Daiwa Tournament SS Spinning Reels

Daiwa Tournament SS Spinning Reels

$109.99 - $119.99
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TD Code
BearingsGear RatioWeight
Line Capacity
Drag MaxPrice
UL / -3 BB4.9:122.07.04/145
8.8$109.99 USD
M / L3 BB5.1:126.49.06/240
15.4$109.99 USD
MH / M3 BB4.9:128.712.010/210
15.4$109.99 USD
H /MH3 BB4.6:129.914.010/270
17.6$119.99 USD
The Daiwa SS Tournament Series is winner of two Bassmasters Classics and the "reel of choice" of light saltwater record seekers around the world. These reels have earned their reputation for superior casting and drag performance.
Daiwa SS Tournament Series Reels Features
  • Incredibly smooth, felt and stainless drag with micro-click adjustment
  • Machined aluminum Long Cast Spool
  • Three stainless steel ball bearings
  • Lifetime bail spring
  • Precision worm gear levelwind lays line evenly in a cross-wrap pattern to prevent line dig-in
  • Ultra reliable roller bail trip
  • Right/left silent retrieve with one-touch folding handle
  • Smooth cut-proof Silicon Carbide(SiC) line roller
4.5 Stars based on 16 reviews
By Jim w.
Diawa ss 1300 reel
February 25, 2022
It is just what I wanted. I have the ss 1600 reels and I've always wanted a smaller version.
By Rich
Long casting reel
January 29, 2022
Small powerful reel. Smooth. Spool add to the casting distance. Great reel. Will buy again.
  • Great casting reel.
  • None
By Dave
New York City
Hard to find a long cast reel of this size and cost
January 11, 2022
Most long cast reels are larger and more expensive. The Daiwa is a nice compromise. The 3 bearings have been sufficient for my needs. The spool does have a bit of backlash. It is also a bit heavy for a reel of this line capacity. I think it would be too heavy for a 7 ft rod. It balances well with my 9 ft surf rod which I use from a pier. The combo gives me the distance I need. I have caught everything from northern kingfish to blues with this reel.
By Clams M.
Old Standard Still Going Strong
October 30, 2021
Casts far, smooth drag, and braid is no problem.
  • Just a great reel that has always been a capable part of any situation you fish in.
  • Some wobble due to the age of the design. Handle knob is wimpy, so I swapped it out for a 38mm EVA round ball with 2 ball bearings.
By David
Los Angeles
Great reel!
March 8, 2021
I really like the the Daiwa Whisker SS series spinning reels. I have been using them for a long time. I have the entire series 700-2600. They hold up very well and have landed everything from trout to striped bass to calico bass. I purchased this one for my son to use on the SoCal beaches for croaker and surf halibut.
  • reliable, great casting, smooth operation, lightweight
  • retrieve is not silent
By Jessie
Absolutely terrible company for saltwater reels!
December 3, 2018
Had mine for a year and so did a friend (bought at the same time). Within the first month had a grinding in the ball bearings. I don't do any beach fishing at all so i assumed that i got salt inside of it and cleaned it to no avail. A week later my friend's reel started doing the same. Now both of these reels were thoroughly cleaned after each use. Luckily another friend of ours knew a Daiwa rep., and we got all of the internals replace for free. Upon receiving it the worked great.....for about a month again..... I went as far as to replace the "sealed" ball bearings inside with ceramic ones i bought online, which did help, but has not totally absolved the issue with their crappy bearings grinding and locking up.
  • Should not have to replace bearings after only a couple of uses with proper maintenance being done each time
By Wcbc1976
New Hampshire
Nice reel but...
June 15, 2018
I bought two of these reals 3 years ago for bass fishing. They have performed well with one exception; the bail cannot be in a position open for casting beyond a certain point or it will close during the cast. This has annoyed me to the point of replacing the reels. Other than that the reels are fine, but I would not recommend them.
  • Bail closing during casting is an issue
By Spirit
20 years old and still works like band new worth every penny !!!!
January 14, 2018
I've owned 3 - 1600's and 1- 1300 SS reels for over 20 years... PS getting another 1600 to add to my collection this spring! and it will only cost $5 more than what I payed for 20 + years ago....
Other than a few bails breaking DO TO Excessive use, these reels are like a Sherman Tank (power and silence)

I average 80 + on the water and these reels stand up day after day
My biggest bass was a 7.13 lbs and the small 1300 handled it with easy and super smooth drag control!!!

