The Ardent Bolt is an excellent spinning reel for all spinning applications. The Bolt is light but tough, constructed from the finest materials. The 6.0:1 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. The blue and black cosmetics will be sure to impress your fishing partners and complement your fishing equipment. At this price, this reel is a steal and a must-have for any serious spinning angler.