Top 10 Fishing Reels for Saltwater
for November 2021

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Diwa Spinning Fishing Reels for Saltwater Freshwater 6000 Spools Ultra Smooth Ultralight Powerful Trout Bass Carp Gear Stainless Ball Bearings Metal Body Ice Fishing Reels (6000)

Diwa Spinning Fishing Reels for Saltwater Freshwater 6000 Spools Ultra Smooth Ultralight Powerful Trout Bass Carp Gear Stainless Ball Bearings Metal Body Ice Fishing Reels (6000)

by Diwa
What We like

Smooth, Fluid cranking with 14 sealed stainless steel ball bearings and instant anti-reverse bearing, Drag system provides powerful drag without sacrificing smoothness. It's light weight and perfectly balanced, thus less fatigue.

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Product Features

  • Metal body, Rotor and heavy-duty aluminum alloy bail wire offer exceptional durability, and the aluminum alloy bracket will not fracture. Durable, High-range spinning reel ideal for conquering big freshwater and saltwater gamefish.
  • Great features, Interchangeable right or left handle computerized numerical control machined aluminum handle, excellent line lay oscillation system. Ultra-thin streamline body design. Suitable for a variety of waters, such as ocean boat fishing, ocean rock fishing, ocean beach fishing, lake, river, reservoir pond, stream etc. Perfect thanksgiving birthday christmas gift for fisherman.
  • Weight 15.03oz/426g | Max Drag 66 LB/30KG | GearRatio 4.7:1 | Line Capacity (LB/Yds) 14/180, 16/140, 18/100 | Line Capacity 0.35mm/180m, 0.40mm/160m, 0.45mm/120m

Great features, interchangeable right or left handle computerized numerical control machined aluminum handle, excellent line lay oscillation system. ultra-thin streamline body design. suitable for a variety of waters, such as ocean boat fishing, ocean rock fishing, ocean beach fishing, lake, river, reservoir pond, stream etc. perfect thanksgiving birthday christmas gift for fisherman. Metal body, rotor and heavy-duty aluminum alloy bail wire offer exceptional durability, and the aluminum alloy bracket will not fracture. durable, high-range spinning reel ideal for conquering big freshwater and saltwater gamefish. Weight 15.03oz/426g | max drag 66 lb/30kg | gearratio 4.7:1 | line capacity (lb/yds) 14/180, 16/140, 18/100 | line capacity 0.35mm/180m, 0.40mm/160m, 0.45mm/120m

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Dr.Fish Saltwater 10000 Spinning Reel for Surf Fishing, 13+1 BBS, 40LB Max Drag, Ultra High Capacity, Heavy Duty Long Casting Offshore Big Game Fishing Reel Halibut Bullhead Mackerel

Dr.Fish Saltwater 10000 Spinning Reel for Surf Fishing

13+1 BBS, 40LB Max Drag, Ultra High Capacity, Heavy Duty Long Casting Offshore Big Game Fishing Reel Halibut Bullhead Mackerel

by Dr.Fish
What We like

HUGE CNC Aluminum spool allows you to easily put more and heavier lines on your reel for bigger fights, and help you cast longer and faster. Powerful Aluminum handle will help you dominant every battle.

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Product Features

  • Model: LS-10000| Gear Ratio: 3.9:1 | Ball Bearing: 13+1BB | Drag: Front | Reel Weight Approx.: 26.03oz / 26.87oz | Spool: Aluminlum | Line Capacity (Lbs/Yds): 17/400,20/310,30/220
  • A BIG gun for the BIG game. A special weapon designed for surf fishing. High density, corrosion resistant reel body is ready for repeat fights agianst the fiercest monster under the sea.
  • 13+1 Rust-resistant ball bearings offer smooth action in both casting and retrieving. Side plate and rotor are sealed and waterproof so you can keep enjoying this butterly smooth performance after many trips.
  • BIG & STRONG! Unprecedented 48LB max drag(12000 model) will put you in the winning position when a big fish bites. 3.9:1 Rock-steady gear ratio provides more torque and gives you advantage when a big fight comes.

