Too much rod for me!!!! Bought 4-5 weeks ago and taken on one trip. Caught one 125# BFT. Not the action I was looking for, I bought it to fish 60 and it's waaaaay too overkill for that. Probably better at 80-100 but I'm old and weak and can't handle that kind of drag Anyway retail is $389 Plus tax is $420 out the door, will take $325. While it is not marketed as a "rail rod" it does have an impressive 18" foreward grip, just sayin"