Built PENN tough, the International® V IGFA chair rods feature a one- piece tubular construction rod with a parabolic taper that is ideal for fighting fish from the chair, applying maximum pressure to the fish with a mechanical advantage in favor of the angler.##Paired with an International V series reel, any angler becomes a formidable opponent to the largest offshore species. Between ideal tapers and quality craftsmanship, International V IGFA rods should be your first choice when looking for an offshore trolling rod.##Aftco Roller Guides. Every International V IGFA rod is equipped with Aftco® Roller Guides which eliminates strain on the angler and gives them added leverage allowing them to bear down on tournament winning fish with no worries.##Stuart® Aluminum Butt Section/ Butt section inset shot (one on one detached.) The International V IGFA boat rods come with a detachable lightweight Stuart® aluminum butt section for unmatched strength and versatility. ##Stuart Aluminum Reel Seat. Stuart components provide increased strength and aluminum butts allow for easy access in and out of the rod holder.##EVA Foregrip. EVA foregrips give anglers added comfort for long battles and maximize grip against hard pulling fish.