Holiday Gift Guide

Not sure what to get for the angler in your life? There are so many options! Team Shimano is here to make your hectic season a little bit easier with our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide. We're narrowing down the wide field to focus on gifts that are under $200, available in stores right now, and would be a perfect addition to any angler's arsenal. 


Stradic FK

The Stradic FK has been on top of the spinning reel game since it came out last year and for good reason. The Stradic was awarded Best In Show at ICAST 2015 and named the "Best Spinning Reel" of 2016 by Field and Stream, thanks to its great looks and powerful features. Every part of the Stradic, from its Hagane body to the Hagane gear, has been designed to improve your performance on the water. Put a Stradic under the tree and consider the holidays a success!

Starts at $199.99


Curado 70

This smaller version of the classic Curado has been a smash hit, winning Editor's Choice on Tackle Tour and winning the hearts of flipping fanatics everywhere. The SVS Infinity braking system is designed for flipping and finesse techniques, with an external adjustment knob and precise casting control. 

MSRP: $199.99


The Casitas is great all-around reel with enough power to handle freshwater and light saltwater applications. Anglers who like a consistent feel on a variety of technique-specific rods, can do so with the affordable Casitas. The Casitas also has the high end SVS braking system so you can expect smooth, controlled casting.

MSRP: $119.99



For everyone from baitcaster-newbies to aspiring tournament anglers, the Caenan is sure to please. It's an easy reel to like, made for no-nonsense performance. The Caenan's VBS braking system helps control casts and reduce backlashes, while the internal gearing (HEG: High Efficiency Gearing) maintains leverage and power while reeling. Its simple but powerful construction makes it a great choice for any angler.

MSRP $99.99



If you liked the old Caius, you're going to love this edition. It is 65% stronger than the previous generations with our new HEG gearing, plus the matte black and gold accents make it stand out from the crowd. Similar to the Caenan, the Caius is made for a variety of anglers and techniques, so it could be the perfect fit in your tackle box.

MSRP $79.99


The NASCI is one of our new favorites in the spin market. With looks passed down from the Stella, no one can deny its a powerful looking reel, but its got the insides to prove it. The NASCI is the only Shimano spinning reel available at this price point made with our Hagane gear. That means that the NASCI's gear is 165% stronger than a zinc die cast gear. The gear will last longer, perform better, and power through day after day on the water. Put this under the tree of your favorite saltwater anglers.

MSRP $99.99


Power Pliers

Our new multipurpose pliers can be a great stocking stuffer for freshwater or saltwater anglers. There are two sizes, both come with a split ring tool plus braid cutter and pliers. The fluorine-coated stainless steel is strong and durable to outlast whatever conditions you're into! 

MSRP: $29.99 - $49.99

PowerPro Maxcuatro

Maxcuatro is the latest technology in braided fishing line from PowerPro. Every angler could use more line, so why not get them the latest and greatest? It is 25% thinner than original PowerPro with the same strength! That means you can downsize your reels, get more reel capacity, and even cast farther.

MSRP: Starts at  $28.99

Coltsniper Lures

Our new Coltsniper jerkbait and stickbait lures are blowing up the long casting markets. For East Coast stripers to West Coast calico bass, the coltsnipers are red hot. The secret long distance casting with these new baits is their unique, internal "Propulsion Weight Transfer System." An internal weight slides back during the cast, and then springs forward to propel the lure farther into the water. 

MSRP: $12.99 - $14.99

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