You better have a serious grip on the rod in case your line happens to backlash..... I can see it ripping your rod off the deck (or Shore) and it ending up a few hundred yards into the lake. Especially with Braid!
Hmmm - I'll stick to my Swimbait rods and a sore arm at the end of the day!
http://RagoBaits.com - Yeah, they're that good!