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Shimano Ultegra CI4 Plus Spinning Reels

Shimano Ultegra CI4 Plus Spinning Reels

$319.99 - $339.99
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Model
TD Code
Inches
Per
Crank
Gear RatioMono/Fluoro
Line
Capacity (lb test/yds)
PowerPro
Line
Capacity (lb test/yds)
Max Drag
(lb)
Ball BearingsWeight
(oz)
Price
ULTCI45500XTC
SHM-3504
415.3:110/425
12/315
16/230
30/360
40/270
50/220
335+115.5$319.99 USD
ULTCI414000XTC
SHM-3505
414.3:112/600
16/440
20/330
40/550
50/460
65/335
445+119$339.99 USD
The new Shimano Ultegra Ci4+ long cast surf reels combines all of the latest Shimano technologies to provide the ultimate long distance surf casting performance. Combining Ci4+ construction, X-Protect water resistance, and Hagane gearing provides surf fisherman with a highly rigid and durable option in the most unforgiving environments. With two sizes available in the new Ultegra Ci4+ long cast surf spinning reels, you will be hard pressed to find another spinning reel capable of providing further casts to get to the fish. The 14000 size also features Super Slow 5 Oscillation, creating a near perfect line lay and allows the line to fly off the spool effortlessly on your casts, which greatly maximizes the reel’s casting distance to the next level. Both sizes come with two spools to allow for quick changing of line type in order to adapt to different conditions, techniques, and locations.
5 Stars based on 5 reviews
By Jessie
nj
October 30, 2018
I think I just fell in love with another Shimano
I only use Penns for my spinners, but I can't say this is not a nice looking reel with good specs. Just today I went to a local vendor to look at both the ultegra and the TranX after seeing them here. Nice and smooth action on both and they are both great looking. Have to decide between these two reels or another Avet or my girl might shoot me for having too many already.
By the_real_bwallenius
bwalleniusstorm@yahoo.com
May 5, 2018
THE ONLY THING BETTER THAN ONE IS TWO !!!
Awesome Reel !!!! I am a loyal person and want to personally thank John Vaughn and Jay Caldwell and the team at Tackle Direct for years of amazing service. I bought one of these reels to pair on a St Croix Legend 11 ft Surf Rod for the striper run in the Potomac this year. First of all it comes to my house the next day and I immediately hit the river. Man does this setup fly !!!!!! People were literally stopping what they were doing to watch me cast. Using a 3oz buck tail or 4oz spoon I was instantly amazed !!! Used it with a 5 oz sinker and blood worms and I was able to get it 3x further than the fisherman around me. I was so impressed I ordered another Shimano Ultegra CI4 5500 and St Croix Legend Rod the next day !!!! I have around 60 Shimano reels and am usually a bait caster guy but this instantly has become one of the smoothest, farthest casting, as well as sensitive combos I have ever fished with. And paired together just looks so sexy !!!! #tackledirect #shimano
By SaltyMike1
Panama City Beach, Florida
April 27, 2018
Casts a mile, holds up to salty surf, strong as hell....what more could you want?
Well, frankly, I wish I could give it 4.5 stars because a surf reel with 44 pounds of drag, where folks might be targeting big bull reds, sharks, stripers, etc. . . . it really ought to have a better handle option. Don't get me wrong - the handle is totally strong. Not flimsy at all. But I do prefer the more grabby egg-shaped that come on the Stradic 8000s for example. Paired with a 12' Shimano Tiralejo, I can easily hit the second gut. With some practice, I have no doubt I'll be able to cast 4 oz 150 yards. Shimano's usual peerless fit and finish, excellent engineering, and you have a winner. If you'd been thinking about the Saragosa due to its sealed body and strength, take a look at this if you're mostly into surf fishing. I'm saving for another.
ProsCasts a mile, lightweight, smooth as butter, 44 pound drag, smooth drag, sealed,
ConsDon't like the T-handle on a reel built for busting big surf fish.
By Julio
Doral, Florida
April 9, 2018
Excellent reel for shore casting
Excellent reel for shore casting. Lightweight, rigid and I love the Insta-drag It does cast far. I will buy the bigger model in the near future.
By Biggs
Brooklyn , New York
March 27, 2018
Shimano Smooth
Ultegra 14000 a very smooth lightweight reel. So far I have taken it out several times just casting . IT does cast far but as with any other reel its only as good as your skill. With that said casting is effortless and the retrieve is very smooth. I really like the feel of this reel just waiting to give it the real test with a striper or blue on .
ProsSmooth lightweight.
ConsNone so far .
11 Questions & 11 Answers
Bill
from Jersey shore asked:
November 11, 2018
I see recommendations to use a 5500 on a 10’ rod. I have my 5500 on a 9 foot ODM DNA. I have the ODM Genesis 11’ 2-6. I was thinking the 1400 would be a good reel. Is this correct?
1 Answers
The 1400 Ultegra would pair up with the 11 foot ODM Genesis
Bernie
on November 12, 2018

