The Shimano Curado K Casting Reel is built tournament tough. Curado is the benchmark for reliability and durability. The Curado Reels have been a favorite to anglers for Generations. With the Curado K, Shimano gives you more than ever before. Now featuring the latest in Shimano technology, such as super smooth, efficient, durable MicroModule gearing, and offered in multiple gear ratios up to 8.5:1, Curado builds on its legacy as the ‘go to’ baitcasting reel for both fresh and saltwater action.