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TLD Lever Drag Reels

The TLD finds favor among anglers who value function, simplicity andreliability in the hunt for big fish. The TLD has changed little indesign since its introduction, precisely because there is so little toimprove. Lightweight graphite and aluminum construction make it toughand easy to handle. The single-speed, lever drag design make itstraightforward and easy to use and maintain putting less between youand the catch of the day.
  • Type: Conventional
  • Material: Graphite/Aluminum
  • Drag: Lever
  • Ball Bearings: 4
  • Gear Material: Stainless steel
  • Handle: Right Hand
  • Features: Clicker
  • Warranty: One Year
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
TLD 15 Lever Drag Reel, 350/25lb. Yds./Test, 4.0:1 Gear Ratio, 18.6oz. 1166933 TLD 15
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$149.99

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TLD 20 Lever Drag Reel, 450/30lb. Yds./Test, 3.6:1 Gear Ratio, 23.6oz. 1166966 TLD 20
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$169.99

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TLD 25 Lever Drag Reel, 450/40lb. Yds./Test, 3.6:1 Gear Ratio, 24.5oz. 382517 TLD-25
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$189.99

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Product Description

The TLD finds favor among anglers who value function, simplicity andreliability in the hunt for big fish. The TLD has changed little indesign since its introduction, precisely because there is so little toimprove. Lightweight graphite and aluminum construction make it toughand easy to handle. The single-speed, lever drag design make itstraightforward and easy to use and maintain putting less between youand the catch of the day.
  • Type: Conventional
  • Material: Graphite/Aluminum
  • Drag: Lever
  • Ball Bearings: 4
  • Gear Material: Stainless steel
  • Handle: Right Hand
  • Features: Clicker
  • Warranty: One Year

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ShimanoTLD Lever Drag Reels
 
4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (6)
  • Reliable (5)
  • Smooth drag system (5)
  • Smooth reeling (4)

Cons

  • Difficult to cast (3)

Best Uses

  • Ocean fishing (5)
  • Trolling (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid fisher (5)

Reviewed by 7 customers

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5.0

Best reel for saltwater fishing

By Carver466

from Naples, Fl

About Me Beginner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Reliable
  • Smooth Drag System

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ocean Fishing

    Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

    Before buying I consulted with several experienced individuals that do this for a living. Hands down, they all picked the Shimano

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    This item is the way to go. Smooth and effortless.

    By BB

    from Panama City ,Florida

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Smooth Drag System
    • Smooth Reeling

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ocean Fishing

      Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

      I use this reel both flat line off shore and on a down rigger at depths of anywhere from 25' to 80'. Have had no problems, the recovery is decent for kings and Amber Jacks. TLD is the way to go!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Wow what a great reel

      By Cody kohl

      from Sarasota fl

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ocean Fishing
        • Trolling

        Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

        Love the drag an the two speed action it has. I use this reel for my shark fishing already pulled in two 10ft bull sharks an not a problem at all!

         
        5.0

        Great Value

        By Tarpon12

        from Punta Gorda, FL

        About Me Avid Fisher

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

            Reel is a great value. Use the TLD 25 to troll offshore in the keys. Would highly recommend.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good reel for the buck

            By fisherman bill

            from port charlotte

            About Me Avid Fisher

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Difficult To Cast

            Best Uses

            • Jigging
            • Ocean Fishing
            • Trolling

            Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

            good value an dependable reel. had 2 now have 4

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            i love it

            By B MONEY

            from POMPANO

            About Me Avid Fisher

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Reliable
            • Smooth Drag System
            • Smooth Reeling

            Cons

            • Difficult To Cast

            Best Uses

            • Jigging
            • Ocean Fishing
            • Trolling

            Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

            great reel use it fishing in south florida offshore. this reel has landed me 70#wahoo, 40#blackfin sailfish and 20#muttons GET TIGHT best reel for the money

            (5 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            not a good reel at all

            By beef jerky

            from tennesse

            About Me Professional

            Pros

              Cons

              • Difficult To Cast
              • Difficult To Reel
              • Hard To Maintain
              • Poor Construction
              • Tangles Line
              • Twists Line

              Best Uses

              • River Fishing

              Comments about TLD Lever Drag Reels:

              well lets just say i was hooked to a big cat id say cause he was fightin like crazy and i got him close to the boat and the handle broke right off as i was reelin him in i was so mad! i will never waist my money again bet that!

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