Shimano Baitrunner 8000 OC

Superseding the well known Shimano Baitrunner B series, the Shimano Baitrunner 8000 OC is a new series boasting some of the most exciting upgrades seen in a Baitrunner reel for years, yet it still consists of the elements which made Baitrunner a household name for Kiwi fishermen.

The Baitrunner OC or Oceania, has been specifically designed for New Zealand and Australian species, which means that anglers in New Zealand can look forward to a strong reliable product.

The Baitrunner has deep roots in the New Zealand fishing scene, This latest release still comprises a lot of the features that have made the Baitrunner a house hold name in this country, but it also comprises advanced technologies that are going to take this iconic range of reels well into the future.


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  • Baitrunner System
  • Dyna Balance Anti Wobble System
  • Oversized Power Roller
  • Propulsion line management System
  • Fluid Drive 2 gearing System
  • Super Stopper 2 anti reverse system
  • Direct Drive mechanism (thread in handle)
  • Varispeed oscillation system
  • Cold Forged Aluminium Spool


DescriptionDrag Power(kg)Capacity Mono (kg/m)Capacity Braid (lb/y)Gear RatioBearingsRetreieve (cm)Weight (g)Priceqty
Shimano Baitrunner 8000 OC9 kg8kg/300m40lb/245y4.8:13 191cm590g$197.90Add To Cart