I prefer to use a 6'8"-7'0", medium, fast, rod with either a Shimano Aldebaran 50 or Curado 70. Those reels are fantastic for throwing light lures. I prefer to stick with 10-14lb line with 10 or 12 being my most used. Sometimes I do go down to 8lb.
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." - Doug Larson