Tim Rajeff made Echo Rods just for you. Tim isn't just your average rod designer. He happens to be one of the best fly casters to ever roam the planet (don't tell him we said that). He's a dedicated fly angler and understands every technical aspect of rod design. Tim designed Echo Rods to be the best fly rods you can buy. They're not just good starter sticks--they're designed for hardcore anglers from all walks of life at a price everyone can afford.