These spinning reels are a great reel to have. Smooth operation with a gear ratio of 5.2:1 with 12+1bb. They are great for both fresh and saltwater. They come in different sizes from series 1000 to 7000. The handle is interchangeable between left and right hand. If you're looking for a great deal on a spinning reel this is good. Please make your reel size choice before checkout.