The Northcoast Salmon and Steelhead Series are designed and crafted for the acute demands of those pursuing these marvelous gamefish in river, lake or ocean.The series is designed for serious trout, steelhead and salmon anglers and the many techniques that they may employ. The blanks are constructed from IM7 graphite a composite with a long illustrious history in high-end rod building. The handles are beautifully crafted from Natural Cork providing good looks and a sure grip. To the quality blank are added light weight yet durable Titanium Oxide Ring Guides, designed to pay out long casts while still sensitive to the bend of the rod. The rod tips are dipped in Fluorescent Orange Paint a great visual for strike detection. Craftmanship is backed up by a Limited 1-Year Warranty. With multiple designs to choose from at a mid-market price, Daiwa’s Northcoast Series of Salmon and Steelhead rods has you covered for any possible rod demands in pursuit of salmonoids wherever they might be.