Shimano Spheros FB Saltwater Spinning Reel Review

Shimano Spheros FB Saltwater Spinning Reels From the house of Shimano comes this new line of spinning reels called the Shimano Spheros FB Saltwater Spinning Reels. This series of spinning reels are constructed with a sleek Stopperless design and have an aluminium frame. They come with a graphite sideplate and a graphite rotor.

This reel uses Aerowave oscillation and Aerowrap oscillation in a few of its models. It also has Power Roller III Line Roller. It comes with 3+1 bearings and Direct Drive mechanism with Easy Access Drag washers. It comes with a repairable clicker, rubber handle grips and Dartainium Drag.

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There are 7 models under this series and we have followed up on each one of them.

1. Shimano Spheros SP3000FB Spinning Reel – This model has a line capacity of 230 yards of 6 lb of fishing line. It has 3 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing. With a gear ratio of 5.1:1 this reel has a line retrieve of 27 inches per crank. It weighs a small 12.5 oz only.

2. Shimano Spheros SP4000FB Spinning Reel – This model of the series has a mono capacity of 240 yards of 8 lb of fishing line. It has 3 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing. It has a ratio of 5.1:1 as well. The SP4000FB weighs 12.3 oz and has a line retrieve of 29 inches per crank.

3. Shimano Spheros SP5000FB Spinning Reel – This model has a mono capacity of 240 yards of 10 lb of fishing line. With 3 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing this reel has a gear ratio of 4.7:1. It weighs 19.6 oz and allows a line retrieve of 31 inches per crank.

4. Shimano Spheros SP6000FB Spinning Reel – This model comes with a mono capacity of 300 yards of 10 lb of fishing line. It has 3 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing. The SP6000FB weighs 20.1 oz and allows a line retrieve of 33 inches per crank.

5. Shimano Spheros SP8000FB Spinning Reel – This model of the FB series has a mono capacity of 390 yards of 10 lb of fishing line. Again, this model too has 3 ball bearings and 1 roller bearing. It has a gear ratio of 4.7:1. And with a weight of 19.6 oz it allows a line retrieve of 33 inches per crank.

6. Shimano Spheros SP14000FB Spinning Reel – This model has a mono capacity of 350 yards of 20 lb of fishing line. Unlike the rest it has 4 ball bearings of stainless steel and 1 roller bearing. It has a gear ratio of 4.6:1. With a weight of 27.8 oz the SG7000 allows a line retrieve of 38 inches per crank.

7. Shimano Spheros SP18000FB Spinning Reel – This model has a mono capacity of 380 yards of 20 lb of fishing line. Unlike the rest it has 4 ball bearings of stainless steel and 1 roller bearing. It has a gear ratio of 4.6:1. With a weight of 26.8 oz the SP18000FB allows a line retrieve of 38 inches per crank.

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