Shimano BTR8000D Baitrunner Reel/TackleDirect TDSBS701MH Custom Combo

Shimano BTR8000D Baitrunner Reel / TackleDirect TDSBS701MH Custom Rod Spinning Jigging Combo

A TackleDirect Exclusive - With the purchase of this Shimano Reel at MSRP, we will include a TackleDirect Silver Hook Rod at a discounted rate to pair with your new reel.

Reg Price $289.98
Our Price $249.99
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Reel SpecificationsRod SpecificationsPrice
Model: BTR8000D
Mono Line Capacity (lb/yds): 14/295, 17/250, 20/195
Power Pro Line Capacity (lb/yds): 40/295, 50/290, 65/180
Gear Ratio: 4.8:1
Max Drag: 20lb
Baitrunner Max Drag: 2.0lb
S A-RB Bearings: 3
Roller Bearings: 1
Weight: 21.7oz
Model: TDSBS701MH
Length: 7'
Power: MH
Mono Line Rating (lb): 20-40lb
Lure Weight: 1-5oz
Reg Price $289.98Our Price $249.99
TDSBS701MH TackleDirect Custom Rod: TackleDirect Custom Saltwater rods are high performance and are the result of stringent "on the water" design and testing by some of the finest sport anglers around the world. Tackle Direct new Silver series Boat Spinning rod model TDSBS 701MH is A MUST HAVE in almost any saltwater boat anglers arsenal! Designed to be the all-around boat spinning rod that?s at home in any number of saltwater applications ranging from South Florida Sailfish and smoker kings , Gulf Coast Cobia and sow red snappers to near shore East Coast stripers and blues and bull reds. The Silver Series TDSBS 701MH is perfectly balanced with a number high quality 5000 to 6000 class size spinning reels spooled with 20 to 40 pound braid or monofilament lines.

Crafted from an ultra-high strength blank featuring a precision blend of both graphite and fiberglass fibers with an integrated solid tip to insure full sensitivity and extra durability during high strain situations with big fish. This new series offers a traditional boat spinning rod taper in a modern small diameter blank design and the latest in Fuji guides in an affordable package. Only the best components have been selected to insure years of trouble free rugged saltwater use.

  • Precision graphite and fiberglass small diameter blank
  • Fuji O Series Concept guides with new 360 Degree guide ring protection
  • Custom shrink grips over cushioned EVA core for offshore durability
  • Saltwater rugged nylon gimbal with cushioned cap

BTR8000FD Baitrunner Spinning Reel: The Baitrunner D combines todays technology with legendary performance and durability. Incoporating all the latest techonology such as the Propulsion Line Management System and S A-RB bearings.
  • Graphite Frame
  • Graphite Sideplate
  • Propulsion Line Management System
  • Varispeed Oscillation
  • S-Concept
  • Machined Aluminum Handle
  • Dartainium II Drag WAshers (Cross Carbon)
  • Repairable Clicker
  • S A-RB (Shielded A-RB) Ball Bearings
  • Super Stopper Anti-Reverse
  • Dyna-Balance
  • Floating Shaft
  • Fluidrive II Gearing

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.
5 Stars based on 5 reviews
By Clark N.
Nice rod
May 16, 2021
I just received my rod yesterday via UPS. This is going to pair well with the Shimano bait runner.
Can't wait to get tight lines with these combos.
  • Great rod, Great price.
  • Good job Tackle Direct.
  • None so far
By Eddie
Hobe Sound, FL
Awesome Combo!!!
June 22, 2020
So, bought 2 of these combos to go live lining for Kingfish in south FL, they didn't disappoint! We paired them up with 50 lb braid and a 30lb floro topshot and caught 4 smokers in the 25 lb range.....the rods handled them like a champ and the baitrunners were smooth as silk! Plenty of bend when needed yet stout enough to bring them to the boat with confidence. So happy we bought a larger Shimano (1200D) and rod to target sailfish and tuna!
  • Nicely paired rod & reel combo
  • Look and feel
  • Nice value
By Kenny
Columbia, Maryland
Great bait rod
December 26, 2019
Nice for when you have multiple rods out using live bait. For me this is a must have when striper fishing in the bay with live spot. The instant drag with the turn of the handle is awesome for circle hooks
By Cody
San Diego
Great saltwater outfit
October 4, 2018
This is one of my first saltwater outfits and it has already proven to be a great purchase. Looks and feels great when tossing jigs to tuna or flylining live bait. It definitely can cast just as far as my conventional setup... Hefty rod that can stand up to big fish and the baitrunner reel is solid when spooled with 50 lb braid. Such a great value!!!
By Mike
Baitrunner is the Bomb
June 3, 2016
This rod and reel combo is outstanding- King mackerel slayer! Quality reel was my focus- I fish the gulf coast piers and just offshore: Baitrunner feature performs perfectly with live bait fishing as well as trolling. I had some questions about the rod and customer service responded promptly via email to me- yes; it is a one piece rod, quality at an affordable price-
  • See above and- Baitrunner dual drag system ideal for live bait fishing. Quality Shimano product- i still use the first version Baitrunner reel I bought when these things came out- must be 30 years old now and only recently had it in to the shop for a tune up- this new 8000 D version is ideal for Kings , bug bull reds , etc. Rod is economical with quality features-
  • Only con is that I'm not out there right now fishing with this combo
3 Questions & 3 Answers
david Dunkley
from Victoria asked:
February 5, 2019
Hi, is this good for Gummies, snapper and flathead cheers David would you do a better deal for 2?
1 Answer
Yes this combo will work for that. We have it currently on sale for $249.99 a combo.
Submitted by: Rebecca on February 8, 2019

from Fountain Valley asked:
September 4, 2016
Is this combo good for yellowtail, and tuna
1 Answer
Bobby, Hello yes this combo can be used for yellowtail and smaller tuna.
Submitted by: Tyler on September 5, 2016

from Auburn AL asked:
February 1, 2016
Is this a one piece rod?
1 Answer
Yes Michael. It is a 7 foot , 1 piece rod that is rated as Medium Heavy.
Submitted by: KRAIG on February 2, 2016


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