The Sea Striker Billfisher Boat Conventional Rod features a tubular E-glass blank with solid glass tips. The blank through handle construction adds strength and lifting power. Each guide is triple-wrapped and coated with UV resistant epoxy. Butt sections consist of premium graphite reel seats and lightweight EVA fore grips. Durable hard butts are available on some models which allow for easy removal from rod holders. All rods include graphite gimbal with cap.