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Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color

Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color

Note: The spool of this reel has a slight blue tint.

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The Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel is so smooth with digitally cut gears and seven ball bearings. Daiwa has redesigned this reel for 2016. This reels is powerful, yet priced just right. This reel is perfect for nearshore or offshore fishing.

Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel Features:

  • "Hard Bodyz" body and side cover
  • Infinite Anti-Reverse system
  • 6BB+1
  • Manual Return Bail
  • Machined aluminum screw in handle
  • Carbon ATD
  • Waterproof drag system
  • Digigear system
  • Braided line ready spool
  • Dynamic cut aluminum ABS spool
  • Air rotor
4.5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By James
Inverness Florida
April 27, 2018
Good reel. Well made
This reel is a work horse. Smooth as silk. Solid reel. Bit on the heavy side but then like I said its a solid reel. The drag is smooth to. Nice and loud to.
Hillsborough, NJ
April 21, 2018
Daiwa BG6500 Real
Great reel, smooth action and holds plenty of line. Retrieve is effortless and better than most.
By Rudy
Jax, FL
December 11, 2017
Fair price, wrong note (color is blue on the frame not spool)
Fair price, very smooth reel and seems very sturdy/good buy for saltwater. Mine (2 reels) came covered in some type of glue from manufacturing that I am still cleaning off and the package arrived in poor shape from tackle direct mostly open with poor taping of the box. This was the first package I received from them partly open. The note* is wrong that the spool is blue, it is the lower frame that has slight blue tint only noticeable in the sun.
ProsGreat price, fast shipping
Conspoor packaging and some type of residual glue left on both reels ordered
By Tim
December 11, 2017
Solid Reel at an affordable price
I bought this reel for deep bottom fishing. It loads up with plenty of line and is very solid. At this price point it would be tough to beat a reel of this caliber. Worth checking out.
By Bernhard
San Diego
December 10, 2017
Great reel for a great price
This is a great reel for the price. Fro less than a $100 bill on sale this is a steal. The drag is fantastic, the braid line capacity is enough even if you hook into a 50lb tuna.
Pros+ reasonably price + heavy drag
Cons- heavy
By boknows
jacksonville fl
December 8, 2017
Very Good Reel
Reel and price is excellent, Daiwa BG model have always made a very good real
Prosvery good drag, lite weight reel.
By Jesse
Stuart Fl
December 8, 2017
I've used plenty of spinners over the years and the BG series are increadable. I've got 6 now from 3500 to 8000 and have landed big snook, Goliath, tarpon on the beach and all sorts of things in between. Theses reels are strong but incredibly smooth, I would compare it to a Stella, seriously. The only thing you need to get used to is having to manually close the bail on the 4500 and up.
ProsPerformance and price
ConsNone yet
By Angelo
Hillsboro Inlet, FL
December 4, 2017
Biggest bang for the buck
A very smooth spinner that marry's quality, features, and price point. I now own 4 6500 and 2 4500 to meet my southeast florida needs.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia asked:
April 6, 2018
Is this made in Japan or under licience?
1 Answers
The Daiwa BG reels are made in China and distributed out of Japan
on April 6, 2018

from greenwood lake, NY asked:
January 26, 2018
Can I flip the handle around to make it a right hand retrieve?
1 Answers
Hello Raymond, All Daiwa BG's have duel retrieves.
on January 26, 2018

from Norton, MA asked:
March 29, 2018
Is this a long cast spool?
1 Answers
The Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color does not have a long cast spool.
on March 30, 2018


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