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 SHIMANO FISHING PRODUCTS

Shimano TLD 20SHIMANO TLD LEVER DRAGS
SINGLE SPEED
You don't need a big boat to catch big fish. In fact, there's absolutely no reason why you couldn't catch a 250-pound thresher shark from your 20-foot center console boat.
Unless you left your TLD at home.
If you own a small fishing boat, or you often find yourself elbow-to-elbow with your angling compatriots on the large party boats, you need a reel that's both nimble and versatile. Our TLD reels are light in hand, so easy to shift they're almost mindless, and they're adaptable to any number of bluewater species from tuna to striped marlin. And because they're built by Shimano, durability is an inevitable part of the package. A large, private, ocean-going vessel may be neat, but it's not necessary. Just match the tackle to the situation. And let the fish fall where they may.

Model Line Cap Gear Ratio Bearings
TLD 15 17/560, 20/450, 
25/350 30/300
4.2:1 4BB
TLD 20 20/700, 30/450, 
40/330
3.6:1 4BB
TLD 25 30/600, 40/450, 
50/350
3.6:1 4BB

Shimano TLD 2 SpeedSHIMANO TLD LEVER 2 SPEED
You don't need a big boat to catch big fish. In fact, there's absolutely no reason why you couldn't catch a 250-pound thresher shark from your 20-foot center console boat.  Unless. you left your TLD at home.  If you own a small fishing boat, or you often find yourself elbow-to-elbow with your angling compatriots on the large party boats, you need a reel that's both nimble and versatile. Our TLD reels are light in hand, so easy to shift they're almost mindless, and they're adaptable to any number of bluewater species from tuna to striped marlin. And because they're built by Shimano, durability is an inevitable part of the package. A large, private, ocean-going vessel may be neat, but it's not necessary. Just match the tackle to the situation. And let the fish fall where they may.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS
TLD-20II 20/700;30/450;40/330 4:1/1.7:1 4BB
TLD-30II 30/600;40/450;50/350 4:1/1.7:1 4BB
TLD-5OII 50/700 3.5:1/1.4:1 4BB
TLD-5OIILRS 80/440 3.5:1/1.4:1 4BB

Shimano TLD StarTLD STAR DRAG
Fish are fickle, no? Sometimes it seems they'll eat a bait that's dangling from your teeth. Other times you can't get anywhere near them. And some species, like Kingfish, take the bait and keep on coming, leaving a belly in the line that the bionic woman couldn't reel in fast enough.  So what are you going to do about it? May we suggest two options. The TLD Star gives you outstanding castability with both real and artificial baits so you can stalk the school from afar. And the Speedmaster has a 6:1 gear ratio that helps you get rid of that belly and beat the King at his own game. Either way, you're prepared. And that's the whole battle.  Because fish are moody. Tackle shouldn't be.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS
TLD-15/30S 20/360; 25/290 5.2:1 2BB
TLD-20/40S 20/480; 25/390;30/330 5.2:1 2BB


Shimano TiagraSHIMANO TIAGRA
You're finally here, 300 miles off the coast of Mexico on a long range boat, and you just threw a salami into the biggest tuna boil you've ever seen. Suddenly, line starts screaming off your reel. It's a big fish. And it's going deep. Heart pounding in your throat, you strap yourself in for the fight of your life.  This would be a horrible time for your reel to seize.  But if it's a Tiagra, it won't. Ever. Period. Nor will the drag stick or the gears jam. When you're spooled you can dump it, retrieve it and put it right back into action without any lapse in performance. And the Tiagra retains its functional integrity whether you've hooked up to a 250-lb. tuna or a record-breaking marlin. Because it's engineered for zero failures. Zero. All you have to do is take it out of the box and fish. 
  And fish. And fish. And fish...

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS
TI-50 650/50 3.1:1/1.3:1 4BB
TI-50W 900/50 3.1:1/1.3:1 4BB
**TI-50WLRS** 900/50 3.1:1/1.3:1 4BB
TI-80W 1000/80 2.5:1/1.3:1 4BB

