Originally Posted by scone
i've got a couple of the dolphins and except for the weight ratings have found them very durable rods. the 9' rated 1-3 oz is really happy throwin 2oz maybe 2 1/2 but really struggles with any more. it's got a lot of backbone for fightin. i think for the price it's a fine rod and you won't be sorry.
In addition to the above, I also feel the action is under rated. The action feels heavier that what I would expect from the tag. Not necessarily a bad thing because I like a slightly heavier action anyways on plug rods.
I've 2 Ticas, for the money I'm pleased. But they're conventional.