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Shimano Tranx Reel Large Baitcaster

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Shimano Tranx Reel Baitcaster - Available in model 300A, 301A, 300AHG or 400AGH

Most anglers these days know what a baitcaster reel is and its capabilities however the Shimano Tranx reel takes baitcasting to the next level, designed for hard core freshwater fishing for murray cod and barra as well as for saltwater brutes, with this reel think big baits, big fish, big results.

Shimano Tranx is a larger than your traditional baitcaster reel making it the perfect choice for throwing large lures at murray cod such as swimbaits. However, the tranx also makes an ideal choice for overhead light jigging offshore or for throwing, large soft plastic lures, medium size stickbaits and hardbody fishing lures.

One of the most exciting features of the Shimano Tranx Baitcatster reel is it features Shimano’s latest technological advancement being Core Protect. So, what exactly does this mean? Core Protect takes all the most important parts of the reel and makes them resistant to water. You can take the reel into some of the harshest saltwater angling environments and this reel is going to stack up much better against the elements compared to most other traditional baitcaster reels on the market for sale.

One other Key feature of the Shimano Tranx reel is the Hagane Body. A cold forged body built with a tremendous amount of durability meaning there is no flex in this fishing reel keeping all the gears and parts aligned for ultra-smoothness and the best performance output a baitcaster reel can offer. As we mentioned earlier, that’s where this reel is going to come in to play, for use with big baits for big fish and can easily stack up to the challenge.

There are a couple of models to choose from either a 300 size or a 400 size (or 301 being left hand), plus there are a few different gear ratios between the models. We will go into detail below so you can compare the differences in the features and specs, then make the decision on which model is the best choice for you.

Features and Specifications

  • Shimano Tranx Reel
  • Core protect water resistance
  • X-Ship Gearing
  • Hagane Body
  • Shielded ARB Bearings: 5+1
  • Variable break system
  • Super Free Spool casting system
  •  Single Power Handle (round) is supplied on all HG Models (duel paddle handle on non HG model)
ModelGear RatioApprox Braid CapacityApprox Mono Line CapacityLine Diameter capacity (mm/m)HandleMax DragApprox. Weight
Tranx 300 Right Hand 5.8:1 40lb/195yds
0.30/235 Double Paddle 10kg 330 grams
Tranx 301 Left Hand 5.8:1 40lb/195yds
0.30/235 Double Paddle 10kg 330 grams
300 HG 7.6:1 40lb/195yds
0.30/235 Single Power handle 8kg 330 grams
400HG 7.6:1 50lb/275yds
0.42/160 Single Power handle 8kg 340 grams

Note : price is for 1 tranx reel only. Choose which model you wish to purchase when ordering. Images supplied in this listing are for illustration only as slight differences can occur between the models.

Shimano Tranx Reel Buyer’s Guide

Ideal for big fish, perfect for targeting murray cod, barramundi, snapper, kingfish and a whole lot more using big flesh baits, swimbaits, large spinnerbaits, light jigs, large soft plastics and medium size hard bait fishing lures. This reel suits overhead style rods for offshore boat fishing, extra heavy baitcaser rods or swimbait rods. The 300 Size is our biggest selling size for all your inshore fishing applications whilst the 400 size makes the better option for saltwater fishing styles as it has a bigger capacity and ultra-high gear ratio.


  • Large capacity baitcaster fishing reel. Ideal for swimbait lures and other hardbaits. Also makes a great option for light to medium offshore fishing.
  • Shimano core protect is included to resist water intrusion into the key parts of the reel helping to keep your reel performing better.
  • Hagane body is super strong and keeps all the gearing and internal mechanism aligned providing you with the best performance and feel.

For one of the best performing large baitcaster reels on the market ideal for heavy inshore fishing and a bit of light to medium offshore, make it a Shimano Tranx Reel.

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