Shimano Torium Star Drag Conventional Reels

Shimano Torium Star Drag Conventional Reels

$219.99 - $249.99
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Model:
Qty:

Model
TD Code
HandleLine Retrieve
Per Crank
Mono Line
Capacity
PowerPro Line
Capacity
Full Max DragA-RB Ball BearingsGear RatioWeightHand RetrievePrice
TOR14HGA
SHM-3366
Egg Handle3814/300
16/270
20/200
40/375
50/370
65/240
173+16.3:115.0Right$219.99 USD
TOR16HGA
SHM-2981
Egg Handle4616/450
20/320
25/260
50/530
65/330
80/250
2436.2:118.9ozRight$229.99 USD
TOR16HGAL
SHM-3167
Egg Handle4616/450
20/320
25/260
50/530
65/330
80/250
2436.2:118.9ozLeft$229.99 USD
TOR20HGA
SHM-2982
Egg Handle4620/420
25/340
30/280
50/710
65/375
80/310
2436.2:119.2ozRight$239.99 USD
TOR20HGAL
SHM-3168
Egg Handle4620/420
25/340
30/280
50/710
65/375
80/310
2436.2:119.2ozLeft$239.99 USD
TOR30HGA
SHM-2983
Egg Handle4625/420
30/350
40/260
50/1015
65/515
80/415
2436.2:119.8ozRight$249.99 USD
TOR30HGAL
SHM-3169
Egg Handle4625/420
30/350
40/260
50/1015
65/515
80/415
2436.2:119.8ozLeft$249.99 USD
TOR16PGA
SHM-3544
Power Handle3416/450
20/320
25/260
50/530
65/330
80/250
333+14.6:119.4Right$229.99 USD
TOR20PGA
SHM-3545
Power Handle3420/420
25/340
30/280
50/710
65/375
80/310
333+14.6:119.8Right$239.99 USD
TOR30PGA
SHM-3546
Power Handle3425/420
30/350
40/260
50/1015
65/515
80/415
333+14.6:120.3Right$249.99 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 39 reviews
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.
By Enrique
Whittier
For the price you can't beat it....
October 19, 2019
Handled well for my bottom fishing in Ensenada, Mexico. It's smooth reeling almost* felt like my Talica 16 ii.
ProsWell built
ConsThe composite reel clamp, even a simple stainless steel clamp piece would be better SHIMANO.
By Brandon G.
Menifee, California
Perfect reel
July 12, 2019
This reel is so smooth, the drag and retrieval.
It casts great, live bait and irons. Plus 24 lbs of drag, u can really put the hurting on the fish.
It's a perfect all around reel and for the price it's a win-win.
Pros24lb of drag Smooth reeling and smooth drag Looks good Feels great in your hand Price
By hani
Springfield Gardens, NY
Best Shimano conventional reel in this price
June 5, 2019
I have 5 toriums it's the best real for bottom fishing ..trolling ..fast and slow jigging ..I will keep buying them.
ProsBest value for money
ConsNone ever
By Hani
Dubai UAE
Amazing reel
June 5, 2019
It's the best torium I got so far ..I had the old silver model and the new HG black once ...but the new BG is just amazing !
ProsBig handle
ConsNone
By augie
sweeny, TX
toriums are very versatile reels
April 22, 2019
i beleive the toriumis one of the most versatile saltwater reel around. they are excellent for shallow water rockfishing and are also excellent to use on a jig stick to throw surface iron.
Prosversatile
By Greg F.
Oviedo FL
Nice reel
February 25, 2019
My son and I fish offshore of Port Canaveral every weekend. Nice smooth reel and like the new handle. Reel handels large reds, mangoes, and muttons as long as you reel them fast enough to get them away from the tax man.
By Todd D.
Connecticut
Torium 16HGAL
February 5, 2019
Good solid well built reel, with ample cranking power with oversized handle sufficient drag to handle most situations. Fishing in New England like most other places you have no idea what you'll catch this reel can handle them all!
ProsPower handle, wide drag range, cast ability
ConsNot the most balanced reel one side much heavier than the other
By jon
oceanport, NJ
Great reel
January 30, 2019
got this and love it!
By Brandon G.
Menifee, California
Great reel
January 25, 2019
This is a small light compact tough reel. Very smooth and cast great. The drag system is smooth and you can really put the heart on the fish.
ProsCompact, tough, and smooth.
ConsNone
By Jacob
South Carolina
Great bottom fishing reel
January 20, 2019
This is my go to bottom fishing reel
ProsLine capacity
By Kman2422
Orange County
Torium 16hgl
August 23, 2018
This reel is great. I spooled it with 65lb Maxcuatro and it holds a ton. Casts great and the line is easily guided due to its narrow profile. Haven’t had a chance to fish for big fish but it yanked the Calico out of the kelp with ease.
22 Questions & 22 Answers
Mark E Conrad
from Hudson, Ma asked:
May 6, 2019
can I buy the power handle and install on 16hgal . waht is the part number and cost?


