Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reels

Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reels

$169.99 - $199.99
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TD Code
Mono CapacityBraid CapacityRatioBearingsColorPrice
-20/3005.2:16+1Silver/Gunmetal$169.99 USD
20/20030/4405.2:16+1Silver/Gunmetal$179.99 USD
30/27040/5805.2:16+1Gunmetal/Silver$199.99 USD
Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Reels Features:
  • Lightweight and precision machined for braided line tolerances
  • Instant anti-reverse bearing plus two back up dogs
  • Hardended, high precision stainless steel
  • Powerful carbon fiber drag
  • Modern power forged frames and side plates built for high strength
  • Precisely machined anodized aluminum spool rides freely on two shielded stainless steel ball bearing mounted to the strong stainless steel spool shaft
4.5 Stars based on 11 reviews
By Matthew
Clearwater, FL
Perfect for slow pitch jigging
May 19, 2020
Reel is light weight jet very powerful. Has been a perfect reel for slow pitch jigging.
ProsLight weight Powerful
By Jim
Orleans, MA
Cod to Fluke
December 17, 2019
I use the 12 for cod to fluke/ seabass. They are great reels with alot of drag and they don't break the bank!
ProsPrice Spool size Lever drag
ConsNot the smoothest
By Cpt E.
Florida Keys
Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Reel
December 10, 2019
I have only used it 3 to 4 times so far, but love this reel for slow pitch jigging.
By George
Saint Cloud, FL
Excellent reel
July 4, 2019
Landed two 15lb red snapper with this reel with no problem, on third fish a shark got it and I got the shark to the boat pretty quick, was around a 120lb shark. The reel performed flawless, drag was smooth.
Proslight weight good handle grip
By william
New Jersey
Big believer in this company
April 5, 2019
was a little new to the Tsunami brand a few years back and decided to get a trophy series rod after trying my son's. Absolutely loved it and still do till this day. When i found out Tsunami made reels i wanted to hold and test one out before i bought one but nobody seems to carry them around where I live. Happened upon a gentleman fishing off a pier one day with one and asked how he liked it and let me give it a whirl. Have to say it is pretty smooth and seems pretty powerful with an above average amount of drag for the price. Don't know if it would be my first choice, but if i were on a budget for $180 and 30 lbs of drag I would definitely consider it a big win for it's price range compared to a lot of other reels.
Prosprice and drag at 30lbs
By Henry A.
Great reel.
February 11, 2019
Very well made and super strong great price for this reel would buy again.
By Henry A.
Excellant reel.
January 19, 2019
Happy with this reel would buy again.
By Wade I.
San Mateo, CA
July 12, 2018
I used the Tsunami Forged 10 reel 3 times so far the past two weeks for salmon trolling off the Northern California coast. Love the lever drag as it is easy to adjust while fighting fish or bringing in the 3lb weight. Last time I had a fish on the 40 lb braid got caught up between the spool and body of the reel. Had to handline the fish in and take the reel in to take apart and get the line out. Love the reel and just hope this doesn't happen again.
By Jessie
good rell so far. My buddy actually owns a charter boat ( in NJ) and i'm sot saying what marina. That being said i actually get to try a lot of reels and rods
June 13, 2018
this one is decent reel if you like a decent retrieve/ bottom jigging pole reel combo.. doesn't have the problems that some of the Penns have because of the release. We all know what were talking about there ( especially the international 975's).....sigh. Used a tsunami pole and reel combo for going on 3 yrs now and countless reels to boot. They are literally manufactured around the corner from where i live ( less than 5 miles) in Mahwah NJ and are truly fantastic. I would recommend this company to anyone, plain and simple. I even caught a 300+lb shark on my tsunami reel rated for 40 lb and my tsunami pole rated for 80-100 pound line in a chum slick 10 ft from the boat and wrenched him in. No bearing replacement like Diawa ( had to order custom ceramic aftermarket). Just maintain it and she's good to go.
Prosbeautiful, well constructed poles and reels Extremely light. Sensitive like you cant believe (on the pole and reel combo, ESPECIALLY ON THE POLES!). My father has a $300.00 plus pole that he had custom made. Mine is just as sensitive, and he liked it so much he actually bought the same one as me ( The Tsunami is is better! period, and the reel is flat out a beast when it comes down to) I use it from everything like bottom fishing to small to medium sharks and Dorado, and has never failed once.
Consnone at all literally none, and i've owned a lot of rods and reels over my 25 + years fishing.
By Sting
Tsunami reel
July 15, 2017
This is a very good product, excellent drag very smooth.
By Rich
Fantastic performance!
May 7, 2017
Reel performs great, the only thing I can say negative is I am using early season for stripers and the metal tends to hold the cold, but hey it's cold outside!!! Performance wise this is a beast!!! Could not be any more happy!
18 Questions & 18 Answers
from Bc asked:
June 9, 2019
Cuanto drag tiene ?
1 Answer
The size 10 has a 20 lb max drag and the 12 has 30 lb max drag.
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on June 10, 2019

