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Shimano Stella FJ Spinning Reels

Shimano Stella FJ Spinning Reels

$699.99 - $729.99
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Inches Per CrankGear RatioMono/Fluoro
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Max Drag (lb)Ball BearingsWeight (oz)Price
712+16.0$699.99 USD
2012+17.2$699.99 USD
2012+17.4$699.99 USD
-12+1-$709.99 USD
-12+1-$729.99 USD
The all new for 2018 Shimano Stella FJ takes the Shimano spinning reel lineup to new heights, now even smoother, more efficient, and durable than the previous generation, the Stella FI. Featuring Micro Module II, the all new gear design and gear teeth surface provides for amazing smoothness and nearly doubles the strength of Shimano’s already unmatched gear durability. X-Protect also makes this Stella up to 5X more water resistant than its predecessor, which ensures each turn of the handle will feel as good as it did right out of the box for years of trouble free use. Yet another major upgrade is the all new Silent Drive, which eliminates play at the micron level and increases tolerances to a level never seen before in a Stella reel. On top of these three revolutionary upgrades is a long stroke spool and tangle proof rotor design that truly takes the Stella FJ to a new level and sets the benchmark for Shimano spinning reels moving forward.
5 Stars based on 4 reviews
By Richard Black
October 12, 2018
Stella 4000XGFJ
This reel is incredible. After 300 days on the water the reel works and looks like new. Not one issue, Shimano hit a home run on this Stella!
By Jes
June 16, 2018
Love this reel
I have a Stella 5000FJ on a gloomis NRX883S for stripers. Absolutely love it! Cant say enough good about it!
By Jason
Columbia, MO
May 26, 2018
Awesome reel for inshore brutes
I have officially worn this reel in with many hardfighting redfish. This reel is smooth, exactly what you would expect from a high-end Shimano reel. The drag is super smooth, fish after fish. After a week of heavy use kayak fishing in saltwater still as smooth as it was on the first fish. I have it paired with a St. Croix Tournament Legend. I would go with the 2500 over the 3000 if I did it again, but that is down to personal preference. Love this reel!
ProsLightweight, great ergonomics, extremely even drag. Salt resistant.
ConsHigh-end on price point for all spinning reels, as long as it hold up for many years to come should be a good investment.
By c
Upstate New York
April 19, 2018
Should I compare the previous best against THE BEST?????
Should I compare the previous best against THE BEST????? I compared Shimano Stella FI STL4000XGFI and Shimano Stradic FK ST4000XGFK, Now, I will compare Shimano Stella FI STL4000XGFI, Shimano Stradic FK STC3000HGFK, and Shimano Stella FJ STLC3000XGFJ. Yes, I purchased Stella FJ and Stella FI within 2 months, Stella FI made me think the best retrieve feeling, drag noise, and bail flip sound ever but Stella FJ has improved all category and $100 cheaper!!!! I have Stradic FJ 2500, 5000, Stradic FK 1000, 3000, 4000, 5000, Stella FI 4000, and Stella FJ 3000, Stella FJ C3000XG is the best fit for Long Island sound fishing (some says Shimano Stradic FK C5000XG and Stella FJ C5000XG.....), But, light weight reel with max 20lbs drag, continuous 13lbs drag, this is reel is the best of bests.
ProsWorld Best $100 cheaper than Stella FI
12 Questions & 12 Answers
Dick Lehman
from Lake Placid, Fl asked:
September 21, 2018
Does the new stella have an anti-reverse selector lever
1 Answers
It does not come with a anti-reverse switch
on September 21, 2018

Marc Goscin
from Florida asked:
January 28, 2018
Is the reel body made of magnesium like in previous F series or is it aluminum?
1 Answers
The Stella Fj uses the Hagane Body
on January 29, 2018

Tuan Truong
from Oklahoma asked:
November 5, 2018
Are the FJ made in Japan?
1 Answers
Yes, they are made in Japan.
on November 6, 2018

from Arctic asked:
August 29, 2018
Is it a spare spool with this reel??
1 Answers
These do not come with a spare spool.
on August 31, 2018

Kryalan Sundrum
from asked:
April 18, 2018
Do you ship to South Africa ? How much is shipping
1 Answers
We do ship to South Africa. The cost to ship this reel to where your located is $46.29UPS Worldwide Expedited, $48.88US Postal Service Priority Mail International or $59.79UPS Worldwide Express Saver.
on April 19, 2018

Larry Hawkins
from Defiance ohio asked:
March 25, 2018
I just bought the conquest spinning rod 7 foot 6 and I want to put a Stella reel on it what size Stella would you think would be best for it
1 Answers
The Shimano STLC3000XGFJ Stella FJ Spinning Reel would match well with the Conquest 7'6'' spinning rod. The two would balance well and would be a versatile combo for anyone who may use it.
on March 27, 2018

Mark J
from New Jersey asked:
February 8, 2018
What's the major differences between the new Stella FJ and the Stella FI in the 4000 size.
1 Answers
The major difference is the new technology, Micro Module II used in the FJ gears which makes it smoother and more durable. The new Silent drive also is a key ingredient that separates this reel from any other Stella made. The features allows it to increase tolerances never before seen in this series of reels.
on February 9, 2018

from florida asked:
February 6, 2018
What material is the Hagane Body?
1 Answers
on February 13, 2018

from Berwick victoria asked:
January 27, 2018
where is the drag knob?
1 Answers
The drag knob is located at the top of the spool.
on January 27, 2018

from Brick, NJ asked:
January 26, 2018
What model would you suggest for a 9’ St Croix surf rod
1 Answers
The 5000 i would assume without seeing them first hand. We will have better info in regards to the new line Stella reels coming out once they are in stock.
on January 26, 2018

from Brick NJ asked:
January 25, 2018
What model would you suggest for a 9’ St Croix surf rod?
1 Answers
The C5000 size (model number STLC5000XGFJ) would be most suitable for a 9 foot rod.
on January 29, 2018

from Kuwait asked:
January 25, 2018
Hi Is it suitable salt water? Thanks
1 Answers
The Shimano Stella FJ Spinning Reels are going to be suitable for saltwater fishing.
on January 26, 2018


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