What are some of the best reels available for freshwater fishing?

I would like to get a nice reel for my husband for his first father’s day. He mainly fishes in lakes and creeks. Occasionally on the river. I have no idea what to look for in a good reel. What should I look for or what is a good reel to buy? I don’t want to spend over a $100. The reel would be for a Cabela’s 7′ 0″ rod.

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How often does one need to rinse freshwater tackle off after fishing in saltwater bodies of water?

I’m going on a vacation to Florida and plan on trying to do a little offshore fishing with my freshwater tackle. I understand I need to rinse the saltwater off to prevent corrosion, but I’m not sure how often. Do I need to rinse after every time out (I may be fishing nine to ten different times throughout the vacation) or is it just a once after the vacation thing? Also, how does one rinse all of the saltwater off of the reel? Thanks in advance! Any information helps as this is my first time fishing in saltwater.

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Which fishing rod and reel is suitable for sea fishing AND freshwater fishing?

Hi, I am new to fishing and I have a terrible rod and reel. I basically want to know if there is a reliable but cheap rod (with a good cast) that can be used for coarse fishing… Also, can it be used for sea fishing too? that would be kool as I don’t have too much cash right now.

I want the rod mainly for spinning and float fishing.

Thanks for any help.

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