Re: My winter spey rod project.
"It is hard to find a reel that weighs enough to balance a bigger spey rod that does not also cost you an arm and a leg."
Take a look at the SpeyCo reels. Have several and they're the cat's meow for counter balancing a longer rod. They've got some 'beef' to them.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. - Billy Graham"