If you want to shoot big fish, you need a reel. A large fish can pull your spear gun right out of your hand when it gets shot. The fish will begin to sound and when it does the fishes strength can take you for a ride. If you are not on Scuba this could become a problem very fast without a reel. Cressi's Vertical Mount Universal 2" (50mm) Reel is a durable effective designed reel for spear fishing. This universal reel easily mounts directly on any tube or rail spear gun using the supplied universal gun mount. The smooth clutch style drag on this reel can be adjusted for just about any desired tension required and can be easily adjusted during use through its ergonomic easily accessible star adjustment knob. The dovetail sleigh hook system to the gun is placed so that the use of the different line-releasing devices is guaranteed, including the mechanical one activated by the trigger. Reel is constructed from non-corrosive, durable and impact resistant plastic for years of dependable service. Reel is made in Italy.