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Fin-Nor OFS6500 OFFSHORE Spinning Reel
Model
TD Code
Mono CapacityBraid CapacityRetrieve Rate
(in./turn)
Gear RatioWeightMax
Drag
Price
OFS6500
FIN-0198
575yds. / 12lb.
440yds. / 15lb.
400yds. / 20lb.
400yds. / 50lb.34.3''4.4:131.2 oz60 lbsReg Price $149.95Our Price $119.99
A massive dual drag system provides up to 60 pounds of lock-down pressure and dissipates heat during the longest offshore battles.
  • Strong aluminum body, rotor and side plate
  • Machined stainless steel drive gear, pinion gear and center shaft
  • 4 Double-shielded stainless steel bearings
  • Oversized multi-stack offshore drag system
  • 4.4:1 Gear ratio

OFFSHORE Spinning Featuring the LARGEST SPINNING REEL CAPACITIES IN THE INDUSTRY!
5 Stars based on 4 reviews
By Capt. Ryan neilly
Spanish wells Bahamas
great reel for fishing salt water.
May 14, 2015
I am a fishing charter captain and so far have used Daiwa, Penn, Quantum and Fin-Nor spinning reels. fin-nor spinning reels are by far superior. The gear system is smoother. the corrosion resistant is better and the drag system is superior.
By Leon
Atacames, Ecuador
Spinning reel
December 18, 2014
Great heavy popping reel!!
ProsHolds a lot of 50 lb. braid.
By Alexander Dixon
San Jacinto, CA 92582
Offshore spinning reel with 60 lbs of lock down drag
December 26, 2013
This reel will allow me to outcast with precision to tuna boiling off the corner in the bait line, that little extra distance get all the attention.
ProsLove this reel.
Consnone
By I like turtles
South Carolina
Awesome spinning reel for big fish
July 28, 2013
I bough several of these for fishing in the South Atlantic and they are a great choice when you need an inexpensive reel that can handle serious fish. My target species for this fish includes jigging for grouper, tuna, and cobia as well as using this rigged with a pitch bait for billfish while trolling. With 60lbs of drag and plenty of line capacity I've never had to to worry much about not being able to turn a fish.
ProsSTRONG! This is reel feels very solid with no plastic crap built in. I know of commercial guys that use these every day because they are tanks. It also never hurts to know that if you hook up to something bigger than planned, you have extra drag in reserve. Just the other day I took some friends out for some fun with the butterfly jig and we each landed about 10 amberjack a piece most around 50lbs or greater. No problems working the fish and keeping them out of the anchor line and motors.
ConsThe anti-reverse in ratcheted and not infinite. Not really a big deal and only noticeable when you are doing very high speed jigging for smaller tuna. Once you hook up, not an issue at all.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
Mike
from Kentucky asked:
June 4, 2016
What size would be good for surf fishing.
The 5500 or 6500 would be a good size for surf fishing
Donald
on June 10, 2016

Terry
from Cape Cod asked:
June 27, 2015
I have an ofs6500 that is locked in frees pool. How do I disengage the free Spool?
Hello Terry. Is the bail on the reel locked open? Please contact us at one of the outlets below so we can get some more details from you and help get your problem solved! Toll Free +1-888-354-7335 Direct +1-609-788-3819 Email sales@tackledirect.com
Brandon
on June 28, 2015

gary ostoski
from florida keys asked:
August 2, 2012
I'm fishing in the dry tortugas in 70-90 foot of water jigging and free lining for 20-35 lb fish. I ordered the 7500 series rel. Is this reel to large or just right thanks gary ostoski order222731
The 7500 should be great for that application.
Customer Service
on August 4, 2012

 
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