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Fin-Nor Marquesa Lever Drag Reels

Fin-Nor Marquesa Lever Drag Reels

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Mono Capacity
Braid Capacity
Line Retrieve Per TurnGear RatioWeightStrike w/free spoolMax
470 / 401000 / 65High: 50.0in
Low: 27.0in
High: 5.2:1
Low: 2.8:1
33.4oz-50 lbs$479.95 USD
440 / 30700 / 65High: 50.0in
Low: 27.0in
High: 5.2:1
Low: 2.8:1
32oz-50 lbs$449.95 USD
440 / 20700 / 50-High: 5.2:1
Low: 2.8:1
33.4oz--$429.95 USD
300 / 25530 / 50High: 51.0in
Low: 26.0in
High: 6.1:1
Low: 3.1:1
28.0oz25 lbs45 lbs$389.95 USD
320 / 30670 / 50High: 51.0in
Low: 26.0in
High: 6.1:1
Low: 3.1:1
28.5oz25 lbs45 lbs$409.95 USD
270 / 15270 / 5043.0in6.1:120.0oz15 lbs23 lbs$299.95 USD
290 / 20400 / 5043.0in6.1:121.0oz15 lbs23 lbs$319.95 USD
300 / 25530 / 5051.3in6.1:126.8oz18 lbs40 lbs$339.95 USD
360 / 20530 / 5051.3in6.1:126.8oz18 lbs40 lbs$339.95 USD
320 / 30670 / 5051.3in6.1:127.4oz18 lbs40 lbs$359.95 USD
Fin-Nor Marquesa Lever Drag Reels are the perfect reels for tournament fishing or stand-up fishing with the thinner braided superlines. Marquesa is precision-machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, and features one of the strongest drag systems ever put into a reel.

The Marquesa 2-speed models feature a fast 6.1:1 retrieve and a powerful 3.1:1 retrieve for even greater versatility and control.