SHIMANO THUNNUS
For anglers looking for a larger-capacity reel that fishes live bait with ease, the new Thunnus spinning reels have an aluminum body and rotor to provide maximum strength and smoothness to handle any saltwater fishing scene.  On the Thunnus reels, Shimano's patented Baitrunner feature acts as a secondary drag system that allows an angler to feed out line in a tension-controlled free spool with the bail closed. The Thunnus reels also feature a waterproof drag system that keeps out saltwater and other debris. Shimano's Fluidrive gear cutting process provides smoothness and power while retrieving; and Super Stopper II, a Shimano designed one-way roller bearing eliminates all handle backplay for solid hook-sets. A titanium-coated Power Roller helps reduce line twist, and each reel includes a large-capacity aluminum spool. For more information on these new surprising Thunnus reels, see your local tackle dealer.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS
TU-6000F 12/265 4.6:1 5BB; 1BB
TU-12000F 20/265 4.6:1 5BB; 1BB
TU-16000F 25/290 4.6:1 5BB; 1BB

SPEEDMASTER
Fish are fickle, no? Sometimes it seems they'll eat a bait that's dangling from your teeth. Other times you can't get anywhere near them. And some species, like Kingfish, take the bait and keep on coming, leaving a belly in the line that the bionic woman couldn't reel in fast enough.  So what are you going to do about it? May we suggest two options. And the Speedmaster has a 6:1 gear ratio that helps you get rid of that belly and beat the King at his own game. Either way, you're prepared. And that's the whole battle.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS
TSM IV 20/480; 25/390; 30/330 6.0:1 3BB

SHIMANO CALCUTTA
S - NO LEVEL WIND    (L) - LEFT HANDED
 

Somewhere in a quiet living room, sitting on a shelf next to an assortment of antique wood plugs and a weathered creel, is the inspiration for the Calcutta - the round reel.  Our parents and grandparents fished with them for years. You may have even fished with one as a child. And while the old round reels conjure up rich memories, we feel they had the potential to offer so much more to the angler. So we resurrected the design. And perfected it.
Calcutta 200 Pictured


Calcutta 200

Calcutta 250

Calcutta 251

Calcutta 400S

Calcutta 400

Calcutta 700S

We kept the traditional round shape, but simplified it with a sleek, one-piece, solid aluminum frame. We recessed the reel seat so the reel mounts closer to the rod for a more comfortable feel. Resisting the temptation to over-indulge it with features and gimmicks, we kept it pure and focused strictly on performance.
The result is a finely tuned piece of machinery with liquid-smooth mechanics and museum-quality appearance - a standout in your collection. From the diminutive Calcutta 50 to the impressive 700, it's a reel you'll be as proud to own years from now as you were the day you bought it.

Since introducing the Calcutta 200 in 1991, we have made very few improvements to it. Not because we're resting on our laurels, but simply because more advanced technology is just not available today.
So we channeled our energies into creating a full line of Calcuttas for all kinds of anglers and all kinds of waters. Each reel offers the exceptional smoothness Calcutta is known for, a highly functional yet uncomplicated design, and a more natural palm feel for endless hours of casting.
It's been seven years since we brought the Calcutta to life, and the design, both aesthetically and functionally, has proven itself timeless. Even if you've found a way to wear out the one you bought in 1991, you can be confident that your new Calcutta will please you every bit as much as your first.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY

GEAR RATIO

BEARINGS
CT-100 8/165;10/140;12/120 5.8:1 2BB, 1RB
CT-200A 8/230;10/120;14/120 5.0:1 2BB,1RB
CT-250 8/230;10/120;14/120 5.0:1 2BB,1RB
CT-251(L) 8/230;10/120;14/120 5.0:1 2BB,1RB
CT-400 14/273;17/240;20/200 4.7:1 2BB,1RB
CT-400S 14/273;17/240;20/200 4.7:1 2BB,1RB
CT-700 17/470;20/310;25/240 4.7:1 2BB,1RB
CT-700S 17/470;20/310;25/240 4.7:1 2BB,1RB

1280320.jpg (4940 bytes)BAITRUNNER
The ocean's like a washing machine. The anchovies are laughing at you from the recesses of the bait tank. Standing erect is an exercise in futility. And it looks like rain. Now someone's saying you must use plug tackle.  Whew. It was just a bad dream. How silly of you to think you couldn't use your BaitRunner when you bought it specifically because you can use it in any situation. You can cast beautifully with it. You can fly-line a live bait with the bail closed and still have spool control. You can even use it for big freshwater species.  It's perfect.   Absolutely perfect.

