The "go to" reel for poppers, stickbaits, livebaits, slow jigging, fast jigging and all sorts of serious fishing for BIG fish. Can be used for trolling and bottom fishing. This series of reels is considered the best available. They are incredibly strong and reliable and what is more important, are made to take a ton of work. When you buy one of these you have a reel to pass on to the next generation.