The single-speed Marquesa reels come in two model types: a topless model for easy spool access and control, and a model with a top bar (T) that kite fishermen will especially appreciate. Kite fishermen will also appreciate the dial that allows custom adjustment of clicker tension. The top bar models are pefect for challenging sailfish and the techniques needed to catch them.
Fin-Nor Marquesa Reels features:
  • One piece frame and one piece spool precision-machined from 6061-T6 aluminum
  • Smooth and strong-running carbon-fiber drag system
  • Fast 6.1:1 Retrieve Ratio
  • Adjustable lever drag
  • 6+1 ball bearings with back-up pawl and rachet for strength
  • Oversized stainless steel drive gear and pinion
  • Adjustable clicker on the 20T and 30T models
  • Ergonomic crank handle
4.5 Stars based on 22 reviews
By John
Dallas, TX
August 9, 2017
Strong reel
Great little reel for dropping and tossing live baits. Plenty of drag for Kings, snappers & Jacks.
ProsSmall & light.
ConsTakes a little practice to cast.
By Michael
August 3, 2016
First choice
I have 4, two speed reels and this is the one I prefer to use. Reliable and consistent drag system allows you to add just what is needed. Reliable performance instills confidence every time I pick it up.
By Michael
Klamath Falls, Oregon
August 3, 2016
This is by far one of my favorite reels. The true feel of a quality piece every time I pick it up. Smooth operation and the drag can be added easily and in the proper increment.
By Terry
galesburg, MI
November 30, 2015
light and strong
trolling and deep dropping
Prosnice quality build, smooth and powerful drag holds plenty of braid
Consno belt hooks
By Christopher
Cochran, GA
October 8, 2015
Great reel
Use the 50 for trolling for dolphin. Reel looks awesome and works the same. Very smooth drag. It will handle a big bull dolphin or wahoo.
ProsLooks great, strong smooth drag, good line capacity for offshore trolling.
By Tommy Press
Dixon, CA.
May 21, 2015
Little Powerhouse
Small, Powerful & Good Lookin'... Don't let the size of this Reel fool you. With 45 lbs. of drag, this reel is a powerhouse...
By Thomas
New Iberia, Louisiana
May 4, 2015
Good all around reel
I use this reel for jigging tuna and grouper as well as chunking for yellowfin. Works great, a little noisy but not noticeable on the water. Smooth and strong. Good drag system and awesome capacity
By Trent
Newport Beach, CA
April 25, 2015
Not impressed
Looks good, but feels cheap in your hand.
By Michael
January 27, 2015
Outstanding reel
Awesome reel for live baiting super smooth drag and high max drag awesome reel to add to your arsenal
By Andrew Grossman
October 31, 2014
Fin Nor MA12
I have three of these reels. They excellent light tackle reels. I fish light tackle for Mutton Snapper and other reef fishes (including Red Snapper on the Gulf). I have never had a problem with these reels. The drags are first-rate. On one occasion, one of MA12 was just sticking a bit in free spool. I wrote Fin Nor (expecting a referral to an approved repair facility/dealer); instead, they replaced the reel with no questions asked (the reel that was sticking a bit, was more than two years old!). This surprised me, but it also demonstrates they stick behind their equipment. You really cannot ask for more.
ProsSee review comments.
By Billy
May 2, 2014
What The Specs Don't Say (Cast Control)
The open top single speed Marquesa models have a centrifugal cast control designed in. This is something you can see in an exploded view but I have never seen this listed in any description on any site. I only own the little MA12 at this time and it is as easy to cast as any freshwater bait-cast reel I own. Even the novice should be able to cast this reel with baits of 1 ounce and over. A real pleasure to use.
ProsBuilt in centrifugal cast control makes this reel all but impossible to backlash. Cosmetics, fit and finish are second to none. Reel is smooth and offers plenty of drag for it's size.
ConsAt 20 ounces this reel is heavier than comparable reels in it's size class. Wish it had a totally silent anti-reverse but it's not overly loud by any means
By Pablo Zambrano
August 6, 2013
By Scott B
Riverside, CA
June 22, 2013
Great Reel
This is a finely built reel! Attention to detail was obviously in mind when this was designed.
Prossmooth simple operation ergonomic drag lever and crank handle
By Debo
Vero Beach,FL
May 27, 2013
Solid Reel
Great for jigging!
By William
Cranston, RI
May 25, 2013
Awesome reel
Got 4 of these reels for free with Santiago purchases. They are great! Lightweight and very smooth lever drag. Will use for stripers and jigging. For around 500 yards of JB non-hollow, which I was happy with.
ProsBuild quality Lever drag feel
By John
Edison, NJ
May 23, 2013
Realy Good
I have been using this reel since theday that I recived it. This reel is very easy to cast with and I like the preset strike drag weight.
By wm h
morristown minn.
April 12, 2013
bought the 30 11 last summer for fall tuna fishing WM h of mn.
caught two yellow fin over 80lb and over 100 black fin. reel worked great smooth drag . pered with a fin nor jiging rod.
Prosi like the two speed workes great . when shifting into low you dont even know you have a fish on
By craig
New Prt Rchy, FL
April 9, 2013
Buy this
Absolutely love it. This will be my snapper reel.
By Ang
March 29, 2013
Strong durable reel
2speed reel with it's strong drag,no regrets purchasing this finnor reel.
By Ron
March 23, 2013
Compact Power
Love this little reel, came with my bigger Fin nor real, not sure if it is worth 319. But since it was a bundled deal, well worth buy the big reel and get this one for free. Handles very well nonetheless.
ProsThe feel ez drag setting Better to buy the bigger Santiago reel and get this one for free.
ConsNot sure if I would pay 319.95 for this reel.
By Tom
Vienna, ME
March 11, 2013
Welcome back fin-nor
Very nice lightweight reel for my vertical jigging
ProsNicely made smooth operation
By J.C.
San Diego, CA.
November 5, 2012
Buyer beware!
First of all, I bought the two for one deal where I received a free Marquesa with the purchase of a Santiago > $400. After I purchased the Santiago 12, it took about two months to receive the Marquesa 20-2 from Tackle Direct due to unavailability/back order. They offered substitutes, but I wanted what I had orignally purchased. When I finally received and used my Marquesa-2 for the first time, the spool and speed changing gears locked up and jammed. I sent the reel to a Fin Nor (owned by Zebco) repair facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma and it took them over three months fix and return it to me. I got some t-shirts and hats, advertising Fin Nor, from them to try to console my frustration with the repair facility and their product.It didn't. This Chinese made product looks solid on the outside, but the internal quality is questionable. I won't ever buy another Fin Nor reel again even if it cost only a penny.
ProsLooks good on the outside.
ConsReels are heavy, service facilty is awefully slow with repairing and returning broken reels, reels are undependable. They're made in China.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
from Hawaii asked:
September 18, 2014
I need a spare reel handle arm assembly. Any chance you have the part?
1 Answers
No, we do not carry parts. Best thing to do is contact Fin-Nor directly at; PHONE: (toll-free) 800-588-9030 (Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST) ADDRESS: Fin-Nor Customer Service, 6105 E. Apache, Tulsa, OK 74115
Customer Service
on September 18, 2014

from Venice, LA asked:
August 24, 2012
The "T" model marquesa is the one with the T-bar?
1 Answers
Yes, the T version has a top bar.
Customer Service
on August 27, 2012

from cairo asked:
August 15, 2012
hi need to know the spool width for 20II & 20
1 Answers
1 3/8"
Customer Service
on August 20, 2012


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