Shimano baitcast rods are probably the best fishing rods in the world today and the newest ;Speed Master lies on top level in the “Master technology”. The fishing rods are unique and completely without compromizes. They are light and have a fast action,and thanks to those unique Bio fibres the strenght are nearly as good as those extremely popular Beast Master rods. For those who wants another “extremety” this is a rod which is even lighter and more farther throwing than Beast Master. The light and strong Fuji Alconite “Y” rings will not let you down even when the rod is pressed to the limit. The fishing rods are so light that they can be compared with everything of “common” graphite rods , but this is only regarding to weight.The strenght,however it is only massive glass fibres and Beast Master which can be used a a comparisation.Speed Master exist in a wide range, has first class cork handle and metal features with inscriptions. If you are interested in quality when you invest in pike fishing equipmen, do not hesitate to buy a Speed Master rod as your choise in shimano baitcast rods. If you, however want to buy another casting rod we can suggest Daiwa spincast or one among Surf casting rods.