Shimano Reels: Explore the Many Types

Shimano reels come in a wide variety of styles based on what type of fishing you want to do. There are spinning reels for fresh and salt water, lever and star drag reels, round and even electric reels as well. The choices you make depend on what type of fishing, where you go fishing, what you want to catch and your personal abilities. Always do your research before choosing which reels to purchase for each type of fishing you do.

Shimano Reels – Spinning

Freshwater Shimano reels include the Stella, Sustain, Stradic, Symetre and Sahara among others. Salt water reels include the Twin Power, Spheros, Thunnus, Baitrunner and Socorro. The classic spinning reels are a great way for many anglers to catch the best fish without a lot of complicated equipment. Quality is exceptional no matter which model you choose.

Shimano Reels – Lever and Star Drag

Lever drag Shimano reels include Talica, Tiagra, Tyrnos and TLD 2 Speed.

Purchase Shimano Reels (all lists searchable and sortable)

Product name Rating Price
Saltwater fishing reel 30 wide 2 speed big game fishing reel Blue Marlin Tournament Edition Saltwater fishing reel 30 wide 2 speed big game fishing reel Blue Marlin Tournament Edition
$399.00
Shimano Saragosa SW Saltwater Spinning reel Shimano Saragosa SW Saltwater Spinning reel
4.1 out of 5 stars
$235.48 - $418.39
Shimano 200I Curado RH Baitcast Reel, Grey Shimano 200I Curado RH Baitcast Reel, Grey
4.4 out of 5 stars
$178.00
Shimano Socorro SW, Heavy Duty saltwater reel Shimano Socorro SW, Heavy Duty saltwater reel
5.0 out of 5 stars
$115.99 - $150.00
Shimano Caenan Low Profile Baitcasting Reel CAE150AHG Shimano Caenan Low Profile Baitcasting Reel CAE150AHG
4.5 out of 5 stars
$85.00
Shimano TR Star Drag Reel Shimano TR Star Drag Reel
4.1 out of 5 stars
$79.99 - $117.00
Zoostliss 13BB New 9000 All Metal Line Cup Big Long Shot Round Fishing Reel Fishing Boats Sea Anchor Rod Reels Zoostliss 13BB New 9000 All Metal Line Cup Big Long Shot Round Fishing Reel Fishing Boats Sea Anchor Rod Reels
4.1 out of 5 stars
$57.99
Shimano Fx Spinning Reel Shimano Fx Spinning Reel
4.1 out of 5 stars
$12.77 - $94.49
Shimano Sahara Spinning Fishing Reel, 6/200, 8/140, 10/120, Left/Right-Hand, Silver Shimano Sahara Spinning Fishing Reel, 6/200, 8/140, 10/120, Left/Right-Hand, Silver
4.2 out of 5 stars
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Shimano 200IHG Curado RH Baitcast Reel, Grey Shimano 200IHG Curado RH Baitcast Reel, Grey
4.6 out of 5 stars
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Star drag reels include Tekota, Trinidada, Tranx, Moocher Plus and TLD Star. These reels are good for both fresh and salt water operation.

Shimano Reels – Round and Electric

Round Reels include Calcutta DC and Calcutta Conquest and Cardiff. These are designed to be smooth and steady for bait casting.

Electric reels include Beastmaster and Forcemaster styles. They both also offer manual operation and programmable speeds.

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