Shimano NEXC5000HGFE Nexave FE Spinning Reel

Shimano NEXC5000HGFE Nexave FE Spinning Reel

Reg Price $59.99
Our Price $39.99
TD Code
Gear RatioMono/Fluoro
(lb test/yds)
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Drag (lb)
Ball BearingsWeight (oz)Price
193+111.3Reg Price $59.99Our Price $39.99
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 11 reviews
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...
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
By Ryan
Clark, NJ
Haven't used yet but feels great for $50
March 30, 2018
Headline says it all, but spooled it up with 10lb braid for back back bay kayak fluke. Might even take it out front on the kayak and won't feel too bad if I take a tumble in the surf. Feels smooth, plenty of drag, and very light.
6 Questions & 6 Answers
from Birmingham, Alabama asked:
April 23, 2020
Is this safe for saltwater use ?
1 Answer
The Shimano Nexave is made for Saltwater and Freshwater use. 
Submitted by: Sydney on April 25, 2020

from NYC asked:
April 11, 2020
Is the handle reversable?
1 Answer
Yes, the handle is reversible.
Submitted by: Brian on April 13, 2020

from BILLINGS, MT asked:
April 8, 2020
Does this reel have infinite anti-reverse?
1 Answer
Yes, there is not a switch to turn the anti-reverse off. 
Submitted by: Sydney on April 11, 2020

from Long Island asked:
April 6, 2020
Is the knob on the 5000 model same as the 1-3000 series?
1 Answer
3000 and up all have the larger t style handle. 500 and 2500 have the smaller handle as shown
Submitted by: Brian on April 6, 2020

from Long Island asked:
April 6, 2020
Is this saltwater rated. Does it have any seals to prevent corrosion?
1 Answer
Yes, this reel is rated for saltwater use but it does not have any seals. Not meant to be submerged at all.
Submitted by: Brian on April 6, 2020

from Jacksonville, FL asked:
April 3, 2020
What kind of handle is on the 5000? (T-handle or Single Paddle)
1 Answer
The Shimano Nexave FE Spinning reels come with a single paddle handle. 
Submitted by: Sydney on April 7, 2020


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