Shimano Baitrunner Spinning Reels Review

Baitrunner

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The Facts: The Shimano Baitrunner spinning reel features a special lever controlled secondary drag system that acts as a tension controlled free spool. This allows the fish to take out line on the strike and then one a quick turn on the handle engages the main gears for a solid hookset. The Baitrunner also features the Super Stopper II anti-reverse and the Power Roller line roller to reduce line twist. The graphite frame and waterproof drag protects it from the dust, saltwater, etc.

Model No. Bearings Gear Ratios Capacity Weight
BTR3500B 3BB + 1RB 4.7:1 230/12 19.8 OZ
BTR4500B 3BB + 1RB 4.8:1 250/17 22.2 OZ
BTR5500B 3BB + 1RB 4.2:1 230/25 30.7 OZ
shimano baitrunner 4500b
shimano baitrunner 4500b
$ 77.00
Shimano Triton Baitrunner Plus 6500 Spinning Fishing Reel w/ Mono Made in Japan
Shimano Triton Baitrunner Plus 6500 Spinning Fishing Reel w/ Mono Made in Japan
$ 51.00
PRE OWNED SHIMANO BTR 8000D BAITRUNNER SPINNING REEL BAIT RUNNER FISHING REEL
PRE OWNED SHIMANO BTR 8000D BAITRUNNER SPINNING REEL BAIT RUNNER FISHING REEL
$ 51.00
New Shimano Baitrunner 8000D Sealed in Box
New Shimano Baitrunner 8000D Sealed in Box
$ 66.00
Shimano baitrunner 6500 spinning reel
Shimano baitrunner 6500 spinning reel
$ 28.80

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5 Stars Perfect Spinning Reel, 2007-05-23
Reviewer: Scuba

I own the Baitrunner 4500. It's not too small but not too big and is perfect for the Inshore Halibut fishing I do. Once my Sardine is near the bottom I flip the Baitrunner feature on and wait for the drag to start peeling and once I hear it scream I wait 8 seconds give the handle a turn. . . . . and BAM! ! the hook is set. The Baitrunner feature has an adjustable drag that is very useful in harsher conditions. I would recommend the Shimano Baitrunner to any skill fisherman. I know that I will own this exceptional reel forever.

5 Stars Great price, even better reel, 2005-02-24
Reviewer: Thresher

I personally own three of these babies and am extremely pleased with them. In my opinion they are the benchmark that all baitfeeder type reels aim for.

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shimano baitrunner 4500b
shimano baitrunner 4500b
$ 77.00
Shimano Triton Baitrunner Plus 6500 Spinning Fishing Reel w/ Mono Made in Japan
Shimano Triton Baitrunner Plus 6500 Spinning Fishing Reel w/ Mono Made in Japan
$ 51.00
PRE OWNED SHIMANO BTR 8000D BAITRUNNER SPINNING REEL BAIT RUNNER FISHING REEL
PRE OWNED SHIMANO BTR 8000D BAITRUNNER SPINNING REEL BAIT RUNNER FISHING REEL
$ 51.00
New Shimano Baitrunner 8000D Sealed in Box
New Shimano Baitrunner 8000D Sealed in Box
$ 66.00
Shimano baitrunner 6500 spinning reel
Shimano baitrunner 6500 spinning reel
$ 28.80

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