Shimano’s Billfish Concept Spinning Reel Blends Precision Engineering with Enduring Craftsmanship

Shimano’s Saragosa SW spinning reels are highly regarded by anglers all over the world for their outstanding winding power, strength, and weather resistance. The new Saragosa SW lineup for 2022 includes a BFC model designed entirely for light-tackle billfishing with 12-, 16-, and 20-pound-test monofilament main lines. When targeting billfish with circle hooks and a light fluorocarbon leader, the flagship Saragosa SW BFC has a more gradual drag curve that delivers a lower drag output.

Tournament anglers looking for double, triple, and quad hookups value retrieve speed, and the Saragosa SW BFC has the industry’s fastest spinning reel retrieve rate at 56 inches of line per crank and a 6.2:1 gear ratio. This allows anglers to respond quickly to billfish changing directions and charging the boat, whether they are backing down in a sportfish or powering ahead from the bow of a centre console.

The new Saragosa SW BFC represents the pinnacle of performance in a lightweight yet robust package that includes everything anglers want: line capacity, high-speed retrieve, and a smooth, consistent drag curve. The Saragosa SW BFC, with an MSRP of $339.99, will be available soon from Shimano authorised dealers.

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