It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

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It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby Cal » Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:48 pm

It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

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Introduction: The Shimano Stella. Just mentioning the name of this flagship spinning reel is enough to scare non-enthusiast anglers, and their wallets. If the idea of spending nearly 800 dollars on a spinning reel seems like madness then you might want to stop reading right now. The Stella is designed for anglers that want, no… demand, the very best that the fishing industry has to offer, and are willing to pay for it. If the price tag still hasn’t scared you off then join us on the journey to assess this halo reel.


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Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby Markanthony404 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:29 am

Great review. I hope you do a shootout between the Stella & Steez, that would be sweet.

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Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby wbook01 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:12 am

I will pay the shipping if you send me the loser.

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Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby Zander » Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:25 am

Markanthony404 wrote:Great review. I hope you do a shootout between the Stella & Steez, that would be sweet.


Thanks Markanthony, the shootout is already in the works.
:D

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Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby klondike1024 » Tue May 09, 2017 6:21 am

I thought this was an interesting review. I also felt that maybe the experience with the reel would have been different if the 3000 model was tested. Compared to the 2000 model, the 3000 model has:

- a stronger drag
- casts better (flawless) due to the wider diameter spool
- has a wider range of applications
- balances well on a wider range of rods
- is a significantly better value due to the increased drag, casting, and wider application performance

These are all reasons I chose to purchase the 3000 compact model and feel the reel has exceeded my performance expectation. This reel packs a lot of punch even with its lofty price tag.

I compared it to the Exist and for me the Stella 3000 seemed like a better overall fit/value. I have mine paired up with a 7 ft Medium Lite St. Croix Legend Inshore. So far I have used this for bass fishing and it has been nothing short of a match made in heaven.

The Medium Light Legend Inshore just happened to be laid out similar to how I would have set up a custom rod including the action, guides and the grip. I purchased the rod at a deep discount and could not be happier with it. :big grin:

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Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby klondike1024 » Tue May 09, 2017 6:23 am

Zander wrote:
Markanthony404 wrote:Great review. I hope you do a shootout between the Stella & Steez, that would be sweet.


Thanks Markanthony, the shootout is already in the works.
:D


I look forward to reading about this shootout. :mrgreen:

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Re: It’s all about the Journey – The Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reel

Postby gailt » Fri May 12, 2017 10:12 am

Zander wrote:
Markanthony404 wrote:Great review. I hope you do a shootout between the Stella & Steez, that would be sweet.

I look forward to this review
Thanks Markanthony, the shootout is already in the works.
:D


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