Lightweight and Powerful...Shimano Tallus Blue Water rods are built with Shimano's TC4 blanks to give you a lighter and more powerful rod. Each was designed to be used with PowerPro braid to provide incredible pulling power and comfort. The sheer performance of these rods will exceed the expectations of anglers no matter where they fish. These rods elicit confidence with their lightweight feel and powerful actions. Plus, they look incredible.