Looking for a compact power-assist reel to double as a kite-fishing reel and deepwater grocery-getter? The new Daiwa Tanacom 500 offers 550 yards of 40-pound braid capacity, 33 pounds of max (star) drag, all in a hand-sized, rigid aluminum package. Weight is 28 ounces, about the same as many 25-series non-electric trolling reels. $599.

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