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Shimano ST4000XGFK Stradic FK Spinning Reel

Shimano ST4000XGFK Stradic FK Spinning Reel

Reg Price $209.99
Our Price $154.99

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Per
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Gear RatioMono
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PowerPro
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ST4000XGFK
SHM-3017
396.2:18/240
10/200
12/160
15/280
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6+19.920Reg Price $209.99Our Price $154.99

The Shimano Stradic FK Spinning Reels were designed with technical inshore anglers in mind, who demand toughness and durability in their spinning reels. Building upon the revolutionary series of spinning reels that inshore and freshwater anglers alike have come to love with the Stradic series of spinning reels, the FK leverages Hagane gearing and body for the ultimate cranking power and unmatched rigidity on top of other top Shimano technologies such as X-Ship. Whether you are targeting striped bass in the northeast or redfish, speckled trout, snook and more in the southeast, you will find the perfectly sized Stradic FK Spinning Reel to match your application.



Shimano Technology Found In Shimano Stradic FK Spinning Reels :
  • 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.
  • Hagane Body - A reel body with high rigidity, which virtually eliminates body flexing due to it’s stiffness and impact resistance. The result? An angler’s actions are more efficiently transformed into cranking power. It’s efficiency through strength.
  • 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.
  • S A-RB Bearings - These bearings undergo the same anti-corrosion process as Shimano’s A-RB Bearings, with the addition of shields on both sides of the bearings to reduce the possibility of salt, dirt, or other foreign objects inhibiting the bearing’s rotation.
  • Aero Wrap II - Utilizing a patented worm gear design, this two-speed oscillation system lays the line onto the spool in a X pattern that reduces line-on-line friction and helps to increase casting distance.
  • Aluminum Cold Forged Spool - Provides increased strength and durability over diecast aluminum or graphite spools.
  • Propulsion Line Management System - The most obvious component of this system is the Propulsion spool lip design, which has been proven through tens of thousands of casting tests and computer simulations to provide longer casts while preventing backlashes and wind knots.
  • Super Stopper - Super Stopper II 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.


Hagane Body: Metal reel body with high rigidity. The body stiffness and resistance virtually eliminates body flexing. The result transforms your actions directly into cranking power.
X-Ship: Provides greater power transmission efficiency through the use of large precision cut gears with increased bearing support
Aero Wrap II: is a worm gear oscillation system with specially designed pitch to create optimal oscillation speeds. This provides great uniform line lay to reduce loss of energy during the cast shape and thickness of the aluminum rotor creates high rigidity that results in more fish fihgting power. Increased mass of this rotor generates more inertia resulting in easier fishing of heavy jigs and high resistance lures
5 Stars based on 78 reviews
By Lester
Allentown, PA
Bulletproof
July 14, 2019
They've been around for a while for a reason. Because they are awesome. Been using them for years. This year caught my biggest fish to date with a Stradic, a 47 lb striper. Super light and super powerful. Awesome reels
ProsSuper light, smooth drag ,powerful, power handle on the 5000's is really nice
ConsWish the 4000's would come with the power handle also or at least a smaller version of the 5000 power handle.
By Ken M.
Mays Landing, NJ
Great reel in a small package
July 13, 2019
Very smooth and great drag.
The larger handle fits great in my hand and is solid reeling in flounder even in deep water
ConsSo far none to report
By Jesse B.
Tifton, GA
Awesome Reels!
July 13, 2019
These reels are Awesome! I have 5 of these now and they are extremely smooth and have a ton of power! Highly Recommend
By RWB
Georgia
Great Reel
July 12, 2019
The Stradic reels are the best reel for the money. They are very durable and stand up to salt water.
By Steve
Stow,Ohio
BEST ONE YET
July 12, 2019
I have several Shimano spinning reels.This is the smoothest and overall best one.Highly recommended.TACKLE DIRECT made it a great buy,lowest price and quick delivery.


By LDS
NJ and Florida
Strong and smooth
July 12, 2019
I bought the FK 5000 because I love my FK4000, but wanted more line capacity and the bigger handle. It pairs nicely with the TFO 9' surf rod. Quality all the way.
Prossmooth operation, large handle is very comfortable.
Consnone
By Matt
Burlington, Ma.
nice smooth reel great value
July 11, 2019
Purchased do to cost and brothers recommendation
By Brandon
Roseville, CA
My second Stradic and Love it
July 10, 2019
I have the Ci 4+ when they first came out, and this is my second spinning reel purchase and have no regrets. Smooth drag, handles like a dream. Can't wait to get the FL in 3000 size!
ProsSmooth, handles flouro like a dream
ConsNone so far
By Seachaser
Atlanta
Smooth
July 10, 2019
Just received my reel and I’m very happy to have it. This is the first 2500 series I have owned but my 6th Stradic reel buy far the best reel for the money I have ever owned. Thanks for the great service you guys always provide.
By john
New Jersey
A Fantastic REEL!!!!!
July 10, 2019
Paired with a custom Bogan rod, Couldn't ask for anything more.
By Jian
Winchester, MA
Nice reel
July 10, 2019
It's so light, even lighter than other 4000 brands. The knob is big and easy to reel, casts far. So far so good.
By Bill
Mass
Nice and smooth
July 10, 2019
Reliable
By klampson
Carpinteria, CA
Great lightweight Reel
July 9, 2019
Super smooth, and nice drag. Spooled the reel up with 30lb braid to toss small bucktails and jigs.
By Jeff G.
Southeast Massachusetts
Smooth as silk
July 9, 2019
This is the perfect reel for a medium to medium light set up. I paired it with an 8’ St. Croix medium light rod and can cast a soft plastic 100+ Feet; no problem. Super smooth drag. Took a 42 inch 25 lb striped bass my first morning with this reel.
By David
Manhattan Beach, CA
5000 Stradic
July 8, 2019
Excellent reel! Plenty of line capacity, smooth drag, lightweight and powerful. Bought a 4000 and 5000 FK and love em!
3 Questions & 3 Answers
Ron Johnson
from San Antonio, Texas asked:
June 17, 2019
Does this reel come with an extra spool, to allow me to switch from monofilament to braid, or to change out if I get spooled?   If it does not come with an extra spool, where can I order a spool and how much does a spool cost?  
1 Answer
The reel does not come with a extra spool but can be purchased off Ebay or Amazon. 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on June 26, 2019

Chris G.
from Miami, FL asked:
January 9, 2019
Can I pair this up with a Shimano Talavera Inshore 7'6"? Should I upsize to the 5000? Combo will mostly be used for pier/bridge fishing, light inshore targeting mangrove/mutton snapper, grouper, snook, etc.
1 Answer
The 4000 or 5000 will both work for the Talavera Inshore
Submitted by: Bernie on January 10, 2019

apaiothman
from kuantan asked:
March 27, 2017
saltwater approve?
1 Answer
The Shimano ST4000XGFK Stradic FK Spinning Reel is saltwater approved. You can definitely use this reel for inshore saltwater fishing. Thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
Submitted by: Donald on March 28, 2017

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