Shimano Socorro Saltwater Spinning Reel Review

Shimano Socorro Saltwater Spinning Reel From the house of Shimano comes another spinning reel series called the Shimano Socorro Spinning Reel Series. This spinning reel series uses high end technologies like Waterproof Drag and Propulsion. These technologies has the fisher covered in most of the big fish applications right from offshore to inshore, boat to kayak, pier to surf and freshwater to saltwater.

It uses Propulsion Line Management System, Power Roller III, and Propulsion Spool Lip. In addition to these it uses S-Arm Cam. It has a redesigned new Bail Tip, a lightweight Graphite Frame, Rotor as well as Sideplate. The spool is a Cold Forged Aluminium one that provides increased durability and strength over graphite or diecast aluminium spools. It comes with a Repairable Clicker which helps increase its life.

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It also has a 1+1 Shielded ball bearings which are made of stainless steel. It also comes equipped with Varispeed Oscillation, a Super Stopper II that is an anti-reverse bearing which eliminates backplay providing instant hooksetting capability to the angler and a Waterproof Drag System. To top it all of it uses Dyna Balance which helps eliminate wobble while retrieving. This is done by counter balancing of the rotor that enhances sensitivity as well as smoothness.

The rotor weight gets redistributed by using computer balancing similar to car tyre balancing creating smooth rotation and eliminating vibrations due to the reel. The Shimano Socorro Spinning Reel Series has 4 models under it with sizes varying from 4000 till a fantastic size 10000. These reels are approved to be used in Saltwater. It is also rated to be used with Fluorocarbon, Mono and PowerPro lines.

1. Shimano Socorro SOC4000F Spinning Reel – This model has a line capacity of 240 yards of 8 lb of fishing line, 200 yards of 10 lb of fishing line and 160 yards of 12 lb of fishing line. With a gear ratio of 5.1:1 this reel has a weight of 12.0 oz.

2. Shimano Socorro SOC6000F Spinning Reel – This model of the series has a line capacity of 265 yards of 12 lb of fishing line, 170 yards of 16 lb of fishing line and 120 yards of 20 lb of fishing line. It has a gear ratio of 4.9:1 as well. The SOC6000F weighs 20.5 oz.

3. Shimano Socorro SOC8000F Spinning Reel – This model has a line capacity of 270 yards of 14 lb of fishing line, 220 yards of 16 lb of fishing line and 160 yards of 20 lb of fishing line. This spinning reel has a gear ratio of 4.9:1 like the SOC8000F. It weighs 20.5 oz similar to the SOC6000F as well.

4. Shimano Socorro SOC10000F Spinning Reel – This model comes with a line capacity of 500 yards of 12 lb of fishing line, 300 yards of 16 lb of fishing line and 220 yards of 20 lb of fishing line. The SOC10000F has a gear ratio of 4.9:1 as well. The SOC10000F weighs 20.5 oz like the SOC6000f and the SOC10000F.

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