Smooth Power

Shimano’s Socorro SW spinning reel combines strength and precision to remain smooth during prolonged battles

Shimano Socorro
Available in four sizes, from the SOC5000SW for 10- to 14-pound mono or 20- to 40-pound braid, to the SOC10000SW for 12- to 20-pound mono or 50- to 80-pound braid.Courtesy of Shimano

Shimano's Socorro SW spinning reel combines the strength and precision of Hagane cold-forged drive gear; X-Ship construction that maintains gears in perfect alignment; a one-piece, rigid handle shank for increased power and smoothness; and reliable Cross Carbon Drag, which remains smooth during prolonged battles against the strongest quarry. Available in four sizes, from the SOC5000SW for 10- to 14-pound mono or 20- to 40-pound braid, to the SOC10000SW for 12- to 20-pound mono or 50- to 80-pound braid. $129.99; fish.shimano.com