Last season (2017) I pulled dozens of 3- 6 lbs bass of the weeds and these reels work like new even after 20+ years

I rarely come by product that lasts and works well after a few years... So 4 reels over 20 + years old and thousands of bass and they still work like they where brand new !!!!

Buy these reels, worth every penny and then some!
  • Smooth drag
  • Casting
  • Dependable
  • Easily reparable
  • Value to cost
  • really can't think of any other than I would like a larger handle and T shaped hand nob, I have big hands
By Peter P.
Piscataway, NJ
This is the second Davies SS1300 Fast Cadt Spinning reel I've owned. Quality manufacturing and durable for years of fishing. Great reel for trout, bass and waleye fishing with ML or UL rods. Smooth casting and positive drag system. Best Buy for the mo
September 3, 2017
By Cecil F.
Best Spinning Reel available
May 17, 2017
This reel has been around for many years but it is the still the very best.
By Cecil F.
Best Open Face S[pinning Reel
May 17, 2017
Reel has been around forever but still ther best.
By John
Great Sacandaga Lake, New York
Great reel.
May 13, 2017
I have several of these and they work well and are very reliable. My go to reel.
By Mikey D.
Gloucester point Va.
nice reel
November 9, 2016
Have used this reel only a few times so far so good very smooth rel back and drag hasn't had a problem with a 4 or 5 lb bass I have put in the boat. I use it mostly for finesse baits but would not hesitate to pull a 1/4 or 1/2 spinner bait with it all in all good purchase good reel and a fair price.
By Danny
Solid reel
May 7, 2015
Good reel for freshwater but would not recommend for saltwater use
By David
United States
Old School reel
July 1, 2014
I've had the 1300 and 1600 models of this reel for close to 20 years. Used in fresh and salt water. Work horse reels that can take a beating.Had more expensive reels but keep going back to these.y favorite. Long cast great drags.
  • Drag, long cast spool. Durable.
  • None
7 Questions & 7 Answers
from Charlestown,Rhode island asked:
August 21, 2018
I have sedon a 3000 is this a 4000 or 5000 also have by 4000 daiwa
1 Answer
What you posted was the Daiwa tournament ss. Shimano is the manufacture who makes the sedona.
Submitted by: Bernie on August 22, 2018

from Atlanta, Georgia asked:
July 16, 2022
What would be a good travel rod pairing for the ss1600?
1 Answer
Hi Scott, We recommend the TackleDirect Silver Hook Travel Rod to pair with the Daiwa Tournament SS1600 Spinning Reel ( https://www.tackledirect.com/tackledirect-silver-hook-series-travel-rods.html ). Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with!
Submitted by: Huy - TackleDirect Customer Service on July 19, 2022

John T
from Hicksville NY asked:
September 19, 2018
What’s the recommended rod length for the SS2600 for surf fishing?
1 Answer
The reel will pair well with any 9', 10', or 11' surf rod.
Submitted by: Rebecca on September 20, 2018

Chris Hutson
from Houston, TX asked:
January 7, 2016
Does this reel come in a left hand retrieve. The picture shows a right. Thanks, Chris
1 Answer
Unfortunately, we do not offer this reel in left hand retrieve, and the handle is not interchangeable.
Submitted by: Kaitryn on January 7, 2016

from Kansas asked:
June 18, 2014
Where is this reel made?
1 Answer
This reel is made in Thailand.
Submitted by: Customer Service on June 19, 2014

turu daniel
from romania asked:
September 3, 2012
Can you provide me an extra spool when I buy this? And if yes, how it will be the cost?
1 Answer
We do not carry spare spools for this reel, your best bet would be to call Daiwa at 562 375 6800.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 3, 2012

Richard Tan
from Singapore asked:
May 22, 2012
What is the total cost For shipping to Singapore ?
1 Answer
Shipping cost is shown right in the shopping cart now for your convenience. Add it to your cart and use the shipping calculator on the same web page. All you have to do is change to your Country and Zip code (Postal Code) and based on the items in your shopping cart will give you the exact shipping methods and costs to your location.
Submitted by: Customer Service on May 23, 2012


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