I'd echo (no pun intended) what others have said about the BVK.
Originally Posted by notenuftoys
I called Rajeff Sports today, and the Echo3 9wt is 5oz. That puts it towards the lighter side of the mid-priced 9wts.
Rajeff Sports will treat you right, though. Called there with an off the wall question about adding a fighting butt to my Echo Classic 6 wt...for light steelheading. The person who answered handed the phone to Tim, who spent about 20 minutes looking in his warehouse for parts and mailing them to me, no charge.