Daiwa EMPEX5000 Emblem Pro EX Spinning Reel

Daiwa EMPEX5000 Emblem Pro EX Spinning Reel

Price: $199.95
TD Code
DescriptionSW ActionBall Bearing + Roller BearingGear RatioLine Per CrankWeightMono Line Capacity
(LB. Test/Yards)
Max DragPrice
Emblem Pro EX Spinning ReelH6 (1 CRBB) + 15.1:148.9''24 oz.14/410, 20/240, 25/19033.0$199.95 USD
The Daiwa Emblem Pro Ex Spinning reels are surf spinning reels designed for saltwater fishing. These reels have a rugged body and long cast spool design so you can cast farther and get your lure to where the fish are.

Daiwa Emblem Pro EX Spinning Reels:

  • Lightweight Composite Body, Side Cover & Rotor
  • Ultra tough Dura-Aluminum Drive Gear
  • 5.1: 1 Gear ratio
  • Flat Winding Oscillation
  • Machined Aluminum Handle
  • Soft touch Power Handle Knob
  • 6BB(1CRBB) + 1RB
  • ABS Aluminum Spool
  • Ball Bearing Line Roller
4.5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By Eli
Portland, OR
Reel binds when retrieved - two uses only.
December 22, 2018
I used the reel twice for surf fishing. During retrieval, the reel would bind and would almost be impossible to reel in. Tackle Direct would not replace but deferred me to Diawa. It was out of Diawa warranty period. A very expensive two use reel. Disappointed.
By Joe
Smooth Reel
October 30, 2018
Very smooth reel. Casts very far when matched up with a good rod such as a St. Croix mojo. If you are throwing plugs for a couple hours it is bit on the heavy side. Feels more like a 7000 size. I also found an issue with the bail hitting the reel in typical release area. If you can work around that you will enjoy the pluses
By Jovi
Ventura County, CA
Daiwa EMPEX5500 Emblem Pro EX Dpinning Reel
October 24, 2017
Works great
  • Good size
By gino
March 31, 2017
awesome reel
By Larry
March 22, 2017
Great real fast service,thank you tackledirect
By Vito
Tashkent, Tashkent
Good reed for carpfishing
May 27, 2016
Good and cheap reel for newble carp fishing
St. Pete, Florida
Good But Heavy
April 25, 2016
Reel is much larger than a normal 5500 reel would be which is not a huge problem for my specific use, but could be a major issue if you were using this reel to cast plugs or bucktails for a long period of time. Size is probably closer to a 7000 or 8000. Also have encountered a problem where the bail won't fully open when the line guide is directly over the reel grip. It will appear to be open but not be fully "clicked" open and will close upon casting, often causing a broken line and a lost lure. I've been able to work around both problems, but for a $200 reel, I would expect better. Other than that, drag is smooth and features work well
By Ahmed A.
Very good reel
December 22, 2015
The reel is very good in surfcasting it holds around 0.4/300 mm/m it and very smoth
1 Question & 1 Answer
from Virginia asked:
January 14, 2017
What is the braided line capacity of the 5000?
1 Answers
The Daiwa EMPEX5000 Emblem Pro EX Spinning Reel can fit approxitmently 450 yards of 50 lb braid.
on January 14, 2017


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