Shimano NEXC5000HGFEC Nexave FE Spinning Reel

Shimano NEXC5000HGFEC Nexave FE Spinning Reel

Price: $59.99
TD Code
Gear RatioMono/Fluoro
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Ball BearingsWeight (oz)Price
193+111.3$59.99 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 26 reviews
By Jeth
Long Beach, California
Fast Delivery! Quality Products!
May 2, 2021
Arrived brand new! Well package. Just As I expect for the Shimano product.well built and functions for its purpose..Fishing most of it at redondo pier.
By Ross
Jacksonville FL
Nice inshore reel
April 13, 2021
Great for the price.I purchased this reel to use as an inshore reel and one that I could also use as a backup for freshwater. The reel is great. It casts smooth and I like the drag. Though the reel handle seems small for a 2500.
By Asher
Nixa, missouri
Great reel for the price
March 23, 2021
I have this reel on all my finesse rods including my shimano sellus.
Thanks Shimano!!
Proslight weight, great drag for larger fish, fits well in my hand, looks really good, reels smooth
By Jorge
Miami, FL
Budget Reel
March 17, 2021
This reel is nice if you are on a budget. Very smooth and so far so good. Too early to say how long will it last but so far im very pleased with this reel
ProsPrice Quality
By Will
West Coast
Solid, smooth performer
February 2, 2021
Got this reel as a backup to my Spheros 8000. Very smooth operation with plenty of cranking power due to its low gear ratio and trademark Shimano gears. A great purchase for $59.99!
ProsVery solid feeling
ConsSome handle play (minimal)
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!
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