series of 8'6” rods, from the delicate #2-3 to the powerhouse of the #6-7,
originally designed for those mostly fishing from the bank of the river. When
kneeling in high grass or otherwise needing to keep the line high while
6” to 12” of extra length of the rod makes things a lot easier.
models for #5–7 are designed to cast a rather long line, while the lighter
rods are designed more for delicacy.