It’s hard to find a good pack rod with a decent action. Gary has designed this rod so it feels and feels and fishes like a one piece. Most fishermen think it’s a one piece! Rod comes complete with an extra durable zippered Cordura protective tube with carry strap and loops which makes it ideal for backpackers and four wheelers. Compact size takes up less space for fly-in anglers. Great all around action for multiple angling techniques.