The Sling Shot series is designed for long-distance plugs and bait. The moderately fast action rod combined with a quick recovery gives all rods in the Sling Shot series optimum performance. The rod's maximum distance and fish-fighting ability is uncanny with aerodynamic plugs, bucktails, and baits. This is a great rod for any targeted fish fish from the surf, pier, rocks, or bank. It's long range capabilities let the angler cover more water for more fish.