If you're looking for a versatile spinning rod designed for handling bigger fish, buy a Dark Matter HK Spinning Rod. This rod is incredibly versatile as it can handle jigging up to 450g, throwing topwater plugs up to 5 ozs and is also a terrific bottomfishing rod. All this and it can handle those big powerful fish. Whether you're targeting striped bass in fast water, snapper, grouper or tuna, the rod is going to get the job done. Dark Matter HK Spinning Rods are built upon a Dark Matter carbon blank. Pick up this rod and you'll feel that it is lightweight but has a lot of power to it. It is outfitted with Fuji Alconite K Guides with stainless steel frames that are made for fishing braided lines. You're going to love the extended EVA foregrip. It has cut outs on the underside that give your fingers a specific place to sit when you are hooked into a fish. The grooves give you added grip, even when wet. The rear EVA grip has an aluminum gimbal and a color coded Dark Matter ring so you easily know which rod you are grabbing. Dark Matter HK Spinning Rods come outfitted with a high quality Fuji graphite reel seat with locking nut. At the bottom is an aluminum gimbal so you can use this rod with a belt. Overall this is a do-all offshore spinning rod that you are going to enjoy for a very long time. Lots of performance and great looks at a fair price.