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Shimano Tallus Blue Water Saltwater Spinning Rods

Shimano Tallus Blue Water Saltwater Spinning Rods

$159.99 - $179.99
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LengthPowerActionPowerPro Line RatingGuide TypeGimbal# of GuidesRod ColorPrice
6'9MediumFast20-50Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$159.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
6'9Medium HeavyFast40-80Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$159.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
6'9HeavyFast50-100Fuji Aluminum OxideYesTip+6Blue$159.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
6'9Extra HeavyFast65-200Fuji Aluminum OxideYesTip+6Blue$159.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
7'2MediumFast20-50Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$159.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
7'2Medium HeavyFast40-80Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$159.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
7'2HeavyFast50-100Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$169.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
7'2Extra HeavyFast65-200Fuji Aluminum OxideYesTip+6Blue$169.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
8'Medium HeavyFast30-65Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$179.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
8'HeavyFast40-80Fuji Aluminum OxideNoneTip+6Blue$179.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
Shimano Tallus Blue Water Saltwater Spinning Rods are perfect for saltwater fishing. These are the 2013 models. With the Shimano name and technologies you are sure to catch what you're after with these rods. Made with Shimano TC4 construction, allowing for these rods to be more powerful yet still remain lightweight. They were designed to be used with PowerPro braid making for improved pulling power as well as comfort. These rods are durable and comfortable to use.

  • Fuji Aluminum Oxide Guides
  • Tip +6 Guides
  • Shimano Reel Seat
  • EVA grip material

  • A $7.00 oversize packaging charge may apply to these items as they ship in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
    4.5 Stars based on 21 reviews
    By Brandon
    st louis,mo
    May 13, 2017
    This is my 3rd shimano tallus! And before you assume anything, its because I like them that much. All still function as perfectly as the day that I received them
    By Tic
    Pulaski, va
    Light, strong, can do anything!
    January 16, 2017
    Great rod! Very lightweight and definitely easy to use for extended hours. Very strong yet sensitive. Can be Used for anything... I Used jigging, trolling, and live bait fishing. Gonna buy another!
    ProsLightweight, ergonomic, strong, sensitive
    By Scott
    Burlington, MA
    An awesome rod
    November 27, 2016
    This is my third blue water rod. The rod has light weight, but it's powerful and sensitive. I used it for tog fishing from shore and will try cod jigging this winter. Strongly recommend.
    By Fahad Sharifi
    Saudi Arabia
    An amazing product of shamano..
    July 23, 2016
    Thank you for makin the best rod on the market Shamano... Fit hand, Slim and strong enough to handle any big game fish.... Penn spinfisher 10500 spin reel fit that rod Thank you TackleDirect for the greatest service & makin shopping so easy online
    ConsCame with one year warranty, not as discussed ( life warranty)
    By Diablo
    Cape Cod MA
    powerfull and light!
    July 20, 2016
    I pair this with a Cabo 80 spinner with 65lb braid/80lb flouro leader! Awesome setup! I've landed some super stripers and few offshore trips for yellowfin with this setup!
    Proslight weight..Fast
    Consnon so far
    By Jon
    San Antonio, Texas
    Great rod!
    June 27, 2016
    Strong rod has tons of backbone, Can be used to catch many different species of fish no problem!
    ProsVery strong
    By emilio doreste
    no worths by the price
    October 23, 2015
    i used with 30 pound line and i hook something strong instead of broken line i got a broken rod
    By Peter
    Galveston, Texas
    Great Offshore Rod
    October 9, 2015
    This rod can handle pretty much anything I could catch. Great service and quick delivery.
    By Josh
    mobile Al
    Great yft popping rod!
    August 6, 2015
    pairs well with Saragossa 20k
    By Vincent
    Long Island, New York
    TLS72MHBBL Tallus Spinning
    June 23, 2015
    Purchased a pair of these rods. One thing I noticed when i went to put reel on them that it was difficult to get the reels on the reel seat, with one not fitting at all. My only other complaint is that they don't have a hook holder on them. I prefer to have these on my rods, if it's their I wont put the hook around the guide. These rods have a nice back bone to them and I am looking forward to using them with the 80 class reels I am pairing them up with.
    ProsLight weight, Fugi Guides, Custom Grip
    ConsReel Seat, No Hook Holder.
    By John
    Chatham NJ
    Great inshore road rod for fluke/tog
    June 8, 2015
    Love this rod. It is easy to jig buck tails for fluke or pull big tog off the rocks.
    ProsSensitive action with plenty of power lightweight but powerful Comfortable for hours on end
    By Michael
    Boynton Beach, FL
    solid rod
    May 2, 2015
    Great spinning rod for sailfishing
    By Hernan Velez
    Hermosillo, Sonora, MÉXICO
    Amazing power !!
    March 13, 2015
    As shimano says: it is an indestructible rod. Giant 85 kilo rays, 90 pounds Tuna, 110 pounds Grouper, It can handle Anything !! I Fish At Sea of Cortez and i've hooked Huge Mahi mahi with ZERO problems. Offshore, inshore, trolling, casting, you can do anything and never get tired.
    By andre
    boynton beach, florida
    good offshore rod
    January 27, 2015
    This rod is great for anything offshore. I use it for live baiting for king fish and sail fish. The only flaw is that the mh doesn't have a gimbal
    By Justin
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Very Similar
    September 22, 2014
    My review of this rod is very similar to other users. I use it to catch bull reds from a pier in South Louisiana. We too, have to counter the fishes ability with heavier tackle. Losing a fish to a pylon is never fun, especially if he somehow gets hung up on it. So to avoid that we use a heavier line so the fish can always be worked off the pylon. A strong rod like this one always helps do the trick.
    By Mrpi
    laurel, maryland
    June 3, 2014
    Love this rod! Very strong backbone with a fast action tip and I have no trouble pulling up strong fighting Togs out of structures.
    ProsStrong but light weight.
    By Terry
    wernersville, PA
    February 10, 2014
    I have been using this rod with a Shimano Baitcaster 8000 and it works fine for offshore (saltwater) blues. Only one blue has gotten away but that was my own fault, I had the drag to tight. Good feel and action with this rod.
    ProsGives a good feel. Good action.
    By Michael L.
    Shimano Blue Water Spinning rod.
    January 1, 2014
    Excellent quality and price. Many variations of this rod will meet your every condition, thank you Tackle Direct for offering the wide variety of selections you have. When I buy the first place I go is Tackle Direct!
    ProsExceeds expectations!
    By Rich
    One of the best salt spinner rods.
    September 22, 2013
    Bought this rod and used it the very next day. A really great rod. Tackle Direct shipped it fast. Definitely would order from them again. No complaints..
    By Dave
    Whidbey Island, WA
    Handled Fast Running, Hard Fighting Tuna Like a Champ
    August 7, 2013
    Teamed this rod up with a Shimano 8000D Baitrunner reel and battled albacore tuna without a single issue.
    ProsLight weight but toug as nails.
    By Kenny
    Kane'ohe, HI
    Great Extra Heavy Rod!
    April 10, 2013
    I use this rod to catch uluas, or giant trevally, off of a fuel pier in Kane'ohe, HI. These fish are known for making numerous strong runs, and have a bad habit of running directly under the pier. To counteract this, we use VERY heavy tackle to be able to stop these runs if they do go under the pier. This rod (with a Shimano Saragosa 18000 set a max 44 lbs of drag) handles this pressure wonderfully! Even with the drag set this tight, these fish are easily capable of taking several yards of line per run, and this rod easily handles the stress, absorbs the shock, and applies ample pressure to the fish to turn it away from obstacles.
    ProsVery resilient, plenty stiff, and lightweight. Capable of casting large 1.5 lb baits.
    ConsGImbal cap is tight at first, but eventually loosens up and falls off occasionally.
    11 Questions & 11 Answers
    Luis Egana
    from Caracas, Venezuela asked:
    March 29, 2017
    which model would you recomend to pair with a Daiwa size 8000? I plan on using it to throw poppers and stickbaits to pelagics.
    The Shimano TLS80HBBL Tallus Blue Water Spinning Rod would be suitable for throwing Poppers and stickbaits. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
    on March 30, 2017

