Shimano made its name in creating high performance and heavy duty fishing reels, and those traits are in full display on the Shimano Tekota 500 Overhead Fishing Reel
The Tekota 500 Overhead belays a durability and longevity that very few reels in the market can match.
The Shimano Tekota Fishing Reel Model 500 is a great reel built in the mould of the traditional overhead reels, but comes equipped with advanced features found only in Shimano’s own high-performance overheads. The extra strong gear ratio of 4:2:1 alone is enough to make any angler hooked to this product.
The Shimano Tekota 500 Overhead Fishing Reel also comes with an extremely robust level wind and a super smooth Dartanium drag washers providing a super smooth drag.
Designed to be used in all sorts for offshore fishing, the Shimano Tekota 500 Fishing Reel can be used with monofilament line, but also makes a great reel to use with braided lines.
Features and Specifications
Mono capacity 5kg / 402m
Capacity Power Pro 40lb / 390yds
The Shimano Tekota 500 Overhead Fishing Reel Model 500 gear ratio of 4.2:1
Retrieve per crank is 64cm
The bearings for this reel are 3+1
Max Drag 8kg
Diecast Aluminum Frame
Stamped Aluminum Right Sideplate
Aluminum Braced Graphite Non-Handle Side Plate
Rod Suggestion and Target Species
The Shimano Tekota 500 matches up with overhead rods ranging in length from 1.5m to 2.2m in length, the Tekota reel can be used on a fishing rod with standard guides or a rod with roller guides. The Tekota 500 is great for bottom bouncing for flathead, pearl perch, snapper or morwong or as a trolling reel for pelagic like tuna, kingfish, wahoo and mackerel. Using either standard monofilament or braided super fishing lines.
Heavy duty and durable overhead reel can handle the harsh saltwater environment and the tough fighting fish that inhabit it
Effective in all types of fishing conditions; drifting baits, trolling or bottom bouncing the Shimano Tekota can handle it
Levelwind mechanism takes the trouble of making sure the line lays evenly consistently helping you concentrate on filling the ice box
One of the best deepwater braid reels in the market popular for deepwater fishing using zero stretch braided lines
Fishing the deep water or trolling in the cobalt blue the Tekota 500 Overhead reel from Shimano has got you covered!
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