Daiwa BG MQ Spinning Reels

Daiwa BG MQ Spinning Reels

$199.99 - $279.99
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TD Code
Gear RatioLine Per Handle TurnMono Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Braid Capacity
(lb test/yds)
BearingsMax DragWeightPrice
6BB+122lb8.3oz$199.99 USD
6BB+122lb9.3oz$199.99 USD
6BB+126.4lb10.1oz$199.99 USD
6BB+126.4lb15.3oz$219.99 USD
6BB+126.4lb15.2oz$219.99 USD
6BB+133.1lb22.4oz$249.99 USD
6BB+133.1lb22.8oz$249.99 USD
6BB+1--$249.99 USD
6BB+1--$279.99 USD
6BB+144.1lb30.3oz$279.99 USD

By reimagining the way a spinning reel is designed, the Daiwa BG MQ Spinning Reels put unprecedented strength into the hands of saltwater anglers of all stripes. Built around a single-piece Monocoque aluminum body, the renowned BG series of reels is now stronger and lighter than ever before. With the Monocoque design, the reel body serves as a stiff, distortion-proof frame that keeps the reel's internal components in precise alignment even under the most extreme drag pressures. This allows for increased cranking power and torque while extending the life of both the reels gears and bearings. Not only does a single piece body provide extreme rigidity and strength, but it also eliminates the necessity for pins and screws to hold the body together, thus making the reel more resistant to water intrusion. The reel also features 9 internal rubber seals at key areas like the drag stack, spool shaft, handle, and side plate, making it well equipped for long seasons in the surf. Featuring Daiwa's precision cut DigiGears that are between 20% and 40% larger than those of the competition, the BG MQ is built for unrelenting power. With sizes ranging from backwater reels for flounder and speckled trout to large offshore reels made to battle giant bluefin tuna, the BG MQ has all your saltwater angling bases covered.

Daiwa Technology Found In BG MQ Spinning Reels:

  • Aluminum Body - Lightweight and incredibly strong, aluminium allows strength and weightlessness to be achieved without the cost and corrosion issues of other metals.
  • Monocoque Body - Monocoque Body refers to the use of a one-piece frame and reel body. A single piece body allows for exceptional strength and rigidity, better spatial efficiency for housing larger gears, improved water resistance with the absence of screws, and significant weight reduction.
  • DigiGear - The all-new DigiGear is precision machine cut and polished. This results in unmatched efficiency, better transfer of energy, and maximum smoothness.
  • Air Rotor - The Air Rotor weighs up to 15% less than ordinary rotor designs. Its unique shape reduces unnecessary weight while distributing stress more evenly throughout the rotor for maximum strength.
  • DigiGear - The all-new DigiGear is precision machine cut and polished. This results in unmatched efficiency, better transfer of energy, and maximum smoothness.
  • ATD Drag - The Advanced Tournament Drag system uses a new proprietary grease that enables the reel to apply smooth and consistent start up drag pressure from the first pull, eliminating the stop and go pulling of drag that can result in broken lines and lost fish.
5 Stars based on 7 reviews
By Sith
Leander Texas
New Daiwa Fan
June 30, 2021
This is my 2nd Daiwa spinning reel in recent months. I like that it’s very smooth and sturdy, it performs like a bigger reel. I would recommend this reel.
ProsLight weight Smooth
ConsPrice Not sealed
By Bobby
Los Angeles California
June 9, 2021
Very light and very fast, my wife love to used it
By Anthony B.
South Texas
BG MQ 6000
June 8, 2021
Love it! Good line capacity and light weight in an aluminum body!
By Bobby K.
Gulf coast Florida
3000 daiwa bg mq very impressed
May 21, 2021
Light and smooth thus far. Drag is consistently steady! I prefer this reel thus far to Shimano reels of similar class.
ProsVery high quality
ConsNone thus far !!
By Andre
Spartanburg, SC
Significantly smaller than BG counterpart
February 16, 2021
Smooth, really light, plenty of drag. Compared to the 6500BG, nearly half the weight, however, about two sizes down. Not sure its worth the extra dollars for the BGMQ. I'm sure the original BG would suffice if all I threw was bait.
By Noel
Miami, FL
Reel Smooth
November 11, 2020
Smooth cast, smooth retrieve.
very lightweight, super smooth
November 3, 2020
daiwa bgmq6000, smaller than shimano saragosa 6000. daiwa will stronger than shimano, i used have daiwa , shimano, so i know daiwa strong, last long than shimano.
15 Questions & 15 Answers
from Pa. asked:
June 20, 2021
Is the body size on the 2500 and 3000 the same? Can you interchange the spools? 

Thank you, Tony

1 Answer
Yes you can interchange them.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 21, 2021

Gerald Janda
from Saint Johns, Florida asked:
June 15, 2021
Is the body size on the 10k, 14k and 18k the same? Can you interchange the spools? 
1 Answer

The 8000, 10000 and 14000 are interchangeable. 

Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 15, 2021

from California asked:
June 14, 2021
What size BG MQ  is same to daiwa saltist 5000
1 Answer
The BG MQ 8000 will be closest to the saltist 5000 but you will not have the same line capacity and the bearings are less in the MQ.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 14, 2021

Tony ng wu
from LONG ISLAND asked:
May 18, 2021
For Long Island and Jersey surf fishing using lures 1to3OZ what size do you recommend to pair up with a 10 foot rod?
1 Answer
The BG6000, or BG8000 size reel would pair with a 10ft rod for surf fishing. 
Submitted by: Paul Olah on May 19, 2021

Sebastian Alzate
from Georgia asked:
March 31, 2021
I require a reel that can withstand a quick rinse in the surf, get hosed down at the end of the day, and keep running smooth without additional maintenance. Is this the reel for me? what would you suggest around the same price point? I would like something with a slighlly better quality build than the tsunami shield.
1 Answer
If you are looking for a reel to withstand the surf without any more maintenance than a quick rinse, you should look into sealed reels like a Van Staal VR. 

The Daiwa BG MQ will need more maintenance than a quick rinse to feel like new after the being dunked in the surf. It can certainly get the job done for surf fishing but you will notice wear on this reels after fishing in the surf. Regular cleaning and consistently greasing its sensitive areas will enhance its longevity. There aren't any sealed reels close to this price point. 

Submitted by: William Larkin on March 31, 2021

from Houston, TX asked:
March 22, 2021
Is it mag sealed?
1 Answer
The Daiwa BG MQ is not mag sealed. 
Submitted by: William Larkin on March 23, 2021

from BG asked:
March 16, 2021

Is there any update when you are going to receive 4000 size ?

1 Answer

Pleasecheck back on our website periodically. Inventory updates as soon as items arereceived.

Submitted by: William Larkin on March 19, 2021

from Seacoast, NH asked:
February 9, 2021
What size BGMQ do you recommend for pairing with a Daiwa Proteus inshore, extra heavy, fast rod rated for 1/2 -2oz lures and 15-30 pound braid? Fish in NH inshore waters.
1 Answer
For that rod I would go with the 4000 or 5000. 
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on February 9, 2021

Greg Menegio
from East Moriches, NY asked:
December 29, 2020
Want to start tuna popping this year with a Terez XH 6'8". Wanted the Saragosa 14000 but doubt that's going to happen...looking for the best available alternative between the BG MQ and Saltist or other alternative (higher ratio, at least 300 yards of 65# braid) Thanks 
1 Answer
The best option between those two reels would be the Saltist 8000. A better option would also be the Shimano Spheros 10000SW or 20000SW. 
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on December 30, 2020

from Florence, Italy asked:
November 18, 2020
Daiwa BG MQ 4000 and BG MQ 3000: automatic or manual bail?
1 Answer
The manual bail return features start in the 4500 size, so the 2500,3000,4000 size reels all have the auto returning bail
Submitted by: Alex T on November 18, 2020

from NJ asked:
November 11, 2020
What would be a good rod for the Daiwa BG MQ 8000 for tuna jigging with 65lb braid?
1 Answer
I would recommend a Daiwa Harrier X 6'-6'6 MH or H rated rod, or Shimano Trevala PX 5'8-6'6 H or XH.

St. Croix Mojo Jig 6'6 MH https://www.tackledirect.com/st-croix-mjjs66mhmf-mojo-jig-spinning-rod.html


Submitted by: Alex T on November 11, 2020

from Singapore asked:
October 25, 2020
Where is Daiwa BG MQ 4000-XH origin manufacture  at?
1 Answer
The BG MQ models are manufactured in Malaysia or Korea
Submitted by: Alex T on October 27, 2020

John N
from NYC asked:
October 19, 2020
Interested in purchase of a Daiwa BG MQ reel.

Currently have a 9ft St Croix Mojo MH rod.

Will be tossing plugs and swimmers in

Range rated for said rod (1-3 ozs)

Any suggestions for reel size?

Thank You. 

1 Answer
These are awesome reels you won't be disappointed in that pairing! I would recommend a 5000 size model for the 9' rod 
Submitted by: Alex T on October 23, 2020

Archie G
from TX asked:
October 10, 2020
What is the reel weight of the 4000D-H and where is it made?
1 Answer
Thanks for reaching out about our products!

The 4000 model BG MQ weighs 10.1 oz and it is manufactured in Malaysia or Korea

Submitted by: Alex Trommelen on October 22, 2020

sebastián Araya
from chile asked:
October 6, 2020
 envian a chile?
1 Answer
Yes, we ship Daiwa products internationally!
Submitted by: Alex Trommelen on October 21, 2020


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