Shakespeare® Contender® Spinning Reel

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Shakespeare® Contender® Spinning Reels are swift, smooth and silent.

Quality made, with your choice of lots of capacities. Since 1897, Shakespeare® continues to create topnotch fishing gear. Here's a fine Reel selection you'll love!

  • 3 ball bearings plus a one-way clutch, instant anti-reverse bearing
  • Cold Forged Aluminum¿ spool for added strength
  • Ported spool for lightweight feel
  • Magna bail wire is oversized for increased durability
  • Left / right convertible fold-down handle
  • On / off anti-reverse

State Model, as available in the Shopping Cart. 

  • Model No.: CONT25
  • Capacity: 120 yds./4 lb.
  • Ratio: 5.2:1
  • Weight: 5.7 oz.
  • Bearings: 4
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