Shimano SRG6000SW Saragosa SW Spinning Reel

Shimano SRG6000SW Saragosa SW Spinning Reel

Price: $269.99
TD Code
WeightGear RatioRetrieve
Line Capacity
Power Pro
Max DragBearingPrice
225+1$269.99 USD
The Shimano Saragosa SW Spinning reels are saltwater reels made to be durable with new "Cam" oscillation system. These reels are water resistant and provide a comfortable drag. These reels are dedicated to the Blue Water angler, and are perfect to tackle the toughest species and conditions with elegance and power. These reels offer up to 44 pounds of drag to stop even the meanest offshore fish.

  • X-Ship: For efficient gear engagement, extended gear longevity, and increased castability
  • X-Tough Drag: Cross carbon, waterproof, twin drag all models
  • Water resistant with X-Shield and X-Protect, with body gasket seal, anti-rev bearing cover
  • Paladin Gear durability enhancement and Propulsion line management system
  • S A-RB Shielded ball bearings and graphite Rotor
  • Aluminum frame, cold forged aluminum spool, and machined aluminum handle shank
  • Super Stopper II Anti-Reverse and power roller III line roller
  • Direct drive mechanism, and dyna balance
  • Fluidrive II
  • Waterproof drag
  • Dartainium II drag washers
  • Ergonomic handle grips
  • Septon handle grips
  • Approved for saltwater use
5 Stars based on 103 reviews
Vero Beach, FL
June 1, 2018
Just purchased this awesome reel! This 6000 on my st croix avid vis80hf is the absolute best setup I have ever owned, it might be overkill for slot size snook, but when you have a keeper you want to get it to the hand as fast as possible and this reel is the winch for the tow truck, lol you wont be disapointed!
ProsFor the money so far it cant be beat. From my experience with penns, cabos, and okumas, this is Shimano smooth, light, powerful.
ConsI'll let you know in a year if it holds up to the big snook, reds, and tarpon. But the true test is the BIG Jacks!!! If it stays solid I'll buy some more.
By sgholmes
orange beach, alabama
Workhorse of a reel
February 14, 2020
I will definitely be buying more of these in the future. They deal with saltwater better than others I've bought in the past. I have this 6000 on an 8ft Shimano Teramar and makes one heck of a do it all rod when I'm offshore/nearshore.
Proswell sealed good drag
By Van
Get the 6000 if you're considering the 5000
February 5, 2020
The 6000 is just 1/2 heavier, it has the same gear ratio with a bit more retrieve, maybe owing to the larger spool. and has a good deal more line capacity. It's also the same price.
By Reese
Very smooth
January 31, 2020
I have an 8000 Saragossa and this thing is smooth and powerful. There are nicer versions such as the Stella and tp XD but this thing gets the job done great for pitching and jigging
ProsSmooth Durable Reasonably priced
ConsOn the heavier side
By Van
Stradic's big, heavy duty brother!
January 13, 2020
These are great reels. If you like the stradic but want heavier duty reel, this is the one to get.
By Shadow C.
South Florida
Great reel
January 12, 2020
I have a few of these reels and really like them. I believe the design is an improvement over the previous model with this name. For overall spinning needs inshore and offshore. Smooth drag, good line capacity, even better when used with braid. If you need more drag and have the funding, the twin power will fit the bill.
ProsSmooth drag, line capacity, low maintenance.
By Allen G.
Fantastic reel
December 18, 2019
I'm really impressed with this reel. I ordered the Saragosa SW8000 model. Very smooth.
I love it. The only surprise is that it is a little heavier that I thought it would be . I originally thought I would put it on an older St. Croix Mojo inshore rod, but now planning on putting it on a 7 ft Terez. Shipping by Tackledirect was prompt and arrived without delay.
By cam
NJ - New Jersey
Great reel
November 20, 2019
I've caught large striped bass to 9' sharks on this reel & it performs very well. Not obnoxious in size or weight but feels built like a tank. Great smooth drag and very versatile.
By christian
Islip, NY
Tuna Setup
November 18, 2019
Best Tuna spinning reel at this price point. Holds more than enough line and puts out a good amount of drag
By Kenny
Outstanding reel
November 17, 2019
The drag on this reel is smooth. gears are smooth, looks great, what else do you want from a reel this thing can't provide? I have the 8000 and it puts the works on them stripers, smaller tunas, sharks, and anything that's not a behemoth lol
By Soon Y.
Flushing, NY
Saragosa 8000
October 16, 2019
By Jim
JAX Beach, FL
10,000 for FL snapper fishing
July 14, 2019
Bought 2 10,000 for the FL red snapper season. Did the job and put the brakes on decent bottom fish. Handled 25lbers with live baits at 125 ft of water and 15lbers on the jig. Had both on penn Carnage jig rods. Thanks Tackle Direct!
ProsLight weight reel with smooth high lb drag.
By Kmoose
Gulf of Mexico
8000 Shimano Saragosa
June 30, 2019
The Saragosa is one of my favorite offshore spinners for general offshore use. It is as smooth and capable as Shimano’s higher end line and has proven to be just as durable in all my applications.

