Enjoy a full day of fishing with the Shimano Calcutta Round Baitcast Reel Right-handed. Its Super Stopper antireverse system uses a stainless-steel roller bearing to eliminate back play for instant hook-setting power, and 3 stainless-steel antirust ball bearings offer smooth line movement. The cold-forged aluminum frame, side plates and spool provide durability, and the Variable Brake System enables long casts and consistent spool speeds. 165 yards/8 lb., 140 yards/10 lb., 120 yards/12 lb., 100 yards/14 lb. 9 oz.
Features and Benefits
3 stainless-steel antirust ball bearings offer smooth line control
Super Stopper antireverse system with a stainless-steel roller bearing for instant hook-setting power
Cold-forged aluminum spool spins fast for easy casting
QuickFire II clutch bar casting system
Paddle knob power handle with Septon grips offers a firm, comfortable hold
Variable Brake System uses centrifugal force to enable longs casts and consistent, easy-to-manage spool speeds
3-bolt quick takedown
Approved for use in saltwater
Cold-forged aluminum frame and side plates for durability; easy-access side plate
Rated 5 out of
Bombproof ClassicThis is a solid reel. Great design with a small footprint that makes casting it all day a dream. One of my buddies owns five of these and was nice enough to let me demo one of them. I've been casting top of the line Ardent, Daiwa and Ambassadeur for years...this reel is as good or better (especially when it comes to durability) than any I've owned. I am incredibly pleased with my purchase.
Date published: 2014-09-17
Rated 5 out of
Old standardThese reels are great reels.
Nothing flashy on them, other than the gold color.
Simple no frills workhorse.
These reels will last for years. They are very durable.
Buy one and you will be pleased.
Date published: 2014-06-16
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The Shimano Calcutta Round Baitcast Reel Right-handed comes as pictured. Inventory availability and pricing are subject to change, please contact your local Academy Sports + Outdoors store directly or our Customer Service Center at (888) 922-2336 for current availability and pricing. We are available Monday - Sunday from 7:00 am - 12:00 am (CST) and you may, also, reach us by live chat 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.
Answered by: bsinkler
Date published: 2016-03-26
Looking for a Shimano Calcutta 150, how does this compare to that reel, or which reel is as good as the 150 ??
Asked by: Mike Robertson
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