Shimano Caius Baitcasting Reels

Shimano Caius Baitcasting Reels

Price: $79.00
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RetrieveGear RatioLine Retrieve Per CrankMono Line CapacityBraided Line CapacityBearingsMax DragWeightPrice
Right Hand7.2:130in10lb/120yds
3+111lb7.4oz$79.00 USD
Left Hand7.2:130in10lb/120yds
3+111lb7.4oz$79.00 USD
Redesigned for 2019, the Shimano Caius Baitcasting Reels are perfect for beginners or budget minded anglers. Compact and versatile, the Caius adeptly casts lures in a wide range of sizes and excels at throwing lightweight presentations thanks to Shimano's Super Free Spool and Variable Braking System (VBS) technologies. VBS Braking uses centrifugal force rather than magnets to aid in controlling the cast, resulting enhanced spool control and fewer backlashes. This braking system features internal adjustment points as well as an external dial for fine tuning your casts on the fly.
4.5 Stars based on 3 reviews
By nimrodd
Cape Cod, MA
Great reel for the money
March 13, 2021
I'm primary a salt water angler but wanted to try out a bait-casting reel without spending too much money. I love shimano so settled on this reel. At first, there was a little bit of a learning curve to get it dialed in but after a few days of fishing I've grown to really like this reel. I've landed some monster carp (20+ lbs) and it handled flawlessly, especially the drag. It has also performed great for bass fishing, fishing mostly senko's and top water frogs.

I've enjoyed this reel so much, I'm upgrading to a higher-end Shimano. I can't fish freshwater with my spinning reels anymore.
ProsOnce you get it dialed in, it is a great reel for the money.
ConsIt takes some adjustment for each lure weight and is pretty finicky. You'll get some rats-nests while you figure it out.
By Kenny
Harwood, Maryland
really good loaner lol
July 13, 2020
I bought this for travel as I didn't want to risk losing a expensive reel. The reel had performed excellently when I went down for some bass in kissimmee. Once got back home this was my loaner reel but it has held up very long
By Mike F.
So far so good
April 29, 2017
Very nice for the price point. No issues so far.
4 Questions & 4 Answers
Nicholas Smith
from Oslo, Norway asked:
September 22, 2019
Is the braking system basically svs infinity?
1 Answer
This reel uses a vbs braking system 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on September 26, 2019

from Qatar asked:
June 30, 2019

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1 Answer
The only differene between the two is one is left hand the other is right handed 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on July 1, 2019

from Michigan asked:
November 5, 2020
Does thIs reel have a aluminum frame? 
1 Answer
Yes this is an aluminum body frame
Submitted by: Alex T on November 6, 2020

Sam Radke
from Charlotte, NC asked:
December 4, 2017
Is this a saltwater reel
1 Answer
Yes, the Shimano Caius reels can be used in saltwater!
Submitted by: Brianna on December 5, 2017


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