Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color

Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color

Price: $129.95
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$129.95 USD
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 17 reviews
By Caanan B.
Clearwater Florida
Whats Not To Love
May 17, 2019
Power. Reliable. Smooth. Love this reel! I have them in every size from 1500 to 6500. As long as these are being made I wont fish with anything else. The 6500 is a little bigger than I expected, but still manageable with the right rod. You might consider going down a size, depending on the application.

Overall.... 5 stars!
By Liphooked
Atlanta, Georgia
Good bang for the buck
February 8, 2019
Fishing 50lb braid on the BG6500 with a heavy action stand-up spinning rod as my all around offshore combo. The redesign body, one way roller bearing, and carbon fiber drag washers are a great improvement over the BG60s they replaced. So far I love them. Very smooth drag. Time will tell how well they hold up.
ProsGood price Good drag All aluminum body and rotor No mag oil seal as on higher end Daiwas
By Kyle
Great reel for the price
January 9, 2019
Reel was excellent only issue i had was the line roller can get water into it and cause it to get stuck. Make sure u wash after every fishing trip!!
By Henry A.
Great reel.
December 25, 2018
Very happy with this reel very well made and the price was right got the reel on sale.
By Frank S.
Best for the money
August 29, 2018
I own several other reels in this size and price range and this is the best of the bunch. good drags and quality build.
ProsDrag Construction Price
By Scott W.
South Florida
Quality reel value
August 24, 2018
Very nice, solid reel at this price point. A bit heavy, but solid drag ability and smooth feel.
By Bryan
August 24, 2018
Solid reel for the money. Handled sharks and big rough tails so far with ease. Very smooth 0 complaints so far. Will be buying a few more.
ProsPrice, smoothness, durability
By Brian E.
Paso Robles, CA.
Great reel!
August 24, 2018
Very excellent reel , get yours while they are 33% off at Tackle Direct !
By Eric R.
Cudjoe Key FL
Great spinner
July 18, 2018
Excellent reel for the $$ and would and would recommend to all.
By James
Inverness Florida
Good reel. Well made
April 27, 2018
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
Daiwa BG6500 Real
April 21, 2018
Great reel, smooth action and holds plenty of line. Retrieve is effortless and better than most.
By Rudy
Jax, FL
Fair price, wrong note (color is blue on the frame not spool)
December 11, 2017
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
Solid Reel at an affordable price
December 11, 2017
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
Great reel for a great price
December 10, 2017
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
Very Good Reel
December 8, 2017
Reel and price is excellent, Daiwa BG model have always made a very good real
Prosvery good drag, lite weight reel.
5 Questions & 5 Answers
from Markham, ON asked:
December 16, 2018
Is this a JDM or export version?
1 Answers
This Daiwa is a U.S. version reel no jdm
on December 20, 2018

from Paso Robles, CA asked:
August 5, 2018
Are there spare spools available for this reel ?
1 Answers
while we don't carry spare spools for the BG you can purchase them through the manufacture.
on August 6, 2018

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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