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Shimano Core Reels

Shimano Core Reels

CODE: 54877

Price: $369.99

  • CORE-50MG7 
  • CORE-51MG7 (Left Handed) 

 The new Shimano CORE reels are designed to be the ultimate, lightweight baitcasting reels. Made with magnesium frames and sideplates, and featuring Magnumlite spool construction, the standard version for all around fishing, weighs in at 6.1 ounces with a 6.2:1 gear ratio. The FV flipping version, equipped with Instagage II, comes with oversized PV paddles and a 7.0:1 gear ratio to move fish out of cover fast. These Shimano Core Reels both come with HEG, feature Shielded A-RB bearings and are designed to be as compact as possible for a comfortable, lightweight and maneuverable fishing experience.

 The Shimano Core Reels Feature: 



  • Ultra-Lightweight Magnesium Frame and Sideplate
  • Ultra-Lightweight A7075 Aluminum Spool Construction
  • Magnumlite Spool Design
  • S A-RB Ball Bearings
  • A-RB Roller Bearing
  • High Efficiency Gearing (HEG)
  • Super Stopper
  • Super Free (SF)
  • Variable Brake System (VBS)
  • Reduced Mass VBS Hub
  • Escape Hatch
  • Dartainium Drag
  • Cold Forged Aluminum Drag Star
  • Clicking Drag Adjustment
  • Aluminum Cast Control Knob
  • Rubber Shielded Cast Control Knob
  • Tapered Ti Levelwind Insert
  • Cold Forged Aluminum Handle Shank
  • Drilled Handle Shank
  • Septon Handle Grips
  • Recessed Reel Foot
  • High Speed 6.2:1 Gear Ratio (CORE100MG Only)
  • Lightweight Aluminum Drive Gear (CORE100MG Only)
  • Paddle Grips (CORE100MG Only)
  • Super High Speed 7.0:1 Gear Ratio (CORE100MGFV Only)
  • Heavy Duty Brass Drive Gear (CORE100MGFV Only)
  • Instagage II (CORE100MGFV Only)
  • PV Power Grips (CORE100MGFV Only)
  • 1/8 Turn Easy Access Attached Sideplate (CORE50/51MG Only)
  • Approved for use in Saltwater
  • Rated for use with Mono, Fluorocarbon and PowerPro lines


    Model Line Retrieve Per Crank (in.) Line Capacity (# Test/Yards) Power Pro Line Capacity (# Test/Yards) Retrieve Max Drag (lbs.) S A-RB Ball Bearings Roller Bearings Gear Ratio Weight (oz)
    CORE50MG7 28 10/105,12/85,14/70 20/115,30/105,40/80 Right 10.0 8 1 7.0:1 5.5
    CORE51MG7 28 10/105,12/85,14/70 20/115,30/105,40/80 Left 10.0 8 1 7.0:1 5.5
    CORE100MG 26 10/110, 12/90 30/130,50/85,65/55 Right 11 4 1 6.2:1 6.1
    CORE101MG 26 10/110, 12/90 30/130,50/85,65/55 Left 11 4 1 6.2:1 6.1