well after the PB channel cat friday , me and my wife went too the store saturday . well i told her there was something i wanted . she already knows i only go too the sportings good section ,gave me that look . asked me what is it ?? so we went over there and i showed her ,a Shakespeare SPL 1100 6'6 medium action rod ( Ugly Stick,glow tip ) with a Shakespeare SKP2000 C reel . she let me bring it home !!!!!:cool2::cool2: i never had a cat rod , i've just been useing my rod i use for all my trout fishing . which is a Shakespeare AXSP702M 7'0 medium actionwith a Shakespeare Axiom open face . has served me well caught all my channels on this set up . i curious if anybody has used the ugly stick and baitcaster SKP 2000 ??? here's a pic of the set up .