Originally Posted by MoscaPescador
Thanks Fred. I was hoping that you would chimb in.
PS: Hey Fred - I just got a new stick. It's an ACR Steelhead 1296-4. After casting a buddy's a few months back, I just had to get one.
You're most welcome Sir. As to the 'new stick' EXCELLENT CHOICE!
I've Gary's rods (that series) in a 5, 6 and the 7. The 6 is one of my all-round rods (tossing a dry line) for higher summer flows or low winter flows. Trust me, it will handle a very large fish under those conditions.