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CITICA

Proven Shimano technology comes to the new Citica I Series baitcasting reels, including X-Ship for smooth retrieval of your favorite bait. Achieve maximum casting distance and put your bait where the fish live with the combination of S3D spool and the easy-to-manage SVS Infinity braking system. Citica reels are available in 7.2:1 and 6.3:1 gear ratios. Anglers looking for a tough and durable reel look to Citica. Only from Shimano
bearings_v1_m56577569830917010.png5+1 BEARINGS Retrieve_range_v1_m56577569830917016.pngRETRIEVE RANGE 26-30 (IN) weight_range_v1_m56577569830917018.png7.4 WEIGHT RANGE (OZ)   drag_type_v1_m56577569830917014.pngSTAR DRAG drag_power_range_v1_m56577569830917013.png12 (LB) DRAG POWER

TECHNOLOGIES

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Hagane Body

The HAGANE Body is a metal reel body with high rigidity. The body stiffness and impact resistance virtually eliminates body flexing. The result transforms the angler’s actions directly into cranking power. It’s efficiency through strength.

SVS Infinity

Shimano's newest innovation in brake system technology, SVS Infinity provides easy-to-manage, consistent spool control and brake force. With brake weights that use inner friction against the raceway during the cast, SVS Infinity controls spool speed for precision casting especially when using lighter lures. The external adjustment knob provides for quick, precise adjustments for either the conditions or when you switch baits.

Shimano Stable Spool Design (S3D)

Shimano’s S3D technology leads to significantly reduced spool vibration. By designing a balanced and uniform thin wall aluminum constructed spool, S3D creates an incredibly smooth feeling when casting and retrieving lures.

Super Free Spool

SF was designed to eliminate friction on the spool shaft during the cast. In standard baitcasting reels, when the clutch bar is pressed down, the pinion gear is freed and actually can drag on the spool shaft creating friction that can limit the length of a cast. With SF the pinion gear is supported by a ball bearing so that when the clutch is disengaged in preparation for a cast, the pinion gear and spool shaft are kept in perfect alignment. The result is zero friction upon the spool shaft.

X-Ship

X-Ship provides improved gear durability. By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with bearings, the pinion gear maintains precise alignment with the drive gear. This means the gears will stay in the same position under the heaviest loads. The added benefit is that friction between the spool shaft and gear are eliminated. This will enhance the casting performance of the reel with lighter lures, and allow for longer casts.

HEG

HEG consists of not only the gears, but also the frame, setplate, and handle-side sideplate. First we increased the size of the drive gear and the pinion gear to offer increased leverage and power. By using a one-piece frame that incorporates the setplate and adding a one-piece stamped sideplate, we have eliminated flex in the drive train that causes gears to bind under pressure.

PRODUCT SPECS

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Series Citica
Family Type Low-Profile
Models Offered 4
Key Feature Stainless Ball Bearings
Ball Bearings 5
Roller Bearings 1
Maximum Drag (lb) 12 (lb)
Retrieve Per Crank Range (in) 26-30
 
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