Daiwa FGLT2500D-XH Fuego LT Spinning Reel

Daiwa FGLT2500D-XH Fuego LT Spinning Reel

Price: $99.99
TD Code
SizeGear RatioLine Per Handle TurnMono Line Capacity
(lb Test/Yards)
J-Braid Capacity
(lb Test/Yards)
BearingsMax DragWeightPrice
6BB, 1RB22.0lb7.2oz$99.99 USD

The Daiwa Fuego LT series of spinning reels define Daiwa’s commitment to the LT concept of lighter, tougher fishing reels for anglers worldwide. Encased in a carbon material body, the Fuego LT spinning reel boasts various state-of-the-art technologies and materials that make it a premier value at its price point. The innovative MagSealed main shaft delivers supreme smoothness and performance while providing exceptional protection from water, dirt, and grime intrusion.

Housed inside the light and tough body of the Fuego LT, you’ll find DigiGearing that provides more strength and smooth, durable operation. The unique Air Rotor and Air Bail, like all parts of the Fuego LT, combine to reduce weight and provide velvety rotation that is perfectly balanced. From top to bottom, inside out, the Daiwa Fuego LT Spinning Reel provides incredible value and performance anglers of all types will appreciate.

Daiwa Technology Found In Fuego LT Reels :
  • 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.
  • LT Concept - The LT family of reels boast a smaller, lighter, more compact body which is paired with a larger DigiGear for the ultimate combination of Light and Tough.
  • MagSeal - MagSeal is the process of using MagOil, a special liquid developed through space engineering, to create a water and dust resistant barrier. Unlike rubber seals, MagOil will not effect the rotational performance of a reel. This creates a seal that allows the reel to maintain a light and smooth rotation for optimal performance.
4.5 Stars based on 14 reviews
By Luis A.
Bonito (Nice)
July 1, 2022
es bonito en la combinacion de colores, buena opcion en relacion costo - beneficio
(It is beautiful in the color combination, a good option in relation to cost - benefit)
  • ligero y grana capacidad de linea (light and great line capacity)
  • la base del carrete parece fragil, cuando estas peleando una captura da la impresion que se quebrara o soltara de la ca?a.
  • (The base of the reel seems fragile, when you are fighting a catch it seems that it will break or come loose from the rod.)
By Alfer
New Jersey
one of the best quality/price
May 17, 2022
This reel maybe is not the smoothest of the market, however its brake can stop 20 pound stripers easily. By being so light gives an extra to pair it with light tackles, with the security of having a 3000 spool with you. Definitely an excellent choice
By Chris
Pb setter
May 4, 2022
I've caught all of my personal best using this reel (2500) last year (2021) paired with a 7' air-dx. I caught a 17 lb striper, 13 lb hybrid striped bass, and multiple blue cats over the 15 lbs. Daiwa really meant light and tough when they said it. Only knock on it was the uneven spooling when I first got it (top heavy). I had to add 2 of the plastic washers that came with it to level it out.
  • Light and tough
  • High quality
  • Sturdy feel.
  • Insane drag power.
  • Uneven spooling out of the box
By JimJ
Great value light reel
February 8, 2022
I bought a 4000 in new condition from a friend. Its been a good reel after a good bit of use for a year. I’ve used it on a 7’ medium rod for plugging stripers from the boat and in Florida on a 9’ light surf rod for blues and Spanish mackerel from the beach. The reel is the lightest I have for its size, very smooth after a year of use, great free spin and a pleasure to fish. My only disappointment is that when under load from bigger fish you feel flex in the body of the reel that you don’t feel with a metal body reel. But the polymer body is what makes it so light.
  • Value
  • Light
  • Smooth
  • So far holds up in salt
  • Flex in the body under load
By delong
flushing, NY
best under$100 reel
October 10, 2021
magsealed! magsealed! magsealed!

Only 99 dollars!
By Chad
excellent reel!
October 3, 2021
My first Daiwa and it did not disappoint! Great for surf and jetties.
By aaron
carlsbad, NM
love it
September 11, 2021
really light i set it up with my tatula and is a really light combo super fun and gives an awesome performance
By Shevy
San Francisco, CA
Saltwater Inshore Beast
April 13, 2021
I love this reel, it is very strong, light, and smooth and is MAGSEALED. I have the 4000 paired with a 7'0'' Diawa TD SOL Inshore rod running 20lb Diawa jbraid and it is perfect for throwing lures all day long.

On the west coast it handles stripped bass and halibut with ease. A huge 60lb stingray took a swimbait and the Fuego was able to haul it in. Surprisingly strong reel.

Traveled to Florida with the Fuego and it handled a 35" snook with ease, as well as a 28" red. Also caught some black seabass and sheepshead under docks with it.

This reel does it all.
  • Strong
  • Magsealed
  • Light
  • Smooth
  • Versatile
By Don U.
Fort myers, fl
Light reel
March 17, 2020
I have saltist and other Daiwa reels. This is very light, works great. Recommend product.
  • Light
  • Good drag
  • Little cheesy with all the extra plastic.
By Kenny
Love this reel in freshwater
November 18, 2019
I use this reel for trout in freshwater, this thing is so smooth it performs so well It feels like this reel wont ever break unless I start abusing it
By Van
Favorite moderate priced spinning reel
June 1, 2019
I got the 2500D-XH with a Fuego rod. The reel performed very well and caught three 3lb. bass with no problem. The reel is very smooth, cast great, and has great drag. If you're in the market for a spinning reel that is decently price this is your best option.
  • casting, smooth, and great drag.
  • none so far
By Alex
Los Angeles, CA
Outstanding value
April 30, 2019
I use this reel for both freshwater bass fishing and surf fishing. Constantly impressed that it retails for under $100. The reel is very lightweight for the price and I love that it comes in a 6.2:1 gear ratio. The magseal seems to work well, I've only rinsed this reel off after surf fishing and have no problems with the internals.
  • Lightweight
  • Magsealed
By Don
LaGrange nc
Great reel and favorite inshore in that price range
December 8, 2018
The fuego LT is a really smooth n nice all around reel . I think it's the best $100 reel for inshore /freshwater fishing. Drag strength not great so I'd move up to the ballistic for that . Still a great reel and I fish with 3-4 all the time.
By Ann
Goldsboro, NC
Best $100 reel for spinning inshore
November 17, 2018
Built well and similar to the ballistic . Looks a lot like it just doesn't have the drag power but will still handle bout all u want if you can fish . Love the 1000 n 2500 models.
  • Low price for quality
3 Questions & 3 Answers
Rick Jensen
from West Fargo, ND asked:
March 29, 2020
What does the XH stand for
1 Answer
XH in the model number stands for a gear ratio over 6:1.
Submitted by: Brian on March 30, 2020

from Waterbury, Connecticut asked:
March 2, 2020
How many yards of 6 pound test monofilament does this fishing reel hold?
1 Answer
Should hold around 280yds of 6lb mono.
Submitted by: Brian on March 13, 2020

from Huntington Beach, California asked:
December 29, 2017
What is the weight of this reel?
1 Answer
The weight of the Daiwa FGLT2500D-XH Fuego LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel is 9.6 oz.
Submitted by: Donald on December 29, 2017


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