Some rods are made for a lot of lifting power and durability. Other rods are manufactured to be more crisp and sensitive to impart intricate actions to lighter lures. I think this reel pairs amazingly well with those crisper more sensitive blanks that can often be overpowered by bigger heavier reels. It makes the whole combination such a joy to pick up and fish with it.
Have you ever had a combo that felt so good, that you constantly kept picking that rod up and throwing the bait that was on it repeatedly even though they were biting other things a bit better? That’s the effect this Daiwa Steez SV TWS has had on me. I constantly want to pick it up and fish with it, even when they are biting another lure better.