258 715 450 220 DPS-20
Discontinued FS53-12 5'3" 1 160 〜400 180〜300 PE 5〜6 270 715 450 220 DPS-20
Discontinued FS53-16 5'3" 1 160 〜500 250〜400 PE 6〜7 300 715 450 220 DPS-20
Discontinued FS53-20 5'3" 1 160 〜700 300〜500 PE 6〜8 347 715 450 220 DPS-22

GUIDE / All models use FUJI Super ocean guide (Ion plating stainless frame and SIC ring guides).
W-NUT RING(PAT)/ All models.
GIMBAL/All models.

 
 

Chart

 
 

 
 
 

Photo

 
 

FB53-12
 
 
 

FS53-16

 
 
 

Feature

 
 

Bait casting model

  • Tip section
    Fuji T-MNST12 ( All models )
  • Butt section
    Fuji ICMNSG20 ( All models )
  • Reel seat & W-nut ring ( PAT. )
    Fuji T-DPS20 ( All models )
  • Aluminium Gimbal & Gimbal cap
    ( All models )

Spinning model

  • Tip section
    Fuji T-MNST12 ( All models )
  • Butt section
    Fuji ICMNSG30 ( All models )
  • Reel seat & W-nut ring ( PAT. )
    Fuji DPS20 ( All models )
  • Aluminium Gimbal & Gimbal cap
    ( All models )

 
 
 

Rod Curve