The Sahara is the mid-priced rear drag reel with a classy look and smooth feel that underlines Shimano quality. Available in both single and double handle options and fitted with Shimano’s exclusive Fightin’ Drag technology, the Sahara is an eye-catching, versatile performer.
One look at the Sahara tells you this is a quality reel and a quick turn of the handle will confirm your first impressions. The smooth and powerful operation belies the mid-range price of this visually stunning model and with both single and double handed options available you are really spoilt for choice. Suitable for most match and pleasure fishing situations, including float, feeder and lure fishing, the Sahara also features the Fightin’ Drag facility for instant drag adjustment when playing fish.
Featuring 3 shielded stainless steel ball bearings and a roller bearing, Sahara utilises a multi-disk rear drag system for smooth progressive performance, and Fightin’ Drag for precise adjustable control when playing fish. Featuring a Cold Forged Aluminium Spool with AR-C line management, that’s suitable for both mono and braid, and Varispeed II line lay prevents fine mono and braid bedding in when under pressure. Available in both single and double handle versions, in a range of small and mid sizes from 1000 to 4000. For match anglers there is also a high speed (6,2:1) 3000. The Sahara is a versatile reel that can be used for many freshwater angling purposes.