Ready for Fishing 2023?
Two new ideas for Reels
In all the product introductions we have seen, here are two ideas for those interested in upgrading or adding – or even starting – a new tackle equipment package for 2023.
These two offerings are from the legendary tackle pros at Shimano. NO MATTER YOUR PREFERENCE: open face or spinning gear these are worth a look:
Open Face Reels new for 2023
Anything that swims in freshwater or saltwater with the powerful, new Tranx. X-Ship & HEG technologies combine to provide massive cranking power with a smooth effortless retrieve, perfect for throwing big baits and catching big fish. Plus, Shimano’s new CoreProtect water resistant technology provides long-lasting durability in the harshest environments.
- CoreProtect water-resistant technology adds dependability
- 5+1 bearing system for smooth performance
- Hagane body, X-Ship gear technology and HEG gearing
- Ball Bearings 5+1
- Max Drag 22 lbs
- Reel Weight 12oz
- Line Capacity – 14/260
- Braid Capacity 65/170
- Recovery 30” per turn
Spinning Reels new for 2023:
Packed with a number of premiere technologies that are normally reserved for Shimano’s top-tier offerings, the Shimano Sedona FI Spinning Reels provide advanced performance at an angler-friendly price point. Brought to life by Shimano’s flagship HAGANE gearing, the Shimano Sedona FI Spinning Reels provide long-lasting smoothness.
Packing more power than the original, the Shimano Sedona FI Spinning Reel features a beefed-up drag that allows anglers to throw bigger baits and target bigger fish. Highlighted by the cast-extending performance of Propulsion Line Management and G-Free body, the Shimano Sedona FI Spinning Reel delivers superior line management. Loaded with top-of-the-line tech and materials, the Shimano Sedona FI Spinning Reel provides access to high-end features, without putting a dent in your derby budget.
- Shimano Sedona Spinning Reel features a durable design for smooth and reliable performance
- Hagane Gear – increased durability, smoothness and strength
- Propulsion Line Management System for longer, smoother casts
- G-Free Body – provides better reel balance and reduces fatigue
- 3+1 Ball Bearings
- Reel Size: 2500
- 2500 6lb/2000yds 8lb/140yds (Mono)
We all know the pre-Spring magazine and the internet is filled with many open face and spinning reels. The two we have featured above are a good beginning point for our readers who are considering moving into new reels for the new year and are available in both Canada and the US.