Now wipe the sweat off your brow and wake up. You have a boat to catch.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS
BTR-3500A 8/305, 12/230, 14/185 4.6:1 3BB
BTR-4500A 14/295, 17/250, 20/195 4.8:1 3BB
BTR-6500A 20/270, 25/230, 30/185 4.2:1 3BB

TRINADAD
The highly anticipated Trinidad reels offer both speed and cranking power in one-piece machined aluminum frame. The gear box and aluminum side-plate are stamped into one complete unit. The Trinidad reels feature six stainless steel ball bearings to help maintain overall drive train smoothness. On a fully-spooled reel, the 6.2:1 gear ratio provides the fast retrieve speed needed when fishing for species such as king mackerel and wahoo.  Additionally, the Trinidad's handle has a unique ergonomic shape for comfort, plus an adjustable power handle shank allowing you to set the right amount of leverage when cranking. Other features include Super Stopper, a one-way roller bearing, combined with Shimano's new Assist Stopper to create a unique dual anti-reverse system. As for the adjustable clicker, it isn't a simple on/off system: it can be adjusted to 14 tension settings to accommodate the size of your bait or your style of fishing.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO BEARINGS WEIGHT
TN 16 16/460, 20/320 6.2 6BB, 1 RB 19.9
TN 20 20/420,25/300 6.2 6BB, 1 RB 20.4
TN 30 25/420,30/350 6.2 6BB, 1 RB 20.9

SHIMANO SIDESTAB
Sometimes when you're hunting fish, the only thing you want between the reel and the species is your line. In which case, rear drag is essential. Take a look at Sidestab, it's exceptional rear drag reels that keep those meddling fingers out of the way. But this is not the only advantage. This reel also comes with QuickFire II , a casting system so easy you could do it with one hand tied behind your back. But we don't recommend you actually do that.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY WEIGHT oz.
SI-1000RB 4/140: 6/110 9.2
SI-2000RB 6/170: 8/120 9.4
SI-4000RB 10/200: 12/160 12.3

SHIMANO SYNCOPATE
You're looking for a gift for someone you care for very much. This person loves to fish and would probably enjoy having a nice reel. One like, perhaps, the Syncopate with a spare graphite spool and lots of line capacity.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY WEIGHT oz.
SC-1000FA 4/140: 6/110 8.6
SC-2000FA 6/170: 8/120 9.0
SC-4000FA 10/200: 12/160 11.9

SHIMANO SLADE
You've seen the gimmicks and gadgets. Infomercials and glossy magazine ads, promising you Moby Dick on two pound test. But when you turn off the TV, the interference fades away and you come to your senses - realizing that all you need is tackle that's solid and dependable Introducing Slade, a spinning reel that represents everything we at Shimano value
most. Simple design. Practical features. Solid performance. It's the result of highly perfected manufacturing techniques, time-tested by millions of anglers where it matters most - on the water.

We give you Slade. Because to us, the purpose of fishing is still pure enjoyment, and we'd like to keep it that way.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY RATIO
SL-1000F 4/140: 6/110 5.2:1
SL-2000F 8/120: 10/100 5.2:1
SL-4000F 10/200: 12/160 5.2:1

SHIMANO STELLA
 The chance to build a dream does not come along often. For Shimano, Stella was the opportunity to combine the finest materials with the latest technology and build a product that only has existed in one's imagination.
Shimano's dream is now reality. A uniquely thin profile aluminum body, sideplate and rotor create a lightweight, incredibly durable platform for the drive train. As many as twelve ball bearings support all moving parts including the new Floating Shaft system. We combined a forged aluminum spool with a titanium coated lip for uncompromising strength and smooth casts. A ball bearing line roller and waterproof drag system ensure silky smooth drag performance under the harshest of conditions.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY RATIO
STL 1000F 4/140 5.0
STL 2500F 8/140 5.2
STL 4000F 10/200 5.1
STL 6000F 16/170 5.3
STL 10000 20/220 6.0
STL 16000F 25/290 6.0

SHIMANO SAHARA
The Sahara is a reel that can keep pace, no matter where your imagination takes you. Its solid construction, slim body design and smooth operation are combined with all the leading-edge features you've come to expect - from Super Stopper II, Fluidrive II to DynaBalance and Positive Click Bail.  So who says fishing your way from one coast to the other has to be a distant fantasy? As long as you've got the Sahara, you'll be ready when the opportunity presents itself. Aluminum spare spool included.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO

WEIGHT oz.

