Usually I fly fish, but there are some areas that are not conducive to singled handed casting (like the lower Fraser) and I'll throw a few spoons.
I will only use it a few times per year but I needed to build a custom spinning rod (of course).
My choice for blank is the AmTak Black Matrix in 7' med-light power, fast action, and I used some of the more modern techniques that minimize weight, swing weight, and improve sensitivity, castability, and style such as:
Split grip design with folding hook keeper between the grips to reduce weight and prevent interference while casting.
Aero reel seat with integrated front grip (front cork turns to lock down the reel).
New Guide Concept guide layout for improved castability.
4mm OD Micro Guides for the running guides.
Mix of burnt and rubberized cork in bumblebee pattern.
Maroon silk thread (colour preserved) with gold accents.
I am really happy with how it turned out and it casts a mile even with tiny spoons.