    from CT asked:
    March 29, 2017
    I have a pair of 6500b Shimano Baitrunners I need rods for. Wanted to run 30lb mono fishing for stripers and bluefish in the Long Island Sound. Was thinking of getting a pair of these Tallus'. Would you recommend them and if so, would medium-heavy or heavy work?
    The MH Shimnao Tallus rod would be a good fit for the Shimano 6500 reel. This combo will be well balanced and will make for an enjoyable fishing experience. Thank you fro considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
    on March 29, 2017

    from Florida asked:
    February 5, 2017
    Would the 8" foot heavy pair well with saragosa 6000
    That would work.
    on February 8, 2017

    from York PA asked:
    August 14, 2015
    Which rod would you recommend for use with 20 lb monofilament line and a penn fierce 8000 reel?
    The appropriate rod would be easier to figure out if I knew what you were fishing for. Give us a call and we should be able to help you out. For that size reel, I would probably go for one of the heavier versions.
    on August 14, 2015

    from pa asked:
    August 14, 2015
    which rod would you recommend to use with 20- 30 lb monofilament line?
    I would recommend the heavy or the extra heavy models of this rod for monofilament of that size.
    on August 14, 2015

    from Mount Pleasant, SC asked:
    November 9, 2014
    which rod would you recommend for a Saragossa 10000? either 50 or 65 pound braided line
    We suggest going with the 6'9" Medium or Med/Heavy. Either one will pair nicely with the 10000. The 7'2" would also work well if you want something a little longer.
    Customer Service
    on November 10, 2014

    from Charleston, South Carolina asked:
    September 16, 2014
    Will the 8ft medium heavy rod work well for tarpon? Also, what lure weights can I cast with it? Thanks!
    Yes, the 8' MH will work well for Tarpon. You can cast lures up to about 3 ounces.
    Customer Service
    on September 17, 2014

    from Atlantic Beach, FL asked:
    June 22, 2014
    I'm purchasing the Tallus 6'9" heavy spinning rod. I will mostly be using the rod for bottom fishing, jigging, and throwing on the occasional cobia, Mahi, tuna, etc. I was wondering what reel you would pair with this? I was thinking a 7500 or 8500 Penn Spinfisher V.
    We suggest going with the 8500. Great line capacity and power.
    Customer Service
    on June 23, 2014

    from ny asked:
    May 28, 2014
    Which tallus application will match a bait runner 6000d, used to snag bunker and live line for striped bass?
    The 6'9" medium heavy would be the best. The model # is TLS69MHBBL. Our code for the rod is SHM-2467.
    Customer Service
    on May 29, 2014

    from Hawaii asked:
    December 28, 2013
    Are these 2 piece rods or 1piece? Thanks have a great day!
    These are all 1 pc rods
    Customer Service
    on December 28, 2013

    from Prague, Czech Republic asked:
    June 3, 2013
    Please, can you let me know, what is the main difference betwen BBR and BBL rods? Thank you. Best Regards, Pavel
    Color; BBR is Brown and BBL is blue.
    Customer Service
    on June 6, 2013

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