In particular, how loud you're speaking to the fish. It's essential you don't startle them. Fortunately, the dual-tapered Fenwick HMX series lays line out smoothly and quietly. We think of them as the strong, silent type.You'll find crisp, fast actions a characteristic of the HMX series, making them a joy to cast, yet powerful enough to stop fish on the run. An excellent choice for both short- and mid-range work due to the standard modulus graphite's ease-of-loading.