Shimano Syncopate FG Spinning Reels

Shimano Syncopate FG Spinning Reels

High End Features and One-Hand Castability

Price: $31.99
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Max DragBearingsGear RatioGrip ShapeWeightPrice
7.0lb45.2:1Paddle7.6$31.99 USD
7.0lb45.2:1T Type9.2$31.99 USD
13.0lb45.1:1T Type12.7$31.99 USD
Make quick, one-handed casts via the Quick-Fire II system, while achieving increased distances with less effort and wind knots because of the Propulsion Line Management System.
  • Propulsion Spool Lip
  • Graphite Frame
  • Graphite Sideplate
  • Graphite Rotor
  • Aluminum Spool
  • Varispeed Oscillation
  • Ported Handle Shank
  • Quick Fire II
  • Dyna-Balance
  • Power Roller II
  • P3
  • Approved for use in Saltwater
4.5 Stars based on 20 reviews
By James
Nice small spinning reel
April 13, 2022
I got used to the quick fire on these reels years ago. Easy to get reset to cast again for a quick return to the water. Use this reel for crappie fishing when they move into shallow water to spawn.
Price for the brand!
February 1, 2022
A great brand product. The quality far outweighs the very cheap price!
By Ray
, Western Massachusetts
Perfect Reel for the OMG Moments!
July 27, 2021
Please allow me to qualify this review. My grandfather some 50 + years ago taught that Murphy's Law was written for fisher people (PC correct?) He always had a second rod & reel rigged and ready to cast the unexpected rise/swim by to the keeper of the day, I cannot count the number of times this practice has saved a day on the water!
The 2500 Syncopate is a solid basic reel, no bells/whistles but it has a terrific feature, the trigger bail, it cuts casting time in half, just when you need that fast cast
  • Trigger bail, reliability.
  • None
By Randy W.
Still one of the best for the money
April 25, 2021
Still an old faithful. Made of good materials had one for 20 years just got 2 more.
By Angel
Doing the job
April 11, 2021
Lite,strong,love the easy bail.handle does reverse a little after you reel.Pretty annoying
By Walter P.
Destrehan, LA
Great product, good seller
February 14, 2021
This is my first order with Tackle Direct. Great experience. Delivery as promised. I own many of the Syncopate reels I ordered. Inexpensive, but long lasting and smooth. I put these on rods I use for speckled trout fishing in SE Louisiana marshes. They perform very well.
  • robust reel for my type of fishing and great value
  • none
By Jason
Absecon, NJ
Quickfire is a fun and useful gimmick
November 12, 2020
Shimano makes the best cheap freshwater reels. I have some that are 20+ years old and still perform beautifully. Don't really see the need for expensive reels to catch 5 lb fish tbh. This is replacing an ancient quickfire model that lost its drag knob somewhere. It's a blessing and a curse that the anti-reverse throws you back to the quickfire position. Just remember to hold on to the handle (which you would be anyway) when setting the hook so it doesn't spin back to fire position.
  • quickfire
  • smooth operator
  • friends think it's silly and might mock you
By Dale
Ozark Mo
Great service
August 27, 2020
The folks at tackle direct are awesome to work with my reel got here faster than expected and the price was right I will order more from them
  • Light weight one hand casting great for kayak fishing
  • None
By Brian
Midcoast Maine
nice reasonably priced compact reel.
May 20, 2020
I had an ultralight Shimano "fastfire"reel many years ago, figured Id give this one a try. not quite as compact as the old one, but very nice for the price range.easily adjustable drag.trigger is very easy to get the hang well spent.
By Dan
Kaukauna Wi
Enter level
August 13, 2019
Only one out of two still working. Not near as good as other of same brand Shamano. Purchased based on others I own
  • For price. Ok
By Jeff
No issues
May 16, 2019
All is good no issues at all. Price is right
By Lee
amagansett, NY
silky smooth
March 7, 2018
very impressed with the construction and smoothness of this reel, particularly for the price! I also love the 1 handed casting feature.
I can't speak to the durability of it- but I have only had good experiences with Shimano in the past...
By David
North Alabama
Can't go wrong with this reel
October 14, 2014
Botught reel for my wife b/c of trigger and self-centering, but I like it too. Withstood a week of surf fishig and great for freshwater bass, small to mid-size stripers, and redfish. Shimano's are smooth. All I buy now. Tackle Direct is great to work with. Great web site and fast delivery.
By Joshua
Colombo, Western Province
August 21, 2014
Finally got the reel today, was impatiently waiting for it and all I can say is that it's absolutely amazing! Solid construction and buttery smooth. Can't wait to use it! Thank you Tackle Direct! :)
  • Buttery Smooth.
  • Solid.
  • Beautiful.
By Jeff
Columbus Oh
Fast and easy!
June 2, 2014
I just bought this reel for shooting docks for Crappies. It allows me to get off many cast quickly
  • Trigger system
  • None
8 Questions & 8 Answers
from Brandon, FL asked:
November 28, 2018
How do you install handle onto the real?
1 Answer
Push in the end and spin the handle as you were reeling
Submitted by: Bernie on November 29, 2018

from Central Pennsylvania asked:
November 26, 2018
Looking to buy this as a gift for a 16 year old grandson who fishes in the local creeks and occasionally in a pond. Can you give some advice on which size to get that will best fit his fishing in the creeks?
1 Answer
The 2500 model would be the perfect size
Submitted by: Bernie on November 26, 2018

from Staten Island NY asked:
June 8, 2021
Is this reel good to use in salt water? I so a response from Q&A   that is NOT  for salt water but in your specifications says other wise
1 Answer
This reel is approved for salt water use, however; this reel is not sealed so be careful to not drop this in sand etc. After each salt water outing you will want to rinse this reel down with some tap water to ensure it stays smooth and operational. 
Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 8, 2021

from columbus ha asked:
September 23, 2015
Retrieve rate Syncropate 2000
1 Answer
The 2500 is 29"
Submitted by: David on September 24, 2015

from columbus ha asked:
September 23, 2015
Retrieve rate
1 Answer
For which model? The 1000 is 25", the 2500 is 29", and the 4000 is 32".
Submitted by: David on September 24, 2015

from Dubai asked:
September 27, 2014
Is this a salt water reel??
1 Answer
Hello Raj! This particular reel is designed for use in fresh water. Shimano makes many reels in this price range that are salt water. Please feel free to contact us if you have any more questions!
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 27, 2014

from kingston,ontario asked:
July 27, 2012
how much is this reel
1 Answer
The reel is $29.99
Submitted by: Customer Service on July 27, 2012

from NYC asked:
July 11, 2012
Is syncopate comes with extra spool
1 Answer
This reel does not come with a spare spool
Submitted by: Customer Service on July 12, 2012


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