C.D. has been a world leading manufacturer of the L.B.G. series in the years gone by, they were last made in 2000. This new C.D. series has been designed utilizing both the H.C.B. and E.E.G. technology along with the graphite bound ALPS guides, strong robust reel seat, Hypalon protected rear grip makes up what we believe is the strongest L.B.G. rod in the market today. As we all know you cannot have failure in a rod like this when fishing for the big one in precarious positions around our coastlines hence the reason we have gone above and beyond with this rod design…you will absolutely love this series.