For my screening purposes I coupled a 9wt Scott Tidal rod with an Orvis Hydros V reel spooled with Hatch Exotic 9wt line. This pole is definitely a rapid action pole however has a softer pointer compared to the S4s or Radian.With all plated equipment and also costs cork, this rod is saltwater prepared and also constructed to last a lifetime. They include Scott's sleeve ferrule and are happily made in the USA.
The pole casts like a dream in every awareness of the word. Typically I like a tool action pole, however kid does this infant sling! I had the ability to release a very easy 80 foot dual loot with hardly any effort. This pole is a little larger compared to other mid stove offerings from various other companies, but the softer pointer as well as simplicity of cast greater than offsets the larger weight. I had the ability to get to 80 feet of line and precisely cast it back out with a solitary over hand actors, something that every saltwater fisherman knows is a wonderful ability for a pole to have. Not simply does this rod truly sling, it's precise from 20 feet approximately 60 as well as past. I establish targets at 20, 30, 50, and 60 feet, taking 15 casts at each I simply missed my target two times, as well as simply by an inch at that.