Strong, dependable, and perfect for a variety of boat fishing applications, the Shimano Talavera Boat Casting Rods provide premium performance at a price that any saltwater angler can appreciate. This versatile series is perfect for those looking for a multi-purpose boat rod that is built well and can handle the rigors inshore and light offshore fishing. These rods are built on durable fast action blanks with soft, sensitive tips for easy casting, and strong backbones for superior lifting power when fighting large game fish. The long, high density EVA handles offer superior comfort and leverage when fighting, and feature a rubber gimbal that conveniently fits into fighting belts and rod holders. Equipped with rugged SeaGuide Zirconia guides to accommodate all types of commonly used fishing lines, anglers will find Talavera Boat Rods to be suitable for many techniques including casting or jigging artificial, live bait fishing, and even light trolling.