Big & strong! unprecedented 48lb max drag(12000 model) will put you in the winning position when a big fish bites. 3.9:1 rock-steady gear ratio provides more torque and gives you advantage when a big fight comes. 13+1 rust-resistant ball bearings offer smooth action in both casting and retrieving. side plate and rotor are sealed and waterproof so you can keep enjoying this butterly smooth performance after many trips. Model: ls-10000| gear ratio: 3.9:1 | ball bearing: 13+1bb | drag: front | reel weight approx.: 26.03oz / 26.87oz | spool: aluminlum | line capacity (lbs/yds): 17/400,20/310,30/220 A big gun for the big game. a special weapon designed for surf fishing. high density, corrosion resistant reel body is ready for repeat fights agianst the fiercest monster under the sea.

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Burning Shark Trolling Reel Saltwater Level Wind Reels, Drag Reels Boat Fishing Ocean Fishing for Sea Bass Grouper Salmon

Burning Shark Trolling Reel Saltwater Level Wind Reels

Drag Reels Boat Fishing Ocean Fishing for Sea Bass Grouper Salmon

by Burning Shark
What We like

USING: Noise Is Small,The Line Release Lever Works Good,Comfortable Cranking.Lightweight Corrosion Resistant Frame.

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Product Features

  • WEIGHT: Approx. 23 oz / 640g,Max. Drag: 40 lb,Gear Ratio: 4.1:1.
  • WARM PROMPT:If You Have Any Problems About Our Products,Please Contack Our Customer Service Team,We Will Solve Your Problems ASAP.
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE:High Quality Deep Sea Fishing Reel,Double Dog Ratchet System Prevents Handle From Reversing.
  • DETAIED PARTS:Conventional Reel,Machined Aluminum Spool, Bakelight Sideplates, Stainless Steel Gears for Long-lasting Durability,Smooth Fishing Reel Seat,Spherical Handle.

Weight: approx. 23 oz / 640g,max. drag: 40 lb,gear ratio: 4.1:1. Detaied parts:conventional reel,machined aluminum spool, bakelight sideplates, stainless steel gears for long-lasting durability,smooth fishing reel seat,spherical handle. High performance:high quality deep sea fishing reel,double dog ratchet system prevents handle from reversing. Warm prompt:if you have any problems about our products,please contack our customer service team,we will solve your problems asap.

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Piscifun Carbon X Spinning Reels - Light to 5.7oz, 6.2:1 High Speed Gear Ratio, Carbon Frame and Rotor, 10+1 Shielded BB, Smooth Powerful Freshwater and Saltwater Spinning Fishing Reel (3000 Series)

Piscifun Carbon X Spinning Reels

Light to 5.7oz, 6.2:1 High Speed Gear Ratio, Carbon Frame and Rotor, 10+1 Shielded BB, Smooth Powerful Freshwater and Saltwater Spinning Fishing Reel (3000 Series)

by Piscifun
What We like

Unique & Innovative The Carbon X is loaded with incredible features like our reinforced anti corrosion stainless steel main shaft and Zinc Alloy drive gear, direct drive screw-in aluminum handle, hollow nest shaped spool, smooth positive click drag, and high density EVA knob. These features are typically found in reels in a much higher price range, but we are making it affordable for everyone

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Product Features

  • Silky Smooth - You will be amazed at the incredible smoothness of the Carbon X, the 10+1 shielded stainless steel ball bearings are critical for increased smooth operation, retrieve performance and corrosion resistance.
  • Consistent & Powerful Drag - 3 premium oversized carbon washers give you a best in class up to 33lbs drag power and the sealed rubber ring protects your drag from being compromised by water and dust. These drag features offer you the ultimate experience whether youre chasing your tournament kicker or spending a day with the kids on the lake
  • Feather Light - The Carbon X is meticulously crafted with an all carbon fiber body, rotor and side plate making it one of the lightest in its class, weighing in at a mere 5.7 oz. The Carbon X greatly reduces the fatigue placed on your wrist over a long day of chasing those trophy fish
  • Multiple Retrieves - The Piscifun Carbon X spinning reel features a lightning fast 6.2:1 gear ratio as well as a buttery smooth 5.1:1 in our 1000 model. These 2 gear ratios are the perfect combination, the high speed retrieve helps every angler battle the strong, fast runs of the biggest fish and the moderate speed is perfect for finessing in your next trophy

