The Shimano Clarus Casting Rod is composed of a lightweight IM-8 graphite blank that is nearly indestructible. High-quality aluminum oxide Fuji guides and a Custom Shimano reel seat are just a few of this rod's great features. Responsive and light, this sleek-looking Clarus has a precision taper that allows you to choose any application. Gudebrod thread-wrapped guides. Comfortable EVA handle. Includes a convenient hook keeper.