I recently picked up one of the Zodias crankbait rods. I was looking for something to throw deep divers (DD22, 6XD, G87, 8XD) and the 7' 6" MH rod fits the bill perfectly. I have found myself almost exclusively throwing the HD version of the DD22, which weighs one ounce, and thus I needed a rod that had a little more backbone to it yet still maintained the proper attributes for throwing crankbaits and helping you land fish once you hook them. I could not be happier with this rod. I can cast these baits a long way without the rod feeling overpowered and when I hook fish the parabolic bend from the fiberglass really helps you get them in the boat. I don't think I have lost a fish yet once I get them hooked. Another attribute that I really appreciate is the long handle section. It gives you great leverage when casting and you can tuck the rod under your arm (if you like) when reeling in the bait. The rod is light and I can cast deep divers all day with no problems. Here is another tip: if you find yourself throwing bigger crankbaits, get a 300 size reel. That size reel is actually designed to throw baits around an ounce and the power to bring in deep divers makes it so much easier to retrieve them. With this Zodias rod and a Curado 300e, I am a deep cranking machine.