If you're looking for a tough spinning reel thatcan withstand casting to stripers from the breakers or battling bigbull reds on the flats, but is relatively easy on the wallet, thenCabela's Salt Striker series is right up your alley. The venerablemail-order company based in Nebraska added five models to itslineup of saltwater spinners, and all retail for under $70. Thereels feature a 10-bearing drive system, instant anti-reverse and ahydroshield, multi-disc front drag. The company placed a titaniumlip on the front of the spool for extended casting, and thethree-piece aluminum spool is rugged and durable. Match the reel toa Salt Striker rod for a great combo. Look for these reels in the2003 Cabela's Saltwater Catalog; they sell for $59.99 to $69.99.Call 800-272-1594 or visit www.cabelas.com.