As with all whitewater gear there are a lot of good options. My choices are often influenced by the company's customer service.
I'll give my nod to Salamander for being a USA company with great customer service. You may never need customer service from your throw rope company, but I had a small issue with one of their products (not a safety issue) and they took care of me same day with multiple options to make it the most convenience for me.
Its nice when a company appreciates its customers.
but can you see its opposition | comes a-rising up sometimes | that it's dreadful and position | comes blacking in my mind | ....and then I see a darkness