Shimano Calcutta 400 Baitcasting Reel
The one thing that comes to mind when it comes to Shimano reels is that they are lightweight and durable. Shimano keeps the tradition alive with the ultra popular Calcutta 400. Having been on the market for nearly 10 years, The Calcutta is still favored by both saltwater and freshwater anglers.
The Calcutta comes at you with Shimano’s patented durable aluminum frame. This lightweight aluminum reel features a 2 ball bearing configuration that while it may be difficult to the beginner, they will have it mastered in no time. Users are giving rave reviews to the reel saying that they cannot believe the smoothness and the manuverability of the reel.
Again, the Shimano Calcutta keeps the tradition of Shimano’s popularity with bait and cast fishermen such as redfish and striped bass. The only difference between the 400 and say the 100 through 300 models is that the 400 is a round frame with 2 bearings where the others usually feature a 4 bearing setup. It doesn’t matter because with the Calcutta 400 you are still getting the quality that Shimano is so famous for.
The Shimano Calcutta 400 will run you $369 at Bass Pro Shops and Dick’s Sporting Goods. You can check the online auction site Ebay to see if you can get any deals there. There cannot be any more good things that being said about the Shimano Calcutta 400. No matter if you are trying for the small schooling rockfish or that trophy red, you can best bet that the Shimano Calcutta 400 will help you get the job done.
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