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Shimano Baitrunner BTR8000D Beach Runner BR1230S90CT Surf Spin Combo

Shimano Baitrunner BTR8000D Beach Runner BR1230S90CT Surf Spin Combo

Reg Price $223.12
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Model
TD Code
Reel SpecificationsRod SpecificationsPrice
BTR8000D / BR1230S90CT
SHM-1931
Model: BTR8000D
Mono Capacity (lb/yds): 14/295, 17/250, 20/195
PowerPro Capacity (lb/yds): 40/295, 50/290, 65/180
Gear Ratio: 4.8:1
Line Retrieve per Crank: 36in
Max Drag: 20lb
Baitrunner Max Drag: 2.0lb
S A-RB Bearings: 3
Roller Bearings: 1
Weight: 21.7oz
Model: BR1230S90CT
Length: 9'
Pieces: 2
Action: Medium
Line Wt. (lb): 12-30
Lure Wt. (oz): 1 - 4
No. of Guides + Tip: 5
Reg Price $223.12Our Price $196.99
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 14 reviews
By Wayne
Wellfleet, MA
May 17, 2019
Great Combo
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
May 13, 2019
Great into-intermediate setup
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.
April 22, 2019
Love this combo
I fish a lot of different combos but this is one of my favorites.
Proscost and quality
Consnone
By Rick
Brooklyn
February 21, 2019
Believe in the baitrunner!
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
July 22, 2018
Great surfcasting setup for the money
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
ProsGreat rod and reel for the money
ConsThe 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
April 6, 2018
Good Deal
Great price and combo.
ProsSuper smooth reel Great action on the rod
By Jon
New Gloucester Maine
February 1, 2018
Great
Love this combo. Wicked good price. Love the handle on the rod and the Shimano reel is flawless. Love it would definitely purchase again.
ProsRod reel for almost same price as just the reel
ConsNone that I’ve noticed
By David
Meansville, Georgia
July 31, 2017
Nice Combo
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.
ProsNice quality, great value, light weight.
ConsNone
By Will
Raleigh, NC
October 26, 2016
Very nice, great features, great design and workmanship. Highly functional, smooth, yet strong and durable.
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
ny
January 29, 2015
shimano baitrunner btr 12000 d
strong and usefull
Proseasy operation, well built, good price
Conslittle heavy
By Jordan
Connecticut
September 23, 2014
awesome
It's amazing, casts great haven't had a problem yet!
ProsCast great, huge spool, looks nice
ConsNone
By Juan
San Antonio, TX
June 17, 2014
Great Combo
This is an amazing combo for surf, jetty, and pier fishing or anywhere that you need that extra reach in casting. The reel is by far the smoothest reel I've owned. It is also the smoothest and toughest drag. First fish I caught with this was a 42 inch, 33lb black drum and it handled it like nothing for over 30 mins on 17lb test mono.
Prossuper smooth baitfeeder is nice to have great drag
Consnone so far
By David B.
Central Jersey
May 7, 2014
Casts fine with me
I always liked the bait runner reels and this combo met my expectations.
By Alan
Eagle Point, OR
January 6, 2014
Nice combo
I really like this setup it is great for surf casting and chucking out baits and using the bait run feature. I've used it as my travel rod in three countries so far and cuda to ling cod. Line it with power pro and fish
4 Questions & 4 Answers
Joseph Carlo
from New windsor, NY asked:
May 4, 2019
Would you put the line on the reel?
1 Answer
Yes, mono is free and braid you would just need to purchase but spooling would be free, just let us know. 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 6, 2019

Al
from Ny asked:
March 1, 2019
Does the fishing rod comes with return guarantee, and ill cast far and hold a huge bluefish. Also whats the perfect line for it .
1 Answer
If you are not satisfied for any reason you may return new and unused items in the original box with all accessories within 30 days for an exchange or refund to the credit card account charged, less any shipping fees incurred by the seller or purchaser. This rod will work perfect for big blues. The reel is recommended for 50 lb test braided line. It will hold 290 yards of 50 lb braid. 
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on March 6, 2019

Jake
from St. Augustine Florida asked:
January 22, 2018
What would be the best size for catching redfish Trout snook Pompano whiting and other fish of that nature (baitrunner combo)
1 Answer
The more versatile combo fishing for the species of fish your targeting would be the Shimano Baitrunner BTR8000D Beach Runner BR1230S90CT Surf Spin Combo.
Submitted by: Donald on January 24, 2018

Mike Blanco
from Houston, Texas asked:
December 19, 2014
Drag max Overall length when broken down for airline travel Can combo be used in boat rod holder
1 Answer
Unfortunately, we do not have this combo in stock to measure. The max drag is 20#. It is a surf combo, so it is not really designed for boat use. It is too long.
Submitted by: Customer Service on December 22, 2014

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