Shimano made its name by creating high performance, heavy duty fishing reels, and those traits are on full display in the Shimano Tekota 800 Overhead Fishing Reel
The Tekota 800 Overhead belays a durability and longevity that very few reels in the market can match.
The Shimano Tekota Fishing Reel Model 800 is a great reel built in the mould of the traditional overhead fishing reels, but comes equipped with advanced features found only in Shimano’s own high-performance overheads. The extra strong gear and retrieve ratio of 4:2:1 alone is enough to make any angler hooked to this product.
The Shimano Tekota 800 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 800 Fishing Reel can be used with monofilament line, but makes a great reel to use with braided lines.
Features and Specifications
Mono capacity 11kg / 484m
Capacity Power Pro 65lb / 715yds
Gear ratio of 4.2:1
Retrieve per crank is 84cm
The bearings for this reel are 3+1
Max Drag 11kg
Diecast Aluminum Frame
Stamped Aluminum Right Sideplate
Aluminum Braced Graphite Non-Handle Side Plate
Rod Suggestion and Target Species
The Shimano Tekota 800 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 800 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 briad or monofilament 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
The Tekota features a levelwind mechanism that lays the line evenly across the spool leaving you to concentrate on catching that big fish
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 800 Overhead reel from Shimano has got you covered!
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