The Shimano Sahara X spinning rod and reel is a great value combo for anglers of all skill levels. The Sahara series is a powerful set of spinning reels with incredible durability and utility for the price. They use Shimano’s G-Free body design to move the center of gravity closer to your hands, making casting as smooth and comfortable as possible. They also use the X-Ship system, which reduces stress on your gears, keeps them aligned precisely, and increases cranking power. Those fantastic reel options are paired with a premium quality, ultra-sensitive Sahara X graphite rod that provides excellent lightweight power. A fantastic rod and reel combo for lure fishing with a braid line.