Shimano Curado DC 150 Casting ReelsThis is the reel that will change freshwater bass fishing forever! Using Shimano's legendary Curado low profile casting reel as a building block, Shimano has added a DC (digital control) automatic brake system to prevent backlash and, at the same time increase casting distance and accuracy to the maximum. This reel will decrease frustrations and increase enjoyment when you fish, whether you're a master angler or just a beginner wanting to get more involved in bait casting. Less thumbing, longer casts, greater accuracy, lots more fish!Built on the Shimano and Curado legacy of durability, dependability, versatility, and innovation the Shimano Curado DC (digital control) low profile casting reels have truly created a paradigm shift in fishing. With a price point under $250 these reels set the bar higher than it has ever been set for the competition.Inside the DC control is a microcomputer that monitors spool speed 1,000 times per second and applies this information to create the perfect amount of brake. This means almost no backlash, and, no frustration.Conclusion: You owe it to yourself to experience this reel. And trouble free casting. And more fun on the water!