Proving a big hit, the Shimano IX 4000 Spinning Reel is a smart option this season. The Shimano brand continues to deliver quality and value. Check it out today! Another of Shimano's entry level spin reels, the IX is perfect for young anglers just starting out in fishing. It features an easy-to-use rear drag and a Quick Fire II casting system. To cast, all the angler has to do is reverse spin the handle, pull the QuickFire lever and fire out that lure or bait. The IX R is available in 2000 and 4000 sizes.