Shimano Trevala Butterfly Jigging Spinning Rods

Shimano Trevala Butterfly Jigging Spinning Rods

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Model
TD Code
LengthPowerActionBraided
Line
Rating (lb)
Jig
Weights
(g)
Handle
Style
Foregrip
Length
Reargrip
Length
Guide
Type
No. of
Guides
Price
TVS58XH
SHM-1850
5'8''
1pc.
Extra
Heavy
Medium
Fast
80-200lb120-270g-5.25''12.0''Fuji
Alconite
-$199.99 USD
TVS58XXH
SHM-0642
5'8''
1pc.
Extra
Extra
Heavy
Medium
Fast
80-200lb120-270F5.25''15.5''Fuji
Alconite
Tip+5$199.99 USD
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TVS60H
SHM-1852
6'0''
1pc.
HeavyMedium
Fast
65-200lb160-270g-5.25''12.0''Fuji
Alconite
-$199.99 USD
TVS66M
SHM-0208
6'6''
1pc.
MediumMedium
Fast
30-65lb55-160G5.25''12.0''Fuji
Hardloy
Tip+7$149.99 USD
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TVS66MH
SHM-0641
6'6''
1pc.
Medium
Heavy
Medium
Fast
50-100lb110-240G5.25''12.0''Fuji
Hardloy
Tip+7$149.99 USD
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TVS66MH2
SHM-1854
6'6''
2pc.
Medium
Heavy
Medium
Fast
50-100lb110-240g-5.25''12.0''Fuji
Hardloy
-$149.99 USD
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TVS70L
SHM-1005
7'0''
1pc.
LightMedium10-30lb55-90H5.0''12.0''Fuji
Hardloy
Tip+8$149.99 USD
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TVS70ML
SHM-0209
7'0''
1pc.
Medium
Light
Medium
Fast
20-50lb55-135G5.25''12.0''Fuji
Hardloy
Tip+8$149.99 USD
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Powerful, lightweight and light action, Shimano Trevala Jigging Rods are to be used with high speed, high power reels such as a Shimano Stella.
  • Shimano TC4 Construction
  • New Concept Fuji Alconite and Fuji Hardloy guides
  • Fuji reel seat
  • Custom shaped EVA foregrip and reargrip for comfort and balance while jigging
  • Gudebrod thread wrapped guides for added strength
  • Convenient hook keeper
  • Gimbal with removable butt cap on selected models
Trevala Jigging Spinning Rods Recommended Uses
  • TVS66M
    Use this rod with 55 to 160 gram (2 to 5 5/8 oz.) Shimano Butterfly jigs.
  • TVS70L
    Use this rod with 55 to 90 gram (2 to 3 1/8 oz.) Shimano Butterfly jigs.
  • TVS70ML
    Use this rod with 55 to 135 gram (2 to 4 3/4 oz.) Shimano Butterfly jigs.
Trevala Jigging Spinning Rods Feature Details
  • Shimano TC4 Construction
    Shimano has engineered the new responsive TC4 Construction material to elevate your fishing experience. The TC4 Construction material wraps a double inner layer of advanced, dynamic T Glass with an inner and outer spiral of high modulus graphite. This breakthrough in design construction results in an extremely durable, crisp, yet lightweight rod.
  • Fuji Concept Alconite Guides
    A very strong and durable material, Alconite is the latest in a long line of ceramic rings developed by Fuji. Alconite is so durable it can be made thinner than any other ring, so strong it will hold up to all kinds of fishing demands. Alconite has an 80% greater compression strength and is 20% lighter than aluminum oxide, making it one of the toughest rings used for fishing, as well as one of the lightest.
  • Fuji Hardloy Guides
    The Hardloy guide is Fujiís most popular guide and is produced from a special blend of high grade aluminum oxide. All Hardloy guides are diamond polished for decreased line wear and permanently mounted to the frame. This results in increased performance, corrosion resistance and greater heat dissipation.
  • Fuji Reel Seat
    Built to last Fuji reel seats are designed with graphite nylon bodies, exclusive S-4 Stainless Steel hoods, with lined cushioned inserts to offer a lightweight reel seat with superior strength. Uniform design for increased comfort and self aligned hoods provide a solid lockdown on your reel foot that will never back off while fishing.
5 Stars based on 38 reviews
By Luis A.
CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, CAMPECHE