Multiple retrieves - the Piscifun carbon x spinning reel features a lightning fast 6.2:1 gear ratio as well as a buttery smooth 5.1:1 in our 1000 model. these 2 gear ratios are the perfect combination, the high speed retrieve helps every angler battle the strong, fast runs of the biggest fish and the moderate speed is perfect for finessing in your next trophy Consistent & powerful drag - 3 premium oversized carbon washers give you a best in class up to 33lbs drag power and the sealed rubber ring protects your drag from being compromised by water and dust. these drag features offer you the ultimate experience whether youre chasing your tournament kicker or spending a day with the kids on the lake Feather light - the carbon x is meticulously crafted with an all carbon fiber body, rotor and side plate making it one of the lightest in its class, weighing in at a mere 5.7 oz. the carbon x greatly reduces the fatigue placed on your wrist over a long day of chasing those trophy fish Silky smooth - you will be amazed at the incredible smoothness of the carbon x, the 10+1 shielded stainless steel ball bearings are critical for increased smooth operation, retrieve performance and corrosion resistance.

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Diwa Spinning Fishing Reels 8000 10000 12000 Series Freshwater Saltwater Big-Game Fishing Surf Fishing 12+1 Stainless BB 70 LBS Max Drag Ultra Smooth Powerful Trout Durable Spinner Gear(Black, 12000)

Diwa Spinning Fishing Reels 8000 10000 12000 Series Freshwater Saltwater Big-Game Fishing Surf Fishing 12+1 Stainless BB 70 LBS Max Drag Ultra Smooth Powerful Trout Durable Spinner Gear(Black

12000)

by Diwa
What We like

NEXT GEN : The brand new design Diwa KCN spinning reels look great, and even better, they are built tough to land trophy fish in all fishing conditions including saltwater and freshwater. KCN are superb lightweight fishing reels built with a high percentage fiber reinforced graphite body and rotor!

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Product Features

  • AFFORDABLE INNOVATION - Although a KCN spinning reel has more features, including 12 + 1 high quality, saltwater rated double shielded stainless steel ball bearings, instant lock anti-reverse, stainless steel hardware, aluminum handle, and more line capacity than other brands, the best feature is its low, affordable price. It is the best all-around spinning reel for every angler.
  • SUPER SMOOTHYou'll be blown away by the quiet, silky smooth retrieve of the KCN. Plus, with the unique Shark Fin Braid Ready aluminum spool, you no longer need to use backing line when spooling on braid fishing line. You'll benefit from more line capacity to go after monster fish.
  • PURE POWER: You will love KCN spinning reel's amazing best-in-class up to 70 LBS / 31 KG of smooth, reliable triple disc aluminum alloy, oversized stainless steel main shaft, and stronger precision mesh manganese brass pinion gears for more fishing muscle.
  • KCN Intrusion Shield System: KCN spinning reels are sealed with a KCN Intrusion Shield System! KCN has a unique protection water resistant design for its spool, body, and rotor KCN Intrusion Shield System. It helps keep water and dirt out. A great feature to have if your reel takes an accidental dunk.

Pure power: you will love kcn spinning reel's amazing best-in-class up to 70 lbs / 31 kg of smooth, reliable triple disc aluminum alloy, oversized stainless steel main shaft, and stronger precision mesh manganese brass pinion gears for more fishing muscle. Super smoothyou'll be blown away by the quiet, silky smooth retrieve of the kcn. plus, with the unique shark fin braid ready aluminum spool, you no longer need to use backing line when spooling on braid fishing line. you'll benefit from more line capacity to go after monster fish. Kcn intrusion shield system: kcn spinning reels are sealed with a kcn intrusion shield system! kcn has a unique protection water resistant design for its spool, body, and rotor kcn intrusion shield system. it helps keep water and dirt out. a great feature to have if your reel takes an accidental dunk. Affordable innovation - although a kcn spinning reel has more features, including 12 + 1 high quality, saltwater rated double shielded stainless steel ball bearings, instant lock anti-reverse, stainless steel hardware, aluminum handle, and more line capacity than other brands, the best feature is its low, affordable price. it is the best all-around spinning reel for every angler.

