Shimano TOR14HGA Torium Star Drag Conventional Reel

Shimano TOR14HGA Torium Star Drag Conventional Reel

Price: $229.99
TD Code
RetrieveGear RatioLine Per Handle TurnMono Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Braid Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Max DragWeightHandlePrice
Right Hand6.3:138in14/300
17lb15.0ozEgg Handle$229.99 USD

Catch mackerel, tuna and other big game with the lightweight power and solid construction of these star-drag conventional reels. Shimano Torium Star Drag Reels are new to Shimano's Torium series reels. They are compact, rigid and powerful saltwater conventional reels with excellent castability and durability - a must for saltwater. Many top anglers use them bottom fishing or live-bait fishing as they are built for these extreme applications.

The Shimano Torium Star Drag comes in nearly a dozen models to find the perfect conventional reel. TackleDirect has right-hand and left-hand models with either an egg handle or power handle and several gear ratio options. All of them have specially treated anti-rust bearings and cross carbon drag that both result in the smoothest runs you've experienced. There's nothing conventional about this reel that comes with a satisfaction guarantee. Call or email us with any product questions.

Shimano Torium Star Drag Conventional Reel Features:

  • S Compact Body: Power, rigidity, durability results in a reel that feels one size smaller in your hand. The B-side sideplate is all one piece, contributing to both rigidity and in-the-hand palming comfort. The A-side sideplate has the handle, drag adjustment and cast control knob.
  • E.I.: This is the second layer of surface treatment that is added after the anodizing process. This treatment is forced into any micro-sized surface impurities, giving salt no place to adhere thus preventing corrosion.
  • Cross Carbon Drag: The ideal material for the high drag pressure setting, with smoothness and consistent performance.
5 Stars based on 75 reviews
By Nick
Odessa, DE
Great Product
August 7, 2022
Smoooth reel with an adjustable drag so you can adjust mid fight..
By Dean O.
Torium 50
August 7, 2022
Great reel for the price. Smooth and durable
By Erik
PIne Beach, NJ
Shimano Torium
July 30, 2022
Grat smooth durable reel
  • Smooth durable
  • nothing as of yet
By Skyler
Best budget jigging reel
June 10, 2022
This reel is great I have two of the 16pga one on a goofish slow pitch jigging rod and one on a custom bottom fishing rod the drag could be better as I’m not a fan of the star drag but still love the reel
  • Love power handle
  • Drag
By Chris
Great reel for the money
April 8, 2022
Love Shimano products Great reel for the money
By Chris
So Cal
Great reel for the money
April 8, 2022
Love Shimano products Great reel for the money
March 30, 2022
This is my first conventional reel and i'm loving it.
By Jim G.
Great Tog Reel
March 14, 2022
Bought this reel to team up with the Jigging World Black Demon as my go to Tog set up. It performed beautifully on my PB Tog so far 8#. This was boated in 120 feet of water on a big tug wreck and the reel had the power to pull it out of the rubble
Thank you
By matt
gulf coast
solid little reel
March 5, 2022
decided to get a couple of these for nearshore use on snapper in 100 ft of water. the drag is perfectly capable, easy to use for anyone from beginner to expert.
By Frank
Smooth Reel
February 9, 2022
Smooth cranking reel, smooth drag, and comfortable power handle.
By Bone C.
Little Italy
Bullet proof
January 28, 2022
Everything from 650' drops for Halibut to fly lining sardines this gets it done easily.
  • High speed retrieve, light weight but sturdy.
  • Drag is smooth and doesn't fade over a long BFT battle.
  • Idiot proof!
By Hunter
Savannah, GA
Awesome Reel
January 18, 2022
From trolling for kings, jigging for cobia, or bottom fishing for snapper, this reel does it all.
Everything you would expect quality wise from a Shimano reel. Extremely fast shipping from tackle direct!
By marshall
Freeport, TX
Fantastic Value. Fantastic Jigging Reel
January 5, 2022
I've owned a second-hand torium 16PG for over a year now and have caught yellowfin tuna up to 70lb on it as well as some sharks in the 80-90lb range with no issues. I love it for slow jigging. I recently bought a torium 14HG from tackledirect and love it even more. It holds 990' of 50lb jbraid- the spool is a little overfilled but 900' would be perfect. The drag is plenty to handle large red snapper, grouper, and medium sized tuna. It fits in my hand easily and the handle is comfortable. I like it much better than the valiant terns and valiant narrows that my friends use. Highly recommend.
  • relatively low price
  • small and light weight
  • smooth drag
  • suuuper fast retrieve
  • none yet
Good fishing reel
November 29, 2021
Good quality fishing reel
By Dan F.
Morgantown Pa
November 27, 2021
Nice reel, going to use it on a slow pitch rod. Star drag seemed a bit loose, sent it to Shimano just to check and it’s in spec.
4 Questions & 4 Answers
Dicky Santosha
from San Diego asked:
July 25, 2018
Does this reel have a rod clamp?
1 Answer
The Shimano Torium 14 does come with a reel clamp.
Submitted by: Bernie on July 26, 2018

from San Diego asked:
April 3, 2022
Would the Torium 14 be a good reel to pair with a 9ft rod for throwing surface iron. I would use 50# braid to a 40# mono leader. Is the spool too narrow for this style of fishing?


1 Answer
Hi Sean, The Shimano TOR14HGA Torium Star Drag Conventional Reel would be great for casting surface iron lures and would be ideal for your fishing application. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on April 5, 2022

from Charlotte, NC asked:
February 5, 2021
Does this reel have centrifugal casting brakes?
1 Answer
No, it does not. 
Submitted by: Austin Kearney on February 5, 2021

from Mauritius asked:
November 3, 2020
Difference between the SW and the Normal TOR 14HHA
1 Answer
There is no difference, the model name is the Torium 14-30 HGA SW.

The PG models are different however, sporting a nice power grip handle, and lower gear ratios for more torque 

Submitted by: Alex T on November 4, 2020


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