Ugly Stik®GX2? is the next generation of Ugly Stik® that combines the heritage and tradition of the original while maintaining the strength and durability Ugly Stiks are known for. Ugly Stik® GX2? rods offer better balance for lighter feel, improved components, and eye catching cosmetics for a more modern look. 3 ball bearings plus one-way clutch instant anti-reverse bearing for smooth gear feel and quick hook sets. Reel sizes 40 and 50 feature 2 ball bearings plus one-way clutch instant anti-reverse bearing.