Shimano SLX Casting Rods were designed to put tournament level performance in the hands of all anglers! The performance, durability, and versatility of these rods is unheard of for their price. Each rod is built around a 30-ton blank for the perfect combination of strength and sensitivity. SLX Casting Rods are loaded with features such as titanium oxide semi-micro guides, high density EVA grips, and custom reel seats. If you need a tournament quality rod that won’t empty your wallet, you need to add an SLX casting rod to your arsenal!