Shimano Stella SW C Spinning Reels
The 2019 Stella SW C Spinning Reels are the latest edition to the legacy of Stella Spinning Reels that have led the fishing world in durability, power and operability.
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The Shimano Stella SW C Spinning Reels are the latest edition to the legacy of Stella Spinning Reels that have led the fishing world in durability, power and operability. Shimano builds on that tradition with cutting edge technologies bringing further unmatched strength, reliability and ease of use to serious saltwater anglers.
Featuring Shimano's signature HAGANE Body, Stella SW C boasts a highly rigid metal construction. This means exceptional impact resistance and less body flex under the pressure of heavy loads, keeping the internal gears and components properly aligned for continued flawless performance. At the heart of the reel, Shimano-proven HAGANE Gears are cold forged for lasting durability and smoothness.
With the introduction of X-Ship in the 2013 Stella SWB, the Stella changed the way anglers look at targeting giant fish on spinning gear. This dual-bearing supported pinion gear system allowed for easier and smoother winding under enormous pressure, allowing anglers to use spinning reels to target bigger fish than ever before. While X-Ship has since become a standard feature among many Shimano reels, the 2019 Stella SW C features Shimano's new Infinity Drive Technology that offers an even further improved winding experience, optimizing winding torque by an additional 26%. SilentDrive further improves smoothness by eliminating worm shaft and drive gear play, along with any sound or clicking from all functional parts.
For even better drag performance, Shimano’s new HeatSink Drag transfers heat away from the spool, reducing spool surface temperature by up to 100 degrees. Stella SW's IPX8 waterproof body along with X-Protect and X-Shield's water resistant construction in the line roller and roller bearing guard your investment against the harsh elements of a saltwater environment so you can fish with confidence.
The Stella SW C is available in 10 different models that offer varying line capacities and gear ratios to cover a wide array of saltwater fishing techniques. The models cover an extremely wide range of sizes, from a 4000 size for inshore use with lighter tackle, all the way up to a powerhouse 30000 size for use with the heaviest of lines for targeting the largest species imaginable. HG or "High Gear" models feature a mid-range gear ratio that offers an ideal balance of speed and power for a number of common techniques, while the PG and XG models are more technique specific. PG or "Power Gear" models feature lower gear ratios to provide increased power and torque for jigging and bottom fishing applications, while XG Models utilize a high gear ratio for faster retrieval rates for casting lures. For 2019, Stella SW C takes another step up in powerful, reliable performance.
- Solid construction
- Completely saltwater safe
- great balance and feel, super smooth
- its not diamond crusted for the price. it is after all only 3 more ball bearings then the twin power for 1/2 price.
- Last long and strong drag ? reliable shimano reel
- Powerful Drag
- It's a Stella
- TD was great to deal with as always
- The one I received was a factory defect.
- Almost perfect spinning reel. Its so worth it!
- No regrets.
- Smooooooooooth soooooo smoooooth
- Once you buy 1 you might get addicted to how nice they are and buy more
The St. Croix Legend Tournament Inshore spinning rod LTIS70MHF will pair nicely with the Shimano Stella SW 5000 spinning reel. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.
The Shimano Stella SW C is an excellent choice for stripers or whatever you are pursuing in the surf. As is has a waterproof body and drag and boosts a solid metal construction for durability. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.
For going after Bluefin Tuna with a Shimano Stella 30000, a couple of rod recommendations would be for popping the OTI-TS27680120 and for jigging the OTI-FB56500S. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.
The Stella 8000 does come with ball handle. As for line capacity (50lb) Power Pro braid:
8000 (265), 10000 (360), 14000 (400). You will get a bit more line using 40lb and Max Quattro. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.
I recetly got a Stella SW 18000 rig with an 80lbs of braided line, and was wondering what type of rod would anyone suggest for either a casting type in shore or jigging method for boat charters.
Thank you, and Stay Fishing.
Which Stella will pair good for St. Croix 9’6 Avid surf MHFast 12-25lb 2-6oz?
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