When it comes to innovation in the field of fishing reels, few companies can challenge Shimano’s expertise. Since entering the Australian market in the early ‘90s, the Shimano Calcutta has become one of Australia's favorite fishing reels.
The Shimano Calcutta CT200b Baitcasting Fishing Reel has been a perennial favourite amongst anglers through the years, Shimano has made a number of modifications to this model, continuously upgrading it and improving its performance to a level few reels out there can match.
Recent modifications by Shimano to the Shimano Calcutta 200b Baitcasting Fishing Reel include a heavy-duty cold-forged body and frame that makes it greatly durable compared to other reels of similar build. The newly installed multi-disc carbon drag is also a huge plus for any angler as it distributes the heat in the drag evenly and produces smooth consistent drag pressure.
The Shimano Calcutta 200b Baitcasting was designed with saltwater fishing in mind, packing feature after feature into the reel that benefit salt water fisho’.
Among these features is an anodized body and spool that protects the reel against the common stress saltwater puts on fishing reels. Furthermore, the rubber grips and larger handle style makes this reel very easy to handle.
The Shimano Calcutta 200b Baitcasting Fishing Reel features several of Shimanos top innovations like the Super Stopper and Assist Stopper, three of Shimano’s patented A-RB Bearings, as well as one roller bearing.
♦ Mono capacity 4kg / 210m
♦ Capacity Power Pro for this reel is 40lb / 135yd
♦ The Calcutta 200b features a gear ratio of 6.0:1
♦ Retrieve per crank is 69cm
♦ The bearings for this reel are 3+1
♦ Max Drag is 5kg
♦ Weight 287g
♦ Cold Forged Aluminum Frame, Sideplates & Spool
♦ A-RB (Anti-Rust Bearing)
♦ Variable Brake System (VBS)
♦ Super Stopper
♦ Assist Stopper
♦ Dartainium Drag
♦ Right Hand
♦ Level Wind
The Calcutta 200b from Shimano matches up to baitcast rods ranging in length from 1.7m to 2.2m rated between 4kg and 12kg, Favoured reel for those targeting barramundi, mangrove jack, murray cod and other species targeted with hard body lures and larger soft plastics to find a matching rod use our super easy search function
♦ Heavy-duty cold-forged body and frame for extra durability
♦ Anodized body and spool to repel saltwater damage
♦ Rubber grips and larger handle style for easy handling
♦ Easy casting even against the wind
♦ The No.1 baitcasting reel favoured amongst the barra anglers
With over 20 years of fishing heritage behind it, the Shimano Calcutta 200b Baitcasting reel is a great reel for your fishing adventures. If you want that extra kick in your fishing adventures! Then the Shimano Calcutta 200b is the one for you.