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Shimano BM9000 Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reel

Shimano BM9000 Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reel

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The Shimano BM9000 Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reel is Shimano’s premier electric reel to date, built upon the brushless Gigamax motor that greatly improves high end torque, speed, and durability all the while producing less heat. We all know that the generation of heat is the downfall of all electric reels, especially under high drags and torque when daytime swordfishing or hauling in other giants of the deep. In addition to the Gigamax motor, the Beastmaster also incorporates a Thermo adjust drag that provides a 50% heat reduction, along with Heat Free System II that allows any built up heat to release through the side vents within the reel’s side plate. With the heat reduction technologies built into the BM9000, the reel also offers extreme power, with 55lbs of drag at full and 250lbs of winding strength. Normally reels with this type of power and capabilities are extremely heavy and cumbersome, while the Beastmaster weighs in at only 53oz and is easily maneuvered around your boat after the initial hook up. Whether you are kite fishing, deep dropping for tilefish and other deep water dwellers, or even daytime swordfishing, the Beastmaster from Shimano is a fantastic option that can simply get the job done.

Shimano Technology Found In Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reels :
  • S A-RB Bearings - These bearings undergo the same anti-corrosion process as Shimano’s A-RB Bearings, with the addition of shields on both sides of the bearings to reduce the possibility of salt, dirt, or other foreign objects inhibiting the bearing’s rotation.
  • E-Exciting Drag Sound - Produces an audible drag sound in place of a mechanical clicker to provide the angler better feedback when a fish makes a run.
  • Gigamax Motor - A brushless motor design that provides the angler with extraordinary torque, high speeds, and supreme durability.

Download Dendou 9000 Beast Master Instruction Manual (PDF)Download Dendou 9000 Beast Master Instruction Manual (PDF)

4.5 Stars based on 6 reviews
By Louis DeFusco
Rhode Island
October 12, 2018
power house
what can i say about the BM9000. compact. powerhouse that is a staple of my charter biz. from deep drop sword to big eye tuna off the bottom to 50 lb class tiles it has never let me down. Swordfish to 360 lbs and big eye to 222lbs on this little girl. For the money you can not beat this reel . performs as well as some of the 4500$ reels on the market while be light and super easy to fish. with little draw on your boats batteries!
By william fouts
July 24, 2018
Shimano Beastmaster 9000.
The best electric reel i have ever used, Its very light and strong, it can do it all ... Shimano Beastmaster 9000. love this reel.
ProsGreat for any kind of fishing..
By Seth
Palm Beach, Florida
March 20, 2018
A must have
This reel can do almost anything ! A must have for any serious fisherman.
ProsSmall and functional - powerful and smooth -
By Jon
Cape May
September 3, 2016
Good electric reel
I have not other than to load the line. It holds plenty of line.and seems well made
ProsHolds plenty of line and has a good drag system
ConsOne of the worst manuals I've ever read.
By David
Rishon Le Zion, Israel
March 4, 2015
Great for tuna fishing
Great for tuna fishing
ProsGreat for tuna fishing
By Angler Management
Jupiter, FL
October 21, 2014
solid and reliable
works day in and day out, more reliable than the tanacom for swords in our experience
Prosstrong, no binding, doesnt struggle
Consexpensive, could be priced at $1200 for ideal pricepoint
15 Questions & 15 Answers
Steve lee
from Charlotte n c asked:
September 14, 2018
Cord come w/ reel
1 Answers
The power cord does come with the reel
on September 17, 2018

from Ypsilanti Michigan asked:
July 16, 2018
How do you think this reel would work for King Salmon on the great lakes & since it is fresh water do you think wire would not cause corrosion?
1 Answers
You can not put wire on it...but it would work for King Salmon.. You need braid or lead core.
on July 20, 2018

from Veracruz,Mexico asked:
July 15, 2018
how much pounds braided line could be recommended for daytime swordfishing? Thank you very much
1 Answers
65 or 80lb is recommended.
on July 20, 2018

Andy Hoang
from California asked:
June 12, 2018
How many hours used for this motor? Shimano bm 9000 beats master
1 Answers
They ship with 0 hours on the motor.
on June 27, 2018

from Florida asked:
December 29, 2017
Would this reel hold up for swordfishing? What rod would be a great match for this reel?
1 Answers
Yes, the Beastmaster would be sufficient for swords. I'd suggest looking into the Daiwa Saltiga G Dendoh Style Deep Drop Rods to pair with this reel.
on December 30, 2017

from Florida asked:
February 10, 2017
Is this a good reel for daytime swordfishing?
1 Answers
Yes this would be powerful enough for daytime swords.
on February 11, 2017

from LONDON asked:
January 3, 2017
1 Answers
The LCD display is in English.
on January 4, 2017

from New Orleans asked:
August 18, 2015
Is the display language in English or only Japanese? The PDF manual you have shows a Japanese language display.
1 Answers
Hello Joe. The display is in English.
on September 3, 2015

from dubai asked:
July 27, 2015
Can i use wire line in this reel
1 Answers
This reel has an aluminum spool therefore the dissimilar metals may cause some corrosion issues if spooled with wire line. You can use braided line which when used with weights or heavy lures will cut through the water column and get deep.
on August 6, 2015

from Islamorada, Floridqa asked:
June 16, 2015
Who can/will perform annual service and replace drags and what is the turn-around time?
1 Answers
Hello Dan. We recommend you return the reel right to Shimano for this service. They can be reached at 877-577-0600 and can give you an estimated service time when you contact them. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
on June 16, 2015

from trinidad asked:
February 15, 2015
where can i get an english users manual? keivin
1 Answers
Hello Kelvin. The English user's manual is now available on the product page found on our website. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
on March 5, 2015

from INDIA,KERALA asked:
February 10, 2015
1 Answers
This reel does not have a lifting weight, it has a drag weight of 55 pounds. This reel has no free offers with it at this time.
on February 10, 2015

from Japan asked:
January 10, 2015
I was wondering what kind of battery pack you recommend for the Shimano Beast Maser 9000 electric reel? I am having trouble finding a suitable portable battery pack to work with my new electric reel. Do you have any suggestions?
1 Answers
Most people use a 12 Volt car charger.
Customer Service
on January 12, 2015

keith jones
from jackson, ms asked:
January 9, 2015
does this reel have a jigging function?
1 Answers
Yes it has a jigging function.
Customer Service
on January 12, 2015

from Philadelphia, PA asked:
December 22, 2014
Can this reel be used to troll for wahoo with wire line?
1 Answers
You could use it for that application although, we don't recommend it. You will have to watch for corrosion because of the dissimilar metals, aluminum spool and steel wire will cause corrosion.
Customer Service
on December 22, 2014


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