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Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ

Item # 436928
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Key Features

  • Power Roller III

  • Fluidrive II gears

  • Dyna-Balance

  • Super Stopper II

  • Cold forged aluminum spool


Our Price   $99.99

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Product Description
shimano An affordable option with many of the same features found on more expensive spinning reels. Power Roller III, Fluidrive II, and Dyna-Balance allow for a comfortable and smooth experience. Sideplate and rotor are made from graphite with a cold forged aluminum spool. Super Stopper II. This RJ reel also features Fightin' Drag II.
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Specifications
Model # SY2500RJ
Gear Ratio 6.2:1
Bearings 4 + 1
Reel Weight 10.4 oz.
Mono Line Capacity lb./yds. 8/140
Max Drag 6 lbs.

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Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth drag system (4)
  • Smooth reeling (4)
  • Easy casting (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid fisher (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 5 customers

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5.0

Quality Jigging Reel

By Mac MN

from Minneapolis, MN

About Me Avid Fisher

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy Casting
  • Line Doesn't Tangle
  • Reliable
  • Smooth Drag System
  • Smooth Reeling

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jigging

    Comments about Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ:

    I own one of these reels myself and purchased the rear drag reel for a long-time baitcast fisherman to transition to spinning reels for jigging for Walleye. Not the cheapest reel out there, but it is worth it. This will be the reel that I look at for my next purchase when I need to replace one of my current reels. Front drag and rear drag are both smooth and solidly built.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    SMOOTH AS SILK!!

    By MAILMAN

    from milwaukee , wi.

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy Casting
    • Line Doesn't Tangle
    • Reliable
    • Smooth Drag System
    • Smooth Reeling

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jigging
      • River Fishing
      • Shore Casting
      • Trolling

      Comments about Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ:

      symetre 2500 reel with ''REAR DRAG'' is the lightest, smoothest, and most durable reel. The REAR DRAG is the BEST for fighting and landing a fish.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      one smooth reel

      By fisherman jim

      from delton,MI

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy Casting
      • Smooth Drag System
      • Smooth Reeling

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Any fishing

        Comments about Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ:

        Thjs is one of the best reels for under $100. Very smooth and easy to use

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        MN Walleye Fisherman review

        By Streetfish

        from Minneapolis MN

        About Me Avid Fisher

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ:

              I use this 1500 reel on a St. Croix Avid. I fish walleyes with a jig or lindy and am usually fishing structure.

              My budget at the high end is $150-$200 for a rod and under $100 for a reel. I have 5 different rigs for walleye fishing and this one is the most expensive I own. [got three kids that get my minnow money these days]

              This reel is great. I could really tell the difference in how smooth and tight the action was. My other reels are $50-$60, and this reel was a step up.

              Would like to own another but when budget is tight, I spend the extra dough on the fishing pole.

              If you're in a higher tax bracket and money is no problem, then why are you even reading this. Go out and buy 2 and send me one. :-)

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Amazingly smooth...

              By ChristyM

              from Orlando, Fla

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smooth Drag System
              • Smooth Reeling

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Ocean Fishing
                • Shore Casting

                Comments about Shimano Symetre RJ Spinning Reel, SY2500RJ:

                This reel works so smoothly. almost a silky feel to the mechanism. Love that the drag can be tightened from below.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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