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 6000D Baitrunner Btr6000D
Shimano 6000D Baitrunner Btr6000D
$ 147.67
Shimano BTR6000D Baitrunner 6000 Saltwater Front Drag Fishing Reel 10/300
Shimano BTR6000D Baitrunner 6000 Saltwater Front Drag Fishing Reel 10/300
$ 147.68
SHIMANO BAITRUNNER MODEL 4500B SPINNING REEL WATER PROOF DRAG PRE-OWNED
SHIMANO BAITRUNNER MODEL 4500B SPINNING REEL WATER PROOF DRAG PRE-OWNED
$ 89.99
Shimano BaitRunner 8000D Spinning Reel BTR8000D Free Priority Same Day Shipping
Shimano BaitRunner 8000D Spinning Reel BTR8000D Free Priority Same Day Shipping
$ 158.99
Shimano Baitrunner 4500 Spinning Reel Water Proof Drag
Shimano Baitrunner 4500 Spinning Reel Water Proof Drag
$ 88.79

User reviews for Baitrunner

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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 6000D Baitrunner Btr6000D
Shimano 6000D Baitrunner Btr6000D
$ 147.67
Shimano BTR6000D Baitrunner 6000 Saltwater Front Drag Fishing Reel 10/300
Shimano BTR6000D Baitrunner 6000 Saltwater Front Drag Fishing Reel 10/300
$ 147.68
SHIMANO BAITRUNNER MODEL 4500B SPINNING REEL WATER PROOF DRAG PRE-OWNED
SHIMANO BAITRUNNER MODEL 4500B SPINNING REEL WATER PROOF DRAG PRE-OWNED
$ 89.99
Shimano BaitRunner 8000D Spinning Reel BTR8000D Free Priority Same Day Shipping
Shimano BaitRunner 8000D Spinning Reel BTR8000D Free Priority Same Day Shipping
$ 158.99
Shimano Baitrunner 4500 Spinning Reel Water Proof Drag
Shimano Baitrunner 4500 Spinning Reel Water Proof Drag
$ 88.79

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