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 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 this price, the Finesse is a steal, and a must-have for any spinning angler.