E-Glass rod blank construction for increased power and shock reduction when using braided lines. Hardened Zirconium PVD coated guide inserts that reduce line friction from braided lines. Hi-Rise 316 stainless steel guide frames eliminates the line from touching the blank and foregrip when fully loaded up on a fish and increases durability. Pyramid machined aluminum reel seat is the ultimate in comfort, durability and control. Exposed blank rear grip increases rod control and improves jigging technique. Jig Clincher eliminates the jig from swinging when attached to the hook keeper.