Shimano Stradic Ci4+ 1000 model Fishing Reel.
Shimano Stradic Ci4 Plus (Stradic Ci4+) fishing reels picks up where the original Stradic Ci4 reels left off but now incorporate some incredible new features. As if the stradic CI4 fishing reel wasn’t already an awesome fishing reel to own and use, Shimano Stradic Ci4+ fishing reels are from 12-50% the weight and more than 200 times stronger than the original series.
If you are wondering what the hype is surrounding Ci4 basically Ci4 means carbon interfusion (CI) and 4 meaning 4 electrons within the carbon atom. Forgetting the technical side and making it simple to understand basically it is reinforced carbon fibre made extra tough and now even tougher with the upgraded materiel CI4+
Shimano Stradic Ci4+ fishing reels in a nut shell are a really strong, really tough and really light fishing reel with 6 shielded bearings that will make a superb fishing reel for light to medium fishing applications.
Shimano stradic CI4+ Fishing reels are super resistant to rust if you are fishing a lot in saltwater situations or brackish water I would definitely consider the purchase of one of these beauties.
X-ship gearing that Shimano have engineered is incorporated into the Stradic Ci4+ fishing reel which will deliver increased cranking power by more than 20% but this feature in the Stradic Ci4 Plus fishing reel will also extend the life of the gearing system in the reel.
Shimano have introduced a new concept (magnumlite) in the fishing reel’s rotor which makes the handle rotation lighter giving you more precise handle control as well as better reel balance when retrieving line. This has been incorporated into the Stradic CI4 Plus fishing reels.
Fishing Applications and Fishing Rod Selection Guide
Shimano Straic Ci4+ (1000 Size) Is not limited to but is widely to be used as a light fishing reel to target fish species such as bream, bass, flathead and more in rivers, streams, creeks, lakes, bays etc.
This model of Shimano Stradic CI4+ fishing reel will generally perfectly match to any light weight fishing rod rated somewhere around the 1kg up to 4kg mark of around the 6 foot to 7 foot 6 mark.
Features and Specifications
|Reel Model||Bearings||Gear Ratio||Line capacity (mono)||Line capacity (Power pro braid)||Max Drag||Weight (approx)|
|Ci4+ 1000FA||6+1||6.0:1||4lb/140yds||95 yards 10lb||7lbs||170g|
|Ci4+ 2500FA||6+1||6.0:1||8lb/140yds||170 yards 10lb||15lb||195g|
|Ci4+ 3000FA||6+1||6.0:1||8lb/175yds||235 yards 10lb||15lb||255g|
|Ci4+ 4000FA||6+1||5.8:1||8lb/240yds||265 yards 15lb||20lb||298g|
So let’s sum it up. If you are looking for an incredibly light and super strong fishing reel that will deliver terrifically high performance then you need to own one of these awesome Shimano Stradic Ci4+ Fishing reels.