The Echo Carbon XL Fly Rod provides solid light fly rod performance at a modest price. The XL in the name stands for X-tra Light, and that it is. The Carbon XL Fly Rod is outfitted with ceramic guides, ensuring smoother and longer casts every time. This versatile fly rod is suitable for a beginner fly angler to succeed in pretty much any environment. The rod comes in a variety of models to match your style and location.