Shimano Curado 50E
Shimano Curado 50 is basically the aluminum version of the Core 50Mg. The Shimano Curado 50 is a US version of Shimano Scorpion 1000XT of JDM version. It features a smaller profile reel and more palmable profile. The Curado 50E is being introduced in both a right and left hand retrieve, the aluminum body weighs in at 195gram and features a slightly slower gear ratio than the Core 50 at 6.4:1 versus the Core’s 7.0:1. The Core 50 comes with 8+1 bearings while the Curado 50E will come with 6+1.
Shimano Scorpion 1000XT
The new Shimano Scorpion XT 1000, 1001(lefty) has super-low sitting body. The frame now sit 6.5mm lower than before giving the angler a firm and tireless grip during casting. The small palming body ensures you the comfort in fishing for pitching and flipping anglers. The light-weight reel weighing 190gram and 80mm long drilled spool maximizes the casting distance, as well improves the accuracy in casting. This reel also suitable for saltwater fishing as the drive gear made from ultra high strength brass and the bearing are made from shimano special treatment S-ARB.
This new reel is called Shimano Caenan. It features a silver and red profile with the center frame a deep pearl red color. The Caenan features a 6.5:1 gear ratio and weighs in at 205gram. It has 6+1 Stainless Steel bearings and is capable of reeling in 68 cm of line per crank. Plus, the max drag of this reel is 4.5kg. Retailing for only $89.99 (RM287) this reel should do well among anglers looking for mainstream reel that has many of the features found in reels retailing for much more.
The new Shimano Amenista is a new line-up of Shimano baitcasting reel. The reel is design to be low sitting body and easy to palming. Weighing only 215gram this light weight reel aim to give comfort fishing for pitching and flipping anglers. The reel also engineered with 3 S-ARB bearing and 4.5kg max drag to give power cranking and smooth casting.