Angling VideosSHIMANO LAUNCHES NEW GENERATION OF CALCUTTA REELS

Shimano has introduced an entirely new design to its iconic Calcutta casting reel series. When it was first introduced in 1991 – and won Best of Show at the predecessor of ICAST – the original Calcutta 200 was described as the product which proved that Shimano had come of age in the tackle industry. It received many accolades for its classic, simplistic design, with features like a one-piece aluminium frame and Variable Brake System. Now the Calcutta D series includes the CT-200D and left-hand retrieve 201D, the CT-300D/301D and the CT-400D/401D sizes..