The Pflueger Trion spinning reels <(>&<)> combos are the workhouse of the Pflueger product line-up. Performance <(>&<)> quality only seen in reels twice its price. The Trion is truly 'The Smart Choice'.
I have purchased 10 of Pfluegers rod and reel combos and will purchase more. They are excellent in every way. The Trion and President series cannot be beat and at a price that's affordable to all fishermen budgets. Quality that lasts.
Hard to do wrong. I personally love the president reel but the trion is a real close second. Great rod to match. I’ve had this combo for a week and landed over 100 fish already. Great sensitivity and solid hooksets.
I mostly fish freshwater ponds and smaller lakes in south eastern PA. Recently went on a camping trip to down the Delaware shore and had an opportunity to do a little salt water pier fishing. Tackle shop rented me one of these (35 size reel and man do they put these things through their paces. We were throwing 2 oz weights because of the surf conditions and the rod and reel were up to the task. These things get absolutely abused by tourists and keep on going.
I'm going to get one for my seven year old to transition from his spincaster to an open bail spinning reel.
I had this combo on the water for a month before the reel just stopped working while tension was on the line. Doesn't seem like you should be able to twist a reel back and forth like you can this one, same issue on the replacement.
I bought this combo less than 2 years ago. I love the medium-light rod, which has become my favorite. However, the reel's bail spring always was weak and finally it fell apart. It probably would cost more to have it repaired than replaced. With a disappointing 1-year warranty, I guess I'm stuck with a lemon.
I just got he pole tester at my local bait shop, and I was going to use it on some small trout. I didn’t even catch a fish on it yet, and when I had a fish on it just jumbo perch, and when I was reeling it up the tip snapped and the fish got off! I wish the trion was stronger, because I’m very disappointed in it.
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June 5, 2019
I received this pole about 3 weeks ago and I love it. It casts very smoothly and the action on it is nice. Love this pole, good investment.
I purchased this combo a little over a year ago and has had very little use. Unfortunately two of the line guys have snapped and not from any abuse. The guides seem to be very flimsy. And unfortunately Pflueger does not offer any replacement parts for these guides. In fact they offer no service whatsoever other than a full rod replacement. But I've had mine for over a year so now I am searching for guides to match the ones I have. Major pain in the butt! Pflueger should consider offering minor replacement parts to its customers.
I've owned this combo for two years now and I've put it through a lot of fishing, I live at the base of Lake Superior and I've fished this combo up and down the shores of the big lake all the way to Thunder Bay. Whether I'm going after Walleye, pike or trophy Brook trout or Steelhead it has never let me down. I don't baby my gear and it gets thrown in the boat or on the side of a river or shore. Great drag, sensitive rod and it will cast as far as your expertise will let it. Going to buy another combo and will try the President next time.
I buy these rods for students in my fishing class. The quality has decreased. One rod came broked and on one reel the bail would not open. I had to scramble to get working rods to replace the broken ones. Plueger used to have quality combos I recommened for my students. TIme to look elsewhere.
I bought the Trion Spinning Combo (TRISP7040MCBO at Branson Bass Pro Shop specifically for drop shot fishing for bass. I put 8lb mono on the reel. The first outing was a great surprise at how smooth this combo was. I really got a surprise the second time I used it. After catching several large mouth (and one small mouth), a 17 lb. catfish decided that he liked the looks of the drop shot worm and the fight was on. After about 15 minutes, I landed the catfish. The combo felt great during the fight. I plan on getting at least one more before winter fishing. Thanks for a great product PFLUEGER!
I bought the trion ultralight rod and taught myself how to fish with it. I have used it exclusively for two seasons now and put it through heck, and it is still going strong. Have caught hundreds of smallmouth bass on it and even some walleye and largemouth (on ultralight gear!). I also threw 10lb braid on it. I feel like it should be broken by now, but it keeps going. Will likely purchase a heavier action rod from this same line for largemouth fishing.
I bought this item looking for an affordable combo. I plan on being a repeat customer. Great action awesome reel. Best combo I've ever purchased will see slot of action on the boat in the summer months.
I bought 1 year ago and got a solid spring summer and fall out of it and the top line guide started getting grooves in it and breaking line. Polished out the grooves and it's good again. Just wish the material was of better quality
Just picked this up for 59.99 had the older model it had a way better rod and the reel was like butter the new model is gritty and the rod is weak i had a medium action this medium on this rod is way to light also i belive the spool pitch is different less accurate because of the whip of the pole pflueger has always been my 1st choice but this combo is not as good as the older rod and reel combo they offered before im disappointed in it
The Pflueger Purrist along with the most all other Pflueger reels has exceeded my expectations. Light weight and very smooth. This is the perfect reel for the jig fisherman that has it in their hands all day.
I bought the Ultralight Combo and could not be happier. Using 4# line, casts light lures a long way. Have caught numerous bluegills, some "bulls" and this rig has been efficient and fun. I highly recommend it.
I recieved this reel as a gift and I have used it to catch many, many fish. Also a few snapping turtles. It has an amazing drag system on it and the 7 ball bearing system makes it feel absolutely amazing! I highly recommend this product to anyone and everyone!