The Shimano Talica is a Lever Drag reel that is on the high end of reels for price, definitely in the $500 range as you can see below. The come in a variety of sizes, all related to size and supposed power. You can cast them easily and they are built with a lot of cranking power.
They are extremely corrosion resistant and were designed to be used with braided line. They also come with a second cam system so you can use them with very light monofilament lines. They also make them in two speed models called the Talica II.
We reel that the quality of the gear you use has a lot to do with it lasting a long time, and do make sure it lasts make sure to take care of it. That's as important as the price you pay. We have provided links where you can buy these outstanding products with a few alternatives below. You will see the price range is considerable.
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