If you need to keep it in the neighborhood of 3 bills, check out this package.
An Echo Ion 4-piece rod is matched with a Lamson Liquid reel. Very solid gear that will serve you well.
The Echo Ion rod is fast action, stout, and powerful enough to do battle with all variety of salmon.
The reel is a Lamson Liquid lined with a weight forward floating fly line and a 9' 12lb. salmon steelhead leader.
Comes with a Cordura Rod Case, backing, weight forward floating line, and tapered leader.
Rod and Reel have a Lifetime Guarantee.
This package ships free in the U.S.