Don't let this lightweight looking rod fool you. The Tsunami Slimwave Slow Pitch series rods are super tough, super strong, and manufactured with a solid nano carbon material making this rod nearly unbreakable! This saltwater grade fishing rod has 25% better impact resistance, 30% stronger than any ordinary carbon blank rod, and a 50% higher flexural strength! All models of the slimwave are backed by a three year manufacturer warranty! These are great for fishing the river for striped bass, or take out into the ocean and fish the wrecks for seabass and flounder.