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Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color

Daiwa BG6500 BG Saltwater Spinning Reel TackleDirect Exclusive Color

Note: The body 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 16 reviews
By Liphooked
Atlanta, Georgia
February 8, 2019
Good bang for the buck
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
January 9, 2019
Great reel for the price
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 Adams
December 25, 2018
Great reel.
Very happy with this reel very well made and the price was right got the reel on sale.
By Frank S.
August 29, 2018
Best for the money
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
August 24, 2018
Quality reel value
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 Evans
Paso Robles, CA.
August 24, 2018
Great reel!
Very excellent reel , get yours while they are 33% off at Tackle Direct !
By Eric Rasmussen
Cudjoe Key FL
July 18, 2018
Great spinner
Excellent reel for the $$ and would and would recommend to all.
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
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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