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The Shimano Stella Series In Depth


Author: Bullbuster Team

About The Shimano Stella Series

Shimano Stella SW

This is the the ultimate big game fishing spinner, there is no question about it.  First you have to be willing and able to shell out sometimes over a $1,000.00 depending on the model.  Once you get over that hurdle, get ready to put THE PRESSURE on some monster fish with its max drag on the larger reels in the series reaching 55+Lbs without any upgrades!  Lets just say you are not going to put this reel on just any rod, you need to make sure it can take a punishing, well you too, hit the gym before hooking a monster on this thing!

Reviews For The Shimano Stella Series

Check out this review posted by “J&H Tackle” for the Shimano Stella Series.

Monofilament Line Capacity For The Shimano Stella Series

Monofilament Line Capacities For Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reels

These reels are a smaller version of the SW (more targeted at freshwater applications) they still are just as smooth and powerful for their size. These reels are not only powerful compared to your average spinning reel, but they also hold a good amount of line.  Use the table below to find the line capacities for all Shimano Stella FI’s.  If you want to find the monofilament line capacity of all shimano reels, use our tool.

Monofilament Line Capacity For The Shimano Stella FI Series

Monofilament Line Capacity For Shimano Stella SW Spinning Reels

These reels are not only powerful compared to your average spinning reel, but they also hold a good amount of line.  Use the table below to find the monofilament line capacities for all Shimano Stella SW’s.  If you want to find the monofilament line capacity of all shimano reels, use our tool.

Monofilament Line Capacity For The Shimano Stella SW Series

Braided Line Capacity For The Shimano Stella Series

Braided Line Capacities For Shimano Stella FI Spinning Reels

These reels are a smaller version of the SW, they still are just as smooth and powerful for their size. These reels are not only powerful compared to your average spinning reel, but they also hold a good amount of line.  Use the table below to find the line capacities for all Shimano Stella FI’s.  If you want to find the braided line capacities of all Shimano reels, use our tool.

Braided Line Capacity For The Shimano Stella FI Series

Braided Line Capacity For Shimano Stella SW Spinning Reels

These reels are not only powerful compared to your average spinning reel, but they also hold a good amount of line.  Use the table below to find the braided line capacities for all Shimano Stella SW’s.  If you want to find the braided line capacities for all Shimano Reels, use our tool.

Braided Line Capacity For Shimano Stella SW Spinning Reels

How To Maintenance The Shimano Stella Series

How To Keep Your Shimano Stella From Corroding

This video posted by “Derek Strub” shows you how to keep your Shimano Stella from corroding with a daily washdown.  Derek doesn’t just wash his reels, he rinses them, soaps them, rinses thema and then dries them.


How To Switch The Shimano Stella Handle From Left To Right

This video posted by “Otto’s Tackle World” shows you how to switch your reel handle from one side to the other on the Shimano Stella.

Taking A Shimano Stella Apart

In this video “Pro-fisher.com.ua” takes pretty much every component of the Shimano Stella apart and then puts it back together again. This is awesome to watch.  *Be careful if you try to do this yourself!  Make sure that you stay very organized along the way. Enjoy!

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