Originally Posted by wlai
Darn sales :-). Thinking about the 8 wt for beach and steel heading. Is the saltwater version worth extra $20? Seems like its pretty corrosion resistant as it is, maybe it's faster?
Also, any reel recommendation that doesn't break the bank but will balance well?
I'd look at an Okuma SLV. I have an Aspen Reel on mine... But I only paid $30 for it... Not the normal $200... Okuma will be fine.. Even for salt... Just make sure to rinse your reel in fresh water and add grease... Otherwise.. Sealed drag is not gonna come cheap