The flagship in Shimano's low-profile baitcasting reel line-up, the Antares reels - offered in two gear ratios for multiple freshwater fishing techniques features the ultimate in long distance casting performance. With Shimano's innovative Micro Module Gear System, plus a lightweight Magnesium frame, it's built to be fished hard.
Shimano high-end bait caster, Antares is the smoothest ever bait casting reel.
The The new Antares employs innovative features to make it smooth and comfort for every aspect. The most noticeable feature is micro module gear system, which has twice the number of gear teeth than previous models, to drastically reduce the gearing noise. Brake is variable SVS Infinite centrifugal system, and you may adjust the centrifugal brake without opening side plate.
Adding to these two innovative features, Antares employs corn shaped level winder inner to reduce line friction in casting. Magnesium alloy G Free Spool 3 spool removes weight from spool to maximize casting performance. Freshwater only.
Anti-rust treated ball bearings ARB
Clicking star drag
Hyper-tensile, micro module gears
Super free spool design
SVS infinite brake system (adjustable)
Super light, G Free spool 3, magnesium alloy spool
Corn shaped level winder inner
Forged 84mm handle
Made in Japan
Retrieve 26'(Inch). 65cm
Weight 7.93(Oz) 225g
Drag Power 11lb 5kg
Gear Ratio 5.6
Left Hand Wind
Forged 84mm handle (silver colour handle on this slower retrieve model)