Since its launch the strong and robust Baitrunner ST has been admired for its stunning understated black looks, a real quality product from Shimano.
Featuring a hybrid aluminum body, some of the models have the balancing double handle.
Size wise the range is the same as the DL models but with a lesser number of ball bearings the Baitrunner ST FB is a more affordable option, some call it an entry level Shimano reel - but these reels in our opinion offer amazing value for money and great features.
The smaller models such as the 2500 is prefect when you want to undertake some light feeder or bomb work or perhaps cast a delicate waggler when matched with lighter lines.
The bigger sizes are great for harder fighting fish, feeder and bomb or light carping. Good stopping power which means it’s a firm favorite and all round performer.
Check out the range here - click on a product to see a video and get pricing!
Fishing Republic dates back to 1985 when the company’s founder and Executive Director, Steve Gross, established a business selling fishing flies and fly tying materials to fishing tackle wholesalers. In 2005, Fishing Republic opened our first store in Barnsley. Since then the company has grown to be the Largest Fishing Tackle retailer in the UK.
With the extensive angling knowledge within our company and the exceptional customer service we offer both in store and online, it’s clear to see why Fishing Republic is Number 1.