The Gander Mountain Tournament Casting Rod was designed to make your fishing life much easier by giving you every advantage possible. Constructed from IM8 graphite, the rod blank is lightweight, sensitive, and durable. Featuring a high-performance rubber cork handle, this rod provides a firm, comfortable grip, even when wet. Tough stainless steel guides keep lines from being tangled and wind-knotted. Includes a screw-down cork fore-grip. Backed by the Gander Mountain 100% 1-Year Guarantee.