Shimano TMS-80XXH Teramar Inshore Southeast Spinning Rod

Shimano TMS-80XXH Teramar Inshore Southeast Spinning Rod

Price: $149.99

$50 Oversize Fee Required - Long Tube or Box
TD Code
TypeLengthPowerActionLine Weight (lb)Lure Weight (oz)Foregrip LengthReargrip LengthNo. of GuidesPrice
Spinning8'Extra Extra HeavyFast20 - 402 - 54.5"13.5"Tip+9$149.99 USD
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Shimano Teramar Inshore rod series was created for anglers from two very different locations: the Southeast and the West Coast. Southeastern anglers will find perfect rods for plug casting for snook, spinning on the flats or tarpon fishing under passes. West Coast anglers have an array of rods that includes trigger-stick casting rods for swim baits and jig sticks.
  • Shimano TC4 Construction.
  • New Concept Fuji Hardloy guides.
  • Fuji reel seat.
  • Grade A cork handles.
  • Gudebrod thread wrapped guides.
  • Convenient hook keeper.
  • Limited 1 Year Warranty.

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
Shimano Teramar Southeast Inshore Spinning Rods Feature Details
  • Shimano TC4 Construction
    Shimano has engineered the new responsive TC4 Construction to elevate your fishing experience. The TC4 Construction 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 Lightweight Hardloy Guides
    The Teramar series is equipped with Fuji's Concept lightweight Hardloy guides. These low profile guides are produced from a special blend of high grade aluminum oxide, are diamond polished and permanently mounted to the frame. This new guide concept offers greater sensitivity,castability, increased accuracy and decreased line wear.
  • 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 83 reviews
By Justin
San Antonio, Tx
Great rod for the money.
June 3, 2018
I have paired a MH 7.5 and a MH 7 foot with Tranx 400 reels, and they are about perfect for trolling and casting for king mackerel from my kayak. Once I can buy a couple more of these setups, I intend to leave my heavier tackle at home unless I plan to bottom fish next to the oil rigs.
ProsTough, good price, fairly light weight.
By Bill
Great rod for the money
May 26, 2017
This is my second TMS MH rod. It is a great rod for the money. My 4 year old rod is 7'6" I bought it for slip cork fishing and throwing top water lures. I am hoping the shorter rod will be my new favorite for working a Cajun Thunder, twitch baits and heavy jigs in deep water. I haven't used it enough to decide on the shorter length.

Both rods are matching with Shimano Ci4 using 20# braid. They can stop almost anything I catch in the Intracoastal waterway here in NE FL/Jacksonville. I have caught redfish up to 38" in a foot of water.

A medium heavy action combined with a fast action tip is gentle enough to toss live bait a mile and not tear it up. It will also sling a top water plug or Bomber Long A with tremendous accuracy. Flats fishing is about hitting the target. These rods are great.

I also carry two T Allen high carbon micro guide 7'8" medium action with extra fast tips. They are the most sensitive rods I have ever seen. I use them for 1/8 jigs and lately an Unfair Advantage shrimp.

Both rods are also paired with Shimano Ci4 2500 and 10# braid. The rod is more than double the cost of my Teramar. They will cast a tiny weight across town! I use them the most. If a fish taps your lure it's like getting slapped in the hand amazing sensitivity.

The last rod on my boat is a Star Rod - Plasma 7' heavy action with 20# braid. It is rated for baits up to 2oz but can handle double that if bottom fishing.

I use it for soaking blue crab pieces for redfish, big live mullet and trolling. The rod is a beast and doesn't cast very well it's too stiff and too short. It works very well in specific circumstances.

All my rods are one piece. I am old enough to need hi-viz line. I get out two or three times a week.

Fish don't fear me....

ProsGreat price very durable.
ConsMy 4 year old rod is showing some rust on eyes. I fish only saltwater. They are rinsed off 95% of the time.
By Adrian
Ocean View, NJ
Takes a beating
June 12, 2020
This rod has been thru it’s paces with stripers, big blues, snook and bull redfish. I have the TMS-8MH and it’s my go to surf rod for plugging. Tip action is superb and this rod has a serious backbone.
ProsStrong and light, very durable
ConsHaven?t found one in 6 years
By Harrison
Cerro Gordo, North Carolina
Stout rods
May 6, 2020
very nice for the money. Has handled some quality bull drum!
By costa
saco, ME
Great Rod
April 15, 2020
This is the best rod you can get for the money! Great action! Great sensitivity! I own 3 as of now!
By Van
Great inexpensive rod
February 12, 2020
I ended up getting a second one of these for the boat. These are great rods with good components. They are also light and sensitive. I have either a 4k stradic on this and the other one I have, 7' med. The combination makes for a feather weight setup that I can cast all day with either.
By Van
Another great value
February 12, 2020
I am not sure what the differences between the regions but I needed a good, light, sensitive rods for inshore fishing with a 4k to 5k reel and this really fits the bill. I am very happy with it and I am happy that it's also $60 to $150 cheaper than the rods I was originally looking at.
By Tyler
Lincoln, DE
A do it all rod
January 11, 2020
I’ve been using the 7’ Spinning 1/2 to 1-1/2oz model for a few years and it’s a workhorse. Great for throwing lures at stripers and bluefish under 24†or soaking bait for smaller inshore species. Throws its weight rating well, I use it more as a 1/4-1oz rod but it’s perfectly capable of throwing towards the upper end.

