The Blue Ribbon series is constructed with intermediate modulus carbon fiber material and finished in a chestnut brown color with premium cork grips. The lightweight up-locking solid brushed aluminum reel seats include an integrated hook keeper and carbon fiber inserts. The 11-rod series is finished with SiC stripping guides and ultra-lightweight chromium-impregnated stainless-steel snake guides. All models feature TFO’s line weight ID system on the handle and alignment dots color coded by line weight. Blue Ribbon rods are packaged in a labeled rod sock and TFO rod tube.