Shimano Baitrunner BTR6000D Beach Runner BR1220S80CT Surf Spin Combo

Shimano Baitrunner BTR6000D Beach Runner BR1220S80CT Surf Spin Combo

Reg Price $223.98
Our Price $199.99

Oversize Packaging Required - Long Tube or Box
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Reel SpecificationsRod SpecificationsPrice
BTR6000D / BR1220S80CT
Model: BTR6000D
Mono Capacity (lb/yds): 10/300, 12/265, 16/170
PowerPro Capacity (lb/yds): 30/245, 50/210, 65/130
Gear Ratio: 4.8:1
Line Retrieve per Crank: 35in
Max Drag: 20lb
Baitrunner Max Drag: 2.0lb
S A-RB Bearings: 3
Roller Bearings: 1
Weight: 20.1oz
Model: BR1220S80CT
Length: 8'
Pieces: 2
Action: Medium
Line Wt. (lb): 12-20
Lure Wt. (oz): 1/2 - 3
No. of Guides + Tip: 5
Reg Price $223.98Our Price $199.99
Oversize Packaging Required
Shimano's Baitrunner D incorporates all of the latest technology and gives you the confidence of a legendary drivetrain and auto-return Baitrunner feature as well as better castability, better line lay, less backlash, wind knots or tangles, less friction on the line, larger, more comfortable grips, a higher max drag as well as a wider range of Baitrunner settings than its predecessors.

Sea Striker Beach Runner surf rods are built with a graphite tubular blank for strength and sensitivity. Premium graphite reel seats feature stainless steel hoods. Aluminum oxide guides and tips are perfectly spaced and sized for long casts. Cork tape grips are perfect for surf fishing needs.

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
Shimano Baitrunner features:
  • Graphite Frame
  • Graphite Sideplate
  • Propulsion Line Management System: Propulsion Spool Lip, S-Arm Cam, SR One-Piece Bail Wire, Power Roller III
  • Varispeed Oscillation
  • S-Concept: S-Rotor, S-Arm Cam, Direct Drive Mechanism (Thread-In Handle Attachment), Oversized Septon Grips for Power and Comfort, WP Drag (Waterproof Drag)
  • Machined Aluminum Handle
  • Dartainium II Drag Washers (Cross Carbon)
  • Repairable Clicker
  • S A-RB (Shielded A-RB) Ball Bearings
  • Super Stopper II
  • Dyna-Balance
  • Floating Shaft
  • Fluidrive II Gearing
  • Approved for use in Saltwater
  • Rated for use with Mono, Fluorocarbon and PowerPro lines
5 Stars based on 19 reviews
By Matthew
July 18, 2021
Needed some new flathead catfish rods. I dont like bait casters for catfishing and love the bait runners. Onsale the rod is pretty much free. Would make a nice striper setup aswell. Will be buying more
By Benjamin
Chisago City, MN
Looks and feels great can't wait to use
February 12, 2021
Just got this today on time delivery and everything arrived in working order. Put it all together and the reel feels great nice and smooth. The rod action feels good also can't wait to get to the beach and test this thing out. I am going to follow up with a review once I get a fish on the end of this rod
By Kenny
Columbia, Maryland
Awesome chunk setup
December 26, 2019
especially great when using fish finder rig on the beaches
By Brandon
Roseville, CA
Awesome deal for this combo
November 30, 2019
Pretty much getting the rod for free. Reel is butter smooth. Rod we shall see after the first run at the surf. But overall looks good. Reminds me of the okuma series of rod or the bass pro brand off shore surf rods.
  • Good deal
By Garrett
Quitman TX
Sea Striker Bait runner Combo
June 29, 2019
Great combo. Great for shark and bull red. Would like several more
  • Bait runner is amazing
By Wayne
Wellfleet, MA
Great Combo
May 17, 2019
My first experience with TackleDirect and am very pleased with the result. The Combo is nicely matched and the reel operation is superb.
By Emery
Melrose, MA
Great into-intermediate setup
May 13, 2019
This combo will give you the casting distance required to reach fish breaking way out there, but also has the awesome bait runner feature. This means you can fish with plugs and bait with no change in gear necessary.
By Chris
Gulf Shores,Al.
Love this combo
April 22, 2019
I fish a lot of different combos but this is one of my favorites.
  • cost and quality
  • none
By Rick
Believe in the baitrunner!
February 21, 2019
This is my 2nd bait runner both paired with 10ft Tsunami Air waves! The best real on the market for chunking bunker for stripers and bluefish!
By Christian
Rhode Island
Great surfcasting setup for the money
July 22, 2018
Reel casts a mile and looks and feels more expensive than it is. Rod isn't very sensitive but it's cheap so thats expected, but it's real strong considering the price. Has no problem launching large plugs for striped bass. I noticed nobody else complained of this but the rubber grips on the rod reek like a tire factory. I wash my hands multiple times when I'm done but still reek like pepboys. The smell gets on everything. Hopefully it'll fade in time
  • Great rod and reel for the money
  • The rod is cheap so that worrys me a little if I hook up to a large blue or striper but it feels strong so hopefully it is. The grips reeking like a rubber factory is the biggest downside of the rod. It's insane how strong the smell is
By Ryan
belmar nj
Good Deal
April 6, 2018
Great price and combo.
  • Super smooth reel
  • Great action on the rod
By Jon
New Gloucester Maine
February 1, 2018
Love this combo. Wicked good price. Love the handle on the rod and the Shimano reel is flawless. Love it would definitely purchase again.
  • Rod reel for almost same price as just the reel
  • None that Iâ?‚??"?ve noticed
By David
Meansville, Georgia
Nice Combo
July 31, 2017
Was going to purchase rod and reel separately but stumbled onto this combo for only $10 more than the cost of the reel alone! The Shimano reel is smooth as glass casting and retrieving. The rod is light enough for small pan fish (whiting, croakers, etc.) but with enough back bone to handle the big fish. I'm very pleased with my purchase.
  • Nice quality, great value, light weight.
  • None
By Will
Raleigh, NC
Very nice, great features, great design and workmanship. Highly functional, smooth, yet strong and durable.
October 26, 2016
Love this combo. It cast great, it has a great bait runner system, good drag. Big handle for a solid grip, the handle on the rod is wrapped for a secure grip. Love it, Will probably buy another one soon. Can't say enough about this setup. Much nicer than other manufactures products. Shimano is no doubt a leader and innovator in the fishing industry.
By highliner
shimano baitrunner btr 12000 d
January 29, 2015
strong and usefull
  • easy operation, well built, good price
  • little heavy
8 Questions & 8 Answers
from Deptford, NJ asked:
November 11, 2018
What is the perfect surf rod to pair with Shimano 8000OC?
1 Answer
A 8 to 10 foot rod mh fast action something in the 1-3, 1-4 oz lure rating.
Submitted by: Bernie on November 12, 2018