Zaf
from California asked:
November 1, 2018
Hi there, which Shimano surfing rod , length, etc. do you recommend to use with the 5500 model of this reel ? Thank you for your precious time Zaf
1 Answers
The 10 foot MH Tiralejo Surf Spinning Rods would pair up well with the Ultegra 5500
Bernie
on November 1, 2018

Brad
from Mississippi asked:
October 23, 2018
This reel looks like it does not have the aero wrap II feature like the Ultegra XTD 5500. Can this reel cast as far as the Ultegra XTD? The XTD has both aero wrap II and slow ocillation features, while the CI4+ just has slow ocillation.
1 Answers
The Ci4+ will cast just as far as the standard Ultegra xtd while not incorperating the Aero Wrap II technology.
Bernie
on October 25, 2018

Aaron
from New Jersey asked:
October 17, 2018
Does this reel have an interchangeable handle?
1 Answers
Hello Aaron, the handle on this reel is interchangeable.
Bernie
on October 18, 2018

steve
from keyport, nj asked:
September 19, 2018
What is "X-Protect water resistance" in this reel? I didn't see any seals or gaskets in the schematic.
1 Answers
There's a lip between the body and the rotor that resist water from entering the gears of the reel as well as grease that prevents water intrusion. This reel can handle splash and spray from waves but shouldn't be dunked.
Bernie
on September 20, 2018

Gregg
from Cape Cod asked:
March 9, 2018
Is the 14000 size reel stout enough for the big stripers and strong currents of the Cape Cod Canal? or should I pick another model reel?
1 Answers
Hello Greg, the Shimano Ultegra Ci4 plus reel would be a perfect fit for the Canal.
Bernie
on March 12, 2018

Kurt roos
from Florida asked:
March 1, 2018
Does this reel come with a beefer handle like the satagosa?
1 Answers
Hello Kurt, it only comes with the smaller handle. Shimano may have a handle that will fit that is larger.
Bernie
on March 1, 2018

Brian
from Tn asked:
April 12, 2018
What is the retreaval rate on the 14000?
1 Answers
The Shimano ULTCI414000XTC Ultegra CI4 Plus Spinning Reel is 41 inches per crank.
Donald
on April 12, 2018

Ace
from Waipahu, Hawaii asked:
April 10, 2018
How many Spools does this reel comes with?
1 Answers
The Shimano Ultegra CI4 Plus Spinning Reels comes with 1 extra spool.
Donald
on April 11, 2018

Jim
from KENTUCKY asked:
March 9, 2018
Does the 5500 size reel have slow oscillation?
1 Answers
Yes it does. They both have a slow spool oscillation system, the oscillation on the 14000 is even slower than the 5500.
Devon
on March 12, 2018

fred
from forest heights, md asked:
February 28, 2018
do these come with spare spools?
1 Answers
The Shimano Ultegra CI4 Plus Spinning Reels are not in stock just yet. Once we get them in stock we will be able to provide more info and specs associated with this reel.
Donald
on March 8, 2018

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