Shimano TOR16HGAL Torium Star Drag Conventional Reel

Shimano TOR16HGAL Torium Star Drag Conventional Reel

Price: $229.99
Model
TD Code
RetrieveGear RatioLine Per Handle TurnMono Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Braid Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Max DragWeightHandlePrice
TOR16HGAL
SHM-3167
Left Hand6.2:146in16/450
20/320
25/260
50/530
65/330
80/250
24lb18.9ozEgg 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 50 reviews
By updateCategoryParent
Off shore Massachusetts
Great reel
July 17, 2021
Using for ground fishing for cod and haddock. Strong and fast plenty of power. Fast retrieve.
By Gabriel
Murrieta, CA
Favorite reel
June 8, 2021
This reel has fought blue fin tuna and stood its ground. Can't wait to buy more of these reels
ProsNarrow spool, light weight
By B W.
Oregon Inlet, NC
Great Reel
May 7, 2021
Highly recommend this reel, smooth drag.
By Justin
CHARLTON, MA
Unbelievable power
March 15, 2021
Love the oversized handle and the compact size use these for ground fishing haddock and cod
ProsOversized handle
ConsMakes me want more
By Striperk9
Cape Carteret, NC
Makes bottom fishing fun again!
February 3, 2021
I have the Torium 20 PG and use it exclusively for bottom fishing off the NC coast. Loaded with 65 pound test Power Pro, it is outstanding for Beeliners, Triggerfish, and the often seen but rarely allowed to keep American Red. Also see my fair share AJs and this little reel has no problem hauling them to the top! Currently paired with a Tiger Lite jigging rod but I have the Tsunami Slow pitch acid-wrapped on order. Can't wait to hit the Black Sea Bass and 'Togs!
ProsLight weight. You can hammer down the drag and it will pull like a mule! Low cost and comes with the Power Handle. I am ordering a lefty model soon to give my right a break!
ConsNone, other than I wish I had one years ago!
By Raf
New York City
Love the look and feel
January 29, 2021
I love the look and feel of this reel and can't wait to use it this season for tunas and trophy stripers. Tackledirect was great with the speedy free shipment.
ProsSmall but powerful and reasonably priced.
By Berg
California
Shimano tor16HGAL
December 1, 2020
it’s a great reel and has more line capacity. This reel has 46 inches of line going to the spools..
ProsMore line capacity, 46 inches of line every cranked and it has 24lb of drag...
ConsNone
By updateCategoryParent
Montauk
Love this star drag.
November 22, 2020
Perfect for Dimond jigging Easley handled some 50lb plus striped bass and yellow fin.
By Bonito b.
Rocklin CA
Great all-rounder for my lightweight SoCal setup for bonito and yellowtail!
November 13, 2020
Casts super well with a 42g Colt Sniper and surface irons. Even hooked up with a Black Sea Bass and it held its own drag wise. Replaced a Daiwa Lexa. For this old school finger line winder coming from Newell's back in the 80s, this is a dream and inexpensive.
ProsSmall and packs a punch
ConsHolds a lot less line than the 16 and drag is less.
By Jeff
Liberty, MO
Great reel
June 19, 2020
Good bottom fishing reel. Like the smaller profile compared to some of my penns.
By Rum S.
NJ
Best Shimano conventional for jigging.
June 6, 2020
I purchased the Torium14H by Shimano. I paired it with a Jigging World Black Demon 7ft 6 m rod. It is like theyre made for each other..I love the smooth performance of the reel, star drag is exact and the fast return a must for deep sea bottom fishing. I reccomend.!
By Jarrid
Kailua, HI
Excellent versatile reel
March 20, 2020
This reel is extremely versatile! I use it for bottom fishing as well as trolling applications. Very smooth and powerful at an incredible price.
By Hong G.
New Market, Alabama
solid workhorse reel
December 30, 2019
very easy to handle and use, good for bottom fishing too
By Kenny
MD
Love this reel
November 19, 2019
Star drag allows me to freespool then immediately pop to my drag I had it pre-set at which is great for when you don't need adjustments
By H H.
Harrisburg PA
Great price great reel
November 7, 2019
Retrieving was fast and smooth, very strong reel for the money.
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