TREVALA
August 10, 2022
sin duda mi ca?a favorita para atun
la utilizo para jigs pesados con un twin power 5000
y para paseantes con un saltiga 10000.
(without a doubt my favorite rod for tuna
I use it for heavy jigs with a twin power 5000
and for walkers with a saltiga 10000.)
Pros
  • fuerte
  • resistente
  • ligera
  • (strong
  • resistant
  • light)
Cons
  • ninguna (none)
By Siby J.
Dallas,TX
Quality,lightweight, strong rod for tuna fishing
April 4, 2022
When am looking for a rod for my tuna trip .I search to this site and discuss with so many other anglers for the opinion. But I can't confirm what I need for my reel and with in my budget. Afte that I talk with the customer care person with tackledirect and he helped me with rod .really appreciate for the your help and they are really knowledgeable people .this rod looks so thin and feels like not strong .but it's strong and easy to use .it UT my 85000 reel and it's works so prefect.realky worth for each money .100 % recommended for big game fish
Cons
  • None
By Striperian
ALEXANDRIA, VA
Light and powerful
December 9, 2021
Usually pair this with a 2500 Stradic and it's light enough to jig all day without tiring my shoulder. Good sensitivity and plenty of backbone.
By Rasheed
Charlotte, NC
Perfect jigging rod
October 14, 2021
Action is well balanced.
By Jared
Charleston, SC
Great rod for jigging
May 17, 2021
Cool rod design. Strong guides. Very sensitive.
By Lao T.
River edge, NJ
TVS-66MH
November 2, 2020
Having used it since August, almost once a week. Capable of everything, from porgies to cods, from 25 feet to 220 feet of water, equipped with different size of reels. Not a single issue happened.
Pros
  • Light and powerful.
Cons
  • None.
By Austin
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Great quality for the price!
November 29, 2019
purchased the TVS66MH2 and have used it for close to 5 months on numerous trips. Love that it is a 70/30 2 pc which makes transporting it a bit easier, especially when the rod if being flown and there's usually a max length requirement. It's also quite durable as its fallen onto concrete, hit rocks, dropped on deck plenty of times, etc... and considering it's price, i'd say it's a great buy! Currently have it paired with a daiwa 5000 bg and it works nicely.
By Cameron
NJ
Great Rod
November 20, 2019
TV66MH Is a great rod. Has a nice parabolic bend, very light, and good backbone. Would pair it up with a 6000 Saragosa.
Pros
  • Light
  • Good value
  • Strong
By Thach
Lake Worth, Florida
Good light jigging rod
March 6, 2019
Pair with twin power sw 6000, has worked great. Itís kind very bowl but i got decent big fishes
By Glen
Florida
Great Rod for pier/bridge fishing for snook.
February 4, 2019
This is hands down the best rod I have ever used for catching snook off of bridges and piers using live baits. Great soft tip action to feel the thump of the hit and the backbone to pull them out from the pilings. I use the spin 7 ft ML with 30lb braid and it can handle most snook. If I am targeting bigger fish, I then use the 6.6 M with 50lb braid. Cant say enough about these rods especially for the price.
Pros
  • soft tip with great backbone
Cons
  • Havent found any.
By Jarred
New Zealand and South Africa
Stunning Rods
February 5, 2018
I have used the 7ft Medium-light and the 6.6ft Medium heavy for years and they are great. I use them on the kayak for jigging and throwing lures for tuna, mackerel, GT's and much more. Never had one fail. Very light but strong rods.
Pros
  • light and strong
Cons
  • eyes are on the light side. Not an issue on a boat but can get banged up in the hatch of a kayak
By Joe
Bucks County, PA
TVS60H - Great rod for heavier jigs and big fish
January 2, 2018
I bought the TVS60H for wreck jigging in the Keys. This model is heavier and stouter than the 66MH I also have so it's better for the bigger jigs.