1 Answer
The power handle would have to be purchased through Shimano as we don't carry it. 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 8, 2019

Mike
from Myrtle beach,SC asked:
March 31, 2019
For surf fishing what would be a good rod for a torium 20?
1 Answer
The tica tc2 surf rod or the MSC110MHMF2 from St.Croix 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on April 19, 2019

john
from RI asked:
December 27, 2018
can I put this reel on 12' spinning rod for beach fishing
1 Answer
You can pair a Torium with a 12 foot surf rod
Submitted by: Bernie on December 27, 2018

ew
from nc asked:
November 22, 2018
what size for throwing long cast 8oz to drum?
1 Answer
The 16 or 20 depending on how much line you want
Submitted by: Bernie on November 25, 2018

Brian
from CA asked:
November 20, 2018
What rod would go well for rockfish/yellowtail at channel islands CA. Go with 16 or 20.
1 Answer
The TOR16HGAL would be your best choice, pretty much the same reel except the 20 has a larger line capacity and is a oz heavier.
Submitted by: Bernie on November 21, 2018

John
from MA asked:
October 24, 2018
I'm looking to get a baitcaster for surfcasting or fishing The Cc canal.. do you recommend this baitcaster and what kind of Rod do you suggest thank you
1 Answer
Either a 400 size Daiwa Lexa or a 500 size Shimano TranX paired with a 10' 6" St.Croix Mojo surf casting MSC106MHMF2
Submitted by: Bernie on October 26, 2018

Iggymo
from Riverside, CA asked:
October 21, 2018
Just bought a Shimano Terramar 90 H and I want to pair it up with a Torium. Not sure which one, i want to cast irons and live bait on it.
1 Answer
The Torium in the 30 size should pair up with the Shimano Teramar.
Submitted by: Bernie on October 25, 2018

Colten
from Santa Barbara Ca asked:
February 13, 2018
What is the spool width for the Shimano torium 20
1 Answer
The spool width is 1 3/4 inches
Submitted by: Bernie on February 14, 2018

Alonzo
from Alabama asked:
May 23, 2017
When ordering right handed real, what side of the reel is the handle on when you are fishing with it?
1 Answer
The handle would be on the right side.
Submitted by: Bernie on May 26, 2017

Jamie james
from N.j. asked:
April 15, 2020
Want to match a st croix mojo jig rod (heavy) 5 foot 8 inch 

With a shimano torium 20 or 30 

Which is a better match?

Is there much of a size difference between the two?

Bottom/tuna

1 Answer
Very little difference between the two, just a wider spool on the 30 for more line capacity. Probably best to go with the 30 to increase your line capacity if you plan on using for tuna in addition to bottom fishing. 
Submitted by: Brian on April 16, 2020

Kevin
from New York asked:
March 31, 2020
Looking for jigging outfit for party boat yft in the canyons. 

Would this reel be good for that? Would the mojo salt be a good pair?

1 Answer
In terms of power and capability, pairing the Shimano Torium with a St. Croix Mojo Salk will provide you with a strong and reliable setup that can be used from the wrecks, to the canyons, perfect for jigging and bottom fishing. 
Submitted by: Sydney on March 31, 2020

Tom s
from Long Island asked:
November 3, 2018
Iâ€â"¢ve been told that the cage is plastic, is this true?
1 Answer
Yes, that is true.
Submitted by: Rebecca on November 3, 2018

Patrick
from Scituate, MA asked:
April 4, 2018
What rod would you recommend for the 16? This will be used for NE ground fishing - cod, haddock, etc. thanks.
1 Answer
The rod I would recommend using with the Torium 16 would be the Shimano Terez 7' M or the Shimano Trevala 6'6'' M for the style of fishing your doing.
Submitted by: Donald on April 4, 2018

Harry A. Moore
from San Diego California asked:
February 20, 2018
Does the Torium have a free spool adjustment for throwing jigs? What size reel should I get for a 7.5 jig stick using 30 or 40 test mono?
1 Answer
The Shimnao Torium does have the free spool adjustment for throwing jigs that size range.
Submitted by: Donald on February 22, 2018

joann behar
from roseland NJ asked:
February 11, 2018
do you have left handed reels
1 Answer
Yes. The left handed models in the Torium have an "L" at the end of the model number. Each reel is also noted as Left or Right hand retrieve in the far right column of the order chart.
Submitted by: Devon on February 13, 2018

Paco Collins
from Loreto bcs México asked:
January 26, 2018
This reel will be fine for jigging
1 Answer
The Shimano Torium Star Drag Reels can be used for jigging, live bait and bottom fishing.
Submitted by: Donald on January 27, 2018

Kyle V.
from Plymouth, Ma. asked:
April 10, 2017
i am interested in one of these but not sure on the size i should get for Cod fishing in the North East any suggestions?
1 Answer
The Torium 16 would be a good choice for Cod fishing in the NE.
Submitted by: Donald on April 11, 2017

ReelEZSportfishing
from SOUTH CAROLINA asked:
February 8, 2017
What rod would you pair the 30 with for East Coast bottom fishing for grouper, Snapper, AJ's, etc.?? Thanks!
1 Answer
The Shimano Tallus Blue Water Saltwater Conventional Rods would be a good match with the Shimano Torium 30 for the style of fishing you will be doing.
Submitted by: Donald on February 9, 2017

chris
from miami fl asked:
August 10, 2015
any type of brakes on this reel? does the spool spin forever like an avet lx?
1 Answer
Hello Chris. This reel does not have a braking system.
Submitted by: Brandon on August 13, 2015

maurice
from ca.Los Angeles asked:
April 21, 2015
How many Bearings dose this reel have and are the gears stainless.
1 Answer
Maurice, This reel comes with 3 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing, and the gears are made of solid brass.
Submitted by: Frank on April 23, 2015

wes
from CA asked:
April 14, 2015
which size would be better to fly line bait on 50lb braid-30lb floro leader?
1 Answer
Wes, I would recommend Torium 20 for 50 lbs line. It has more than enough line capacity for what you are trying to do.
Submitted by: Frank on April 15, 2015

mike
from Tuckerton, NJ asked:
March 30, 2015
Could you use the 20 size for jigging tuna
1 Answer
You could...definitely for the smaller inshore tuna.
Submitted by: John on March 31, 2015

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