I wouldn’t say it’s under powered but it starts to loose its backbone on hard fighting fish over 20†- with that said, it doesn’t feel weak at all and can handle larger fish.

It reminds me of an improved ugly stik as far as versatility and toughness go, but with more sensitivity and better suited for throwing lures.
ConsGuides are on the weak/bendy side and need a little extra care to prevent rust, but overall still a great rod
By Lyndon
Great rod for the money
October 7, 2019
Absolutely loved my first experience with this rod. it casts an epoxy jig miles and can handle small poppers as well. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is that the rod had some cork damage out of the box. I fixed it with a little super glue.
By Logan
Oviedo, Fl
Tough rods
May 2, 2019
I have several 7,6 in the 8-17 and 12-25 lb classes. I abuse them pretty badly and they take the beatings.
By intothewild
Oklahoma city, OK
just the right rod that i was looking for
March 6, 2019
looks and feel good, mine was 7' medium fast action, rod was very flexible which is exactly what im looking for, i wish i made 2 piece 8 foot rod
Quality Build
March 1, 2019
Great for Reds and Trout paired with my Daiwa Costal!
By intothewild
Oklahoma city, OK
just the right rod that i was looking for
February 12, 2019
i was looking for a rod that has flexible tip, so i bought a 7' medium fast action 1/4-5/8oz hoping it will be the right one for, and it is exactly how i want it to be when i recieved it, it is very flexible, love it
By Duke
Absolutely the best 8ft rod with extra fast action in the world !
February 2, 2019
To make it short and simple look no further, I have owe over 30 of these rods bc they’re highly strong back bone with ceramic guides fast tips perfect for long casting, caught snooks , bulls , tarpons , flat heads stripe bass , so I love with these I still buy it over anything other rods period ! Time tested and I got nothing bac to say bout this rod ! The picture I included is all 8 ft teramar extra fast on background
By James
Totally satisfied with the rod and customer service
January 29, 2019
i was looking for a tsunami rod but it was discontinued. Rick (i think) put me on this rod paired with an Okuma helios 30.
Perfect combo. The fast tip and lumber rod are exactly my style. I can’t wait to put Mr Snookey on it!
Prossuper fast tip - quality materials to fight any inshore fish i target.
Conswasn?t free!! 😂
6 Questions & 6 Answers
Marcus Miller
from Richmond, IN United States asked:
March 2, 2018
Is this rod a 2 piece rod as suggested by the picture?
1 Answer
Hello Marcus, this is a one piece rod.
Submitted by: Bernie on March 2, 2018

from Miaimi, Florida asked:
October 29, 2017
How much does this rod weigh and what size Penn Slammer III would pair nicely?
1 Answer
Our scale says 12.8 oz. I would suggest pairing it with a 5500 or 6500 size Slammer III. Which one to choose depends on how heavy of a line you will be using and how many yards will need.
Submitted by: Devon on October 31, 2017

from Florida asked:
October 25, 2016
What size Daiwa BG and Daiwa Saltist (2016) would you recommend for this rod
1 Answer
The Daiwa BG 5000 and the Daiwa Saltist 5000 would pair well with Shimano TMS-80XXH Teramar Inshore Southeast Spinning Rod.
Submitted by: Donald on October 26, 2016

juan carlos
from Jupiter,Florida asked:
September 24, 2016
what reel should I use Boca 80 or 60 ??
1 Answer
The two reels are virtually identical in size. the difference is line capacity. I would recommend using the 80 to have more line capacity.
Submitted by: Donald on September 24, 2016

Ronald Lane
from Hawkinsville, Ga. asked:
August 1, 2015
I have 2 old reels I"m putting back in service. A Diawa 9000C Silver series and a Shimano Baitrunner 6500, I bought these reels in the 80's but hardly used them. Which reel would fit this rod best?
1 Answer
I would go with the Baitrunner. They work great as all around reels and the 6500 size would work well with the heavier rod that you are looking at.
Submitted by: David on August 2, 2015

John Lee
from Alabama asked:
September 8, 2014
What penn ssv would you recommend for this rod to go after large snook or tarpon.
1 Answer
We recommend going with either the 6500 or 7500 size. Either one gives you plenty of drag. It will come down to line weight /capacity and comfort.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 10, 2014


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