Quantum BSP80PTsE Boca PTsE Spinning Reel

Quantum BSP80PTsE Boca PTsE Spinning Reel

Quantum's Boca Saltwater Reels are engineered to last. If it's durability, flexibility and product superiority, Quantum's Boca PTsE Saltwater Spinning Reels are for you.

Price: $189.95
Model
TD Code
Gear RatioLine Capacity
(yds./lb)
Braid Capacity
(yds./lb)
Inches
Per Turn
Max DragBearingsWeightPrice
BSP80PTsE
QUA-0304
4.9:1330/20380/6541"456+125oz$189.95 USD
Corrosive water and extremely agressive fish are no match for the durability, strength and agility of this reel. It's a must have for the serious or weekend fisherman.
  • Forged Aluminum Spool with concave skirt
  • Solid one-piece aluminum frame and sidecover
  • TiMag Salt Bail system
  • MAGLOK- magnetic-Continuous Anti-Reverse
  • TiMag Salt bail system with magnetic bail trip
  • Saltgard 6-layer corrosion protection
4.5 Stars based on 30 reviews
By pat
orange beach, AL
Beast of a reel
June 20, 2021
I absolutely love this reel.

Last year I was in one of our local bait shops and stumbled across a custom built spinning rod that was on sale so I bought it. Now having a rod with no companion reel, I started looking for reels to complete the set. I came across this Quantum on sale and bought it. Now this combination is my "go to" when I am fishing offshore (or nearshore). It is usually the first one I deploy when we get setup offshore, either on a flat line with big live bait or on a "sow" or "knocker" rig with big live bait. It has been responsible for catching the biggest fish on the boat. Red Snapper 25lbs, Smoker King Mackerel 40lbs, and Cobia 30lbs.
Pros
  • line capacity
  • smooth drag
By Brendan
Fairbanks, AK
Broke early
August 24, 2020
Great big reel with lots of drag but rivet holding handle on broke in half while just retrieving a jig, and gears were grinding loudly. Sent it back to Quantum and they said they would send me a new reel. Sent me a Cabo 80 instead. Not even close to the same size. Shoulda bought a Penn Spinfisher. Oh well.
Pros
  • Good looking, hold lots of line, lots of drag.
Cons
  • Broke quickly, poor customer service.
By Louken
Tampa Bay
Powerful Spinning Reel
August 1, 2020
Reel holds the crown in build quality under 200. Brass bearing spool so no need to worry for those high priced spool bearings when you get splashed. Sealed and shielded rotor bearings to prevent contamination on those days the fish are keeping your hands wet.
Pros
  • Braid Capacity, Max Drag, Metal Body, Ball Bearings, Sealed Anti-Reverse Rotor, Easy Bail Action.
Cons
  • If at all negligent, the bail wire is unnecessarily troublesome on the roller side of the rotor when using 30 lb braid on the 40.
By John
Los Angeles
Top Value for universal reel
January 14, 2020
Reel light enough for Stripers and heavy enough for light saltwater use. Well balanced and feels well made. Purchased for my son so I have not used it.
By Chad
Mount Dora, Fl
Nice smooth reel
January 13, 2020
I have 3 other Boca reels in smaller size and needed a larger one for bottom fishing and this is exactly what I needed.
By Ros
Fla keys
Good reel
January 12, 2020
Drag is smooth and the reek is well made.
By martin o.
NC
For the money $$$ you can't go wrong
January 2, 2020
Stout reel with plenty of drag and power. Great buy and value.
By Bill
Florida
Great Saltwater reel
December 3, 2019
Used it in the Florida Keys for Snapper and Grouper. Worked great!
By Jor
Philadelphia
Pleased with the result
November 26, 2019
I always wanted to have a reel loaded with mono and a small pencil popper on the front rack. This is the reel I wanted to try, TD made it possible.
Pros
  • Drag, line lay, metal body.
Cons
  • Don?t care for the lack of a ball bearing supported drag but, what can you expect for the money.
  • The bail wire makes me nervous because of how thin it is.
By Tomas B.
PA
Great Reel
November 20, 2019
Very smooth retrieve.Fairly lightweight for its size
By Byron
Florida
Awesome Reel
November 10, 2019
I love this reel, I have different sizes and they all perform extremely well. Put my first 40"+ snook on the beach with this thing.
Pros
  • Smooth casting, smooth drag and weighted perfectly.
By Mark
Alabama
Great reel
October 24, 2019
Used this for first time fishing inshore trout, reds and flounder. Perfect for what I needed. Rigger with 15 lb braid. Would recommend this reel.
By Bill
venice, florida
Great Reel/Terrific Price
October 21, 2019
Smooth as silk/Excellent Drag System
By Salvatore
, Florida
Awesome reel
October 16, 2019
Very solid reel, gets the job done
By John
Sky Valley, Ga
Strong
October 11, 2019
I was very impressed with the strong drag system. Very smooth even when I cranked it down to bottom fish.
3 Questions & 3 Answers
Sonny
from east coast, MD asked:
September 5, 2019

Hello, looking to pair this with a Tsunami TSTBS-J761XH Trophy Jigging Rod for boat, pier and catfishing.

Between the Quantum Boca 80, Fin-nor LT100, Daiwa BG6500 and Penn Battle II 8000 which one is the best?


1 Answer
All are good options, The BG would probably have the best durability for pier fishing and longevity to use for multiple species
Submitted by: Alyssa Madosky on October 5, 2019

Sonny
from east coast, MD asked:
September 2, 2019

Does this 80 size Boca also have the triple supported shaft (looks like it does) and forged, machined stainless steel drive gear like it's bigger brothers?

On Quantum's website they state the max drag as 30lbs, is it 45 or 30?

1 Answer

The 40 and the 50 has 40lb pounds of drag and the 80 has 45 pounds of drag 

both come with sealed drag and carbon fiber bail.

Submitted by: Andrew Montagna on October 5, 2019

Miguel Gulman
from Piura, Peru asked:
April 13, 2016
Besides the price wich is the difference between this reel and Quantum CSP80PTsE Cabo PTsE Spinning Reel? Regards, Miguel.
1 Answer
The Cabo has a stronger drag than the Boca, the Cabo's drag is 55lb where the Boca's is 45lb. Also the Cabo's bearing count is higher, 7+1 opposed to Boca's 6+1 which makes the Cabo slightly more durable and "free spinning" than the Boca.
Submitted by: Kaitryn on April 14, 2016

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