G Loomis is regarded as one of the finest rod builders on the planet. They build both conventional casting rods and fly rods. Their fly rods are know to be light, crisp, and incredibly responsive with shocking amounts of energy. They aren't cheap though. Anglers that want the best possible casting experience will appreciate the quality of these products. They make rods for trout, nymph fishing, salmon steelhead, saltwater, and more.