I bought this rod for my little brother (6'8") so he could tag along for an ice fishing trip before heading into the service. He likes the rod a lot, but it did prove to be a little too light for the size of trout we were blessed with. For 1-2.5 lb fish this rod is perfect and ultra sensitive to hits. The fact that it didn't break in the hands of my bro with 4 to 5 pounds of fighting on the other end is a testament to its quality.
rod is light weight, looks like a good rod, real seems like decent quality, wish it came with line already or extra spool, but for the price its a great buy. The package was boxed inside another box and was not going to get damaged in shipping. Very please, cant wait to use it for ice fishing.
the rod is the best i have used...the rod is very versitle and can be used for about any type of fish...the flexability of the rod helps you feel the fish but it is sturdy enough to bring larger fish up...the only problem with the rod and reel is the drag...the drag is hard to set and keep set at where you want