Shimano METDC101HG Metanium DC Low Profile Baitcasting Reel

Shimano METDC101HG Metanium DC Low Profile Baitcasting Reel

Price: $499.99
Model
TD Code
Inches Per CrankGear RatioMono Line Capacity
(lb test/yds)
PowerPro Line Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Max Drag
(lb)
Ball BearingsWeight
(oz)
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METDC101HG
SHM-3530
317.4:110/110
12/90
14/75
20/120
30/110
40/85
119+16.9Left$499.99 USD
The Shimano Metanium DC Low Profile Baitcasting Reel offers anglers lightweight and versatile performance. This baitcasting reel features Shimano’s flagship DC braking technology. This braking technology allows for the ability to fine tune to best match line type and conditions, paramount casting distances can be achieved. The I-DC5 Braking allows anglers to select their line type on the inside of the reel, as well as an external dial to select brake force.

Line Type: External Dial:
PE = Braided Line 1-4 = Brake Strength
N= Monofilament Line A = Intelligent Auto Mode
F= Fluorocarbon Line  
5 Stars based on 7 reviews
By Devin D.
Michigan
Bernie from Tackle Direct “ sales associate”
June 28, 2021
My name is Devin and I just purchased the metanium dc, I’m not to crazy about ordering things online so I called and ordered over the phone, usually the sales associates are not the easiest to deal with and often time rude, but this this guy was great he answered all my questions and I have never had a better sales associate assist me, his name is BERNIE and this guy deserves a raise, no matter how the reel performs from now on I will only shop here just because of the great experience I have had, the little things like this makes a huge difference to some people if you are looking to buy any fishing gear from here call them and if you’re lucky enough to get Bernie he will take care of you I guarantee it, this world needs more people like him!
Pros
  • All my shimano reels have performed flawlessly
Cons
  • Price but you get what you pay for
By Tony
Huntington Beach, CA
Fantastic Reel
January 21, 2020
I am very pleased with the performance of this reel. I also have a non-DC version of the metanium. I have found the DC to better handle the into the wind casts without backlash.
By Old g.
Santa Rosa, CA
Worth the price to me
December 20, 2019
If you can manage the cost you won’t regret the purchase. Sweetest casting/ flipping reel I have. Adjust for bombing cast or light flipping. This reel does it all for me. I’ve never had a reel able to cast 30# braid into the wind with light baits and not have backlashes. I will be saving for another!
Pros
  • All the above
Cons
  • I can?t afford 5.
By Brandon
Sacramento, CA
Def not for all but best high end reel!
June 19, 2019
For years I wanted the 2015 DC JDM version, but finally they released here in the states. Great awesome and fun to fish with. High Quality components, and really easy to cast with either braid, fluorocarbon or mono. Can't say how smooth it is. Comparatively Ferrari and BMW when compared with the Curado DC.
Pros
  • All PROS
Cons
  • 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 Sherman
Converse, TX
I have purchased many casting reels previously. This one tops them all.
February 17, 2019
I have purchased many casting reels previously. This one tops them all.
By Omeridian
Los Angeles
Great reel. Super smooth and small profile.
October 1, 2018
Great reel for those just starting and for those yet to master a perfect cast without makeup a nest. The reel is really smooth, low profile and packed with the latest tech.
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