Shimano Talica II 50

Catch big gamefish with the Talica.

Catch big gamefish with the Talica.Courtesy Shimano Inc.

This two-speed lever-drag reel holds 1,120 yards of 80-pound-test braided line and can apply 50 pounds of drag on big marlin, sharks, swordfish and tuna. The high gear ratio is 3.8-to-1; low is 1.7-to-1. A power handle grants plenty of leverage. $1,199.99;