The Ardent Finesse is an excellent choice for the angler looking for a reliable and smooth spinning reel. The Finesse is light but tough, constructed from the finest materials. The 6.0:1 HIGH SPEED retrieve will increase your productivity on the water helping you catch more fish. The 6061-T6 double anodized spool is equipped with a BRAID BAND to allow you to tie braid to the spool without line slippage. This reel can become your "Work Horse" and your go to reel for all types of fishing. At MSRP of $49.99, this reel is a steal and a must have for any spinning angler.