Originally Posted by Rip Tide
5 guides plus the tip top isn't good. Should have 7-8.
Don't count on it being a good casting rod.
You could always rebuild it
Yeah, I was hopeful it would have more guides. I learned to "cast"* on a 6/7 wt Garcia Conolon with five guides--not a pretty sight. I'm slowly
rebuilding mine now.
*more like flail