SH-1000F 6/100 6.0:1 9.3
SH-2000F 10/110 6.0:1 9.6
SH-4000F 12/160 6.2:1 12.3

SHIMANO SEDONA®
FRONT & REAR DRAG
Everybody loves Fluidrive. They think Super-Stopper II is wonderful. But to a select group of people, if the reel isn't front drag specific they won't have anything to do with it.
Fine by us. We took all the amazing and wonderful features you'll find in our top-line spinning reels and engineered a model specially for the front drag aficionado. The Sedona even features Power Roller (read about it in the sidebar at right), a device that keeps your line in line, no matter how many times you cast and retrieve.
Some anglers can be so nit-picky. We wish all of them were.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO

WEIGHT oz.

BEARINGS
SE-500FA 2/190 4.3:1 6.5

3 BB

SE-1000FA 6/110 5.2:1 9 3 BB
SE-2000FA 8/120 5.2:1 9.3 3 BB
SE-4000FA 12/160 5.1:1 11.9 3 BB
SE-1000RA 6/110 5.2:1 9.9 3 BB
SE-2000RA 8/120 5.2:1 10.1 3 BB
SE-4000RA 12/160 5.1:1 12.4 3 BB

sienna.jpg (7631 bytes)SHIMANO SIENNA
Sometimes when you're hunting fish, the only thing you want between the reel and the species is your line. In which case, rear drag is essential. 

Take a look at Sidestab and Sienna, both exceptional rear drag reels that keep those meddling fingers out of the way. But this is not the only advantage. Both reels also come with QuickFire II, a casting system so easy you could do it with one hand tied behind your back. But we don't recommend you actually do that.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO

WEIGHT oz.

BEARINGS
SN-1000R  6/110 5.2:1 7.4

2 BB

SN-2000R  8/120 5.2:1 8.8 2 BB
SN-4000R 12/160 4.6:1 12.1 2 BB

Shimano SustainSHIMANO SUSTAIN
To fish with a Sustain is to hold every available advancement in spinning tackle technology right in your hand. Its one-piece aluminum body holds the gears in precise alignment for amazing durability and razor-sharp precision. A titanium-lipped aluminum spool* gives up line as effortlessly as if it were being carried by the wind. And the retrieve is so incomprehensibly smooth, it shatters all your preconceptions of spinning tackle performance.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SA1000FA 4/140 6.0:1 9.3 5BB, 1RB
SA2000FA 8/120 6.0:1 9.6 5BB, 1RB
SA4000FA 12/160 6.1:1 12.6 5BB, 1RB
MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SA6000FB 17/170 5.7:1 20.6 5BB, 1RB

stradic175.gif (19960 bytes)SHIMANO STRADIC
Fishing with a beautifully-made spinning reel is like a ballet: a flowing series of choreographed movements that move gracefully across the stage.  Of course, in this case, the stage could be anything from your uncle's bass pond to an endless stretch of saltwater flats. And the dancer is a honey of a reel called a Stradic. Outfitted with the kind of features that make it a favorite of tournament anglers, it's smooth, silky and irresistibly entrancing to any number of your fine finned friends.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO
ST-1000FG  6/100 6.0:1
ST-2000FG 10/110 6.0:1
ST-4000FG 12/160 6.2:1
ST-5000FG 12/195 5.1
ST-6000FG 550/50 5.1

symetre-fd175.gif (21245 bytes)SHIMANO SYMETRE
A reel equipped with Super Stopper II - a one-way roller bearing so exacting in its performance that you won't feel one millimeter of back play on a hooks. Add that to a powerful high gear ratio and you've got a highly effective combination. Good news for you bad news for the fish!
Perfectionists that we are, we have very little tolerance for equipment that doesn't do precisely what we want it to do. Enter Symetre. A reel equipped with Super Stopper II - a one-way roller bearing so exacting in its performance that you won't feel one millimeter of backplay on a hookset (to find out more, see the sidebar to your left). Add that to a powerful high gear ratio and you've got a highly effective combination.

SHIMANO SYMETRE FRONT DRAG

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SY-1000FH 6/110 6.0:1 8.4 4BB
SY-2000FH 10/100 6.0:1 8.7 4BB
SY-4000FH 12/160 6.2:1 12.2 4BB

 SHIMANO SYMETRE REAR FIGHTIN' DRAG ll

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SY-1000RG 6/110 6.0:1 8.5 4BB
SY-2000RG  10/100 6.0:1 9.0 4BB
SY-4000RG 12/160 6.2:1 12.3 4BB

spirex500.jpg (5915 bytes)SHIMANO SPIREX®
Ask any angler and they're bound to have one thing they absolutely won't fish without. A bottle of super glue. A drink holder. A reel with a double paddle handle.....  Tell us about it. Once we introduced the Spirex with the double paddle handle, we saw some anglers get unnaturally attached. And why not? It's a really comfortable reel to fish with. It has front and rear drag options and is packed with all the features that make Shimano spinning reels the best in their class.  As long as you're happy we won't change a thing. Except make it better.