It's still quite sensitive and light, but isn't great for light jigs. It handled blackfin tuna, large cudas, and medium AJ's no problem. I did still get smoked a few times though but not because of the rod!

A dedicated jigging rod is so much nicer than trying to make due with a regular rod. The performance of the Trevalas for the price is unbelievable.
By Rudy
Jax, FL
great quality
December 12, 2017
strong rod great for jigging, paired well with Saragossa its a beast combo. I do wish the foam grips were a bit better quality than what they are.
By roger
miami
Shimano Trevala Rod Purchase
September 1, 2017
Order was placed and the item was shipped & recd in 3 days as promised . Product arrived in good condition have not used it yet . Price was competitive with what was available on the net
By Bill
Ocean City, Md. 21842
I really like how you can feel the bite
August 31, 2017
This rod handles weight up to 8 ounces with no problems and you can still control how you fish
28 Questions & 28 Answers
Michael
from Cairo, Egypt asked:
April 30, 2019
Would the Trevala TVS66MH2 pair with the Shimano Saragosa 20000? If not what's the best pair for that reel?
1 Answer
The 20000 is a massive reel and would be to big for the tvs66mh2 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 8, 2019

Michael
from sovien_71@yahoo.com asked:
April 27, 2019
Looking to pair with a Shimano Saragosa 25000?
1 Answer
The only rod that will pair with that is the xxh model 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 8, 2019

stan
from saint john NB Canada asked:
March 15, 2019
would the TVS66M would pair best with a 5000 saragossa or a 5000 stradic? Is that the right rod and reel size for 5-15lb stripers?


thanks




1 Answer
The 5000 saragosa would pair up better with the 6'6" medium 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 22, 2019

Jay
from Chicago, illinois asked:
July 27, 2018
Will the Daiwa BG6500 and the Pen Slammer 8500 fit in the -tvs66mh2-trevala-butterfly-jigging-spinning-rod? Thank you!
1 Answer
They'll fit may be a little big you may want to downsize to the next model down on either the Penn slammer or the Daiwa BG
Submitted by: Bernie on July 27, 2018

anna vannote
from Alaska asked:
July 10, 2018
can you use this rod for halibut fishing
1 Answer
Yes, the heavy power Trevala would make a good Halibut rod
Submitted by: Bernie on July 18, 2018

Tyler Rudy
from New Jersey asked:
May 20, 2022
What reels would pair best on the TVS58XH for tuna jigging?
1 Answer
Hi Tyler, I would recommend a 14000 Shimano SRG14000SWAXG Saragosa SW A Spinning Reel. https://www.tackledirect.com/shimano-srg14000swaxg-saragosa-sw-a-spinning-reel.html This would pair well with a Shimano TVS58XH Trevala Butterfly Jigging Spinning Rod for Tuna jigging applications. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on May 20, 2022

Scott Thornburg
from Burnsville,Minn asked:
April 2, 2022
I hope to purchase a Diawa BG 4500 for Red Snapper using 50 braid for bottom fishing. I own a Shimano Trevala 66 MH conventional rod now that i love but looking to switch to spinning. Would that reel work well together with a

 Trevala 66 MH spinning rod??  If not any suggestions?


1 Answer
Hi Scott, The Shimano TVS66MH Trevala Jigging Spinning Rod would be great to pair with your Daiwa BG 4500 for bottom fishing applications for Red Snapper. https://www.tackledirect.com/shimanotvs66mh.html Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on April 4, 2022

Carlos
from Florida asked:
March 9, 2022
What spinning reel and line weight do you recommend for the TVS66M?
1 Answer
Hi Carlos, Depending on what your fishing for I would recommend a Penn BTLIII5000 Battle III Spinning Reel. This would be a great reel to pair with the TVS66M model for many saltwater fishing applications. https://www.tackledirect.com/penn-btliii5000-battle-iii-spinning-reel.html Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on March 10, 2022

Ray
from New Jersey asked:
November 12, 2021
Looking to pair this rod with either a SHIMANO Baitrunner 4000 OC or a 

SHIMANO Baitrunner 6000 OC reel. 

Which one would recommend?