Before purchasing you should know that the bail is 100% manual and requires you to flip it back over after you cast. I don’t see this as a negative but if you are used to an auto bail engagement it will take some time to get used to it.
ProsWaterproof/sealed bearings and drag system
By Christian S.
Dropped it in the surf, like nothing happened!
June 7, 2019
Butter smooth, well build, casts far. I also dropped it in the surf by error, got water and sand, just rinsed it afterwards and keeps working like nothing happened. Worth the investment!
By Luke P.
South Carolina
Saragosa 8,000 and 20,000
May 20, 2019
The Saragosa 8,000 is great for jigging because it is lightweight and has good drag. The Saragosa 20,000 is great for big poppers because it has great capacity.
14 Questions & 15 Answers
Marcio Martins
from Canada asked:
July 26, 2017
What is the best fit for the Saragosa SW6000 with 30# braid, between a Avid Series Inshore Medium-Heavy (VIS70MHF) or Heavy (VIS70HF)? To be used for Tarpon/Snook fishing at Inlets.
1 Answer
I would personally lean towards the heavy. You'll need some backbone in that rod to help with the Snook and Tarpon.
Submitted by: Bernie on July 26, 2017

from Luanda, Angola asked:
August 6, 2018
Hi there! I am looking to purchase a saragosa 6000SW spinning reel, to fish for medium size jacks (~10-30lb) and other pelagics, from the rocks. Can you advise which rod would work best for this application?! Many thanks
1 Answer
There are a few rods that will pair well with the Saragosa 6000. The Shimano Teramar Inshore Southeast Series rods have two rods that would work well with your application. The TMS-F70H and the TMS-X70MH both are great rods to pair with. Here's a link for both to check out: Another set of rods that will pair with the Saragosa 6000 are the St. Croix Mojo Inshore Spinning Rods. The two rod models that we recommend are the MIS76HF and MIS76MHF. Here are the links to check out the rods:
Submitted by: Rebecca on August 16, 2018

from Luanda, Angola asked:
August 6, 2018
Hi there! I am looking to buy a shimano 6000SW to fish for jacks and other small to medium pelagics. Can you advise on which rod would best suit this reel. Many thanks
1 Answer
I would recommend using the Shimano TZS72MHBLK Terez Spinning Rod Black. (
Submitted by: Ricky on August 14, 2018

from Houston asked:
August 4, 2018
Looking to purchase 2 6000â€â"˘s and need rod advice. Want a 7â€â"˘ medium/heavy rod for boat fishing outside for snapper, grouper, large reds, etc. Rod preference would be Shimano or Star. Plan on spooling up 30-40# braid on those 6000â€â"˘s...
2 Answers
Here are a few options for a 7' Medium-Heavy rod to use from the boat. To start off, Shimano has a few options.... The TES70MHB is a 7' Medium-Heavy rated 40-80 line weight. Here's a link to check it out: Shimano also has the TLS72MHBBL which is a 7'2 Medium-Heavy with a line rating of 40-80. If you are interested in Star rods, you can check out the SGB70MH which is a 7' Medium-Heavy with a line rating of 15-30 Mono, or 30-100 Braid. The link for this rod is:
Submitted by: Rebecca on August 16, 2018
Here are a few options for a 7' Medium-Heavy rod to use from the boat. To start off, Shimano has a few options.... The TES70MHB is a 7' Medium-Heavy rated 40-80 line weight. Here's a link to check it out: Shimano also has the TLS72MHBBL which is a 7'2 Medium-Heavy with a line rating of 40-80. If you are interested in Star rods, you can check out the SGB70MH which is a 7' Medium-Heavy with a line rating of 15-30 Mono, or 30-100 Braid. The link for this rod is:
Submitted by: Rebecca on August 16, 2018

