Nope look at the Video I posted in my ad on the G loomis Short Stix. Its a 7 foot 6inch 8/9 weight. Perfect rod for what you want it to do. That's why I bought it to pike fish with huge flies. I am 65 years old and can't make the trip.
If still looking I have a Brand New in Rod tube (Solid) 9' 4 pc 7 weight GPX Albright fly rod, I will let go for $60 I have no use for any rod over a 5 weight.. Won Items at a Fly Casting accuracy/ Distance contest last weekend..... If Interested ..the reel is a New In Box TFO Prism 7/8 Reel spooled with Backing and a New 8WF Orange/Red Fly line..... This Combo will Handle and throw Big Pike and the big flies will be No problem .........Reel is New and Marked $99.95 ....... (Not Top of the line) But This is a real nice combo, For $155. Mike