The Speed Master LD II speed is a new addition to the Shimano conventinal lineup. The new Speed Master LD series has all the capabilites of the Talica II speed reel, but sits at a better price point to help make the step up from the TLD leverdrag series.

In the hand the Speed Master LD looks and feels tough and is built as a powerhouse reel, capable of tackling many tasks. If you want a reel that is capable of dropping lviebaits for big kings, can swing a jig and then switch to ledger rig fishing. Then the Speed Master LD could be just what you're looking for.

This mechanism is designed so that gear changes are quick and easy, even when fighting a fish. The low gear ratio used for high-power retrieves is selected by pushing the button on the base of the handle. Return to the high-speed ratio by sliding the release button along the handle shank. By using two sets of gears, the drive and pinion gears are always engaged. There is no gear meshing during the...
Anti-Rust Bearings are made of Stainless Steel that has been through the A-RB process. At least 10 times more corrosion resistant than standard Stainless Steel ball bearings. Easy Maintenance-no shield design allows for easy flushing of debris and easy lubrication. Increased Bearing Speed-no shield design and lighter viscosity lubrication reduce friction and allow the bearing to spin faster and lo...

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

HAGANE Body means this reel has a high rigidity and zero twist. The body stiffness and impact resistance virtually eliminates body flexing. The result transforms the anglers actions directly into cranking power. It's efficiency through strength.