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Daiwa OPP5500BRi Opus Plus Bite and Run Reel
TD Code
BearingsGear RatioLine Per
Line Capacity
(lb test/yds.)
Max DragWeightPrice
3326.1$99.95 USD
The Daiwa Opus Plus Reel is a tremendous reel for the cost. These large, extra-capacity reels can be used for surf, pier, jetty or boat use. Saltwater, big cats, sturgeon or paddlefish,are no match for this reel. With pre selected drag tension for when your ready to set the hook, making this reel so convenient to use. They are comfortable and durable saltwater reels part of the Bite'N Run Daiwa series.

  • Smooth, main drag with front adjustment
  • Air Bail
  • Automatic Bite N'Run clutch
  • Infinite Anti-Reverse
  • ABS Spool design
  • Twist Buster line twist reduction
  • ABS aluminum spool
  • Machine Cut Anodized aluminum handle with soft touch handle knob
  • Digigear digital gear design
4.5 Stars based on 3 reviews
By Mikey
Good Overall Surf Reel
July 12, 2016
Great reel for budget conscious beginning surf caster; appreciate the strength, casting ability and gear system which held up its own fighting rays and sharks throughout Atlantic coast, while providing enough sensitivity to reel in the smaller fish too. Looking forward to use the live bait option on my next trip~
ProsStrong Gear System Casting
By Joe
Douglassville pa
Diawa Opp 5500 BRI opus plus bite and run reel
April 4, 2016
Just purchased the reel. At first impression looks like a solid reel Would use very little backing and it will hold 300 yards of 30 # Braid. I used 65# and got 250yards. Only spot of concern was mention on a review Before. At first glance it doesn't look like the foot on the real going into the reel seat is metal it looks like a very hard plastic or PVC material. Not sure how that will handle under heavy stress.
ProsVery nice reel for the price. Would recommend to others. Very comperable to the Shimano bait product
ConsThe foot that goes into the reel seat will need to be tested under a large fish. Does not look like its made of metal and one piece.
By Mohammad Fareed
Khobar, Eastern Province
Value for money
February 13, 2014
Today I received my my Daiwa OPP5500BRi Opus Plus Bite and Run Reel which I bought it from TackleDirect and directly in the same day I went to use it, This is by far my favorite surf reel I use with my 15ft rod. This reel is smooth. The bite and run works great. Only downfall is the weight of the reel, other then that there is absolutely no complaint about this reel
ProsPerforms well and value for money
ConsHeavy weight reel
1 Question & 1 Answer
from lomdon england asked:
October 11, 2012
does the handle fold away for storage?
Yes. The handle can be unscrewed and folded in for more compact storage.
Customer Service
on October 11, 2012

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