1 Answer
Hi Ray, What model of the Shimano Trevala Butterfly Jigging Spinning Rod series are you inquring about? Depending on the model. I would recommend the Shimano BTR4000OC Baitrunner OC Spinning reel for rod models: TVS66M; TackleDirect Code: SHM-0208, TVS70L; TackleDirect Code: SHM-1005, and TVS70ML; TackleDirect Code: SHM-0209. I would also recommend the Shimano BTR6000OC Baitrunner OC Spinning Reel for rod models: TVS66MH; TackleDirect Code: SHM-0641, and TVS66MH2; TackleDirect Code: SHM-1854. Please let us know if theres anything else we can assist you with. Tight Lines.
Submitted by: Brendan - TackleDirect Customer Service on November 16, 2021

Nick
from New Jersey asked:
September 19, 2021
Would the tvs60h or tvs66m be better for striper fishing?
1 Answer
Nick, 

The Shimano Trevala spinning rod TVS66M would be better for jigging for Stripers.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with. 

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on September 21, 2021

Matthew
from New Jersey asked:
September 1, 2021
Would the 7ml or l be more suitable for tog jigging in south Jersey with 1-3 oz tog jigs? 
1 Answer
Matthew,

For Togging with a jig, the recommendation would be the Shimano Trevala Jigging rod TVS70ML.  This rod will be good for the 1-3oz jigs, but if you have to go up to 5 or 6oz jigs you will be able to handle them as well.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on September 2, 2021

Kam
from Bahrain asked:
June 5, 2021
Hello, I‚€™ve got the Shimano Saragossa 6000, would that fit well with a Trevala TVS66MH? I want it for speed jigging in water depth around 50-65 meters. Thank you!
1 Answer
This will be a good match up as long as you stay with 50-65lb braid. If you plan on using the reels full range 30-65lb then I would recommend getting TVS66M.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 7, 2021

paul
from md asked:
March 28, 2021
what model would be best for flounder/seabass/tog jigging with 2-5oz
1 Answer
6'6" medium would be the optimal choice for your application


link: https://www.tackledirect.com/shimanotvs66m.html


Submitted by: William Larkin on March 29, 2021

Brian
from NJ asked:
November 24, 2020
TVS66MH with 65lb braid to jig for midshore size Tuna, would you go with the Fin-Nor LT100 or Quantum Cabo80?
1 Answer
Cant go wrong with either reel mentioned. Both very reasonably priced for the strength and durability you will get from both reels

Only advantage the Fin-Or reel gives you is increased spool capacity

Submitted by: Alex T on November 27, 2020

Carlos M. Perez
from FORT LAUDERDALE, FL asked:
November 19, 2020
Hi!

Hope everyone is safe snd well!

I have 2 Daiwa BG SWs- 2500 with 15lb J-Braid, and a 4000 with 30lb J-Braid.

I would like to use them for vertical jigging with smaller, slow-pitch jigs, as well as live bait . Which  re-evaluate rods should I get for those reels? Thanks! Carlos

1 Answer
Unfortunately these rods have been discontinued in favor of the new Trevala PX lineup of rods.

For the 2500 reels i would recommend a 6'3 or 6'6 Light or ML rated rod, and for the 4000 i would recommend a Medium or MH rated

Submitted by: Alex T on November 20, 2020

vinh t vo
from usa asked:
April 27, 2020
can i use this for shore jigging?
1 Answer
Shimano Trevala rods are great for so many of your inshore applications including jigging. 
Submitted by: Sydney on May 1, 2020

Mohamed
from Qatar asked:
March 10, 2020
If I bought 2 tvs70ml would you pack it in one or two tubes?, and what would the total weight to be?


