In the Platinum Single Hand Series, Beulah set out to take the best elements of fly rods past and present and incorporate them into our design using modern materials and construction. Each rod is uniquely designed, in both size and taper, to maximize the intended application of that particular rod. The Beulah Platinum 9' 5 wt Fly Rod is a perfect do everything California trout rod. Whether you are throwing a delicate dry fly or nymph rig you will be perfectly outfitted with this medium fast action 5 wt. Plus, it's absolutely gorgeous.