The G. Loomis Rods GLX 896 FPR is a 7'5" flippin stick intended for use with the flipping and punching techniques used for bass fishing. The GLX 896 FPR from G. Loomis Rods is a model from the flipping and punching line of the new GLX Series of bass fishing rods. The GLX 896FPR is the rod you need when the cover gets nasty and you need to pull a fish, no matter how big, up through all that stuff with authority. This rod is the power flipping stick made for the ugly, how am I gonna get a fish out of there, water. It is power personified and still incredibly light in weight! If the bite is light you'll be amazed at it's sensitivity thanks to GLX. When you want to give them the "no treatment" you want this powerhouse on the deck. This rod is ideal for flipping larger baits and heavier weights in heavy cover that requires the strength to get big bass into the boat. It's also the most ideal punching rod in the GLX Flipping series. We offer every model of the new GLX bass fishing rods from G. Loomis. Their new series of GLX rods for flipping and cranking were the talk of ICAST and have generated a lot of buzz around the bass fishing world. The hype on these rods was accurate; they're light, sensitive and strong.