Casitas (USDM)

Released in 2016, the Casitas is a entry level baitcaster from Shimano for the US Market. It features SVS Infinity braking, and S3D stable spool design. It is available in both a 6.3:1 and a 7.2:1 (HG) retrieves. Reel NameGear RatioWeightBearing CountMaximum DragBrake SystemLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)Line CapacityHandle LengthMSRPCAS1506.3:16.7oz4+1RB12…

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Curado 200G

Shimano again refreshed the Curado lineup in 2011 bringing us the Curado G series.  The reels form is based on the Caenan.  The G series has a reduced weight from the E series, but also features less bearings.  The frame is aluminum while the sideplates are graphite.  The drag star…

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Curado 50E

2010 brought a new finesse orientated expansion to the Curado E lineup, the Curado 50E.  The reel features many of the same features as the larger 200E such as HEG, Dartanium Drag, and a Magnumlite Spool, while reducing the overall size and weight. Reel Name Gear Ratio Weight Bearing Count…

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Curado 300E

In 2009 Shimano “soft” refreshed the 300D into the 300E.  The reel remained the same other than the color schemes on the body, handle, and spool.  The reel again features “Curado Green” paint on the body.  The 300EJ is identical to the 300E while featuring a power handle with one…

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Curado 300D

The Curado 300D was released in 2006 as a heavy duty high capacity low profile reel.  A new innovation, Shimano took round reel power and capacity and put it in a more comfortable low profile body.  The reel features HEG and a Dartanium drag.  The left handed 301DSV model was…

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