These rods from Centaur are the "American Special" style rod for bottom fishing, and live bait applications. The blanks are extremely light in weight, but they still bend into the "power section" of the rod for fighting large fish. For an angler that prefers a more traditional American style rod, these are an excellent value for their performance. For anglers pursuing sea bass, striped bass, fluke, bluefish, tautog, and many other species, this is a perfect option. All rods in this series feature a "hidden joint" 2-piece design that comes apart at the end of the foregrip.