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Shimano Antares Baitcasting Reels

Shimano Antares Baitcasting Reels

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Model
TD Code
Spool SizeMono CapacityInches Per
Crank
S-ARB BearingsRoller BearingsGear RatioWeightPrice
ANT100HG
SHM-2780
37/226/200
8/140
10/120
341017.4:17.93oz$599.99 USD
ANT100
SHM-2781
37/226/200
8/140
10/120
261015.6:17.93oz$599.99 USD
ANT101HG
SHM-2782
37/226/200
8/140
10/120
341017.4:17.93oz$599.99 USD
ANT101
SHM-2783
37/226/200
8/140
10/120
261015.6:17.93oz$599.99 USD
The Shimano Antares Baitcasting Reels are made for freshwater fishing. They feature a micro module gear system that creates a smooth retrieve. This allows for a more efficient gear train with less gear feel. These reels also feature SVS Infinity, Shimano's newest brake system technology. This provides easy to manage and consistent spool control and brake force.

Features:
  • X-Ship
  • Shielded S-ARB ball bearings
  • Super Stopper II roller bearing
  • Cross carbon drag washers
  • Escape hatch
  • Cold forged aluminum handle shank
  • Septon grips
  • Recessed reel seat foot
  • Magnesium frame with aluminum side plates
  • G Free-spool III magnesium spool
5 Stars based on 2 reviews
By Craig
Rockford, IL
December 12, 2018
Bright, shining example of exquisite, precision engineering.
If I coulld put only one reel in my boat this'd be it. Use mine for cranking mounted on a St. Croix Legend Glass. Retrieve is so smooth you won't believe. Noticibly lighter than my Calais and Calcutta reels. Dang, Got mine at a closeout sale. Dang they're still pricey. Not a finesse reel but for anything else this reel compares favorably to a Calais or Calcutta.
Pros1. Very, very, very smooth 2. Obvious quality - just reeks of high end engineering 3. Pleasure to use 4. Tough as nails 5. Fairly lightweight 6. Beautiful to look at
Cons1. Very pricey 2. Use this reel and you may not want to use anything else - it will spoil you rotten
By John
Albuquerque,NM
June 27, 2018
Antares Reel Shines Like the Star
Absolutely awesome piece of engineering. Oh, and an awesome casting reel. It’s been almost thirty years since my last Shimano (a Beastmaster V) and I’m finally fishing again. It’s pricey but you get what you pay for so don’t hold back.
ProsEngineering, feel, ease of casting
ConsNone, get the best
4 Questions & 4 Answers
jimmy
from sallisaw ok asked:
January 15, 2018
can u use it for salt water fishing
1 Answers
The Antares is made with a magnesium frame which is highly susceptible to corrosion. This reel is designed for freshwater use only.
Devon
on January 16, 2018

Carlos
from portland asked:
January 23, 2017
I'd like to know where this model is made? japan or other asian country?
1 Answers
The Antares is manufactured in Japan.
Devon
on January 24, 2017

Carlos
from Brasil asked:
January 22, 2017
Thia model is imported from japan, made in japan?
1 Answers
Yes, the Antares is made in Japan.
Devon
on January 24, 2017

Eugene Sherrill
from North Carolina asked:
September 3, 2016
which ones are right hand
1 Answers
The 100 and 100hg are right and the 101 and 101hg are left.
Donald
on September 3, 2016

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