SHIMANO SPIREX® FRONT DRAG

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SR-500FB 6/60 4.2:1 5.7 3BB
SR-1000FB 6/110 5.2:1 9.1 4BB
SR-2000FB 10/100 5.2:1 9.5 4BB
SR-4000FB 12/160 5.2:1 12.3 4BB

SHIMANO SPIREX® REAR FIGHTIN' DRAG 

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SR-1000RB 4/140, 6/110 5.2:1 10.0 4BB
SR-2000RB 6/170, 8/120 5.2:1 10.2 4BB
SR-4000RB 10/200, 12/160 5.2:1 12.9 4BB

fx.jpg (5529 bytes)SHIMANO FX
If your idea of a basic fishing outfit involves a swatch of bamboo with a kite string tied to the end of it, the FX is going to terrify you. It actually retrieves with the same stability and smoothness as our flagship reels. It casts with amazing ease. And you even have your choice of three sizes to accommodate any type of fishing situation. There's a lot of technology in Shimano's version of "basic". Can you handle it?  Dynabalance, superstopper, frontdrag, no-fail-bail.

SHIMANO FX FRONT DRAG®

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO
FX-1000F 4/140; 6/110 4:1
FX-2000F 8/120; 10/100 4:1
FX-4000F 10/200; 12/160 4:1

SHIMANO FX REAR DRAG®

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO

WEIGHT oz.

FX-1000 4/140;  6/110 4.2:1 7.1
FX-2000 6/170;  8/120 4.2:1 8.7
FX-4000 10/200;  12/160 4.2:1 11.8

ax.jpg (4319 bytes)SHIMANO AX FRONT DRAG®
There's a lot more to life than fishing. Breathing, for instance. Eating. Sleeping. And those who lead such a balanced life may prefer a simpler choice in spinning tackle. One with just enough accoutrements to allow them all the pleasures of fishing without creating a fanatical desire to eliminate eating and sleeping from their busy schedules. For them, we suggest the AX. Relax. Be balanced. enjoy.  Dynabalance, superstopper, frontdrag, no-fail-bail

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO

WEIGHT oz.

AX-ULS 4/100 4.2:1 5.3
AX-1000 6/110 5.2:1 7.4
AX-2000 8/120 5.2:1 8.8
AX-4000 12/160 4.6:1 12.1

tx.jpg (4666 bytes)SHIMANO TX®
Or maybe a TX - it's been performing well for so long it's practically an industry legend. Both of them have DynaBalance, QuickFire II and the Power Roller. Hmm, how will you decide?  Front drag.  Aluminum long cast aero spool.  Power roller twist reducing line roller.  Dyna balance wobble free rotor design.  2 stainless ball bearings.

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz.
TX-500F 2/190;  4/100 4.2:1 5.9
TX-1000F 4/140;  6/110 5.2:1 8.6
TX-2000F 6/170;  8/120 5.2:1 9.0
TX-4000F 10/200;  12/160 5.2:1 11.9

solstace-fd175.gif (15550 bytes)SHIMANO SOLSTACE®
The great outdoors offers countless opportunities to connect with nature. And for those headed out there, Shimano offers a reel that'll connect you with fish. Throw a Solstace in your backpack and you might just enjoy a little lakeside dining alfresco. It's light so it won't weigh you down. And it's equipped with all the extras* that make fishing so enjoyable, you may just forget you have a life back there in the real world. Nature may be calling you. But it's Shimano who'll be reeling you in.

SOLSTACE® FRONT DRAG

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SO-1000FD 4/140, 6/110 5.2:1 9.3 3BB
SO-2000FD 6/170, 8/120 5.2:1 9.5 3BB
SO-4000FD 10/200, 12/160 5.2:1 12.4 3BB

 SOLSTACE® REAR FIGHTIN' DRAG

MODEL LINE CAPACITY GEAR RATIO WEIGHT oz. BEARINGS
SO-1000RD 4/140, 6/110 5.2:1 9.3 3BB
SO-2000RD 6/170, 8/120 5.2:1 9.5 3BB
SO-4000RD 10/200, 12/160 5.2:1 12.4 3BB

 

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