Take a look at the Wright McGill Featherlights if you want a shorty that won't break the bank. The 6'6" 3/4 or 4/5 would be cool. If your current reel doesn't work for you on it, go find an Okuma Sierra or SLV. Add a $15 line from EBay and you're in business. If you don't like it, PM me and I'll buy it from you, but you gotta pay shipping.
I keep buying them and giving them to my friends.