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Shimano Tyrnos 2-Speed Reels

Shimano Tyrnos 2-Speed Reels

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Shimano Tyrnos Saltwater Trolling Reels feature an open top crossbar design and Shimano's stainless steel A-RB anti-rust bearings. Other key features designed primarily for trolling are a ratcheting lever drag to eliminate any lever movement caused by boat vibration and a loud clicker with enough tension to hold large baits. Additional features include oversized gears for power while maintaining a high-speed 5.0:1 gear ratio, and an extra long handle shank with an oversized ergonomic rubber power grip. Shimano Tyrnos reels are constructed with diecast aluminum frames and graphite sideplates to reduce weight while maintaining strength and durability.
  • A-RB Bearings (Anti-Rust Bearings)
  • Topless Design (8II, 10II, 12II and 16II only)
  • Reduced Profile Top Crossbar (20II, 30II,50IILRS only)
  • High Speed Gear Ratios
  • Oversized Gears for incredible amounts of fish moving torque
  • Diecast Aluminum Frame
  • Lightweight Graphite Sideplates with Aluminum Braces
  • Oversized Handle Shank
  • Twin-Pawl Anti-Reverse
  • Ergonomic Power Handle
  • Ratcheting Drag Lever
  • Clicker
  • Harness Lugs (20II, 30II and 50IILRS only)
  • Rod Clamp included
    5 Stars based on 11 reviews
    By william
    New Jersey
    Love these reels
    August 18, 2019
    Ratcheting guide plates. Regal look to them. Plenty of drag. Just all around nice reels with plenty of stopping power if you need it.
    By JC
    Grouper & RED SNAPPER
    July 18, 2019
    This will pull any grouper are red snapper off the bottom just down shift to low gear and crank,
    will be buying another two speed soon from tackle direct.
    By Harris
    TLD upgrade
    May 18, 2019
    Bought this over a TLD 30II, same drag pressure, slightly different gear ratio than the TLD. For $60 more dollars to have a metal body reel with the same performance features of a TLD. Waiting for the wind to die down so I can try to out.
    ProsPrice Quality
    By Doug
    Los Angeles
    Great all-around reel
    December 24, 2016
    I bought the Shimano Tyrnos for the bluefin/yellowfin tuna bite that's been happening off Southern California and I was very pleased with this reel. Simple enough by design, strong and powerful it works well with flylining bait and is a good caster. Had a chance to jig some flatfalls and the reel is very functional and smooth in this regard.
    By Adrien J.
    Upstate New York and Barbados
    Nice reels
    March 16, 2016
    Very light smooth fast action reels,When used properly the fish don't have a chance.
    Please make them in 80,wide two speed.
    ProsLight weight,solid drag performance,they can handle a lot of salt spray,fantastic good performing good looking reels.
    ConsClicker fish alarm is too quiet,can't hear it well when I goes off over engine noise.
    By andre
    Boynton beach, FL
    Great trolling reels
    January 11, 2016
    Great reel to troll with better than a tld but not too expensive.
    By leon b.
    ottsvile ,pa
    November 30, 2015
    Look great , will be fishing them in the spring of 2016
    By Angler M.
    Jupiter, FL
    THE most bulletproof light tackle saltwater reel ever made
    August 30, 2014
    we fish these with 25 pound mono for kite fishing sailfish, kingfish, dolphin and more, they cannot be beat, good drag curve, and flawless performance.
    Proseverything, great capacity, looks, and weight for a power packed reel
    By Colin
    Wallingford, PA
    Tyrnos 12
    December 20, 2013
    I have the Tynos 12, and it's a nice reel. It's pretty heavy, but it definately has some power and a nice drag. It also casts pretty well for a reel of that size, but personally, I mostly use it when its in a rod holder most of the day while trolling niner rigs for stripers.
    Consvery loud when reeling
    By alex
    sewell, NJ
    Tyrnos 8 and 12 2 speed
    February 14, 2013
    i have both the 8 and 12 in 2 speed and they are great reels i use the 8 for striper chunking and the 12 for inshore shark fishing in nj
    Prossmooth powerful drag loud clicker price
    Consloud even without the clicker
    By Larry
    Tyrnos 12II for long range fishing
    August 20, 2012
    I just returned from my 3rd long range trip using this reel. It has now seen two 7 day traps and one 10 day trip. Mine is spooled with 65lb braid and topped with 40lb mono or flurocarbon (for bait fishing). I use the reel for both yo-yo jigging and bait fishing and I am very satisfied with it. The rell has oversized drags that function very smoothly and plenty of cranking ower. I have boated yellowtail to 40 lbs and tuna to 60+ and have had ZERO complaints. I have officially nick named it the pissy mosquito for it's high speed winding noise. For the price, this reel can't be beat.
    ProsPrice Drag strength and smoothness
    ConsThat darned buzzing noise when you wind it.
    11 Questions & 11 Answers
    from Sylva,NC asked:
    July 2, 2019
    Is there a left hand model

