This is the saltwater spin rod and reel you want if you're going to the coast and the weather isn't cooperating. Perfect insurance rod for tarpon, stripers, blues, small tuna, dorado, and barracuda and any other salt species with the potential to be 25 lbs. and up. Excellent for poppers, spoons, big bucktails, Jighead Sluggos, and live or cut bait. 5 oz. rod is rated for 12-20 pound test, lures: ¾ to 2 oz.Outfit comes with Stradic 6000 FJ Reel.