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Shimano Tekota 800 Overhead Fishing Reel

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Product Description

Shimano Tekota 800 Overhead Fishing Reel

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
  • Weight 845g
  • Diecast Aluminum Frame
  • Levelwind
  • Stamped Aluminum Right Sideplate
  • Aluminum Braced Graphite Non-Handle Side Plate
  • Aluminum Spool
  • Rod Clamp

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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