Shimano Tallus Blue Water rods are designed to be regionally specific, since anglers fishing for different species in different geographic regions have different wants and needs for their specific fishing techniques. 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. Extra Tough Graphite Composite Blank Construction, Slip resistant EVA or Stuart Tuff Butt Reargrips, Fuji Hardloy, AFTCO or Wire Snake guides, Gudebrod thread wrapped guides for added strength, Fuji Boat or Pacific Bay Aluminum reel seat, Gimbal with removable cap, and Limited Lifetime Warranty.