Daiwa Saltiga

Daiwa’s new Saltiga series star-drag conventional reels boast a 6.4-to-1 gear ratio and are rated for ­12- to 20-pound braid.

Daiwa’s new Saltiga series star-drag conventional reels boast a 6.4-to-1 gear ratio and are rated for ­12- to 20-pound braid. They ­feature a compact body design, ­machined aluminum one-piece frame and right side plate, Magsealed ball-bearing housing and innovative nanofluid magnetic-oil technology. And Daiwa’s Ultimate Tournament Drag affords 17.6 pounds of stopping power.

$399.95; daiwa.com