    1 Answer
    They are only available in right hand 
    Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on July 25, 2019

    from Nepal asked:
    January 31, 2018
    Can it be used for fresh water MAsheer fishing in rivers using lures?? Or should I choose another reels
    1 Answer
    From what I gather on the MAsheer this reel would be way to big but if you want to stay with convetional setups the Shimano torium 16hga would be a good choice.Another reel I would look at would be the Shimano tranX 500hg
    Submitted by: Bernie on February 1, 2018

    alex l
    from Long island asked:
    March 7, 2017
    If i was looking at a shimano tyranos 30 for tuna fishing in the Hudson Canyon(both trolling and jigging) what kind of rod would you recommend i pair this with.
    1 Answer
    The Shimano TYR30II Tyrnos Fishing Reel would be a good reel for trolling in at the Husdon Canyon for tuna. The Shimano Terez Casting and the Shimano Tallus Bluewater Casting rods would be great rods to pair with the Shimano TYR30II Tyrnos Fishing Reel. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
    Submitted by: Donald on March 9, 2017

    lynn Wharton
    from Utah asked:
    March 11, 2015
    would this reel be a recommendation for striped marlin and/or mahi or is there a better choice
    1 Answer
    The Tyrnos 20II will work for Striped Marlin and Mahi. However, the Talica 16II would be perfect. It has plenty of line capacity, more drag than the Tyrnos, and weighs 12oz less.
    Submitted by: KRAIG on March 12, 2015

    from Topeka, Kansas asked:
    March 11, 2015
    Hi, what would be the recommended fishing rod for the Shimano Tyrnos 20 2 speed?
    1 Answer
    The "recommended" rod for this reel depends on your application and what you are fishing for. To help us give you a recommendation, can you give us more information about what you are fishing for and how?
    Submitted by: KRAIG on March 12, 2015

    from Farmingdale, NY asked:
    July 11, 2014
    Sorry one more question if you do not mind. This would be my first Lever Drag Reel. Is the drag weight determined by the maximum drag of the reel by 20-30%? Or is it 20-30% of the weight of the line being used? I would tend to think the latter. Just wanted to be sure. Thank you for your time.
    1 Answer
    The drag used is generally set at 1/3 of the breaking strength of the line within reason and capacities of reel and rod.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on July 12, 2014

    Donald Arana
    from Guatemala asked:
    July 10, 2014
    what is the recomended rood for TYR30II Thanks !!!
    1 Answer
    The Shimano Tallus Bluewater model TLC66MHBBR (SHM-2432), would be a great rod to pair with that reel.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on July 11, 2014

    from Honolulu, HI asked:
    June 20, 2014
    How much 70# or 80# line can you fit on the 50II?
    1 Answer
    You should be able to fit 500 yards of 80#.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on June 23, 2014

    Everett Stagg
    from monroe La. asked:
    April 4, 2014
    looking at your TRYNOS-30 to saltwater fish. Can you put on 300 yards of 50lb mono line. Also do you have a few 3-5 foot pieces of flora carbon? Please let me know how to price with this included.
    1 Answer
    The Trynos 30 will hold 300+ yds of 50lb mono line. We do not have any pieces of flourocarbon, but if you buy a spool we can attach the leader for you.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on April 5, 2014

    john Kristensen
    from wis/alaska asked:
    June 17, 2012
    what shimano reel would be best for jigging up halibut.
    1 Answer
    This reel has plenty of drag and a high gear ratio making it a great reel for Halibut fishing.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on June 21, 2012

    Henry Reidy
    from Malaysia asked:
    May 6, 2012
    Have bought TYRNOS TYR30II. Please advise PowerPro Braided Line Capacity for 100lb I should Pack - in Yds.
    1 Answer
    You will be able to pack on between 600-650 yards of 100lb Power Pro on the TYR30II.
    Submitted by: Customer Service on May 8, 2012


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