Originally Posted by j lee
You might also consider a Galvan Torque. It's a great American made reel, lifetime warranty, excellent drag, attractive design, all at a reasonable price.
Thanks j lee. I've considered the Torque but eliminated it from my short list. They're great reels. I use a Galvan Standard 3.0 for some of my trout fishing and have fished a T-6 of my best buds for Steelhead. Excellent reel. But not what I want for my new 9 wt.