Shimano NASC3000HGFB NASCI Spinning Reel

Shimano NASC3000HGFB NASCI Spinning Reel

Price: $109.99
TD Code
Inches Per CrankGear RatioMono/Fluoro
Capacity (lb test/yds)
PowerPro Line Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Max Drag (lb)Ball BearingsWeight (oz)Price
204+18.8$109.99 USD

Offering some of Shimano’s flagship technologies and uncompromising quality in a package that even the budget-minded angler can enjoy, the Shimano Nasci is an exciting new reel that both freshwater and saltwater anglers can make use of. Featuring Shimano’s HGN Gearing, the Shimano Nasci offers long-term gear durability not normally associated with spinning reels in it’s class. X-Ship technology is also employed in the Nasci. X-Ship makes use of a dual bearing-supported pinion gear that keeps precise alignment with the drive gear leading to a more connected feel under heavy loads, less friction between the spool shaft and gear, and years of dependable operation and performance.

Adding to the list of features is one rarely seen in a reel of this class. CoreProtect protects three critical areas of the Shimano Nasci - the roller clutch, the body, and the line roller from water intrusion. Couple this with the use of Hagane Gear which uses state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to produce an incredible durable gear system and you have a spinning reel that can take whatever you throw at it and continue to perform, all without breaking the bank.

Shimano Technology Found In Nasci Reels :
  • CoreProtect - The concept of CoreProtect is simple – to provide exceptional water resistance without creating any additional rotational resistance on the retrieve. The reel is treated at key areas such as the roller clutch, body, and line roller to resist water intrusion.
  • G-Free Body - G-Free Body technology enables the reel’s center of gravity to be moved closer to the center of the reel seat, and therefore the anglers hand position. This shift in weight and balance helps to reduce fatigue and enhance casting comfort.
  • Hagane Gear - Boasting amazing strength and durability, Hagane Gear is a process in which the gearing is calculated in minute detail and cold forged instead of being cut. This application of state-of-the-art technologies gives the angler reel smoothness from the first use through years of enjoyment.
  • Super Stopper - Super Stopper anti-reverse uses a one-way stainless steel roller bearing to eliminate back-play in the reel and provide the angler with instant power when setting the hook.
  • X-Ship - By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with bearings, the pinion gear remains in precise alignment with the drive gear and stays in the same position under even the heaviest of loads. This eliminates friction between the spool shaft and gear which translates to better casting performance and increased gear durability.
4.5 Stars based on 39 reviews
By Johnny
Eden, MD
nasci 3000
August 4, 2022
great little reel, smooth and priced right. hard to go wrong here!
By ChuckD
Clayton, NC
Great little reel
February 19, 2022
For what I use it for, inshore on a M-ML 7’6” rod, it balanced well, has adequate line capacity and enough drag at 20lbs
  • Price, lightweight, nice gold color to match a battalion II inshore
  • None really unless you just had your twinpower in your hands
By ChuckD
Clayton, NC
Light and priced right
February 19, 2022
This reel isstill light but doesn’t have the refinement of its more expensive siblings. It feels like a Shimano, but more plastic, has a thru handle and more rotor flex. I have the 3k size and it’s fine for what I use it for. It’s not a twinpower but still at a great entry giving you salt water use over an entry Sahara
  • Light and price is nice
  • Not as sophisticated as Twinpower or Vanford if you have been spoiled on those
By Frank D.
Super Reel
August 2, 2021
Great light weight reel, but can handle decent size Striped Bass, Tough and rugged for a small reel. Great smooth drag system and spool handles ample 150 yds of 20lb test braid
By Anonymous
New York
July 5, 2021
Smooth and can take a beating
By Jonathan
Mobile, AL
Smooth as butter
June 25, 2021
Love this reel with my Glooms rods. I've got 4 NASCI reels
  • price is very good for quality
By James B.
342 East Clarion Drive Carson Ava
Shimano Nasci
May 8, 2021
I really like this vey nice Shimano Nasci 5000 model spinning reel I use it for in shore fishing
By Bob
International falls mn
Great reel
April 27, 2021
Smooth , tough, long casting, Shimano reliable. I use it for Northern Pike. Never failed me.
By Jim W.
Washington State
Shimano Nasci 1000FB is very nice reel
February 21, 2021
Great reel for the price. Versatile, sturdy, smooth, and casts very well. Has CoreProtect and X-Ship which is great at this price point. Purchased a couple for 10 and 14 year-old grandkids.
  • - CoreProtect for brackish water
  • - Smooth cast & retrieve
  • - Sturdy with X-Ship dual bearings
  • - Smooth drag
  • None
By ben
cant go wrong
December 29, 2020
smooth, lightweight, and will hold up to the salt
By Sebastian
Naples, FL
December 15, 2020
this reel hasn't failed me yet with the beating I've put on it
By David
Mesa, AZ
As smooth as my Stradic for less than ? the price
December 12, 2020
Very smooth reel, not as sealed as my stradic FL, but just as smooth. I am freshwater and the 3000 size is perfect. From trout to medium catfish, this reel has served me well. Save about $30 and get the Sahara, they are the same, but the sahara isn't sealed, but gearing and all is exactly the same.
  • Light, long casting, smooth, semi-sealed.
  • Should have saved my money on the Stradic FL, and got 2 more of these...
By Dhardy
Milford. NJ
Sloppy and heavy
November 11, 2020
First I'm a Shimano fan. However after one year of light use this reel is very sloppy. Would say this reel is good for a backup reel or bait fishing. Not for regular use for tubes, ned or other lures.
  • Inexpensive ,
  • Sloppy with a lot of play
  • Heavy
By jon
eastern shore, md
Very Surprised
October 6, 2020
Need a back up light tackle reel for trout, rock, and reds. This thing is smooth and better than I would have thought.
  • price, quality
By Owen
East Falmouth, MA
Hard to beat for the money
September 22, 2020
Overall pleased with this reel. Shimano reels can get super pricey but the Nasci is a good value. I got the 4000 size to use for inshore saltwater fishing and so far I love it. Good line capacity and a solid drag if you happen to hook a bigger fish. Using on an 8’6 ultralight surf rod at the moment.
1 Question & 1 Answer
from fla asked:
March 5, 2019
What year manufactured?
1 Answer
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 7, 2019


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