Originally Posted by Jackster
Not true. That depends on very many things like your budget, what you plan to use it for, if it is an investment, do you plan on dieing with the most money and more.
I've paid more and less than $100.00 for a reel.
Ask me if I'm happy.
In my mind that extra money is essentially for the name of the brand which is great if you just want a shiny orvis but im willing to bet that for most people a reddington setup will work just as well as the more expensive brands. Besides save the money for some adult beverages to share the stories after a day of fishing