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Tsunami TFSS-501MH Five Star Spinning Rod

Tsunami TFSS-501MH Five Star Spinning Rod

Price: $29.99

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TypeLengthPiecesPowerLine WeightLure WeightPrice
Spinning5'0''1Medium-Heavy10-20lb1/4-1 1/2oz$29.99 USD
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Tsunami Five Star Inshore Spinning rods are light, powerful and rugged and are designed to handle inshore saltwater fish on all coasts. Precision crafted tapers are engineered into the unidirectional graphite composite blanks for increased sensitivity, toughness ,and strength. Guides are Premium Aluminum Oxide rings mounted in stainless steel frames for lighter weight and are compatible with both braid and mono lines. Corrosion proof, cushioned stainless steel and graphite reel seats provide the best durability and snug fit . All spinning models come with and nylon gimbals and feature Tsunami Five Star Boat Spinning rods are light, powerful and rugged and are designed to handle inshore saltwater fish on all coasts. Precision crafted tapers are engineered into the unidirectional graphite composite blanks for increased sensitivity, toughness and strength. Guides are Premium Aluminum Oxide rings mounted in stainless steel frames for lighter weight and are compatible with both braid and mono lines. Corrosion proof, cushioned stainless steel and graphite reel seats provide the best durability and a snug fit . Grade A Comfort Cork grips assure light weight and comfort in the hand.

  • High modulus graphite composite construction
  • Light weight, superior power and sensitivity
  • Full length, blank through butt design
  • Stainless steel frame Aluminum Oxide ring guides
  • Light weight, premium Grade A Comfort Cork grips with durable cork/rubber composite butt cap
  • Corrosion proof cushioned stainless steel and graphite reel seats
  • Tough, high gloss epoxy wrap finish, thread check stripes
  • Convenient Hook keeper

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.
4.5 Stars based on 29 reviews
By Frank Gilliam
Sanford, NC
January 28, 2019
Great add on
I already own a couple of 10 foot Tsunami rods for surf fishing. Love them, and have been looking for an eight foot rod for when the blues run. I found the rod I was looking for at TackleDirect for an awesome price. When I checked out, I was offered anotherTsunami seven foot rod at an incredible price I couldn’t refuse. The total bought me over the cost for free shipping, another incredible deal. Awaiting the weather to warm up to use them, but already playing with them in the backyard. No complaints and will use the shipping tube to store them in. Another plus.
By Unreel
Marco Island
January 27, 2019
Solid rod
Good rod. Great price. More durable than most. I usually build my own rods. Needed four rods quick (full time charter). Fit the bill.
By Henry Adams
December 25, 2018
Excellent rod.
Excellent rod for the money would buy again.
ProsVery well made.
December 17, 2018
I have four of these rods now. I like that you can chuck a fairly heavy lure out there with it. Many times I am sight casting from shore to Albies for feeding Bar Jack and I can get 1-2 0z jigs out 75+ yards easy...
Also the rod a very good back bone. I use it to pitch live bait at structure - Mangroves, Juvenile Amber Jack, Jack Cravalle etc and I can pull em out most times!
I have the rod paired with Daiwa BG 3500's, 20lb. PowerPro Superslick and 30lb Momoi mono leader...
ProsThe look! The cork handles - love em! The price! The flexibility to use it for various fishing tactics...
ConsOne of the rods had a mysterious problem where the reel guide insert just shattered...while on the rack away from harm...strange. It could have been bumped/damaged without my knowledge however...
By Ansen
chinatown ny
September 22, 2018
Laurel, NY
September 20, 2018
great short boat rod
had to order a 2nd pole as a backup, paired with a shimano
By disappointed
Chapel Hill, NC
August 27, 2018
liked it while it lasted- lost 2 top inserts after just a couple of days
After 3 days of pier fishing in the Outer Banks, NC (mostly 1oz Got-cha plugs, 15pound 4braid - blues+Spanish) I noticed that the top 2 inserts were just ... gone.

This may well have happened on a windy day when something (felt like a ray) got the plug and starting going away with it - the line snapped then but I have only noticed the missing inserts when I packed later on; the wind may have hidden the sudden lack of inserts.

Have yet to contact customer service to discuss a return / warranty options.
Pros- good feel in hand - casts like a canon (1oz got-cha plug that is) - good action for blue/Spanish
Cons- build quality-durability - 8 bucks extra shipping charge for a carboard box (*not* the solid tube you'd get from Cabela's,btw)
By Chris
August 19, 2018
Great Price and Shipping
Arrived fast and the price was great. Used this rod in the Outer Banks offshore and off the beach and it performed well.
By Alex
Boston, MA
July 27, 2018
Good boat rods
Good boat rods. A little soft for casting but great trolling rods. And can't beat the price!
By Peter Pozucek
Naugatuck Ct
July 19, 2018
Tsunami TFSS-701MH
The best thing that I can say about this rod for the price it is truly fantastic. Mainly used in salt water when we are slack tide. Able to cast a good distance and when retrieving slowly able to feel the slight bite. Good back bone when reeling in bigger fish. Even dog fish.
By Jessie
July 17, 2018
best rod brand out there for the price
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. This is my current pole from bottom fishing to Mahi Mahi and even smaller sharks. 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. My father went out and bought a $300 custom rod years back for it's lightness and sensitivity, but when i handed him my rod to hold so i could get a sandwich, he he wouldn't give it back and went out and bought one of these. The thing is so sensitive you can literally feel the types of ocean floor terrain you are on, and distinguish bites from that, and also it is light as a feather.
ProsWell worth the money. Very sensitive. Light as a feather. Strong poles. Very good looking.
ConsAbsolutely none. Best rod i have ever used, and i have used a lot!
By Wes B.
West Virginia
July 1, 2018
My first Tsunami Rod, pleasantly surprised.
Would have given a 4.5 if i could have. Paired rod with a Penn Conflict II 2500. This combo cast like a dream. Recently used this combo in surf, intercoastal, and pier fishing. Didn't catch any large fish to test it's beef, but did catch some pins, blues and spanish. Even at med hvy it was sensitive enough for feeling bites of pins and got great hook sets on the blues and Spanish! It gave it a 4 (4.5 If I could have.) just based on my dislike of handle length, which I was not expecting when I ordered, (May have been my oversight when ordering) and the fact that I haven't got to test it on a large fish yet. As I use it my rating may get higher.
ProsGreat casting, line glides smoothly thru guides
ConsHandle 6-8 inches too long for my liking.
By Jonathan
June 28, 2018
Decent rod
Seams to be a well made rod used it twice so far held up well.
By Tom
June 5, 2018
best fishing rod for the price
i dont know what to say im speech less best rod for the price
By Thomas
L.I. New York
December 18, 2017
Seems nice
Didnt have a chance to use it yet, but looks very nice.
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