This month we’ve teamed up with Shimano for the chance to win a superb Stradic 2500FB match reel worth £129.99.

It’s an awesome piece of kit with most of Shimano’s plethora of reel features including Positive Bail, Power Roller, Roller Bearing, Rotor Cast Control, S System, SR-System, Shimano Balance Lock and Shimano Smooth Cast SSC.


To find out about these and other Shimano features, CLICK HERE


To win this competition you have to:

1) Answer the question below correctly before the closing date of April 30th.

2) Register for Shimano’s e-news newsletter, which keeps you up to date with all things Shimano


You must subscribe to the Shimano newsletter to be in with a chance of winning this prize.
* You can register for the newsletter at

* The answer can be obtained by visiting the Service and then the Glossary section of and locating the SR-System page.

NB: The winning entry will be checked against the Shimano newsletter database.


Which of the following sentences correctly describes an SR-System reel ?

        A.        Smooth, Silent, Strong & Reliance
        B.        Strong, Silent, Smooth & Reliable
        C.        Silent, Strong, Smooth & Reliable


When you have your answer, register you entry in our Competitions section – see the red navigation buttons on the left.