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Old 06-21-2008, 01:12 PM
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Default Re: Which reel for a Sage TXL 0 or 1 wt?

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Originally Posted by plland View Post
It wouldn't have come up in a search since TXL, 0wt, fly, and rod are all 3 letter words and excluded by the search engine, but there's been some discussion about this topic before. See: http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...-rod-3684.html

I think your best bet would be an Orvis Battenkill Barstock. It has a smooth drag, is lighter than the Ross Evolution, and with enough backing the coil sizes are not much smaller than a true large arbor reel (for a 0wt line).

Doesnt that reel have a plastic one way clutch? I would say go with either the Hardy light weight (even tho I gag at a korean reel being sold for $400), a Abel, or while it might be too heavy tryout a tibor light.
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