What's it for? Redfish? Sharks? Jacks? Casting or spinning? For a run out rod for sharks it's a Jawbone. If you want a casting rod I'd recommend a breakaway rod.(both in CC)
Politicians, baseball players, high-powered corporate CEO's they all seem to eventually let us down. Nature, however, does not. Look to her for inspiration and you will learn the secrets to living a good life. The most Important lesson it would seem is to make sure you spend as much time fishing as anything else.