1 Answer
2 would be packed within 1 rod tube. Total weight including the tube would be around 6lbs.
Submitted by: Brian on March 17, 2020

Stephen
from Florida asked:
June 8, 2019
Hello. Which model do you think would match up best with Shimano Spheros 10000SW. Thinking the 66MH but not sure. Thank you. 
1 Answer
That should work out quite nicely!
Submitted by: CHARLES on July 26, 2019

Sam
from Oregon asked:
June 7, 2019
What size saragosa would you pair with the 7' medium?
1 Answer
I would suggest with a 5k or a 6k, depending on the actual weight of the rod.  There is a significant jump in weight when you go from a 6k to an 8k, but with a heavier blank, it might still balance ok.
Submitted by: CHARLES on July 16, 2019

Shawn Commerse
from Atlanta asked:
June 7, 2019
I'm looking to buy this rod (tvs70ml), I need to know what's a good reel for this rod to fish the Tortugas? (Snappers, grouper and small yellowtail tuna). Thanks in advance
1 Answer
You cant go wrong with a Shimano Saragosa.  Depending on line capacity and the amount of drag you want, a 6000 should balance nicely.
Submitted by: CHARLES on July 26, 2019

Keith
from Houston, Texas asked:
May 18, 2019
What would be the right jigging rod to pair with a Saragosa 20000 with 50lb braided line?
1 Answer

I would go with 

SHM-1852

Submitted by: Andrew Montagna on May 23, 2019

Michael Thompson
from Grand Junction Co. and San Lucas Cove, Baja California Sure, Mx asked:
May 15, 2019
I want to pair a Trevala jigging spinning rod with a Penn Slammer 3 7500. I plan on using it for vertical speed jigging but plan to use it just as much for throwing surface lures, stick baits and poppers in Baja. Which Trevala would you recommend? I'd be using 30 or 40 lb braid.
1 Answer
The Trevala will be good for speed jigging, but we do not recommend you use this rod for surface lures. This rod would be too short. For Jigging, the 6'6 30-65 would be good or the 7' models will be fine.  
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on May 27, 2019

Dan
from Alabama asked:
November 30, 2018
with the 2 piece rods where are the sections joined at?
1 Answer
These rods are a 70/30 split above the handle.
Submitted by: Ricky on December 3, 2018

Dylan
from Florida asked:
November 9, 2018
Would any of these work for a Penn Slammer 10500? If not was a rod with a similar length in the same price range that can?
1 Answer
Yes, the 10500 will fit the Trrevala rods.
Submitted by: Ricky on November 12, 2018

Del
from Ny asked:
September 1, 2018
What are the differences in F G OR H GRIP STYLES ON A SHIMANO TREVALA BUTTERFLY JIGGING ROD ?
1 Answer
The difference is the length of fore grip and rear grip. All measurements are listed in the order chart
Submitted by: Tyler on September 3, 2018

Moe
from CA asked:
November 30, 2016
I plan to buy a TVS66MH. What reel should I pair with it for throwing irons and would like to get into vertical/butterfly jigging ? At my price point I was looking at the Daiwa Saltist or Shimano Saragosa. What size would you recommend? Would the faster retrieve of the Saltist be a better choice for my needs?
1 Answer
I would recommend the Daiwa Saltist would go better with the TVS66MH for vertical jigging.
Submitted by: Donald on December 1, 2016

Stethelon
from Philadelphia asked:
November 18, 2014
I have 2 questions: 1- How is the Shimano Trevala F compared to Shimano Trevala B, which one is better 2- What is the recommended length of the rod for boat fishing, 6'6' or 6'9"
1 Answer
The Trevala F is an upgrade to the original B. The following is from the Shimano website; Shimano has engineered the next generation of TC4 Construction. This new construction uses a high carbon butt section fused together with a TC4 tip section. This new blank design gives you the pulling power of TC4 but with less weight and increased sensitivity. You will also notice a much faster recovery rate, which will increase the jigging action and subdue fish faster. The other difference is the handle wrap. The B is EVA foam and the F is Xwrap. Either length will work well for you, but most guys go for the 6'9".
Submitted by: Customer Service on November 18, 2014

Filip Silfverhielm
from Columbus asked:
June 17, 2014
Hi, I want to buy this rod together with a daiwa saltiga SA30 and 1800m of Daiwa boatbraid 60lbs. Could you ship to Columbus, OH? How soon could you ship and will you ship a onepiece rod in a tube?
1 Answer
We will ship same day. If everything is in stock, you should have it in 2-3 business days. Yes, the rod would come in a tube.
Submitted by: Customer Service on June 18, 2014

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