SAHARA FD Spinning

Shimano reels are well known for their quality fishing products and the Sahara FD spinning reel is no exception. It's a very affordable reel that still packs in a ton of Shimano features.

The Sahara FD range of spin reels are of thin-profile, have a forged aluminum frame, are lightweight and durable.

The Shimano Sahara FD is a serious machine built for the serious fresh or salt water angler. Every piece of the reel is perfectly machined and is as durable as they get and are tuned to take on serious sport fish like trout, salmon, kahawai, trumpeter, snapper and kingfish.

The Sahara is built to endure just about anything a fisherman can give it, but at an entry-level price point.

These bearings have been through the same process as our A-RB bearings, but feature shields on both sides of the bearings that reduce the possibility of salt or sand inhibiting the bearings rotation.
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.
The most obvious component of the Propulsion Line Management System is the new Propulsion spool lip design. Through tens of thousands of casting tests and computer simulations it has been determined that this new 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 of the spo...
Building upon the successes of Fluidrive, which provides extremely tight tolerances and control in the cutting process, Fluidrive II polishes the gear surface to maximize tooth contact. This increases the efficiency of the retrieve for more power with less effort.

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