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Shimano Baitrunner 8000D, Saltwater Spinning Fishing Reel

Shimano Baitrunner 8000D

Saltwater Spinning Fishing Reel

by South Bend
What We like

This classic live bait reel features a secondary drag system that allows free spooling with the bail closed and allows your bait to move naturally

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Product Features

  • Offers dyna-balance technology that eliminates wobble during the retrieve by counterbalancing the rotor to enhance sensitivity and smoothness while eliminating vibrations caused by the reel
  • Max drag: 20 lbs. / gear ratio: 4.8:1. / weight: 21.7 oz. / line retrieve: 36" / bearings: 3bb + 3rb powerpro line cap: 40/295; 50/290; 65/180 mono line cap: 14/295; 17/250; 20/195
  • Utilizes an oval oscillation gear that provides a consistent spool speed which results in an even line lay that provides excellent casting and manageability
  • Better casting; better line lay; less backlash wind knots or tangles; less friction on the line; larger; more comfortable grips; a higher max drag as well as a wider range of baitrunner settings than its predecessors

Utilizes an oval oscillation gear that provides a consistent spool speed which results in an even line lay that provides excellent casting and manageability Better casting; better line lay; less backlash wind knots or tangles; less friction on the line; larger; more comfortable grips; a higher max drag as well as a wider range of baitrunner settings than its predecessors Offers dyna-balance technology that eliminates wobble during the retrieve by counterbalancing the rotor to enhance sensitivity and smoothness while eliminating vibrations caused by the reel Max drag: 20 lbs. / gear ratio: 4.8:1. / weight: 21.7 oz. / line retrieve: 36" / bearings: 3bb + 3rb powerpro line cap: 40/295; 50/290; 65/180 mono line cap: 14/295; 17/250; 20/195

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Piscifun Salis X 3000 Right Handed Trolling Reel 6.2:1 High Speed Inshore Saltwater Round Baitcasting Fishing Reels Level Wind Conventional Reel

Piscifun Salis X 3000 Right Handed Trolling Reel 6.2:1 High Speed Inshore Saltwater Round Baitcasting Fishing Reels Level Wind Conventional Reel

by Piscifun
What We like

More than Expected - The Salis X saltwater fishing reel is loaded with many un-matched features which cannot be found on other reels in its class which include an incredible strong stainless steel crank handle, super comfortable power knob, extremely durable and stable three bushing supported line winding, and an instant engage bait clicker

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Product Features

  • Faster Retrieve - Piscifun Salis X saltwater level wind reel features a 6.2:1 gear ratio which is faster than most trolling reels offered today. With this capability, you are able to control the battles with big fish
  • Incredible Power - Piscifun Salis X saltwater fishing reel is a real power machine! The top class carbon fiber washers deliver up to 37Lbs drag power, which helps fight against the biggest fish with ease. The precise Japanese Hamai Cut Gearing System greatly ensures the consistence to give you best in class performance
  • Built to Hunt Monsters - The Salis X trolling reels are constructed with extremely durable light weight graphite frame and side plates paired with powerful stainless steel handle for big game fish in a variety of saltwater conditions
  • Braid Ready Spool - The Salis X conventional reel comes with a forged and machined aluminum spool which is braid ready to eliminate mono backing when spooling braided fishing line

Built to hunt monsters - the salis x trolling reels are constructed with extremely durable light weight graphite frame and side plates paired with powerful stainless steel handle for big game fish in a variety of saltwater conditions Faster retrieve - Piscifun salis x saltwater level wind reel features a 6.2:1 gear ratio which is faster than most trolling reels offered today. with this capability, you are able to control the battles with big fish Incredible power - Piscifun salis x saltwater fishing reel is a real power machine! the top class carbon fiber washers deliver up to 37lbs drag power, which helps fight against the biggest fish with ease. the precise japanese hamai cut gearing system greatly ensures the consistence to give you best in class performance Braid ready spool - the salis x conventional reel comes with a forged and machined aluminum spool which is braid ready to eliminate mono backing when spooling braided fishing line

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13 FISHING Concept Z 7.3:1 Gear RatioFreshwater/Saltwater Baitcasting Fishing Reel

13 FISHING Concept Z 7.3:1 Gear RatioFreshwater/Saltwater Baitcasting Fishing Reel

by 13 Fishing
What We like

HD ALUMINUM FRAME AND GEAR SIDEPLATE - Both the frame and gear sideplates of the Concept Z are made out of aluminum, making it incredibly lightweight yet durable against the elements and strong enough to handle large fish.

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Product Features

  • 6-WAY CENTRIFUGAL BRAKING SYSTEM - The 6-way centrifugal braking system allows to adjust the 6 pins of the braking system from under the beetle wing sideplate.
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE REEL - This bait casting reel casts significantly farther than reel with traditional ball bearings.
  • CORROSION PROTECTION - This light fishing reel constructed using Ocean Armor 2 Saltwater Protection Process to fight corrosion.
  • CONCEPT ZERO BEARING TECHNOLOGY - CZB Technology replaces all ball bearing with proprietary new space-age polymer material.

