Shimano NEX2500HGFEC Nexave FE Spinning Reel - Clam Pack

Shimano NEX2500HGFEC Nexave FE Spinning Reel - Clam Pack

Price: $49.99
Model
TD Code
Inches
Per
Crank
Gear RatioMono/Fluoro
Line
Capacity
(lb test/yds)
PowerPro
Line
Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Max
Drag (lb)
Ball BearingsWeight (oz)Price
NEX2500HGFEC
SHM-3486
356.2:16/200
8/140
10/120
10/150
15/145
30/100
93+19$49.99 USD
The all new Nexave Spinning Reel from Shimano offers a sleek new body design, improved cosmetics, higher max drag settings, and all of this at a reduced weight. The Nexave reels also feature Propulsion Line Management, allowing anglers increased casting distance with less line lay issues when using today’s latest braided Spectra lines. With sizes ranging from the 1000 up to the 5000, the Nexave lineup of spinning reels offers versatility for most freshwater and even some lightweight inshore saltwater techniques and species at an extremely affordable price point.
4.5 Stars based on 16 reviews
By lostatsurf
Clovis, CA
1000 great reel for pan fish
October 4, 2020
Paired the 1000 with a Fenwick HMX LMF and its performs great for crappies and other panfish.
ProsQuality Price
By Eric S.
Ocean Isle Beach
I own the 2500 and I love the design
September 10, 2020
First week out surf fishing I shot the bearings.

More bearings are on the way from third party.

The 2500 I own I use primarily for the waterway and it takes a dip and it hasn’t given me a problem.

Surf fishing is just rough on reels and bearings are not cheap.

I love these reels.
ProsLightweight and affordable
ConsDid not meet expectations for a week of heavy surf fishing. Don?t give it a beating
By Jason
Chestnut Neck, NJ
Great spinner for inshore fluking
September 1, 2020
Couldn't resist picking this Shimano reel up for some inshore reef fluking
ProsShimano quality at an affordable price with a smooth action and great drag
ConsLine capacity could be a bit more but isn't a deal breaker for inshore action
By Jim
Massachusetts
Nexave reel
August 8, 2020
Nexave reel is a real wonder
Nexave, WOW, this is a very smooth reel in the similar style of the Stradic family. Very easy to cast and retrieve.I would recommend this reel to anyone ...
Shimano reel is never fail on me in the last 20 years.
By breachway d.
R.I.
Champagne@beer price
July 28, 2020
Outfitted grandson for hybrid fresh/salt water. Perfect size, smooth, quiet, Shimano quality. Recommended to a friend with 3 kids. He bought 3 paired with the 7 ft. lite-medium Shimano rod that T.D. had for an INCREDIBLE $12.99. 3 kids outfitted NICELY, for $160.00.
ProsQuality without headaches at awesome price
ConsCant think of one
By Bacil S.
Keota, Oklahoma.
Excellent product
June 13, 2020
I attached this reel to my new 10' catfish rod and I love the performance of both!
ConsThe only negative at this point is it doesn't hold as much line as I would like but still great performance
By Jason
Middletown, DE
Best Reel I Own
June 5, 2020
I have 6 of these reels and love them. They are light and have plenty of drag to pull in the big ones. At $40 its a deal!
By ETA
DFW, TX
Shimano Smooth
May 31, 2020
I have never gone wrong with a Shimano product. Smooth as silk, as always! Would buy again, especially at the offer Tackle Direct offered!
By Bird
De
Love it
May 23, 2020
Great buy for the price. Smooth. Great for any offer all fishing adventures. I bought 2 so far
ProsGreat bang for the buck
By ANGEL
In the middle of the Caribbean.
Good reel
May 16, 2020
It's a very good reel in the price range of $39.99. This reel have a 19lbs of drag, very good for fishing in the mangrove areas, at short distance.
But you need to understand that is a compact reel concept.
In the range of the Daiwa Regal 3500 5iA.
ProsPrice, good drag and legendary Shimano quality.
ConsNothing at thisc momment. It's a brand new toy...
By Leroy
S.chesterfield, Virginia
Really good reel
May 14, 2020
its really is a nice reel its really not heavy at all i have it paired with a tsunami 6.6 med rod good combo ?
By tim f.
new york
very nice reel for the price
May 14, 2020
very nice reel for the price
By Gusny
Mineola, NY
Feels like every Shimano-smooooth
April 15, 2020
This reel is awesome at $40 price point. It has plenty of drag and feels rugged. Plan on using from shore for spring striper and Summer fluke fishing. Light enough to use all day without getting fatigued.
ProsLight,rugged, nice drag and clicker, holds a good amount of one.
ConsNon yet. Time will tell if it will hold up.
By Ruben
Jacksonville, FL
Nice reel for the sale price
April 11, 2020
It’s a nice reel. Please keep in mind that it is is compact reel. It’s a 5000 but it’s about the same size as my penn battle 4000. Smooth drag feels solid. Caught some nice fish today with it.
ProsSale price, looks, and smooth drag.
ConsNone yet.
By ChuckD
Clayton, NC
Cast Far!
April 2, 2020
Great reel, light for a 5k, Propulsion Line Management is great and 19 lbs if drag will give you all the help needed to haul them in
ProsLight for 5k reel, price (especially on sale!
ConsLine capacity could be better
1 Question & 1 Answer
Larry
from MA asked:
May 13, 2018
I would like to order 2 of these reals how long would it take for me to receive them Thanks
1 Answers
With economy shipping you would be looking at around 3-4 days.
Ricky
on May 14, 2018

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