Re: Five Weight All Around Confessions!
It just seems like the decision is being made in reverse. You want to do a certain style of fishing (how big the streamers are) and I'm thinking you probably know the waters you want to fish and how far you'll need to cast. Next, you select a line that does what you need. Is it a floating line, intermediate, or fast sinking and how many grains? Then you pick a rod weight that will do that. For me, I already have 5,6, and 7 weights. I want to throw big streamers, throw them far, an sink them 6 ips with a 30 foot tip. That is going to take my 7 weight to do right, so I will fish my 7 weight with a 250 grain line.