Shimano BM9000 Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reel

Shimano BM9000 Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reel

Price: $1,699.99
TD Code
Line Retrieve Per Crank (in)PowerPro Line Capacity
(# Test/yd)
Max Drag
SA-RB Ball BearingsGear RatioWeight
5512/2/23.1:153$1,699.99 USD

The Shimano BM9000 Beastmaster Electric Dendou Reel is 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)

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5 Stars based on 13 reviews
By Robert
Great reel at a great price
May 31, 2020
This is a great reel that is lightweight and plenty of power to catch swordfish. Fought fish for extended periods and reel did not get hot with high drag setting.
Proslightweight and not expensive for what it can do.
Mandeville LA
Nice Reel
March 30, 2020
Over all I haven’t have any issue with this reel works very smooth under heavy pressure; compact and reliable.
By Randy
Fort Pierce, FL
Great reel, great deal
March 29, 2020
Purchased the reel on sale -- great for deep drop!
ProsPrice and performance
ConsMaterials -- let's see if the construction holds up on saltwater
By Dane
Ft lauderdale
March 25, 2020
A lot of reel for the price. Very happy with the reel so far. Been using it for deep dropping and works great.
By David
Dover, MA
Light reel
March 3, 2020
Was surprised how light the reels. Great deal as the new model comes out but seem like not much difference between this version and the new A model.
By Michael
Pelham, NY
Great Deep Drop Reel
February 15, 2019
Holds appx 1800 ft of line with 200 lb top shot for swords - only problem is it doesnt stop at 500lb+ fish. Got spooled sitting at 1600 feet after fighting a fish with nearly locked drag for an hour. Oh well, keeps you coming back.
By Letoy
Beastmaster 9000
January 20, 2019
Love this reel it’s beautiful finally convinced myself to spend the money
By Louis D.
Rhode Island
power house
October 12, 2018
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 f.
Shimano Beastmaster 9000.
July 24, 2018
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
A must have
March 20, 2018
This reel can do almost anything ! A must have for any serious fisherman.
ProsSmall and functional - powerful and smooth -
By Jon
Cape May
Good electric reel
September 3, 2016
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
Great for tuna fishing
March 4, 2015
Great for tuna fishing
ProsGreat for tuna fishing
By Angler M.
Jupiter, FL
solid and reliable
October 21, 2014
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
18 Questions & 18 Answers
from Scotland West Coast. asked:
January 8, 2020
Are there any lugs for attaching kidney/bucket harness or shoulder harness on this reel? 
1 Answer
These reels are not constructed with any attachments for a harness. However you can purchase these: which attach above the reel seat and act as lugs to attach to a harness. 
Submitted by: Alyssa Madosky on January 8, 2020

Steve lee
from Charlotte n c asked:
September 14, 2018
Cord come w/ reel
1 Answer
The power cord does come with the reel
Submitted by: Bernie on September 17, 2018

jim buchanan
from rumson, nj asked:
February 17, 2020
can this reel be used as a dredge reel for a center console? figure on a single section dredge with trailer and up too a 10lb weight. thank you.
1 Answer
This reel would not be ideal for that application. We do not recommend it. 
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on February 17, 2020

George T.
from Millersville, MD asked:
February 13, 2020
What braid line would you suggest for this reel.  I just purchased one.
1 Answer
 I would recommend 65-80lb power pro depending on what you are fishing for. 
Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on February 13, 2020

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 Answer
You can not put wire on it...but it would work for King Salmon.. You need braid or lead core.
Submitted by: John 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 Answer
65 or 80lb is recommended.
Submitted by: John 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 Answer
They ship with 0 hours on the motor.
Submitted by: John 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 Answer
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.
Submitted by: Devon on December 30, 2017

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

from LONDON asked:
January 3, 2017
1 Answer
The LCD display is in English.
Submitted by: Donald 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 Answer
Hello Joe. The display is in English.
Submitted by: Brandon on September 3, 2015

from dubai asked:
July 27, 2015
Can i use wire line in this reel
1 Answer
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.
Submitted by: Paul 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 Answer
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!
Submitted by: Brandon on June 16, 2015

from trinidad asked:
February 15, 2015
where can i get an english users manual? keivin
1 Answer
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!
Submitted by: Brandon on March 5, 2015

from INDIA,KERALA asked:
February 10, 2015
1 Answer
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.
Submitted by: Frank 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 Answer
Most people use a 12 Volt car charger.
Submitted by: Customer Service on January 12, 2015

keith jones
from jackson, ms asked:
January 9, 2015
does this reel have a jigging function?
1 Answer
Yes it has a jigging function.
Submitted by: 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 Answer
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.
Submitted by: Customer Service on December 22, 2014


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