The 13 Fishing Black Betty 6061 Ice Reel is the best take-along ice fishing reel. The 6061 CNC-machined-aluminum construction and 2.7:1 gear ratio work together to make your time on the ice memorable. Integrated fender allows you to pencil grip the rod without resting the palm of your hand on the spool. Dead stick alarm alerts you when the line is being pulled. Carbon drag plus five stainless steel ball bearings and instant anti-reverse for a smooth performance.