Howald Process™ Double-Built™ blank feature E-Glass outer construction and graphite core. Blank through handle construction for added strength and sensitivity. Graphite Fuji reel seats with stainless steel cushioned hoods. Heavy duty stainless steel reinforced guides and tip tops. Durable, fighting length EVA grips. Rods features fast action tips and strong, reinforced fighting butts. Great live bait rod for large catfish, stripers and bigwater game fish.