How many Shimano Antares do you own?

Reels are the hottest topic for TackleTour. Everyone wants to know what the latest and greatest is and how they compare to the old guard. What's the best for light stuff, or what's your suggestion for heavy cover. Do we really need different retrieve ratios? It's all in here.

How many Antares do you own?

0
4
44%
1
4
44%
2
0
No votes
3
0
No votes
4-5
0
No votes
6-10
0
No votes
10-15
1
11%
16-20
0
No votes
20+
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 9

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Re: How many Shimano Antares do you own?

Postby surge » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:10 am

Kurt L wrote:I had one and it was a disappointment, it was the current JDM model 151HG, it was not as good in any respect as the Metanium 151HG, and not worth the money, I fished mine side by side with a Lew's Tourney Pro one day and was shocked to find the Lew's just worked better, the next day my Antares was on ebay.

Kurt


I actually do agree that Antares is not worth its full retail price. And I have many reels to compare to. And it is overkill for bass fishing. I bought my 12 Antareses used in mint condition for around $230-$250 and use them for pike fishing with lures from 15g (or 1/2oz) and up.

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Re: How many Shimano Antares do you own?

Postby MTBF » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:48 am

Finally took the plunge and purchased the Antares 100 to go on my G.Loomis CBR958C DD Crankbait stick. Feels beautiful, the Calcutta Conquest 100 was a wicked reel and sold it needed some cash replaced it with the Curado 200I PG. Curado was nice but that's sold too so can't wait to get some time in with the Antares!
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Re: How many Shimano Antares do you own?

Postby wbook01 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:58 am

You need "none" as a category up there.

I own one, one of the new DCs. I like it.

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Re: How many Shimano Antares do you own?

Postby mhood » Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:28 pm

wbook01 wrote:You need "none" as a category up there.

I own one, one of the new DCs. I like it.


I agree. You need a "none" option in the poll.
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Re: How many Shimano Antares do you own?

Postby quantum angler nt » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:22 pm

I added the "none" option and it wiped out the responses :-({|=

I added my data back into the poll - I'm at 14 right now, with plans to get about 7 or so more.


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