No line twist, unrivaled sensitivity, and smoothest drag most will ever use. Its the most cutting edge ice fishing technique in years and a combo that personifies a whole new era in the sport. While it bears the name 101, dont think its a beginners combo. Frabill designed the 101 with a feature set and lifespan to ensure seasons of abuse, for ice newbies and pros alike. Its lightweight, durable and Frabill tough. Rod features a comfortable cork handle, aluminum oxide ice guides reduce freeze up, blank through handle adds sensitivity and increases feel. Materials used in each blank are chosen to match the technique, action and species. Reel features lightweight composite construction for strength and durability, wont feel cold in frigid temperatures, 1:1 reel ratio with super smooth drag, 1 plus 1 ball bearing reel, balanced spool, ambidextrous oversized reel handle for ultimate control. Line feeds straight off spool eliminating line coiling and spinning of tackle. Frabills exclusive sub-zero lube ensures smooth operation in the coldest temperatures.