from FL asked:
April 24, 2019
How much does the model #10 & #12 each weigh? 
1 Answer
The 12 is 18 oz's the 10 is 16 oz's 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 8, 2019

from Puget Sound asked:
April 3, 2019
I am looking at this reel for bottom fishing for Halibut and Lingcod in Puget sound.  Is this reel suitable for this?  Also, what is line capacity for 80 or 85 pound braid for the 12 model, I cant find it on the specs?
1 Answer
The 12 size would be good but with 80 lb braid you'll be lacking in line capacity. I would look at one of the Accurate bv models 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 8, 2019

from NJ asked:
December 28, 2018
How many inches per turn do you get on the 8 and the 10?
1 Answer
The manufacture does not list a ipt
Submitted by: Bernie on January 7, 2019

Rick bennett
from Florida asked:
October 25, 2018
would you be able to flip finger mullet for snook and jack with this reel?
1 Answer
You shouldn't have any problems flipping mullet with this reel, provided its paired with the correct rod.
Submitted by: Bernie on October 25, 2018

from New York asked:
February 26, 2018
Will they be coming out with a left hand version
1 Answer
Nothing seems to be in works for a left hand retrieve.
Submitted by: Bernie on March 2, 2018

Luke Butler
from FL asked:
February 22, 2020
Is the body made out of aluminum or stainless steel?
1 Answer
The body is aluminum.
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on February 25, 2020

Sam Aquavia
from New Jersey asked:
February 19, 2020
What's the drag max for strike and full on the size 8?
1 Answer
The only rating we found listed is 20 at full. 
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on February 25, 2020

from Birmingham, Alabama asked:
February 3, 2020
Would the 12ld pair well with a St Croix Mojo Salt for bottom fishing?
1 Answer
That combo will pair well together. 
Submitted by: Rebecca Redington on February 5, 2020

from NY asked:
June 24, 2019
does it comes 

right handed 

1 Answer
Hi Sir! Thanks for the question! The Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reels do come in right-handed which means you have to crank with your right hand. 
Submitted by: Christopher Riegel on July 1, 2019

from Belize City, asked:
December 2, 2018
Tell me about the bearings?
1 Answer
This reel comes with Instant anti-reverse bearing plus two back up dogs.
Submitted by: Ricky on December 3, 2018

Joshua Murray
from North Carolina asked:
May 17, 2018
Can the 12 be used for Amberjack,grouper,snapper and blackfin Tuna? Botton fishing and jigging. Also how much 65lb braid can it hold?
1 Answer
This reel can hold 350yds of 65lb braid and puts out around 30lbs of drag.
Submitted by: Ricky on May 29, 2018

from Niceville fl asked:
March 19, 2018
How much drag?
1 Answer
The size 10 has a 20 lb max drag and the 12 has 30 lb max drag.
Submitted by: Donald on March 20, 2018

Enoch garcia
from Los Fresnos, Tx asked:
May 23, 2017
Is this left or right handed?
1 Answer
As of right now the Tsunami Forged are only available in right hand retrieve.
Submitted by: Devon on May 29, 2017

from Dartmouth mass asked:
May 6, 2017
How many yards of braided 50 pound test line can this real hold
1 Answer
The size 10 would hold just over 300 yards of 50# braid.
Submitted by: Devon on May 8, 2017

Andres Vargas
from Valle del Cauca asked:
April 9, 2017
How much does the 10; weights?
1 Answer
Andres, Hello the weight of this reel is 16oz
Submitted by: Tyler on April 11, 2017

from Long Island, NY asked:
March 16, 2017
What is the strike and full drag on each model?
1 Answer
The size 12 is currently out of stock and not available to inspect the drag.The max drag for the Tsunami TSFOR10LD Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reel is 20 lbs. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 17, 2017

from NJ asked:
January 15, 2017
where is this reel made?
1 Answer
The Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reels are made in China.
Submitted by: Donald on January 17, 2017


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