Shimano Charter Special

shimano-charter-special-reel-1688-pFor all those anglers who prefer to have a reel that is very reliable and easy to operate, Shimano Charter Special is for them. Such an easy design and sound performance of this reel differentiates it from others. Because of the balanced features of Shimano Charter Special, it would be the perfect choice for both experienced as well as fresh anglers. It is best salmon down rigger reel available in the market. This reel is strong and powerful, it has a very smooth drag,material used in it is of great quality, can be used for multiple applications. I am very happy by the performance of my Shimano Charter and ill definitely recommend you to buy this if you are looking to buy a reel as this is well worth the money.Im going to list down the specifications of this reel
SPECIFICATIONS: Weight- 17.1ozGear Ratio- 4:2:1Bearings- 4 ball BearingsLine Capacity- 14-480 / 17-400 / 20-300
The unique thing about the Shimano Charter Special is its multiple operational applications. there are no other reels available in the market as conventional and as easy performers as Shimano Charter Special is. No other reel offers such reliability and rock solid performing ability as this reel does. The wide range of applications include lure tossing, trolling, jigging and mooching.For saltwater reel, this is the best reel that one can get. The price tag is totally worth seeing the multi-dimensional use and application.
PROS

The graphite material used in this reel is of great quality and that makes it a very handy deal too . If you dont compromise on the quality,go for it.2. When it comes about the performance,there is absolutely no match for the Shimano Charter reel. The smoothness and handling of this reel makes it a solid performer .3. This isnt complex and the design is such that its going to be very easy to use,lever drag and levelwind combination is perfect.4. The price of the reel is total worth.5. The reliability and performance of the reel is going to satisfy both experienced and beginners .
CONS

Despite of having such great qualities there are a couple of things where this reel is average. The smoothness of retrieve comes out as the only concern in this reel.
I have been using this reel for a couple of years and I have suggested a lot of my friends to opt for Shimano Charter reel, guess what they are quite happy with the performance of their reels. So personally I would recommend you to go for Shimano Charter Special and experience the thrill of catching fish.

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