If you can spend 350 on a slick new good rod…Why not save the extra 200 bucks and get a Loop Opti Rod. These things are insane. The Loop Opti isn’t just a good rod it is a great Rod as rated by the best casters in the world. The best news is not only is this stick awesome but it is affordable as well. I have dreamed of owning a loop set up my whole life but for some reason always felt that dream was out of my financial reach. Imagine my surprise when I found out that one of loops most proven rods was actually affordable. Get yourself one this year. Look for this and other cool and truly innovative Loop products on our upcoming Holiday shopping guide.