CATANA FB Spinning

One look at the aesthetically pleasing Catana FB spinning reel tells a story of ingrained quality that Shimano products are renowned for the world over. The superb design of the Catana FB range of reels feature two stainless steel ball bearings and a roller bearing, providing smoothness usually found on much more expensive reels. A strong lightweight aluminium spool comes as standard making the Catana FB ideal for both mono and braided lines.

The Catana FB is an excellent well rounded reel that can be used for a wide range of lure fishing applications suited to New Zealand’s harsh environments and features Dyna-Balance for exceptional smoothness and performance and Super Stopper II for instant hook setting and assured fish-playing.

Without doubt the Catana FB is the outstanding reel in its price point.

 
CATANA FB FEATURES
Super Stopper II anti-reverse uses a one-way bearing that eliminates backplay.This provides the angler with instant hooksetting power. In some reels, the Super Stopper II can be turned off to allow backreeling for special techniques and situations.
This is an oversized line roller that reduces twist from casting and retrieving and is enhanced with a tapered area on the support to help line get onto the roller quicker.
Through tens of thousands of casting tests and computer simulations it has been determined that this new AR-C spool lip design provides longer casting distances than a standard spool lip design while preventing backlashes and wind knots from forming. It also allows the line to flow off the spool in smaller loops during the cast, which means less slap on the stripper guide. This means longer casts ...
This feature eliminates wobble during the retrieve by counter balancing the rotor to enhance sensitivity and smoothness. By using computer balancing, an approach similar to car tire balancing, we are able to redistribute the rotor weight to create smooth rotation and eliminate vibrations caused by the reel.
Normal oscillation systems use a constant rotation of the oscillation gear that, when translated to the cam, provides an inconsistent spool speed. This results in line lay that stacks at either end of the spool. By using an oval oscillation gear, we are able to alter the speed of the oscillation cam to provide a consistent spool speed. This results in an even line lay that provides excellent casta...

Shimano New Zealand provides a TEN YEAR WARRANTY on all Shimano fishing reels, against defects in materials and/or faulty workmanship.


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