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DAIWA Saltist Spinning Reels

Want a saltwater spinning reel you can rely on? One that's simple and effective, without a lot of bells and whistles, but WITH construction and engineering that keeps it working in tough conditions? If so, the Saltist is what you're looking for. All metal for strength, 5 corrosion-resistant ball bearings, a sealed waterproof front drag and Digigear machined gearing for smoothness. The tubular stainless Air Bail is manual trip, for fewer moving parts. Dual, full-time anti-reverse with no lever to accidentally turn off or snag line. For the serious saltwater spinning angler, the Saltist is always ready to fish.
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Saltist Spin STT5000H Reel, Forged Aluminum, Left, 6.2:1, 25.6 oz., 310/17lb. 11138732 STT5000H
In stock online.

$229.95

Saltist Spin STT6000H Reel, 6.2:1, 25.4 oz., 250/25lb. 11138740 STT6000H
In stock online.

$239.95

Saltist Spin STT6500H Reel, 6.2:1, 24.4 oz., 300/25lb. 11138757 STT6500H
In stock online.

$249.95

Product Description

Want a saltwater spinning reel you can rely on? One that's simple and effective, without a lot of bells and whistles, but WITH construction and engineering that keeps it working in tough conditions? If so, the Saltist is what you're looking for. All metal for strength, 5 corrosion-resistant ball bearings, a sealed waterproof front drag and Digigear machined gearing for smoothness. The tubular stainless Air Bail is manual trip, for fewer moving parts. Dual, full-time anti-reverse with no lever to accidentally turn off or snag line. For the serious saltwater spinning angler, the Saltist is always ready to fish.

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DaiwaSaltist Spinning Reels
 
4.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy casting (3)
  • Line doesn't tangle (3)
  • Smooth drag system (3)
  • Smooth reeling (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ocean fishing (3)
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    2.0

    Bad bail arm

    By Old teller

    from Florida keys

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Pros

    • Easy Casting
    • Line Doesn't Tangle
    • Smooth Drag System
    • Smooth Reeling

    Cons

    • Bail Arm Breaks Easy

    Best Uses

    • Jigging
    • Ocean Fishing

    Comments about Saltist Spinning Reels:

    Bail arm only extends about 1/16th of an inch into assembly, should be extended for foolproof reel.

     
    5.0

    great reel

    By fisherman Bill

    from Port Charlotte Fl

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy Casting
    • Line Doesn't Tangle
    • Reliable
    • Smooth Drag System
    • Smooth Reeling

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ocean Fishing
      • Trolling

      Comments about Saltist Spinning Reels:

      Great Tarpon Reel matched with 8ft Shimano 40 lb class rod.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      excellent surf casting reel

      By Robert the avid fishermen,

      from Middlefield,CT

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy Casting
      • Line Doesn't Tangle
      • Reliable
      • Smooth Drag System
      • Smooth Reeling

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ocean Fishing

        Comments about Saltist Spinning Reels:

        The manual bail and the full metal and the smooth drag and it's a smooth reel and very reliable and the amazing 6:2:1 gear ratio which is amazing on the saltiest. And excellent for avid fisherman for tuna stripers bluefish fluke and halibut and other heavy fish.

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