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    Ultegra CI4 Reel

    Ultegra CI4 Reel

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    This item can be returned within 30 days after receiving your item.



    The use of CI4+ delivers a substantial weight saving on the compact Ultegra body making rod speed easier to generate when distance casting. To further increase casting performance the Ultegra uses Super Slow Oscillation line lay and an AR-C spool fitted with Instant Drag for simple, ultra fast adjustment. Cold Forged gearing and X-Ship produce powerful winding performance and 5 Stainless A-RB bearings plus a Shimano Roller bearing deliver supreme smoothness.


    • X-Ship

    • 5+1 Bearings

    • Retrieve Range 18-32 (in)

    • 15.9 WEIGHT RANGE (oz)

    • Spare Spool

    • Front Drag

    • 33 (lb) Drag Power Range

    • High Crank Power

    • Extra High Cast Rating


    Hagane Gear

    With amazing strength and durability, the HAGANE Gear is at the very heart of the reel. Shimano, through the application of state-of-the-art technologies, gives you the long-lasting smoothness and pleasure that you feel when you first use a reel, over and over again. No cutting work is applied to the teeth of the drive gear. Instead the entire surface is calculated in minute detail by special 3D design and then formed by Shimano’s cold forging technology. The result is assured resilience. It’s the fruit of Shimano’s inexhaustible pursuit for durability; the strength and power of forged metal continues to represent the fundamental concept of Shimano reels.


    X-Ship provides improved gear durability. By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with bearings, the pinion gear maintains precise alignment with the drive gear. This means the gears will stay in the same position under the heaviest loads. The added benefit is that friction between the spool shaft and gear are eliminated. This will enhance the casting performance of the reel with lighter lures, and allow for longer casts.

    S A-RB

    These bearings have been through the same process as our A-RB bearings, but feature shields on both sides of the bearings that reduce the possibility of salt or sand inhibiting the bearing's rotation.

    Super Slow Oscillation

    Super Slow Oscillation for outstanding line lay

    Shimano Instant Drag

    Shimano Instant Drag allows a quick adjustment of the front drag knob to take the reel from your current drag setting to free spool in just half a turn.

    Super Stopper II

    Super Stopper II anti-reverse uses a one-way roller bearing that eliminates back-play. This provides the angler with instant hook setting power.


    Series Ultegra
    Family Type Surf
    Models Offered 1
    KeyFeature Shimano Instant Drag
    Ball Bearings 5
    Roller Bearings 1
    Maximum Drag (lb) 33 (lb)
    Retrieve Per Crank Range (in) 41

    Product Code Line Retrieve Per Crank (in) Mono Line Capacity (#Test/yd) PowerPro Line Capacity (# Test/yd) Max Drag (lb) S-ARB Ball Bearings Gear Ratio Weight (oz) Retrieve
    ULCI45500XSB 41 10/425,12/315,16/230 30/360,40/270,50/220 33 5 5.3:1 15.9 Reversible