from Vilano beach florida asked:
January 22, 2018
Could I also take this inshore and to the peir?
1 Answer
Hello John, this would be a perfect set up for pier fishing but may be a little to long for fishing inshore from a boat.
Submitted by: Bernie on January 24, 2018

from Hickory, North Carolina asked:
January 9, 2020
Is this rod a 50/50 split?
1 Answer
Hello, These rods are a 50/50 split 
Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on January 10, 2020

from Collegeville Pa asked:
October 31, 2019
Is the rod made by Shimano.
1 Answer
Submitted by: chris jones on November 1, 2019

from Port St Lucie, FL asked:
April 24, 2018
What is a good rod in the 10 to 12 foot range to pair with Shimano baitrunner 6000OC?
1 Answer
The St Croix Mojo 10' rod would be a great rod to pair with the Shimano Baitrunner 6000 for your surf fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on April 28, 2018

from St. Augustine Fl asked:
January 19, 2018
Can you only use live bait for it and what is the variety of size and species this rod can handle?
1 Answer
You could use lures and soft baits as well as live baits on this combo. This combo can endure a lot of what the surf fishing experience provides. Target species in the NE areas would be Striped Bass, Bluefish, Flounder, smaller Drum fish and much more. The SE regions could use this for Snook, Red fish, Speckled Trout.
Submitted by: Donald on January 20, 2018

from Florida asked:
December 12, 2017
Would this be a good rod to catch pompano, whiting, and snook with? Then smaller sharks?
1 Answer
The Shimano Baitrunner BTR6000D Beach Runner BR1220S80CT Surf Spin Combo would be a suitable combo for pompano, whiting and snook.
Submitted by: Donald on December 12, 2017

Lisa Kent
from Ocean city, md asked:
December 17, 2016
Is this also a good rod to fish off of the bridge into the bay?
1 Answer
The Shimano Baitrunner BTR6000D Beach Runner BR1220S80CT Surf Spin Combo is a good combo to fish from a bridge in the bay.
Submitted by: Donald on December 17, 2016


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