Shimano Spinning Reels has been completely redesigned to introduce groundbreaking innovations in the way a spinning reel functions. Shimano spent 3 years researching what needed improvement. They interviewed anglers, guides and dealers and spent countless hours field testing reels to determine which areas needed improvement. They focused on: gear durability, casting performance, and line management.
Shimano targeted these areas with three all new features to their Spinning Reels. Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement for greater durability in their gear system. Aero Wrap II Oscillation for improved casting performance and Propulsion Line Management for enhanced line management.
The Shimano Stella FD Spinning Reel is a proven leader in reel performance, featuring Shimanos’ new Propulsion and Paladin Systems for greater dependability and accuracy. The Propulsion Line Management System allows you to cast farther and with greater accuracy utilizing a cutting edge propulsion spool, SR one-piece bail wire and Power Roller. The Paladin System uses an aluminum drive gear along with a brass pinion gear to create a drivetrain that stays smoother longer than any other gear system. The Stella FD features a lightweight magnesium frame and sideplate along with an aluminum rotor making it a strong, reliable reel. The reels' A-RB ball bearings are expertly shielded increasing the reels' durability. The Aero Wrap II Oscillation worm gear enables a more uniform line lay. The Shimano Stella FD also boasts Septon Grips and a convenient maintenance port.
The completely redesigned Shimano Sustain FE is the choice of top anglers. Shimano’s all new Propulsion and Paladin Gear System make this reel cast farther and with greater accuracy all with a noticeably smoother drivetrain. The Propulsion Line Management System utilizes a cutting edge propulsion spool, SR one-piece bail wire and Power Roller. The Paladin System features an aluminum drive gear along with a brass pinion gear system. The Sustain FE utilizes the Aero Wrap II Oscillation and titanium coated spool lip for smooth castability and fluid line lay. The Sustain FE has Shimanos’ waterproof drag, thread-in machined aluminum handle and convenient maintenance port making this reel the choice for power and durability.
The Shimano Sedona FD Spinning Reel is packed with performance enhancing features. Available in a number of sizes, there is a model to suit everyone. The Sedona FD features the Propulsion Line Management System, the Propulsion Spool Lip, Power Roller III and S-Arm Cam working together for reduced friction and more consistent line movement. The Shielded Stainless Steel Ball Bearings will stay smooth for years to come no matter the conditions. Made of a Graphite Frame, Sideplate and Rotor these fishing reels are strong, durable and lightweight. The reel is computer balanced and the Dyna-Balance feature will eliminate wobble on retrieve giving the angler greater control and speed. Additional features include the Fluidrive II, Super Stopper II and Repairable Clicker.
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The Shimano Stradic FI is a proven winner perfect for the weekend angler. Shimano’s all new Propulsion and Paladin Gear System and smoother drivetrain give you greater casting distance with increased accuracy. The Propulsion Line Management System utilizes a cutting edge propulsion spool, SR one-piece bail wire and Power Roller. The Paladin System features an aluminum drive gear along with a brass pinion gear system. The Stradic FI utilizes the Aero Wrap II Oscillation and titanium coated spool lip to reduce backlash and wind knots from forming while giving you a more fluid line lay. The waterproof drag system prevents dirt and water from reducing the reels performance while the maintenance port allows for easy access to the drivetrain. The machined aluminum handle has Septon handle grips and a direct drive mechanism that is threaded directly into the drive gear to increase power. With sizes up to 8000 there aren’t many fish that the Stradic FI can’t tackle.
The Shimano Saros is the perfect reel for the everyday angler. Its small size brings new meaning to light tackle while maintaining the durability, reliability and performance that Shimano is famous for. The Saros features the Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement creating a drivetrain that stays smoother longer than any other gear system. The Propulsion Spool Lip increases casting distance while reducing twists and backlash for peak performance. The durability is enhanced by the Shielded A-RB ball bearing and sealed maintenance port. The cold forged aluminum drive gear and brass alloy pinion gear are keys to this smooth, silent reel. The handle is thread-in machined aluminum that attaches directly to the drive gear providing more power and greater performance for years to come.
The Sienna FB has all the High End Features of the pricey reels at an affordable price. Constructed of a Graphite Frame, Sideplate and Rotor this reel is strong and dependable. The Sienna FB features Shimano’s cutting edge Propulsion Line Management System for longer casts and less backlash. The Super Stopper II feature utilizes a one way ball bearing for ultimate hooksetting power. Varispeed Oscillation regulates the speed at which the line is laid on the Aluminum Spool for better casts. This is a great all around reel for freshwater fishing and inshore saltwater fishing.
If you are looking for a spinning reel that is high quality, but easy on your wallet then the Shimano Solstace Spinning Reels are just for you. These spinning reels are designed to not only be durable but lightweight so that they don’t weigh down your fishing rod. In order to get the long casts you desire, Shimano as put their Propulsion spool lip on these reels. The frame, sideplate, and rotor are made of lightweight graphite. There is a heavy duty cold-forged aluminum spool as well. The smoothness of these reels are amazing due to the three shielded stainless steel ball bearings as well as a Super Stopper II anti-reverse roller bearing. Inside and out these reels will not disappoint.
The Shimano Socorro Offshore Spinning Reel series is one of the ultimate universal spinning fishing reel series that Shimano makes. Whether your desire is to fish inshore or offshore, in a kayak or boat, surf to pier, these reels will do it all in both freshwater and saltwater. Ranging from sizes 4000 up to 10000 these reels are equipped with all the high end technologies that Shimano has. The features range from a lightweight Graphite frame, sideplate and rotor to a waterproof drag and the Propulsion Line Managment System. You are also able to use monofilament, fluorocarbon, and PowerPro line on these reels with no problems.
With a high line capacity and heavy duty maximum drag ratings, the Shimano Stella Offshore Spinning Reels is a reel built to handle just about anything the saltwater world can throw at it. The high end maximum drag rating has been a big hit with recreational tuna and marlin hunters.