from asked:
July 6, 2018
Which sargasoa fits best with 7â€â"˘0 travela rod for shallow jigging in S. Florida 60-90 ft
1 Answer
I would go with the 6000 for the style fishing you are doing.
Submitted by: Ricky on July 7, 2018

mostafa sultan
from nc asked:
November 9, 2016
Shimano's web page has the 6000 listed 19oz your web page says 16oz? which jigging rods does it fit best? thank you
1 Answer
The wight of this reel is 19 oz and the Shimano Trevala Butterfly Jigging Casting Rods would pair well with the Shimano Saragosa 6000.
Submitted by: Donald on November 10, 2016

shifei chen
from Georgia asked:
October 12, 2016
1 Answer
The 6000 and 8000 sizes are different in body styles. The 8000 is 5 1/2 ounces heavier. I would use the 8000 especially if your fishing from a pier. You will have more line capacity and this reel can take more weight lifting the fish from the pier.
Submitted by: Donald on October 13, 2016

from wilmington, NC asked:
August 17, 2016
i have a st. croix 10'6" mojo surf rod rated 3/4 to 4 oz. was wondering if the saragosa would be a good match and if so which model would fit best..
1 Answer
Vinny, Hello that is an awesome rod. I would suggest going with the 5000-6000 size reel.
Submitted by: Tyler on August 17, 2016

jinu o s
from ernakulam,india asked:
July 28, 2015
i am using sargossa 6000 reel with shimano vengeance ax spinning reel of 10 feet .is it a good rod for sargossa?
1 Answer
The reel would work fine on that rod.
Submitted by: David on July 28, 2015

jinu o s
from india,kerala asked:
July 21, 2015
which is the most suitable 10 feet rod of shimano for shimano sargosa 6000 reel?
1 Answer
The Shimano Tiralejo Surf Spinning Rods would work well for that application.
Submitted by: David on July 21, 2015

from Cape San Blas, FL asked:
March 17, 2015
I've narrowed down to the Saragosa 6000 SW for all around, bottom fishing, jigging, free line, and trolling artificial reefs off Mexico Beach, Florida Gulf of Mexico,30 - 60 feet of water. I need recommendations on a rod. Looking at Shimano Tallus spinning rod. Need input on 6'9" or 7'2" and is medium ok, rated 20-50 lb. braid, rather than a medium heavy rated 40- 80 braid. I think I will put 50 Lb. braid on the reel. Please give input before I purchase site unseen a 7'2" medium with 6000 Saragosa. Thank you
1 Answer
The 6000 Saragosa paired with the 7'2" Tallus medium will be the best reel and rod combo for your applications. It will also perfect to handle the 50 lbs braid you plan on fishing with.
Submitted by: Frank on March 18, 2015

from malta asked:
January 18, 2015
How many yds of Power Pro Super Slick 20lbs?
1 Answer
About 250-275 yards.
Submitted by: Customer Service on January 20, 2015

from north, NJ asked:
November 13, 2014
What is the difference between SRG5000 and SRG6000? From what I can see from the specs is the Size. Are the spools interchangeable between the two models?
1 Answer
Line capacity and retrieve rate are the 2 differences basically. The spools are NOT interchangeable.
Submitted by: Customer Service on November 13, 2014

from oroville ca. asked:
October 21, 2014
I will not purchase a reel made in china ! where are these reels made ?
1 Answer
This reel is produced in Malaysia.
Submitted by: Customer Service on October 21, 2014


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