Ugly Stik GX2 is the next generation of Ugly Stik that combines the heritage and tradition of the original while maintaining the strength and durability Ugly Stiks are known for. Ugly Stik GX2 rods offer better balance for lighter feel, improved components and eye catching cosmetics for a more modern look. Ugly Stik GX2 rods offer several new features. Ugly Tech construction, a combination of Graphite and fiberglass, creates a strong, yet sensitive rod with better balance for a lighter weight feel. Ugly Tuff guides feature new one-piece stainless steel guides to eliminate insert pop outs and can be used with all types of line, including braid. Ugly Stik Clear Tip design for extra strength and added sensitivity.