Shimano Tiagra Reels are widely accepted as the ultimate offshore reels by captains worldwide because of their durability and superb performance against the biggest and baddest fish in the ocean.
With the introduction of the newer Shimano Tiagra A series of reels an improved ratcheting lever drag was introduced allowing for more precise drag adjustments along with an improved 2-speed gearing system.
Shimano's impeccable gearing system is both smooth and lockup solid at the same time. Drag range on the Tiagras is a thing of beauty, and the ability to play these reels from only a few pounds of drag above free spool to 70lbs+ at full allows anglers targeting trophy game fish the control to present lures and baits under optimal conditions assuring sucessfull hookups and captures.
Penn International VIS 2-Speed Lever Drag Reels
The Penn International VISW Reels are designed and manufactured in the USA with domestic and imported components. Precision machined from high-strength, lightweight, aircraft grade aluminum in Penn's Philadelphia machining center. Penn's experienced crew has been designing and producing durable, high-quality reels in this facility since 1932. The fully machined stainless steel gear train is the biggest in the business. The Dura-Drag system results in a smoother start up and virtually eliminates hesitation, even under extreme drag settings.
Features: • Machined and anodized aluminum body and sideplates • Stainless steel main and pinion gears • Quick-Shift II 2-speed system • Dura-Drag system • Versa-Strike Adjustable Strike stop • Double-dog ratchet anti-reverse • Line Capacity Rings
Shimano TLD Triton Lever Drag Reels
These small, lightweight graphite lever drag Shimano TLD Reels were hailed as a revolution in salwater fishing over 15 years ago.
Shimano TLD Reels are built with a one piece graphite frame, stainless steel gears and one piece forged aluminum spool.
If you are looking for the finest, all around reel, whether you're trolling for billfish and tuna, live baiting yellowtail or grouper or light tackle record fishing, a Shimano TLD Reel should be your first choice.