Good question E!
It's hard to let go.of that wonderful summer but you know what?
I am looking.forward to the November 1 blackmouth opener!
Lamiglas has their Classic Glass downrigger rod priced very reasonably but I have to confess that I run Lami Kenai Kwiks with the composite handle in 10'6".
Sitting on the Lamiglas is the new Daiwa Saltist 30 levelwind spooled up with Trilene Big Game 25# in the hi-via Solar Collector color.