This rod has a powerful butt-section with a nice tip giving you a lot of versatility. It fishes best with eight pound line. If you prefer spinning to casting, this is a great option for small to medium-sized baits. It's an excellent rod for fishing ¼-ounce jigs, tubes and grubs. There’s plenty of power to set the hook, and it handles big fish extremely well. You will quickly appreciate its accuracy, line control and flexibility, but most of the light weight and sensitivity you get with GLX.