Originally Posted by FrankB2
The Borgers have been saying balancing a reel makes no difference in casting distance.
I think it was a Borger who wrote the article, but was not about distance rather about rods in general. I believe he was making a point that tip heavy rods will feel tip heavy no matter what the reel weight.
And silver creek...I tend to agree with your post. A heavier reel only makes for a heavier rod IMHO.