Shimano TLD 25 Overhead Fishing Reel Lever Drag
For over two decades, the Shimano TLD series of reels has been a mainstay in the Australian fishing market. There probably isn’t an offshore fisherman who doesn’t own a TLD reel.
The Shimano TLD fishing reels are one of the most versatile lever drag overhead reels out there. The Shimano TLD 25 Over head Reel is arguably the best selling model in the TLD range. Best suited for light to medium tackle fishing.
The TLD 25 reels are very easy to operate that even a newbie will feel like a pro in no time. All you have to do is to place a thumb on the spool, flip the lever back to the ‘free’ position and let the Shimano TLD 25 do its magic.
The lever drag system are a breeze to setup and use. Just pre-set your strike drag before you go fishing and no matter what you do (moving from free spool or full drag and anywhere between) just throw the lever back in to the position and your drag is set at the value you started with.
The Tld range of fishing reels from Shimano are popular amongst offshore fisho’s and can even be used on the rocks to live bait for big pelagics. Designed for big and fast fishes like small marlin, sails, mackerel, wahoo, yellowtail kingfish, yellow fin tuna, albacore, cobia and so on, this reel would never let you down.
Features and Specifications
- Mono capacity 14kg / 548m
- Braid Capacity 50lb / 974yds
- Gear ratio of 3.6:1
- Retrieve per handle crank is 81cm
- 4 bearings
- The maximum drag power 10kg
- Lever drag, drag control system
- Weight 695g
- Graphite Frame
- Graphite Side Plates
- Aluminum Spool
- Rod Clamp
- Barrel Handle Grip
Rod Recommendations and Target Species
The Shimano Tld 25 reel is intended to be used with overhead style rods ranging in length from 1.5m up to 2.2m either fitted with runners or roller guides, the Shimano Backbone series of rods are well matched to the TLD reels. No matter if you target kings, cobia, mid sized tuna, wahoo, sharks, mackerel or big mulloway.
- One of the most versatile drag overhead reels in the market
- Best suited for light to medium tackle fishing
- Designed for fast and large fishes like marlin and yellow fin tuna
- Very easy to operate and control
- Lightweight and durable
If you are looking for an effective, easy to use high performance game fishing reels at a great price? Then the Shimano TLD 25 Fishing Reel is certainly a great pick.