Okuma Trio BF-55 Baitfeeder Series Spinning Reel

Okuma Trio BF-55 Baitfeeder Series Spinning Reel

Price: $124.99
TD Code
Gear RatioBearingsWeightLine RetrieveMax DragMono Capacity
diameter (in/mm)
Trio BF-55
4:5:19BB+1RB17oz30in20lbs380/10 (0.30)
340/12 (0.32)
240/15 (0.37)
$124.99 USD
With an auto trip bait feeding system and durable, corrosion resistant material, this is one of the front runners of the Trio family.

  • On/Off auto trip bait feeding system
  • DFD: Dual Force Drag System
  • Multi-Disc, Japanese oiled felt drag system
  • 9BB+1RB stainless steel bearings
  • Quick-Set anti-reverse roller bearing
  • Precision machine cut brass pinion gear
  • CRC: Corrosion-resistant Coating process
  • HDGII: Corrosion-resistant, High Density gearing
  • Crossover aluminum and graphite hybrid body & rotor system
  • Hybrid Spool design with graphite arbor and aluminum lip
  • ADC: Aluminum Drag Chamber precision spool system
  • Rigid, forged aluminum handle design
  • Standard EVA knob on 30/40 sized reels
  • Ball shaped handle knob on 55/65/80
  • RESII: Computer balanced Rotor Equalizing System
  • Trio spinning reels are backed by a 1-year limited warranty
4 Stars based on 6 reviews
By ksr
sturdy reel
March 11, 2016
the reel is good, dont know about the other review which is stating when in bait runner mode is doesn't have a clicker, it does have a clicker on that mode. mine works fine, the drag is pretty strong too, taken this to the amazon and fished for red tail catfish on it, works just fine.
  • sturdy and strong drag.
  • the plastic at the bottom of the bait runner cap, that tends to crack, my is already worn off.
By Alexander
Raeford, NC
Great Ultra-Light Baitfeeder
July 10, 2015
Great reel for fresh and saltwater where you don't want to spook the fish with heavy string. 6lb string and a light rod and you'll have a blast. The Batfeeder is magic, all the benefits of a bat caster casting reel without the backlash.
By Andres
Cojimies, Ecuador
Great Reel for inshore live bait fishing
November 15, 2014
This Reel makes a big difference when you are fishing live shrimp. The baitfeeder system gets more fish hooked, especilly rock snappers that hit the shrimps very hard and fast.
  • Stopping power is great and much better priced than other brands with the same system. It works smooth.
By chuck c.
North Bergen NJ
The price is right
January 15, 2014
I have two of the size 30 reels and they work great. Mostly for big carp. 16#'s and up. Bait runner lets em run with that circle hook and when i think it's nestled nicely in the corner of their mouth , one crank and I'm into the main drag which is smooth as silk. I've taken some very reluctant big carp on this reel and it's no worry big fun. You can fill the spool to the rim and get long bird nest free casts every time. (flipping the bail back and placing the line in the roller by hand as you should with all spinners) Highly recommend.
  • casting, weight, smooth drags, price.
  • crank must be positioned right to engage Bait feeder drag
By Hong G.
New Market, Alabama
budget spinner
December 19, 2013
very compact, but powerful for a reel of its size, definitely recommended for the budget-conscious angler!
By Gregg
Chesapeake Rockfish
June 22, 2013
I use this reel for livelining in the Chesapeake bay. Mostly resident rockfish up to 35".
  • Good quality for the money. Works well so far.
  • When the baitrunners is active there is no clicker(noise) when the line is peeling away. Other baitrunners have this functionality and it works well to notify you a fish is working your bait.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
from florida asked:
March 6, 2019
hi, does this reel have a round knob on the handle as the picture shows or is it different ?   
1 Answer
The The 65 and 80 size have the spherical handle
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 7, 2019

from Ohio asked:
January 24, 2020
How much 30pound braid will the 55 hold?
1 Answer
Hello Andrew, The 55 will hold roughly 400 yards of 30lb braid 
Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on January 24, 2020

Andres Vargas
from Cali, Colombia asked:
August 24, 2015
How much braid can this reel hold?
1 Answer
This reel will hold approximately 380 yards of 40lb PowerPro line. The capacity using other lines may be a bit different depending on the brand and how thick it is.
Submitted by: David on August 25, 2015


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