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Daiwa Saltist MQ Spinning Reel · 5.7:1

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$319.99

Model
SALTISTMQ6000D-H
Gear ratio
5.7:1
Maximum drag (lbs)
26.4
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The Daiwa Saltist MQ is arguably one of the most comprehensive saltwater reel lineups on the market. With sizes ranging from inshore 3000's all the way to heavy offshore 20000's, the MQ line is primed to handle inshore species like redfish, snook, speckled trout, and tarpon, as well as reef species like snapper, grouper, and amberjack. The biggest sizes are even suitable for pelagic species from mahi, to billfish and tuna. This is a high quality reel incorporating Daiwa's newest technology, and it's also the 2021 ICAST winner for best saltwater reel.

Ideal for
  • -Inshore, nearshore, surf, pier, and offshore fishing
  • -With models from a size 3000-20000 for every saltwater application
  • -From inshore redfish and snook, to offshore reef and pelagics
Not ideal for
  • -This reel is not intended for freshwater use
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Winner of best saltwater reel at ICAST 2020, the Daiwa Saltist MQ lineup is designed specifically for saltwater use. From inshore to surf, and offshore, there is a size for every saltwater application. All saltwater anglers will appreciate this technologically advanced spinning reel.

Key Features:

  • Monocoque (MQ) Body – A single-piece body that adds rigidity and protects the reel from the harshest saltwater environments.
  • Magseal – This feature is Daiwa's waterproofing system that keeps salt, sand and other debris out of the reel's internal workings.
  • Digigear – The machine cut gearing ensures power and smooth casting and retrieving over a long life.
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Gear ratio5.7:1
Reel typeSpinning
Maximum drag (lbs)26.4
RetrieveDual
Line capacity30/320, 40/240
Braid capacity30/320, 40/240
Ball bearings6+1
Line per handle turn (in)39.9
Reel weight (oz)15
ModelSALTISTMQ6000D-H
Bearing6BB+1
Fishing typeConventional
Line per handle turn (in)40
Water typeSaltwater

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The Daiwa Saltist MQ is arguably one of the most comprehensive saltwater reel lineups on the market. With sizes ranging from inshore 3000's all the way to heavy offshore 20000's, the MQ line is primed to handle inshore species like redfish, snook, speckled trout, and tarpon, as well as reef species like snapper, grouper, and amberjack. The biggest sizes are... Read more
Ideal for
  • -Inshore, nearshore, surf, pier, and offshore fishing
  • -With models from a size 3000-20000 for every saltwater application
  • -From inshore redfish and snook, to offshore reef and pelagics
Not ideal for
  • -This reel is not intended for freshwater use
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Matthew W.
Fly Fishing Expert

Popular questions (4)

How much drag does the Daiwa Saltist have?The Daiwa Saltist reel is a durable saltwater reel. The Saltist reel has a maximum drag pressure from 17 to...read more
Joseph Smith
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Is the Daiwa Saltist worth it?The Daiwa Saltist reel is a good choice if you are looking for a durable reel. The Daiwa Saltist has...read more
Joseph Smith
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What does H mean on Daiwa reels?“P” stands for Power Gear, “H” for High Gear and “X” is Extra High Gear. Lower gear means less line...read more
Joseph Smith
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Is Daiwa A good reel brand?Daiwa is known and respected for making affordable, well made, reliable fishing reels. The reels are also known for their...read more
Joseph Smith
Fly Fishing Expert

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