Tuna Stalker High-Leverage Bent Butt Stand-Up Rods. Nobody sells more short bent butt stand-up rods than Melton Tackle. Why? Our staff has been fishing short curved butt stand-up rods for over 15 years, and we know how they should perform on giant tuna and marlin. Unlike many of our competitors, who simply stick a curved butt on a straight butt rod that is too long, we purpose build our rods AROUND short curved butts. This design philosophy allows us to design our blanks (these blanks are custom rolled to to our specifications) with the correct power and action to complement the increased leverage that a short curved butt offers. Built with AFTCO black/silver wind-on guides, hypalon foregrips and black AFTCO bent butts. Triple wrapped in black and gold with metallic blue trim. Perfectly suited for trolling, chunking, and kite fishing with a Tiagra 50WLRS.