Utilizing the latest materials and technology Echo has crafted a family of rods that'll help the "greenest of greenhorns" toss tight loops like a pro. Whether you're new to the sport, or looking for a solid back-up to add to your quiver, the ECHO Base offers quality and performance for a very reasonable amount of dough. This medium-fast action phenom casts "freaky good", and the four piece travel design is perfect for packing when adventure calls. Durable? Yup. Maintenance free reel seat and quality components = years of fun.