Shimano Chronarch G Baitcasting Reels

Shimano Chronarch G Baitcasting Reels

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118+16.5$289.99 USD
118+16.5$289.99 USD
108+16.7$289.99 USD
Shimano Chronarch G Baitcasting Reels are made with advanced technology and offer top performance for saltwater anglers. It's made with Shimano's MicroModule gearing for more efficient gear train and smoother feel. Perfect for light inshore fishing, especially wade fishing. Great for speckled trout, redfish, and flounder species.
5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By Justin
July 8, 2021
I can’t say enough about how great this reel is. While I love the Curados and Scorpions, IMO this thing just outperforms them.
  • Quality build
  • Very smooth retrieve
  • Exceptional casting distance
  • Fair priced.
By Kenny L.
Upper TX Coast
One of My Favorite Reels !
October 17, 2020
My 151 is the reel on my go-to rig for throwing super-light 1/8oz and 1/16oz crab and shrimp imitation lures when i'm chasing after Reds or Flounder. Being so small, it's super lightweight, and it just disappears into the palm of my hand And, with a retrieve that is like spinning glass, it's effortless to cast all morning long.
By Brian
Palacios, Texas
Awesome reel
May 4, 2020
Have been using Chronarch's for the past 10 years and the CH 150 is as smooth and easy casting as a reel can get. Is worth the extra $$ to go a notch up from the other Shimano reels. But these are great reels too!
  • Smooth casting, if set properly essentially no way to backlash
  • none really
By Steve
Edinburg , tx
Wade fisherman’s dream
March 5, 2020
Great reel and build. Nice tolerances and performances and won’t dissolve like the magnesium framed reels. Smooth drag and ergonomics are perfect, disappears in the hand
  • Light made for saltwater
  • None
By Jackson
Excellent Reel
December 15, 2019
I use it for for plastics with a 1/8 to 1/4 jig head. Casts well and handles fish well. Best iteration of the Chronarch since the 100B.
By Dean
Pequea, PA
Easy casting
June 3, 2019
I have fished spinning tackle almost exclusively. I wanted to give baitcasters a try, and wanted something to stand up to saltwater. This is it. Smooth drag and casts easily.
  • Quality reel.
  • Smooth drag
  • Easy casting
  • None
By william
New Jersey
Shimano always made good freshwater gear
April 4, 2019

Way back 30 years ago plus and when I was younger my family lived a considerable amount further away from my fathers boat in Atlantic Highlands than i do today, so freshwater fishing was my main way of fishing, and my shimano was my go to company. Still have some of my old reels in the garage that still work smooth till this day that are older than my son and daughter.

By Glen
Oakland, CA
Great inshore reel
February 16, 2018
Holding up good so far for inshore fishing.
6 Questions & 6 Answers
from Houston, Texas asked:
December 20, 2018
Does this reel say Japan at the bottom? Or Malaysia like most other Shimano reels.
1 Answer
The box says Japan at the bottom.
Submitted by: Bernie on December 21, 2018

from Washington asked:
October 25, 2018
Why don't you guys write right or left hand retrieve under specifications or description?
1 Answer
The 150's are right handed while the 151's are left handed this is the way shimano list which side the retrieve is on.
Submitted by: Bernie on October 26, 2018

from Brownsville, Texas asked:
September 3, 2018
Which reel is better overall for inshore, this one or the Shimano Tranx 200 ?
1 Answer
The tranx 200 is going to give you a better line capacity and a slightly stronger drag.
Submitted by: Bernie on September 3, 2018

Chuck Vinson
from DC asked:
August 1, 2018
Which model number is left hand retrieve ?
1 Answer
Submitted by: Bernie on August 1, 2018

from Hertford NC asked:
June 21, 2022
How does this reel compare with the tranx 150? Trying to gain some insight on which would perform better for casting lighter presentations.
1 Answer
Hi Greg, From the specs, they are very similar reels with the Tranx 150 offering a little more drag than the Chronarch G in the same size reel with offerings of a lower gear option. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with!
Submitted by: Huy - TackleDirect Customer Service on June 23, 2022

from Sylva,NC asked:
May 28, 2019
What is the body and side plate made out of
1 Answer

ci4 material

Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on May 29, 2019


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