Tsunami Salt X Spinning Reel Unboxing (Specs, When To Use, & More)


Looking for a new spinning reel?

In this video, I’m going to be unboxing my new Tsunami Salt X.

This is a high-end spinning reel that’s great for bridge, pier, and surf fishing.

I’ll share:

  • My initial thoughts on the reel
  • When you should NOT use this reel
  • The specs of this reel
  • How much it costs
  • And much more

Check out the unboxing video below.

Tsunami Salt X Spinning Reel [VIDEO]

Sign up for FREE to receive the latest saltwater fishing videos, tutorials, product reviews, and fishing product discounts!

➡ Click here to join the Salt Strong Insider Club

➡ Click here to get this reel from our shop

Here are the specs for the Tsunami Salt X:


  • Bearings: 7+1
  • Drag: 50 lb
  • Ratio: 5.3:1
  • Weight: 14.5 oz
  • Line capacity:
    • 400 yards of 15 lb braid
    • 330 yards of 20 lb braid
    • 270 yards of 30 lb braid
  • Cost: around $400


  • Bearings: 7+1
  • Drag: 50 lb
  • Ratio: 4.9:1
  • Weight: 18 oz
  • Line capacity:
    • 450 yards of 30 lb braid
    • 350 yards of 40 lb braid
    • 300 yards of 50 lb braid
  • Cost: around $400

For a 4000 size reel, this is pretty large.

I would not recommend it for tossing artificial lures because it is a little bulkier and heavier than some other reels.

However, if you’re using live bait, or fishing around structure or in the surf where you need a lot of heavy line, this reel would be a good option.


how to catch black drum

These are just my initial thoughts about this reel and I’m excited to take it out on the water.

I’ll be testing it out over these next few months and after I get a good feel for it, I’ll share with you what I think about it and if I would recommend it.

Have you used this reel? What do you think about it?

Have any questions about it?

Let me know in the comments below!

You can get the Tsunami Salt X from our shop here.

And to get 20% off of this reel, along with all the other products in our store, click here to join us in the Insider Club.

As an Insider, you’ll also get our best fishing spots and tips.

Stop Wasting Your Valuable Time On The Water!

Do what the “SMART ANGLERS” are doing and join the Insider Club.

Here’s what you’ll receive today when you join:

  • Weekly fishing reports and TRENDS revealing exactly where you should fish ever trip
  • Weekly “spot dissection” videos that walk you through all the best spots in your area
  • Exclusive fishing tips from the PROS you can’t find anywhere else
  • 20% OFF ALL of your fishing tackle (rods, reels, line, lures, and more from ALL of the biggest brands in America)

Click here to join today.

Related articles:

Related categories:

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Kent W
1 year ago

How’s the reel so far? I’ve run into several people using the 4K reel for throwing large poppers and such from the beach or jetty. The reel sealing has held up with everyone I spoke with. The thing that caught my attention is the drag. Several people said they downsized to the 4K because the reel still had enough line when you consider the 50lb max drag. Basically, they could still stop the fish. So, they went from a 6500/6000 size reel down.

Joseph Bergen
1 year ago
Reply to  Tony Acevedo

I’m surprised at saltstrong.com for having such a pointless article. Thankfully this article wasn’t titled a “review”. Why not write this article after using the reel and it’s pro/cons? Also, can you post a more detailed review on the reel now since it’s been about 2 months ?


Do what the “SMART ANGLERS” are doing and join the Insider Club.

Here’s what you’ll receive today when you join:

Other Fishing Tips You May Like :

Bucktail Jigs vs. Flair Hawk Jigs: What’s The Difference?

Want to know what the difference between bucktail and flair hawk jigs are? Check out this video to see what those differences are and when you should...
See Full post

The Complete Guide to Catch, Photo, & Release Fishing

Do you want to see the top 5 ways that anglers are mishandling and accidently killing fish?Then check out this comprehensive catch and release guide.
See Full post
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x