Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 - 2 Speed Game Reel
Over the past few decades, a number of great fishing reels have been released by Shimano, among the ones that standout the most is the Tiagra series of reels which has become synonymous with big fish and outstanding high-performance.
The Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is one of the signature models from this series that has gathered a sizable following among game fishing enthusiasts.
Considered the benchmark for game fishing reels, the Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reels have been designed to withstand tremendous amount of punishment. Its thicker gold anodized coating makes it more durable and less prone to erosion in harsh fishing conditions.
Its specially designed drag curve is another huge plus for this reel as it makes it more suitable for Australian fishing conditions. The Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 comes with a click stop drag quadrant feature that gives more accurate drag adjustments, while its rubberized handles is a plain, yet pretty simple addition, that makes holding the reel for longer periods of time easier and less demanding when fighting that big trophy fish.
This is why the Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is a great option for the game fishing enthusiast, it also features harness lugs that provides that extra bit of power and confidence by allowing the angler to have the option of using a stand-up harness.
The new and improved Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is made out of a one piece aluminum frame for greater durability. With a thickness of 7mm, the Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is the toughest reel available in the market.
Featuring Shimano’s famous A-RB bearings, a two speed shifting mechanism and a set of heavy-duty stainless steel gears, the continuous meshing of the pinion and drive gears give the Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 produce the ultimate fishing performance. For saltwater game fishing, this reel is the best option as far as top notch performance and durability is concerned.
Features and Specifications
- Mono capacity for Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is 7kg / 896m
- Power Pro capacity 50lb / 1108yds
- The Shimano Tiagra TI 16 features a dual gear option high gear of 3.9:1 while the low gear features a fish turning ratio of 1.7:1
- Retrieve per crank high gear is 91cm, Low gear is 41cm
- ARB bearings 6
- Max Drag Power for Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is 13kg
- Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16’s drag type is Lever Drag
- Weight for this reel is 1077g
- Machined Aluminum Frame
- Machined Aluminum Sideplates
- Cold Forged Aluminum Spool
- A-RB (Anti-Rust Bearings)
- Metal Series
- Chrome Plated Sideplate Screws
- Ratcheting Drag Lever
- Twin Pawl Anti-Reverse System
- Twin Disk Drag System
- Ergonomic Power Handle
Rod Recomendations and Target Species
The Shimano Tiagra 16 reel ideally matches up to a light weight game rod rated to 10kg if using monofilament lines it also can be used on overhead graphite jig rods with braid. The Tiagra TI16 is suited to target tuna, small marlin, sailfish, wahoo and sharks.
The Tiagra TI 16 game reel is starting to become popular with land based anglers chasing longtail tuna on light line from the stones. Use our stores search function located at the top of the page or contact us if you require further assistance.
- One of the top reels in the Tiagra A series featuring a highly sensitive and easily adjustable lever drag system
- Equipped with click stop drag quadrant feature that gives more accurate drag adjustments
- Two Speed gearing for down and dirty work or quicker line retrieval
- With rubberized power handle for better control
- More durable and resistant to constant punishment
- Lightweight aluminum frame for more relaxed fishing experience
The Shimano Tiagra Fishing Reel TI 16 is the best in the market when it comes to game fishing. If you are looking for a great saltwater fishing reel that is easy to handle and is extremely durable, then this is the best option available for you.