Concept zero bearing technology - czb technology replaces all ball bearing with proprietary new space-age polymer material. 6-way centrifugal braking system - the 6-way centrifugal braking system allows to adjust the 6 pins of the braking system from under the beetle wing sideplate. High performance reel - this bait casting reel casts significantly farther than reel with traditional ball bearings. Corrosion protection - this light fishing reel constructed using ocean armor 2 saltwater protection process to fight corrosion.

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Dr.Fish Saltwater Spinning Reel Shore Fishing Reel 18Lb Carbon Fiber Drag 9+1 BB Stainless Steel Corrosion Resistant Ultra Smooth 4000,5.1:1

Dr.Fish Saltwater Spinning Reel Shore Fishing Reel 18Lb Carbon Fiber Drag 9+1 BB Stainless Steel Corrosion Resistant Ultra Smooth 4000

5.1:1

by Dr.Fish
What We like

10% Higher Line Capacity. CNC Alumminum Spool meet your desire for longer casting distance, also allows stronger mono or braids to use fishing monsters species in the sea.

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Product Features

  • Manufactured for Saltwater. Sideplates and Rotor adopt Dr.Fish Graphite-S with higher modules carbon fiber, raise the strength by 20% while provides higher anti-corrosion perfomance.
  • Powerful and precise Retrive. Triple carbon-fiber drag system is precise and seconds-setting. The ceremic line roller fits heavy braids for without damaging the lines.
  • Efficient power Transmission. This saltwater reel introduced one-way instant lock technology to the Type-L Aluminum Handle and Air Knob, minimize the power waste, meanshile, elimate horrible handle-loosening while retriving
  • Slient Silky Smooth. 9+1 Shiled Stainless Steel Ball Bearings give you silky smooth casting and retriving you always dream about

Slient silky smooth. 9+1 shiled stainless steel ball bearings give you silky smooth casting and retriving you always dream about Efficient power transmission. this saltwater reel introduced one-way instant lock technology to the type-l aluminum handle and air knob, minimize the power waste, meanshile, elimate horrible handle-loosening while retriving Manufactured for saltwater. sideplates and rotor adopt Dr.Fish graphite-s with higher modules carbon fiber, raise the strength by 20% while provides higher anti-corrosion perfomance. Powerful and precise retrive. triple carbon-fiber drag system is precise and seconds-setting. the ceremic line roller fits heavy braids for without damaging the lines.

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13 Fishing Concept A 6.6:1 Left Hand Freshwater/Saltwater Baitcasting Fishing Reel, Black

13 Fishing Concept A 6.6:1 Left Hand Freshwater/Saltwater Baitcasting Fishing Reel

Black

by 13 Fishing
What We like

INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE - With a sleek look and powerful features, the Concept A Baitcasting Reel delivers incredible fishing performance

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Product Features

  • COMFORT & CONTROL - Designed for comfort and control, the 13 Fishing Concept A Baitcasting Reel has cork knobs, a streamlined design and sits low on the rod
  • FRESHWATER/SALTWATER CAPABLE - Corrosion resistant bearings keep the reel running smoothly and the Ocean Armor Saltwater protection process keeps the saltwater elements out of the parts that are most susceptible to corrosion
  • PREMIUM COMPONENTS - This fishing reel is equipped with a 6-way centrifugal braking system, an Arrowhead line guide and a 7 ball bearing system with 3 anti-corrosion and 1 Dead Stop Anti-Reverse bearing
  • 6-WAY CENTRIFUGAL BRAKING SYSTEM - The 6-way centrifugal braking system allows to adjust the 6 pins of the braking system from under the beetle wing sideplate

6-way centrifugal braking system - the 6-way centrifugal braking system allows to adjust the 6 pins of the braking system from under the beetle wing sideplate Premium components - this fishing reel is equipped with a 6-way centrifugal braking system, an arrowhead line guide and a 7 ball bearing system with 3 anti-corrosion and 1 dead stop anti-reverse bearing Freshwater/saltwater capable - corrosion resistant bearings keep the reel running smoothly and the ocean armor saltwater protection process keeps the saltwater elements out of the parts that are most susceptible to corrosion Comfort & control - designed for comfort and control, the 13 Fishing concept a baitcasting reel has cork knobs, a streamlined design and sits low on the rod

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