Glad to see this post. Dicks Sporting Goods was offering this reel the other day online for $59.95, a $100 off with free shipping, and I was tempted. My purchase of one of the rods a year or so ago made me decide not to buy it. I guess they were $100 off for a reason.
"I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth." Steve McQueen