Shimano NEX8000FE Nexave FE Spinning Reel

Shimano NEX8000FE Nexave FE Spinning Reel

Reg Price $74.99
Our Price $59.99
TD Code
Gear RatioMono/Fluoro
(lb test/yds)
(lb test/yds)
Drag (lb)
Ball BearingsWeight (oz)Price
183+120.5Reg Price $74.99Our Price $59.99
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 21 reviews
By Wa
Philadelphia, PA
Good reel at the price
November 10, 2020
Good reel
By Guy
October 11, 2020
Working very well 4 me.
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 Randall
Boston, Massachusetts
Good reel for a cheap price of admission but not built to last
September 10, 2020
I have fished this reel in the surf almost every day for the past month and a half. It has the typical shimano qualities and is very smooth. I have lost count on how many stripers I have caught with this reel and it has handled them well. For someone who fishes only a few times a month this is a great reel for the price. If you're a surf rat like me then you need an upgrade in the durability department
ProsGreat price,. Smooth retrieve. Good drag system
ConsNot sealed and not ideal for frequent use in prime surf conditions
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
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.
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 Jeff
Nexave fishing
July 20, 2020
Fished the Chesapeake bay twice this summer with shimano nexave 5000 fe reel performance great both times, I was amazed in the way this reel brings fish to the boat, I fish with double leader hook setup, catching two fish at time, this reel has the power and speed to land fish as well and better than most reels I have used. Highly recommended purchasing this, thanks tackle direct.
ProsReel is power, reel has amazing speed, and is lightweight for its class
ConsNone at all
By leroy b.
my 3rd nexave
July 5, 2020
this is my 3rd nexave and man these reel are good i love how the work great reel to fish with!
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!
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
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
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...
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