Daiwa Saltiga 5000H

The Saltiga 500H is a serious spinning reel.

With suggested retail more than a grand, this is a serious spinning reel. It won Best Saltwater Reel at the recent ICAST tackle trade show. It uses NASA-derived magnetic oil to seal the aluminum gear case. Holds 240 yards/20-pound mono. $1,199.95; daiwa.com