The Okuma SST New Generation Casting Rod features an IM-8 graphite blank and 3K woven carbon or cork foregrip and rear grip. These SST rods supply that high-end feel and round out any salmon, steelhead, and trout angler's fishing arsenal! Each rod is nine feet or greater and equipped with medium-heavy or heavy powers strong enough to battle the heavyweights of those fish species. Stainless steel guide frames with zirconium inserts add durability and reduce friction when using a braided line. The integrated compressed EVA butt cap finishes the casting rod's look on carbon grip models. Additionally, Okuma supports Special Edition SST New Generation fishing rods with a one-year warranty. Cast your fortunes with an affordable Okuma SST New Generation Casting Rod!