Shimano TLD50IILRSA Reel / TackleDirect TDSSUT601HSB Custom Combo

Shimano TLD50IILRSA Reel / TackleDirect TDSSUT601HSB Custom Rod Conventional 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 $529.98
Our Price $459.99
TD Code
Reel SpecificationsRod SpecificationsPrice
Line Retrieve Per Crank (in): 38/15
Line Capacity (yds/lb): 440/80
Max Drag at Full w/ Freespool (lbs.): 42.0
Max Drag at Strike w/ Freespool (lbs.)
Bearings: 4
Gear Ratio: 3.5:1, 1.4:1
Weight(oz): 57.3
Length: 6' 1pc
Power: H
Mono Line Rating (lb): 50-100lb
Reg Price $529.98Our Price $459.99
This combo is a multi-purpose offshore Trolling and chunking combo. Excellent for targeting dolphin, Tuna, sailfish, white, blue, and striped Marlin on the troll. This combo is also perfect for chunking and live bait fishing targeting Tuna, shark, and many other offshore species.

TackleDirect TDSSUT601HSB Custom Rod Description:
  • Precision blend of graphite and fiberglass
  • Stainless steel frame, aluminum oxide turbo guides and tip top
  • Super tough solid tip construction
  • EVA comfort foregrip with tough slick butt
  • Machined aluminum double locking reel seat
  • Tough epoxy double thread wraps
  • Machined aluminum ball gimbal

Shimano TLD50IILRSA Reel Description: You don't need a big boat to catch big fish. In fact, there's absolutely no reason why you couldn't catch a 250-pound thresher shark from your 20-foot center console boat. Unless you left your TLD at home. If you own a small fishing boat, or you often find yourself elbow-to-elbow with your angling compatriots on the large party boats, you need a reel that's both nimble and versatile. Our TLD reels are light in hand, so easy to shift they're almost mindless, and they're adaptable to any number of bluewater species from tuna to striped marlin. And because they're built by Shimano, durability is an inevitable part of the package. A large, private, ocean-going vessel may be neat, but it's not necessary. Just match the tackle to the situation. And let the fish fall where they may.

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.
4.5 Stars based on 5 reviews
By Drew
Collegedale, TN
Better than expected, all the way around
October 22, 2020
I am blown away by the speed at which this combo arrived! Awesome service! With the TLD50IILRSA, you know what you're going to be getting. The rod was a question mark, but for the price I figured I had to try it. I'm so glad I did. Even higher quality than I was expecting. Great combo, great service. Thanks so much.
  • 2 speed reel makes life easy
By Daniel
Leominster, MA
Good price.
April 19, 2020
Works well. I wish the butt end was longer, but it does the trick. Good combo and very durable. It's banged around the bed of my truck and there was no issue.
By Craig
Central NJ
Trolling Combo Shimano / Tackle Direct
July 11, 2019
Nice tackle direct rod with the proven Shimano TLD series reel, all for a reasonable price. Timely Delivery. In addition, tackle direct followed my special request, and spooled both reels with 440 yards of 80lb Momoi for free. Cannot ask for more than that
By Minnamonster
Port Canaveral, FL
January 14, 2019
These reels are as big as my 9/0 Senator but with twice the drag and 2 speeds. The rod is a bit much for dolphin but I got a couple for wahoo and tuna also, so we will see how that works out this summer!
  • Heavy Duty. Good line capacity
  • Nothing so far
By allan
Tld's are good strong reels
October 20, 2018
This is a good price for this setup. I;m usually an Avet guy, but this Isn't bad for the price at all, especially on a combo like this which has a ton of drag, and as far as i know comes spooled for you already.

12 Questions & 12 Answers
from Charleston, SC asked:
December 26, 2018
Does it come spooled?
1 Answer
It does not come spooled, but we can spool this with mono for free and if you would like braid you would just need to purchase the braid and we would spool it for you(no charge for spooling itself)
Submitted by: Bernie on December 27, 2018

from Columbus, Ohio asked:
June 21, 2022
Can you recommend a line I can purchase, in tandem with rod that can be spooled, for beach sharking?
1 Answer
Hi Thomas, We recommend going with the Power Pro Spectra in 100 lbs for your needs ( ). Leave in the notes section of your order that you would like to have your reel spooled before shipping. Please contact our customer service center if you need assistance with your order!
Submitted by: Huy - TackleDirect Customer Service on June 22, 2022

Josh dowd
from New Jersey asked:
June 3, 2022
Would this set up be suitable for land based shark fishing?
1 Answer
Hi Josh, The Shimano TLD 50 Combo paired with the TackleDirect Silver hook Standup rod will fair okay for land based sharking as long as you have the rod sit in a sand spike high enough to sit above the breakers. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with! Tight lines!
Submitted by: Huy - TackleDirect Customer Service on June 17, 2022

Flynn Anderson
from Pawleys island, sc asked:
April 15, 2022
Is this a one piece rod on the Shimano 50 TLD combination 
1 Answer
Hello Flynn, 

Yes this is a one piece rod. 

Submitted by: Bernie - TackleDirect Customer Service on April 19, 2022

from Texas asked:
August 21, 2021
Is it good for large catfish trolling
1 Answer

That combo might be a bit overkill for catfish unless your catfish are all over 50lbs that your catching.  The Shimano TLD20 /  TackleDirect TDSSUT661MHSB combo (SHM-3116) will be a better choice for catfishing whether trolling, drifting, or anchoring up.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with. 

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on August 23, 2021

from Fairfax, VA asked:
February 9, 2021
Do you categorize this rod as a stiffer trolling rod or as a stand-up rod?  Thanks.
1 Answer
This rod is designed as a chunking/trolling combo which would make it more of a stand-up rod.
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on February 10, 2021

from Florida asked:
December 8, 2020
i am purchasing this combo .. is this a good set up for grouper fishing? and what kind of spooling is offered and how do i go about  getting it done ? top shot ?
1 Answer
This combo is better suited for trolling and chunking live bait for large game fish or sharks. This combo would certainly do the job wenching in grouper as well if you wish.

We do offer spooling in house, we would just ask that you add the braided line you would like spooled to your order, then leave a note in the comments section wishing to have the reel spooled with the line, any monofilament backing or top shot is provided just be sure to mention the amount and #test you desire

Submitted by: Alex T on December 16, 2020

from st augustine, florida asked:
October 28, 2020
is this combo alright for high speed wahoo trolling?
1 Answer
This reel would be a fair option for a high speed Wahoo trolling application, however we would recommend a reel with an all metal body, that can handle a little more torque and heat that these fish can put on your equipment. Shimano Tiagra or Avet EXW models would be much better suited for high speed trolling
Submitted by: Alex T on October 28, 2020

from Columbia Pa asked:
January 20, 2020
Can these rods accept bent butt handles?
1 Answer
Hello Eric, Unfortunately these rod butts are not detachable and will not accept a bent butt 
Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on January 21, 2020

from Fla asked:
December 12, 2019
Is this rod suitable for fishing with  a size 3 or 4 planer?
1 Answer
You can certainly fish a planer on this set-up. 
Submitted by: Ryan on December 12, 2019

william faulk
from Converse Texas 78109 asked:
April 11, 2018
line capacity mono line 60 pound ?
1 Answer
You would fit approximently 550-600 yards of 60 lb mono on the TLD 50 2 speed.
Submitted by: Donald on April 12, 2018

Michael P Sireci
from MA asked:
March 29, 2017
IsIs the rod a single piece does it come in two pieces?
1 Answer
This combo comes with the TDSSU601HSB rod which is a one piece rod. This combo does not come with a two piece rod. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 29, 2017


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