2009-2011 Cardiff / Cardiff Area

Released in 2009 the Shimano Cardiff spinning reel is Shimanos dedicated entry into the trout fishing market.  The lighter 1000 Area models were offered in a high and low speed to suit anglers needs.  The 1000 models are also equipped with a specially tuned "Cardiff Area Drag" for fighting trout with extremely light line and reel stands.  All models feature an un-coated cork knob for a tactile feel.

2009-2011 Features
The Cardiff / Cardiff Area features Shimano's Super Mg, CI4, AR-C Spool, CF Gear, S A-RB, One-Piece Bail, Easy Maintenance, X Aero Wrap, Saltwater Safe, and the handle knob is replaceable.

MSRP Order
2009-2011

Reel Name Gear Ratio Weight Bearing Count Maximum Drag Line Retrieve per Turn (IPT) Line Capacity
Fluoro (lb-m)
PE (No.-m)
Handle Length MSRP
C2000HGS 6.0:1 6.3oz 9+1 6.6 Pounds 31.1 Inches 3lb-110m / 4lb-85m / 5lb-65m
0.6-150 / 0.8-110 / 1-80
mm 45,000¥
C3000HG 6.0:1 7.8oz 9+1 22.0 Pounds 34.6 Inches 10lb-160m / 12lb-130m / 16lb-100m
1-400 / 1.5-270 / 2-180
mm 47,000¥
AREA 1000S 5.0:1 6.2oz 9+1 6.6 Pounds 24.8 Inches 2lb-170m / 3lb-95m / 4lb-75m
0.6-140 / 0.8-100 / 1-70
mm 45,000¥
AREA 1000PGS 4.3:1 6.2oz 9+1 6.6 Pounds 21.3 Inches 2lb-170m / 3lb-95m / 4lb-75m
0.6-140 / 0.8-100 / 1-70
mm 45,000¥