L.L.Bean, well-known maker of outdoor clothing and fly-fishing gear, also builds spinning gear and has recently introduced its Signature Spinning Reel in ultralight and light sizes. The aluminum frame and rotor house a six-disc drag system and 10 ABEC ball bearings, plus one roller bearing. The machined-aluminum spool features deep anodization for better corrosion protection. The 1000 Light holds 120 yards of 4-pound mono ($89); the 2000 Medium holds 120 yards of 8-pound mono ($95); and the 4000 Light Saltwater holds 120 yards of 12 ($99). Call 800-441-5713, or visit www.llbean.com.