There are numerous NEW MODELS of IM-6 Pure Graphite Rods that are Made Exclusively for Angler's Roost Enterprises. This rod is the Fourth of the 4 Spey Rods that will be specially built for SteelHead/Salmon Fishing.The Rod is a 4 Piece,13 footer and the Butt is Non-Detachable. It Comes with a rod bag. Each rod section is self ferruled, All ferrules are re-inforced. The rod is Dark Dark Mahogony Brown with Dark Maroon Wraps. The Guides are all wrapped with # 00 Silk Thread. The wrapping job is excellent.The finish on the Blank itself has a Gloss Finish. The rod blank is made of IM-6 Pure Graphite and is designed to fish with a 7/8 weight line. I have cast a 8 wt. line on it and it performed well.The rod itself weighs a shade over 7 1/2 ounces.The rod comes with Double Stripper Guides and 10 Gun Metal Gray Stainless Steel Single Foot Fly Rod Guides.It also has a S.S. Tip Top and a Line Keeper. The cork Handle is made from Portugese Cork, Having High Density,and is of the Full-Wells Design. The Reel Seat is Anodized Titanium Finish Aluminum with a Graphite Insert. It is of Up-Lock Design. It Has Double lock Rings. Nothing more to be said. The rod is of very high quality construction and is offered at a fraction of it's value.This rod is Newly designed for 2009. It is a part of 18 new rods I will have for this next season.Besides it's use as a Spey Rod for Salmon/Steelhead Fishing, It lends itself well for Salt Water. It is About as rustproof/Corrosion proof as you can get. You won't Find a Better Spey Rod Value Any Where. COMPARE THESE RODS AGAINST ANY RODS ON THE MARKET AND YOU WILL FIND OUT THE GREAT VALUE THESE ARE. DEALER ENQUIRIES ARE WELCOME HERE AS WITH ALLO MY ITEMS.