The Shimano SLX Baitcaster is one of the best value reels you can get, and this combo pairs it with a strong, high modulus graphite baitcaster rod – perfect for accurate lure casting. It’s a compact, portable reel weighing in at under 200 grams, with a drag capability of 5.5 kg and a capacity of 150 meters of 20lb braid. The Hagane body is a durable metal reel body which will stand up to punishment. That fantastic reel is paired with an SLX shimano baitcaster rod. The SLX baitcast rod delivers incredible performance at a value price. The rod is engineered with a focus on durability and performance, offering a wide range of techniques with a beautiful blend of strength and sensitivity. It’s packed with performance-enhancing features like titanium oxide semi-micro guides and a high-density EVA grip. All in all, this is a fantastic rod and reel combo that emphasizes both affordability and quality.