The G. Loomis Rods GLX 957 CBR is a 7'11" casting rod intended for use with crankbait lures when bass fishing. The GLX 957CBR from G. Loomis Rods is a model from the crankbait line of the new GLX Series of bass fishing rods. The mack-daddy of all crankbait rods. When the baits you're fishing are big and bass are tough to handle, this is the one you want. It will handle the giant deep-diving crankbaits easily and with the extra length can pitch them as far as you can see. It's surprisingly light thanks to GLX, but don't let that fool you. it will handle giant largemouths, whether they're in the trees or headed for the hydrilla. A real advantage when you come across a school of big stripers! The GLX 957 Crankbait rod is ideal for the crankbaits that dive to extreme depths such as the Mann's 30+, Luhr Jensen Hot Lips and the Strike King 6XD crankbaits. As mentioned, this rod can also be used as a topwater walking bait rod when fishing for big schooling stripers. The action and power of this rod will prove a worthy tool when fighting big linesiders. At 7'11" this rod can cast a crankbait a country mile and is therefore best utilized in open water casting situations where distance outranks accuracy in terms of importance. The G. Loomis GLX Crankbait Rods were released at the ICAST show in the summer of 2012 and have garnered a lot of interest from bass fishermen all over the country. The 2012 GLX series of rods is certain to be another quality offering from G. Loomis Rods.