The Shimano Sahara 4000-FE Spinning Reel Convertible features a 5.8:1 gear ratio to ensure fast retrieves and 3 stainless-steel ball bearings and 1 roller bearing for smooth line movement. The Propulsion Line Management System provides trouble- and tangle-free casting, while the Varispeed II Oscillation System layers the line on the spool in 2 different speeds to promote castability. The reel features a graphite frame, side plate and rotor and the Super Stopper II antireverse and Fluidrive II gearing systems. 240 yards/8 lb., 200 yards/10 lb., 160 yards/12 lb. (mono). 12.5 oz.
Features and Benefits
M Compact body design features a graphite frame, side plate and rotor for light weight, strength and durability
3 stainless-steel ball bearings and 1 roller bearing help ensure smooth line movement
Fluidrive II gearing system features a 5.8:1 gear ratio for fast retrieves
15 lb. of maximum drag for great performance
Cold-forged aluminum spool
Super Stopper II antireverse
Varispeed II Oscillation System layers the line on the spool in 2 different speeds to promote castability
Propulsion Line Management System for trouble- and tangle-free casting
Oversize Power Roller line roller
Suitable for both freshwater and saltwater fishing
Number of bearings:
3 ball bearings, 1 roller bearing
Fishing - Water:
Fishing - Species:
Rated 4 out of
Cheap thin wire bail!!! Beware!This is an awesome reel,unfortunately Shimano needs to rethink quality of the bail. It's very thin wire and 3rd time out, it bent and the reel was unable to cast properly. Totally ruined my fishing day. Hopefully Shimano will replace with something more durable. Line used was 30lb Suffix braid.
Date published: 2015-07-04
Rated 4 out of
E Ramos from
GOOD REELI bought this reel a month and a half ago and it has proved its worthy of small, medium and large fish. I also have a heavy 40 pound braid and it can still cast very well with plenty of distance. Great bang for your buck I would definitely recommend for beginner to expert level fisherman and fisherwoman.
Date published: 2015-06-18
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