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#12358139 - 07/25/17 06:45 PM Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel
Brad R Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1570
Loc: Texas
I purchased a Shimano 1000 series Nasci the other day. I ended up with no dedicated reel for my 6'9" St. Croix UL rod and I thought this might work as a good match.

I'm taking it out in a few minutes, around 7PM, beat the heat a bit, and give it a go.

I used some old fluorocarbon as backer line and to take up some space on the reel spool, then spooled on Sufix Nanobraid in 4 lbs. test as my mainline. I won't use a leader for this braid. As many of you may recall, I have had great luck with the 2 lbs. test in this line. I just thought I'd give 4 lbs. a try for a comparison. I'm up to a 4 lbs. LMB caught while panfishing . . . you know how it goes: catch a bunch of bluegills and sometimes more LMBs, inadvertently, than the guys in boats with bass gear. Bass love tiny baits.

The Nasci looks very well made. It is heavier than a Ci4+, for sure, but at around $99, if I can't make out any substantial difference between the two, I might go this route in the future for another reel.

So, if 2 lbs. braid = 4 lbs. bass, then 4 lbs. braid =

I should be so lucky! Ha!

Brad


Edited by Brad R (07/25/17 06:46 PM)

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#12358143 - 07/25/17 06:48 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
Struggle Offline
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Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 156
Loc: Allen, Texas
Interested in seeing how you like the reel, I'm shopping for a couple of ultralight/light reels myself.

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#12358150 - 07/25/17 06:51 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
That is a nice reel. Let us know how it works out! thumb
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#12358186 - 07/25/17 07:15 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
boocat Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1001
Loc: Hill Country
pretty fancy stuff, bet it feels good.

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#12358188 - 07/25/17 07:17 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
boocat Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1001
Loc: Hill Country
i really like my lowly trions, been looking at presidents but when the trions feel so nice, just don;t know if I need to move up another notch.

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#12358734 - 07/26/17 06:52 AM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
Brad R Online   content
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1570
Loc: Texas
It felt great . . . I went out just behind my home. I fished and paddled the canoe, back seat, letting Reagan throw around one of the new Teckler frogs, so I just made casts sort of intermittently. I caught 4 or so bluegills on just a few casts.

Well, I totally agree one can go over-board very quickly with gear, dollar-wise, and just pick up a tiny bit of extra functionality/less weight, etc. A tiny edge.

I'd say this reel, at $99, gets one almost all of the higher-end technology from Shimano without going up into the nose-bleed $200+ range.

Very well made . . . if it lasts 2X as long, then it'd truly become a great value.

Nice reel!

Brad

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#12360343 - 07/26/17 09:56 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
doctorxring Offline
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Registered: 11/04/03
Posts: 799
Loc: The Republic of Texas

Amazon has them for $85 shipped. I'm going to try one of these on my next reel. Thanks for the heads up. !

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#12361528 - 07/27/17 04:50 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10781
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Good reel!

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#12361559 - 07/27/17 05:13 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Brad R]
jagg Offline
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Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 3922
Loc: South Texas
I really like Shimano gears but their spinning reels don't fit my hand. The bail constantly hits my knuckles. Love my Curados and Citicas though.


Edited by jagg (07/30/17 02:10 AM)
Edit Reason: Auto correct
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#12363402 - 07/28/17 10:34 PM Re: Shimano Nasci 1000 spinning reel [Re: Gitter Done]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11226
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: Gitter Done
Good reel!





Plus #1. woot

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