Tony Maja Custom Bunker Spoon Rod - 7 ft. 9 in.

Tony Maja Custom Bunker Spoon Rod - 7 ft. 9 in.

Price: $199.99

Oversize Packaging Required - Long Tube or Box
TD Code
LengthBlank TypeReel SeatGrip TypeButt TypePrice
Spoon Rod 8/0 WR
7ft 9inE-Glass BlankPacific Bay Aluminum Reel Seat and GimbleEva Fore Grips Pacific Bay Slick Butt$199.99 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
The Tony Maja's Custom Bunker Spoon Rods offer the following components:
  • E-Glass Blank
  • Pacific Bay Aluminum Reel Seat and Gimble
  • Pacific Bay Slick Butt
  • Eva Fore Grips
  • Pacific Heavy Duty Double Wrap Carboly Guides and Deluxe Butt Wrap.
  • Custom Tony Maja Striped Bass Decal above Fore Grip
5 Stars based on 15 reviews
By Steve
Quality Rods that made me a striper pro!
August 1, 2018
This is my second set of Maja Rods, part of the system that trolls bunker spoons for big bass. Tony Maja spent a lifetime perfecting this approach so those of us who use it can catch stripers like a pro. And the rods do all the work so trolling wire is no longer drudgery. Get the rods and all the Maja gear, find a how to article or video and become a striper pro!
By James
Riverside, NJ
Best Striper Trolling Rods
February 28, 2020
The action on these with a bunker spoon is unmatched, best striper trolling rod on the market. Well worth the money
By john
cherry hill, NJ
perfect rod
June 19, 2019
Perfect rod for trolling spoons. Well constructed
By Jimmy
Quality Built Rod
February 11, 2019
You will not be disappointed with this rod. The rod is made with quality parts and for a good price. The rods work amazing with bunker spoons and it really does make a difference. I have no complaints other than I didn't buy it sooner and I wish I never bought cheaper imitation on ebay. Highly recommend and I now have two. I matched it with a Penn 113HSP.
By Maycraft B.
Neptune, NJ
Trolling rods for inshore fishing
January 26, 2019
this is my third rod good quality great for spoons and mojo's
By Margo
Cape May NJ
Bunker spoon rods
December 21, 2017
Great for Striper fishing
By Dave
Great action
July 30, 2017
Bought 2 of these rods for the spoons I've been collecting. I paired them with okuma cw-453d reels loaded with braid backer and 300' of monel. The rods have a nice pump to then.
ProsSoft tip Aluminum reel seat Great action
ConsWrap color isn't my choice
By Robert
New jersey
Trolling rod
October 16, 2016
Excellent action for trolling bunker spoons
ProsAction Reliability
By Joseph G.
Stafford Township, NJ
Second to none
December 17, 2015
I purchased two Maja bunker spoon rods for the fall striped bass run and I cannot be happier with the rods. I plan on buying two more. The action on these rods is second to none when trolling bunker spoons.
ProsTrolling action.
By Rodrigo
Eason, PA ; Atlantic highlands, NJ
Great bunker spoon Rod
September 24, 2015
have not used it . Purchase pre-season but looks and feels great for what I need it for
By Tony J.
Staten IslandN.Y.
Best Trolling Rod on the Market.
July 9, 2015
Not only is the tip soft and helps the action of your spoons but it has enough (Meat) Strength to pick up a 50+ lb with no problem what so ever!
By Daniel
This is a rod
May 3, 2015
By chris
new jersey
great rod
October 25, 2014
This rod was really designed to fish spoons. Its great
By Tony
Pasadena, MD
Nice Rod but not for the price
October 24, 2014
This is a nice rod but for the price I'd rather get a Penn international V. The rod is strong and the eyes seem to hold up nice also.
By Fred
Great Rod
April 25, 2014
The action is exactly what you need to give a spoon the correct action. Used it and caught fish. Great rod!
6 Questions & 6 Answers
from SoMD asked:
March 18, 2020
I understand that Tony designed these to use steel line.  I don't use this kind of line.  Would it be possible to use 60 lb or 100 lb braid with this and a TM bunker spoon?  What size leader 

should I use?  

1 Answer
You can certainly use braid, you just may have to add an inline trolling weight to get the spoon down to your desired depth. 65lb braid and 60lb mono or fluorocarbon leader depending on the conditions is what we would recommend.
Submitted by: Brian on March 18, 2020

from asked:
November 8, 2018
Iâ€â"¢ve never had one in hand , but can you tell me if there is a specific reason to use the rods and spoons together ? Or can a good 6 foot conventional with a Talica 8 or beefier rod and a talica 12? Braid 50 lb Does the rod give any advantage over another good conventional ? Thanks
1 Answer
The rod that is sold for these spoons are designed for bunker spoon trolling. They are built to work the spoon properly and get the most action out of them.
Submitted by: Tyler on November 9, 2018

from Old Saybrook, CT asked:
March 30, 2016
Doe's anyone know where these rods are made? Thank you
1 Answer
Those rods are made in china.
Submitted by: Tyler on March 30, 2016

Tom Borkowski
from Manahwkin, Nj asked:
December 21, 2015
Are these rods only used for trolling Bunker Spoons, or can they be used for MOJOs, Umbrella rigs..
1 Answer
I personally would not use the Tony Maja rods for anything other than the bunker spoons. They are a little fast action for anything heavier. I would recommend using a rod in the 50lb test range and in the moderate action range as well. A rod with a heavier backbone and stiffer action is recommended.
Submitted by: Kaitryn on December 24, 2015

from FLUSHING, NY asked:
January 8, 2015
Just purchased two of these rods from Tackle Direct would a Shimano TLD25 be good for these rods trolling braid
1 Answer
Yes that would be a great combination for trolling Braid.
Submitted by: Customer Service on January 10, 2015

Esmond de Beer
from North shore long island sound new york asked:
May 22, 2012
I would like to purchase 2 of the Tony Maja Bunker spoon rods but I fish deep water which reels would you recommend that I could put 350yds 50lb wire with backing and mono leader?
1 Answer
We use the Penn 113H2SP for wire line. I am sure you meant 350 feet of 50lb Monel. That is what we rig with is usually 300 feet. You will need the #4 spoons and will have much success with this setup.
Submitted by: Customer Service on May 22, 2012


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