The Shimano TLD range of reels has been a mainstay of the Shimano product line for over 2 decades now. It was clever combination of cutting-edge design and a great price that hooked a sizable following which still continues today.
The TLD two-speed range are extremely popular with anglers looking for high-performance, no-nonsense overhead fishing reels.
The TLD 50 2 Speed reel features include a graphite-frame, shedding unnecessary weight even greater control. Combined with a aluminium spool the Tld 2 speed reels are extremely tough and can handle big hard fighting predators such as marlin, sharks and tuna.
The TLD 50 by Shimano is a real workhorse when it comes to game fishing. Its powerful gearing spool capacity and harness lugs give it the same level of effectiveness as the much touted Tiagra and Torsa series of reels.
The Shimano TLD 50A is a 2 speed reel featuring two gear ratios high Gear features a 3.5:1 ratio while the low geear and 1.4:1 for pure cranking power.
♦ Model TLD2SP50A
♦ Mono capacity 23kg 640m
♦ Power Pro Capacity 65lb 1200yds
♦ 2 speed gearing High Gear 3.5:1, Low Gear 1.4:1
♦ Retrieve per crank is High Gear 97cm, Low Gear 38cm
♦ 4A-RB Bearings
♦ Max Drag 17kg
♦ Lever Drag Function
♦ Weight 1624g
♦ Graphite Frame
♦ Graphite Sideplate
♦ Aluminum Spool
♦ Ergonomic Power Handle
The TLD 50 2- speed reels have been designed to be used to target pelagic fish such as marlin, wahoo, mackerel, tuna, sharks, etc. It matches to overhead rods ranging from 1.5m to 2.4m either with standard guides or roller guides.
♦ Clever combination of cutting-edge design and integration of traditional features
♦ Very popular range of reels for anglers
♦ Lever Drag pre set your drag power with the confidence that you can return to it at the flip of the lever
♦ High-performance, no-nonsense overhead fishing reel
♦ Lightweight graphite-framed reel for greater control
♦ More durable for fishing in harsher conditions
♦ The Shimano TLD 50 has been successfully used by Land Based Game fishers targeting big fish from the rocks
♦ Plenty of line capacity capable of holding 640 meters of 23kg nylon monofilament
If you are looking for a great game fishing reel that is lightweight, easy to use and extremely affordable, then the TLD 50A 2 Speed reel from Shimano is definitely a wise choice for you.