For the surf angler, the Daiwa WindCast 4000 Spinning Reel is one of the best value in the market. This JDM fishing reel maybe 4000 in size, but it packs a good punch for surf casting. Load in 180m of PE 4 braided line, with a 35mm tall spool.

This reel comes with a few cool Daiwa technologies that you want like the Digi Gear and Air Bail and without some of the harder to maintain technologies. This will quickly become your work horse reel lasting you for a very long time of fishing. Best of all this reel is MagSealed, keeping corrosion at bay for a very longtime.

QD means this reel has a quick drag equipped model that is useful when you can expect a sudden big shot with a fishing rod. Drag function which can loosen or tighten by just turning the drag knob about one turn. Loosen the drag until fish hangs, and you can quickly tighten the drag after the fish hangs, so you can operate quickly.


Reel Spinning
Max Drag 15 kg
Spool Capacity

Mono: PE 5 / 200 m
Braid: PE 3 / 250m

Gear Ratio 4.1:1
Water Salt Water

630 grams

Side Right or Left (Both)
Ball Bearing 4+1

Spool: 35mm
82cm line retrieve
T-type knob

Model No: 17-WINDCAST-4000QD
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